Job Title: Head of Logistics
Our client, a logistics company located in Rwanda is seeking to fill the role of Head of Logistics
The job holder will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of logistics operations within the company. He/ She will ensure efficient and effective transportation, warehousing, and distribution of goods. He/ She will effectively collaborate with various teams to streamline operations, manage budgets, and drive continuous improvement initiatives to meet business objectives.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Developing new business, driving sales, and developing relationships with clients
- Coordinating and managing freight forwarding and logistics activities
- Coordinate with freight forwarders, warehouse providers and shipping companies
- Develop strong working relationships with suppliers
- Model end-to-end cost and profit margins to optimise earnings
- Develop and implement strategic plans to optimize logistics operations and achieve business goals.
- Analyze market trends, customer demands, and industry best practices to identify opportunities for improvement.
- Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of logistics operations.
- Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, safety standards, and industry regulations related to logistics operations.
- Manage warehouse operations, including inventory control, storage optimization, and order fulfillment.
- Implement inventory management systems and procedures to minimize stock-outs and excess inventory.
- Offer mentorship and motivation to the junior team to ensure high performance and operational excellence.
- Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, business administration, or a related field.
- Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage
- Proven experience in a leadership role within logistics operations, with a track record of successfully managing teams and driving results.
- In-depth knowledge of logistics processes, transportation modes, and supply chain management principles.
- Proficiency in logistics software and technology platforms.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions and drive continuous improvement
- Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and Qualified applicants should apply by sending their updated CV in pdf format to email@example.com
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