LOGISTICS MANAGER – MOZAMBIQUE

Posted 3 months ago

Location:          MAPUTO – MOZAMBIQUE

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To manage the Country logistics activities by ensuring that all stores are optimally stocked according to operational requirements while complying with logistical policies and procedures, in order to obtain maximum sales at minimum costs. This position will serve as the link between Field Management and the Logistics Department.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plays an integral part in the PEP Mozambique Country management team.
  • Forms part of the bigger PEP Africa central Leadership team with input to centralised standard logistic processes and best practices for all African Countries.
  • Manage relationships with relevant stakeholders’ i.e. external suppliers, regulatory institutions and Central Office.
  • Manage end-to-end operations of Mozambique logistics:
  • Inbound: Management of the inbound processes to ensure delivery of all imported and local deliveries to the Country DC within planned purchase order time lines.
  • Distribution Centre: Management of the DC operational functions to ensure accurate processing of all stock and transactions for inflows, storage and processing, as well as timeous stock deliveries to store and stock counts.
  • Transport: Management of the transport function for the delivery of all stock, fixtures and fittings from the country DC to stores.
  • Risk Management: Management of all aspects of risk in the Country DC and Central offices, including Occupational Health and Safety, access control, guarding and response management, alarms and other monitoring.
  • Cost and Admin management: Management of the Country Logistics cost budget. Ensure retail reports; stock statements and price adjustments are captured; processes and reconciled timeously.
  • Lead and manage Distribution Centre team by driving productivity and creating a “Best place to work” environment for employees by creating a safe workplace; driving relevant training and implementing the Company’s culture.
  • Optimize processes, systems and methodologies in accordance with best practices, centralised policies from Cape Town and cost-effectiveness requirements.
  • Ad hoc projects.

JOB INCUMBENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant qualification.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience preferably in Distribution Centre, Imports and Exports and Transport Management.
  • 5 years’ leadership experience.
  • Understanding of Import- and Export processes as well as Customs procedures
  • Strong English communication skills (verbal & written) as well as presentation skills.
  • Computer literacy: MS Office (Intermediate level). Excel advanced.
  • Willingness to travel within and outside Mozambique.
  • Mozambique Citizen
  • Competencies required: Honesty, Passion & Resourcefulness; Leadership and managerial skills; Communication; Service orientation; Problem assessment; Decision making; Build and maintain healthy business relationships; High stress tolerance; Planning, organising and control.

Job Features

Job CategorySupply Chain

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