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Transport and Logistics Manager

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by a multinational Logistics & Supply Chain company to recruit a Transport and Logistics Manager for its operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    Co-ordinate all transport operations for both local and international deliveries in liaison with the Operations Manager.

     

    Transport

    • Ensures the receipt, collation, and registration of all orders.
    • Negotiates transport costs to align with market trends.
    • Performs the suppliers’ evaluation quarterly.
    • Ensures that due diligence is performed on all Carrier providers
    • Ensures that all Carrier providers are duly registered prior engagement.
    • Regularly update the list of Carrier providers' contact information on the Link Partners Application.
    • Follow-up to ensure prompt delivery of shipment after clearance.
    • Ensures that all QHSE requirements are met by Carrier providers.
    • Follow-up and monitor to ensure that Carrier providers respect policies.
    • Follow-up and monitor to ensure that Carrier providers respect the Business Code of Conduct.
    • Ensure to Pre-alert transporters on possible loading.
    • Supervise the allocation of jobs to various sub-contractors based on the orders received for the day.
    • Approve job orders.
    • Follow up and monitor to ensure all planned loading is achieved.
    • Follow up closely with Operations Team to ensure all documents required for loading are available.
    • Follow closely on the return of transport documents.
    • Source for new Carrier providers and liaise with the safety and legal department for proper validation of documents.

     

    Logistics

    • Plan routes and load scheduling for multi-drop deliveries.
    • Book deliveries and liaise with customers.
    • Allocating and recording resources and movements on the transport planning system.
    • Ensure all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations.
    • Communicate effectively with clients and responding to their requirements.
    • Book sub-contractors and ensuring they deliver within agreed terms.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor degree or equivalent certificate or technical certificate in transport management or relevant discipline.
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in transport and logistics operations.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Knowledge of supply chain core processes and logistics business
    • Customer service
    • Knowledge of basic finance fundamentals
    • Good supervisory and people management skills
    • Organizing and planning skills
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Good communication and influencing skills
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Logistics Management, Project Coordination, Logistics, Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, Project Planning, Project Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Stakeholder Management

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