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General Manager, Operations

Adexen

Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by a multinational Logistics & Supply Chain company to recruit a General Manager, Operations for its operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    Coordinate the daily operations and clearing of shipment respecting interconnect procedures and lead time in order to match the scope of work. Lead the sea-freight and transport teams in areas of profitability, efficiency, and quality of service.

    Responsibilities:

    • Supervise all administrative activities related to the section under his responsibility, including regular operational and inspection visits to each site.
    • Ensure and implement a tight follow-up with the operations and clearing team, to monitor and manage continuity in clearing and delivery of all traffic in accordance with our client’s expectations/satisfaction.
    • Implement statistics and status report per clients from pre-alert till delivery.
    • Ensure budget goals are achieved and operational cost controlled.
    • Oversee single goods declaration and processing for both import and export shipments.
    • Oversee customs examination and release of goods.
    • Oversee import and export operations in the seaport
    • Ensure immediate invoicing and archiving of closed files.
    • Managing conflicting situations that may occur between the different sections under his responsibility in close cooperation with the Country Managing Director.
    • Work closely with each section to develop and maintain a productive work team spirit by supervising, and reinforcing company rules and procedures.
    • Close liaison with the commercial department to assist in addressing specific customer requirements and preparing appropriate technical solutions with associated costs in conjunction with the heavy-lift expert.
    • Define, in conjunction with the Country Managing Director specific targets for each activity the company promotes.
    • Ensure operational procedures are put in place, updated when necessary, understood and respected.
    • Ensure QHSE is complied with within the zone of operation and that new regulations and licenses are followed.
    • Develop and keep up formal and informal contacts with authorities.
    • Ensure that all operational corrective/preventive or improvement actions defined during meetings with the Country Managing Director are implemented.
    • Prepare reports on a regular basis and send to the Country Managing Director.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree will be an added advantage.
    • Eight years’ experience in transport, clearing & forwarding operations.
    • Sound knowledge of customs regulatory documents and the preparation and Classification of goods in the Customs Tariffs.
    • Must be a team player and manager with excellent communication skills
    • Good interpersonal relationship with customs and other Federal Agencies at the port.
    • Ability to use a computing system.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Senior level

Job Category

Engineering and Production

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Logistics Management, Operations Management, Process Control, Process Improvement, Supply Chain Optimization, Logistics

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