Logistics / Distribution Manager (FMCG)

January 17, 2022

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

Nicole Sinclair

Nicole Sinclair  – Our client, a Distribution company in the FMCG sphere, is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Logistics / Distribution Manager (FMCG)
Location: Lagos
Description

The logistics and distribution manager will be required to organize the storage and distribution of goods. ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost.
The individual may also be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing, and monitoring the flow of goods.
The key task is to organize the safe and efficient storage and distribution of goods, and to ensure that orders are fulfilled (carried out) correctly. will analyze logistical problems and plan transportation routes for vehicles carrying goods, for example.

Responsibilities

Planning and implementing logistical strategy, ensuring targets are met
Overseeing product storage, handling, and distribution
Using computer software to track goods from origin to delivery
Working on forecasts and inventories, keeping an accurate record of the process, and analyzing performance
Managing and motivating a team of supply chain staff
Improving the overall supply chain performance and looking for any possible innovations to the process
Implementing new technologies and staying alert to new trends in the sector.
Develop and implement a logistics process.
Oversee warehouse operations.
Review and approve purchase orders.
Direct the activities of the logistics division.
Collaborate with marketing executives to ensure that new products reach the right markets at the optimal time.
Ensure goods are stored properly and at the right temperature.
Conduct market research to learn about the demand for different goods.
Determine what goods sell best to commercial businesses and consumers.
Decide appropriate quantities of items to stock.
Vigilant about streamlining operating efficiency, error, and increased productivity

Competencies / Skills / Requirements

Minimum of First Degree
A Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage
Must possess 5 years’ operational experience in logistics
A logical and systematic approach to work
Solid knowledge of logistics procedures
Experience in directing and evaluating subordinates
Good time management ability.
The ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions
Commercial awareness and numeracy skills
Ability to handle the pressure of meeting deadlines
Strong understanding of safety culture and management.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, as well as manage people
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Negotiation and analytical skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit jobs.nicolesinclair.com.

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