Job Summary

The Warehouse Manager will manage the complete warehouse functions within the Group

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

Department: Logistics

Reporting Structure:

  • Report to: General Manager
  • Manage/Supervise: Team of Locals

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITY:

  1. Responsible for handling the complete cycle of import-export operations encompassing, Consignments billing/documentation, customs documentation, clearance & Logistics.
  2. Monitor and co-ordinate with various freight forwarders, third party agencies, ports, customs, subcontractors, handling agencies etc. to accelerate shipments and clearances.
  3. Analyze data to monitor performance and plan improvements by reviewing all issues/gaps reported through monthly and quarterly MIS reviews
  4. Allocate and managing staff resources according to changing needs
  5. Implementing health and safety procedures and manage staff training issues
  6. Management and optimization of warehousing and inventory control
  7. Develop & maintain strong relationships with key groups in commercial, Concepts, finance, Service providers, Territory teams
  8. Continuously seek opportunities for improving external & internal processes
  9. Prepare discrepancy reports for damages /returns and inaccurate quantity of actual material prior to acceptance and issuance, share this report to Materials Planning Group, Distribution Centers and respective suppliers
  10. Conduct Stock audit with the Internal & External auditor at regular intervals and send the same report to corporate office. Should be responsible for random stock inspection on daily basis & maintaining nil variance
  11. Prepare and submitted periodic ageing / non-moving reports
  12. Facilitate preparation and approval of documentations required prior to disposal of expired / damaged materials and finished goods.
  13. Ensure the adherence of process and procedures with local legal and contractual requirement.
  14. Ensure reduction of Warehouse Transport costs and delivery cycle, by maximizing truck loads which are under-utilized.
  15. Well versed with the ERP systems used for handling the Warehouse functions. SAP ERP experience would be an added advantage.

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Graduate of Commerce or Business Administration
  • Course in Import-Export/Logistics Management/ MBA in Operations would be an added advantage.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Min 8 – 13 years in managing warehouse operations

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • High Energy & Enthusiasm
  • High level of Integrity
  • Passion to perform and excel
  • High ownership & accountability
  • Strategic and proactive
  • Strong influencing skills

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in East Africa would be an added advantage

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