Logistics Manager job at 260 Brands

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Vacancy title:
Logistics Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

260 Brands

Deadline of this Job:
12 January 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Logistics Manager

Reporting to the Head – Supply Chain, the Logistics Manager will support the Head of Supply Chain through planning, coordinating, and monitoring logistics operations such as warehousing, inventory, distribution, transportation, and supply chain processes.

Key Responsibilities
• Plan and monitor inbound and outgoing deliveries of all of 260 Brands’ finished products across all provinces in Zambia to ensure orders received are fulfilled timely (OTIF – On time and In Full)
• Coordinate with the Sales & Marketing team to ensure maintenance of customer database and planned routes
• Ensure that the routes are enforced daily and as per plans.
• Customs Management: proactively managing and reporting the import and export of goods and materials into and out of Zambia
• Negotiate competitive pricing with third party logistics providers and make contracts
• Organize warehouse in terms of inventory management, labelling of finished products and planned routes
• Ensure drivers expense for traveling out and back and value of goods loaded is being recorded
• Assess budgets against weekly mileage covered with cost of fuel used to ensure cost optimization
• Update and evaluate metrics to assess performance of supply chain deliveries and implement enhancements
• Coordinate with Workshop between any fleet breakdowns as well as accidents to optimize turnaround time for vehicles to be roadworthy
• Ensure that all motor vehicles are clean, road worthy (valid road tax, fitness and insurance)
• Manage daily activities of logistics team of drivers and ensure optimal performance through talent development, mentorship and leadership of a team
• Coordination with bike riders, tricycle riders and drivers for miscellaneous, administrative tasks as they arise.
• Close coordination with regional depot managers for inventory replenishment and regional deliveries
• Ensuring all statutory and company adherence for food safety management systems, as well as compliance for health and safety standards
• Take lead to coordinate claims for any unforeseen accidents or fraudulent activities with drivers and riders, as well as vehicles across the entire company
• Required to be available 24/7 via phone, to address any concerns from drivers and riders

Key Qualifications & Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain or Relevant field
• Minimum 5-7 years work experience in related role
• In depth knowledge of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry
• Solid understanding of logistics and inventory management software
• Outstanding analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills;
• Excel computer skills (Microsoft Excel and Word; Google Maps etc)
• Demonstrate strong attention to detail in order to oversee daily operations and logistics employees
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com .

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