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Logistics Manager

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an Oil & Gas company operating in the downstream industry to recruit a Logistics Manager for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    Champion the formulation and implementation of strategies and plans for the logistics operations to ensure profitability and drive business growth in line with the company’s objectives.

    • Organize the storage and distribution of products and ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost.
    • Co-ordinate all transport operations for all local deliveries in liaison with the Operations Manager and other stakeholders on the transaction.
    • Supervise the allocation of jobs to various sub-contractors based on the transport requirements for each client.
    • Ensure all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations.
    • Ensure fleet registration, documentation, and updating of drivers’ license
    • Follow up closely with Operations Team to ensure all documents required for loading are available and return of transport documents are filled.
    • Efficiently manage the company’s fleet to attain an uninterrupted supply to meet customers’ demands at all times through the effective management of vendors, drivers, and transport stakeholders.
    • Manage and register any delays or repair needed on trucks immediately they occur to the management.
    • Arrange daily express access into the oil tank farms and ensuring the free passage of company trucks from locations to the.
    • Manage relationships with law and safety enforcement agencies and to ascertain traffic situations and arrange free passage of company trucks and vessels.
    • Ensure trucks are adequately fuelled and approved funds for road expenses disbursed to drivers.
    • Schedule of the company’s fleet to meet clients’ requirements. Trucks required for loading must be positioned at the clients’ warehouse a day prior to loading day
    • Plan routes and load scheduling for drivers for easy loading and drop off.
    • Manage drivers' concerns and bringing them to the immediate notice of the management.
    • Liaise with warehouse manager daily to program truck arrival, loading, and departure.
    • Monitor drivers and truck locations with a report sent to management every morning.
    • Minimize downtime of the company fleet.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Transportation Management or any other related Discipline.
    • A Master's degree will be an added advantage.
    • Relevant professional qualifications from a recognized professional body (e.g. Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) and Certified Institute of Warehousing & Materials Management (CIWM).
    • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience, with at least 5 years in a senior management capacity.
    • Proven experience in Supply Chain Management, including, Haulage, Logistics, and Fleet management and customer service operations.
    • Demonstrated experience in Fleet management with In-depth knowledge of global and local transport and logistics best practices
    • A systematic approach to work and ability to manage change.
    • Commercial awareness coupled with IT literacy and the ability to handle electronic data.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, as well as manage people.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Energy / Oil & Gas

Job Seniority

Senior level

Job Category

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Warehousing, Logistics Management, Operations Management, Process Improvement, Logistics, Crisis Management, Contract Management, Risk Management, Time Management, Negotiation, Team Management

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