Head, Warehousing & Quality Operations

December 19, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

a Foremost Commodity Exchange in Africa - PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client is a foremost commodity exchange in Africa’s largest economy providing excellent trade facilitation for economic diversification. It is a unique partnership of commodity market actors bringing together farmers, commodity brokers and buyers through its trading platform.
In line with its transformative growth aspirations, the organization is recruiting competent and self-driven individuals to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Warehousing & Quality Operations
Reference Number: 130-PEO01239
Location: Abuja
Job type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Roles & Responsibilities

Develop and implement a warehouse management plan in alignment with the Exchange’s long-term priorities.
Ensure the operational activities of the warehouses are planned, coordinated and implemented in accordance with the Exchange’s rules & regulations.
Coordinate the process of developing and monitoring the delivery of annual budgets for warehouse operations.
Design, implement, and ensure adherence to warehouse operations manuals and manage core staff in the various warehouse operational units.
Oversee the quality control and assurance process of commodities across the warehouses of the Exchange.
Develop, review and implement relevant operational policies, systems and quality operating procedures of the Exchange.
Develop new commodity standards and specifications.
Identify and implement process improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of warehouse operations.
Develop the procedures and guidelines regarding the selection and designation of warehouse operators, joint liability, performance guarantees and monitoring, and indemnity measures.
Develop and implement the warehouse operations annual plan to ensure alignment with the strategic plan of the Exchange
Design, implement, and ensure adherence to operational manuals and manage core staff in the various operational units
Develop new commodity standards and specifications
Develop operational strategy with the communications, client relations and IT units to ensure seamless integration of the end-to-end operations of the exchange

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance and Accounting, Economics, Agricultural Science or related field.
Recognised and relevant professional certification(s).
Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience in a similar role, five (5) of which must have been at a middle management level.
Demonstrable knowledge of the commodities market ecosystem
Knowledge of national and international standards and specification on agricultural commodities.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit invite.pwc.co.za.

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