Logistics Manager Job Placement – SolarNow

Job Title:       Logistics Manager
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief Operations
Officer
About SolarNow:
SolarNow is an asset financing company that sells high quality solar
product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company
started in 2011 and has since opened 46 branches throughout Uganda, employs
around 600 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
  • Work
    closely with 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 should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in transport and Logistics or Supply Chain and 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.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage team
  • Excellent
    analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle
    multiple projects
  • Excellent communication skills with keen attention to detail
  • High
    levels of integrity
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good
    personal presentation
  • 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
NOTE: Women 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 motivation letters and updated CVs to recruitmentug@solarnow.eu
Deadline: 15th September
2017
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