Logistics Manager Employment Opportunity – SolarNow

Job Title:         Logistics Manager
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief Operations
Officer
About US:

SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. 

Job Summary: The Logistics
Manager will be responsible for high actor satisfaction due to optimal
communication; and ensuring Standard Operational Procedures compliance by
staff.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Co-ordinate the warehousing, distribution,
    transportation functions of all inventory in the company.
  • Create
    and maintain proper reporting tools that optimise performance of the
    logistics department.
  • Create
    and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and
    processes across the organisation to improve operational and financial
    performance.
  • Direct,
    optimize and coordinate full order cycle
  • Liaise
    and negotiate with local suppliers
  • Keep
    track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs
    and efficiency
  • Arrange
    and plan out warehouse, catalog goods and plan delivery routes
  • Resolve
    any arising problems or complaints from clients both internally and externally
  • Supervise,
    coach and train the logistics team
  • Meet
    cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain
    metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply
    with laws, regulations and OHS & E requirements
  • Continuously
    look for improvements to operations
  • Working
    proactively with various departments to realize efficiencies and manage
    expectations
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Logistics Manager
    job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Transport and Logistics
    or Supply Chain and other any relevant courses.
  • Professional Courses in Logistics and
    Supply Chain Management are an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of proven working
    experience as a logistics manager.
  • Demonstrable
    ability to lead and manage team
  • Excellent
    analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability
    to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Having
    strong communication skills with keen attention to detail
  • High
    degree of integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good
    personal presentation skills
  • Ability
    to make tough decisions even when under pressure
  • Good
    commercial and business understanding
  • Mature
    personality
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good team player
NB: Female candidates are
encouraged to apply. Candidates without passion and energy need not to bother
applying.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via
e-mail, recruitmentug@solarnow.eu, including their updated CVs (no other
documents).
Deadline: 17th February 2017
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