Logistics and Distribution Manager at Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates - Our client, a Global Package Service Company, is looking to hire a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below:Job Title: Logistics and Distribution Manager Location: LagosJob Summary:The Logistics and distribution managers shall be responsible for organizing and monitoring storage and distribution of goods. In this role he/she will ensure that the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost.Incumbent shall also be involve in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.The goal is to manage the entire order cycle so as to enhance business development and ensure sustainability and customer satisfaction. Job Responsibilities:Co-ordination of productsStrategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation, freight forward and customer servicesDirect, optimize and coordinate full order cycleLiaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumersKeep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiencyArrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipmentsResolve any arising problems or complaintsSupervise, coach and train warehouse workforceMeet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targetsMaintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvementsComply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements Job Specific CompetenciesApplies Service, Product, and Customer Technology Knowledge:Demonstrates familiarity with the core service offerings across business units and deep familiarity with product, service, and customer facing technology offerings of at least one business unit; Demonstrates knowledge of competitors' offerings and the features of their products, services, and customer facing technology solutions.Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of the company's products, services, and customer facing technology solutions across multiple business units; develops strategies for cross-portfolio selling opportunities; applies knowledge of the operations and markets served by multiple business units and relevant business cycles such as seasonal trends; adapts explanations of the company's products, services, and/or customer facing technology solutions to varying situations, audiences, or customers. Assesses Business Needs:Identifies current and future needs of the customer or business; understands how business needs dictate the project’s requirements, project direction, business objectives, and resource allocation; makes recommendations on the solutions-design phase of the project.Monitors the business need to identify any changes; breaks the business down into smaller components to better prioritize where attention should be focused; identifies related business needs; knowledgeable about what information to look at to make an assessment; demonstrates a thorough understanding of the business’ long-term needs; creates solutions designed to fit current and future needs.Budget Management:Tracks expenditures against financial targets; describes impact of area’s budget on organizational financial plan.Creates new budgets; identifies and takes corrective actions to bring areas in line with budget; appropriately allocates available funds.Supply Chain Management:Demonstrates a detailed understanding of supply chain concepts; makes recommendations for changes to solve supply chain problems.Vendor/Supplier Management:Maintains strategic relationships with vendor leadership; reviews and selects vendors for contracts; creates vendor contracts; identifies and resolves vendor or contract issues; recommends changes to the procurement process.Detail Orientation:Distinguishes between “big picture” concepts and comments and specialized, smaller specific facts associated with work; notes the specifics of events and experiences; explains, in general, how details impact end goals or outcomes; ensures that work is completed accurately and with the appropriate level of detail.Develops plans that balance details and the “big picture”; adapts the level of detail required for a given audience and the purpose; completes work with thoroughness; maintains records and information in an organized manner; audits available information for inconsistencies; maintains documentation that support the completion of work and retention of details/decisions.Project Management:Develops project management plans and leads the implementation for moderately complex and medium duration projects as well as basic programs; defines most of the initiatives project needs and cross-functional roles/responsibilities throughout the project life cycle; develops recommendations on best way to fulfill the project requirements given the current project and organizational dynamics; overcomes basic organizational resistance to cross-functional demands; demonstrates ability to successfully apply the project management discipline and remains current on project management practices and tools.Develops project management plans and leads the implementation for the most complex and longer duration projects and programs; defines initiatives project needs and cross-functional roles/responsibilities throughout the project life cycle; develops recommendations and facilitates fulfillment of all project requirements given the current project and organizational dynamics; overcomes complex organizational resistance to cross-functional project demands; considered an expert in the discipline of project management and remains current on advanced project management practices and tools.Report Generation:Addresses and resolves issues impacting information systems reporting; looks for ways to minimize report generation and required storage; modifies existing report formats; creates and interprets customized reports; integrates data, information, and documents from multiple software programs; writes more complex report queries.Able to design new report generation processes; identifies emerging trends that impact information retrieval and reporting; develops standards for report generation, maintenance, and distribution; writes highly complex queries to generate ad- hoc, customized reports; creates templates for standardized report creation; writes macros to automate queries.Solicits and Gathers Information:Uses in-depth techniques to uncover new information or details that are not readily available; selects techniques and strategies that are appropriate for the audience; chooses techniques that result in more accurate and thorough information; implements strategies that minimize biases and preconceived ideas.Uses multiple information gathering techniques to gain cooperation from sources initially unwilling to provide information; varies methods of information gathering as unexpected events occur or unanticipated information is uncovered; interprets no-verbal cues that may be inhibiting information gathering; establishes procedures or methods for gathering and soliciting information. 

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