Assistant Logistics Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Africa Personnel Services

We Work For You

At Africa Personnel Services, our people are the most important resource. We pride ourselves in the quality of our employees and ensure employees condone all our values. Our international business is built on sound Human Capital principles, while offering all our clients the highest levels of loyalty, integrity, and respect. Since 1996, we have been facilitating livelihoods for thousands of people across Africa and beyond.

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Logistics Manager for an international fleet of more than 100 vehicles. The Assistant Logistics Manager responsibilities will include organizing and monitoring storage and distribution of goods.

The goal is to assist in managing the entire order cycle so as to enhance business development and ensure sustainability and customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities

  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle.
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Plan routes and process shipments
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints.
  • Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce.
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements

Qualifications

  • BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain.
  • Proven working experience as an Assistant Logistics Manager of atleast 5 years.
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.
  • Sound knowledge of shipping processes and metrics.
  • Ability to handle and manoeuvre fragile stock with ease.
  • Strong communication, memorization, and teamwork skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and investigative abilities.
  • Capacity to perform your duties diligently, particularly during stressful periods.
  • Physically fit and mobile.

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Any applications that do not follow the above instructions will not be considered.


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