Area Warehouse and Distribution (WND) Manager

May 5, 2022

Job Description

Maersk Line

Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere – all over the world.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Area Warehouse and Distribution (WND) Manager
Ref.: R12189
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full time
Job Description

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team at the heart of developing logistics products to meet customers' needs, remove complexities and simplify customers' supply chain?
We are looking for someone to lead our warehouse and distribution (WND) organization in Central West Africa (CWA).
An opportunity to challenge your limits, innovate and develop personally and professionally. Join us… we'll be happy to have you.
The Area WnD manager is fully accountable for P&L and operations of the Warehousing and Distribution products within the area, having business development & operational ownership.
She/he will be involved in bringing the integrator vision alive, grow a first-class operated WnD product, identify and drive investment and M&A opportunities and overall responsible for all sites (owned, outsourced, partnership, 3rd party, JV etc) within Central West Africa (CWA) Area.

Profit & Loss:

New and existing customer management
Contract management
Site performance (cost/utilization)
Continious improvement & optimization of assets
Investment decisions and follow up on the same
Expand business footprint while ensuring proftable growth
Execution of WND strategy for area in aligment with CEN
Business development aligned with strategy
Develop new customers by liasing with area sales
Local implementation
Growth targets
Product mix
Work with BD teams across verticals for growth
Tender handling
Operational excellence
HSSE adherence
Drive compliance & regulatory adherence
Sites operating basis security / IT standards
General management
Lease administration
Contract management
Drive adherence to governance framework
Ensure the WnD product can meet future growth requirements and achieves sustainable business results.


Develop talent pipeline
Engagement of WND teams within the area
Maintain positive relationship while working closely with WnD site managers.


Candidates should possess relevant qualifications with Strong Warehouse & Distribution knowledge with 10+ years of experience and 5 in Leadership role.

Critical Competencies:

Area market knowledge
Financial acumen – ability to read, interpret and act on P&L
Self directed/entrepreneurial
Proven track record for leadership & team management
Stakeholder mng & collaboration in a matrix organization
Commercial mindset
Communication & interpersonal skills
Strong dealing with customers.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
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