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Operations Manager by Nezed(f): 1:25pm On Jan 23, 2012
Introduction: Our company is a young, dynamic and ambitious organization in the initial high growth phase of its operation. We are a freight forwarding company, represented in more than 110 countries worldwide providing us with an extensive coverage and exceptional ability to offer our customers door-to-door solutions. We offer a full range of logistics services to our customers including landside services covering customs house brokerage, trucking, documentation along with consolidation services, freight forwarding, airfreight, warehousing etc.

COUNTRY OPERATIONS MANAGER Background:

We are looking for a Country Operations Manager to lead and develop our operations throughout Nigeria, with initial focus on Lagos. The job will entail developing our service portfolio, import/export of containerized/reefer cargo, complex projects, management of warehousing etc. We are looking for an outstanding, ambitious individual with the ability to thrive in a challenging environment. The individual is a leader with passion for logistics. You will lead and manage a growing team. You can drive consistent performance and improvement throughout the organization. You are a proactive, dedicated and result oriented individual with good interpersonal skills who takes a customer centric approach and understands the effects of time and cost to any operation. You appreciate challenges and seek to find solutions. You are upright of nature and can take a corporate view. You will like to be part of a young and dynamic organization currently experiencing a period of high growth.

Preferred candidates: • 30 – 45 years old • Nigerian National • University degree or equivalent in a relevant field • 7 years of experience in logistics in Nigeria • 5 years experience in a leadership position • Proven track record of entrepreneurship and performance

Accountabilities/Objectives: • Ensure smooth and efficient operation/service delivery of all jobs • Develop, build, lead and motivate the Operations Team • Meet all targets to performance and volume as set forth and agreed with Management • Ensure adherence to Group Guidelines (Communication, IT, Contracts, Values etc.) • Ensure relevant SOPs/IOPs are in place and up-to-date • Apply client centric approach to performance and minimize cost exposures • Provide weekly activity reports to management with performance measurements • Conduct Performance Appraisals, set objectives, maintain Job Descriptions for all subordinates • Negotiate and enter into contracts with relevant subcontractors (Truckers, Clearing Agents etc.) • Ensure availability of trucking capacity for all deliveries • Achieve the target score in the Employee Engagement Survey • Ensure a cost efficient operation and identify cost reductions/inefficiencies • Limit risk exposure through responsible proactive operation • Secure sufficient human resources and assets available to perform timely clearing/deliveries You will be offered a job in a truly international organization with vast career opportunities. You will be empowered to build a team with a strong future potential. You will be part of the Country Management Team. Besides traveling within Nigeria some travel outside Nigeria must be expected.

Salary: A very competitive package with benefits and a performance incentive scheme will be offered to the ideal candidate

Send your CVs to: laface01@gmail.com on or before 1st February 2012

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