Head Of Logistics
Leading company in Automotive
Lagos, Nigeria
4d ago
source : Fuzu

This is a leadership role where you will be required to set objectives, and oversee the company logistics operations, interface with government agencies such as Nigeria Customs, Port operations, Licensed agents and stakeholders in Asia, The ideal candidate will be part of the leadership team, making key decisions freight, cargoes, logistics, last mile and stakeholder management.

Responsibilities

Oversee the Logistics team operations and adhere to timelines

Preparation of corporate annual ordering budget and variance report

Create and maintain a relationship with regulatory agencies, outsourced service providers, and vendors.

Monitor all goods (Vehicle and Parts) from the port in a timely and orderly manner

Manage inventory of vehicles and ensure its availability at all times

Adequate tracking of orders and required documentation to ensure that the standard clearing days with agents and haulage contractors are met with the return of containers to avoid demurrage.

Manage transportation of vehicles from the plant, delivery to customers as well as for demos and m onitor assembly plant activities

Requirements

Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, or Operations Management, Supply Chain, or a related degree

Extensive experience working in the logistics / Shipping / Cargo Handling field is a must, with practical knowledge of transportation and warehousing

Background in accounting is an added advantage

Leadership skills : The role of the head of logistics is a leadership position, S / he must

have demonstrated leadership and resource management experience with the

ability to collaborate, motivate, coach, and supervise others

Interpersonal skills : S / he must have effective negotiating skills, the ability to influence others, and conflict resolution and facilitation skills to successfully carry

out the responsibilities

Strong analytical and quantitative skills : S / he must have the ability to think

critically while working outside the box.

Must be able to work with numbers and analyze data scrutinizing it from various perspectives, as well as have the drive to take ownership of projects and see it through to completion

Should have SAP skills and the ability to work with computer applications and software, including

Microsoft applications and logistics software

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