Head, Freight Job at StreSert Services

Job Title: Head, Freight
Company: StreSert Services
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 7 years
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Field: Logistics Transportation and Driving
StreSert Services – Our client is a group of companies
based in Lagos and into the services of freight,
haulage and courier/express services.
ref: FRE–2LA
Objective of the Head, Freight position: – The purpose of this job is to oversee the
transportation of products/goods from suppliers to
distributors. The ideal candidate must have strong
organizational skills, effective people skills and the
ability to manage logistics to ensure the methods
used are safe, efficient and reliable; must
have extensive experience in general freight services
with at least 4 years managerial experience/
competence covering general management,
marketing, and freight operations.
Duties: – Oversee air and ocean freight shipments/cargoes’
packaging and deliveries – Put structure in the division to align with the goals
of the entire group – Coordinate shipping logistics with exporters,
warehousing companies, retailers, etc. – Ensure that shipping, storage and distribution
procedures meet company policies and
government regulations – Constantly research new rules and regulations and
consult port authorities, airlines, highway
departments and customs’ agencies to ensure
compliance with freight and shipping guidelines. – Prepare the division’s financial and administrative
reports for onward submission to the CEO – Must be familiar with the corresponding fees like
international tariffs, warehouse storage charges
and weight costs – Constantly in the know of availability of products
and services, back orders, shortages and customer
special requests. – Design operational master plan for the freight
subsidiary – Ensure the profitability of the freight division in the
group – Drive the business development of the division – Ensure and maintain standard of operations at all
times. – Ensure actualization of the subsidiary’s targets – Co-ordinates the research and development unit – Design internal appraisal measures to ensure
optimal performance of officers – Drive and promote safe handling of all
consignments – Maintain a safe and organized storage facility for all
shipments in transit (warehousing related) – Design standard flow chart for the company’s
delivery process – Maintain a high security level of all goods in transit – Co-ordinate delivery network across all branches
Education and experience: – Graduate in Business, Shipping, Logistics
Management or other related disciplines. – Additional certifications in freight forwarding will
be an advantage. – Minimum of seven (7) years experience in a related
role and industry, with at least 4 of those in
managerial level
Reporting line: – CEO

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