Job title : Head of Logistics
Job Location : Lagos
Deadline : December 15, 2023
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- Develop and implement logistics strategies to optimize transportation operations, reduce costs, and improve efficiency.
- Lead and manage a team of logistics professionals, including supervisors, planners, and coordinators.
- Oversee the allocation of resources, including vehicles, personnel, and equipment, to meet operational needs.
- Coordinate the end-to-end supply chain, including procurement, inventory management, and distribution.
- Implement efficient route planning to minimize delivery times and fuel consumption.
- Monitor and control logistics expenses, identifying cost-saving opportunities and negotiating contracts with suppliers and carriers.
- Ensure compliance with transportation regulations, safety standards, and environmental regulations.
- Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor and evaluate the performance of the logistics department.
- Manage relationships with suppliers, carriers, and third-party logistics providers.
- Implement and leverage logistics and transportation management systems to improve tracking, reporting, and efficiency.
- Optimize inventory levels to meet customer demands while minimizing carrying costs.
- Identify and mitigate risks in logistics operations, including contingency planning for unexpected events.
- Promote sustainable and environmentally friendly practices within the logistics department.
- 5 years of experience in transportation fleet management, logistics and operations, supply chain management,
- Strong knowledge of transportation regulations and compliance requirements.
- Excellent leadership and team management skills.
- Proficiency in logistics and transportation management software and technology.
- Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
- Strong communication and negotiation skills.
- Analytical and data-driven mindset for process optimization.
- Ability to adapt to changing market conditions and industry trends.
- Knowledge of safety protocols and a commitment to safety in all logistics operations.
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