Exports Manager Employment Opportunity – Bolloré Transport & Logistics (U) Ltd

 

Job Title:    Exports Manager

Organization:  Bolloré
Transport & Logistics (U) Ltd

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Director
Logistics Solutions

 

About US:

Bolloré Transport & Logistics (U) Ltd was first established in Uganda
in 1968 as a long-haul transporter and customs agent. 51 years later, the
company has grown to become a specialist in integrated logistics solutions
offering end-to-end logistics solutions that meet the supply chain requirements
of clients from a wide range of industries in the region.  On the whole, Bolloré Logistics is a global
leader in international transport & logistics. Constantly adapting to its
customers’ changing needs, the company has enriched its expertise to become a
tierone supply chain partner and one of the top 10 transport and logistics companies
in the world with the largest integrated logistics network in Africa.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting
to the Director Logistics Solutions, the Exports Manager will be responsible
for managing all Seafreight export clearing and forwarding activities.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

Manage The Team

·        
Inform
N-1 of the entity strategy/ evolutions and communicate on required alignments

·        
Set
goals in terms of quality of service & costs control

·        
Assess
the performance of the team

·        
Develop
& maintain the competencies for the team

·        
Ensure a
smooth transfer of files/issues within the team

·        
Setup an
induction program for newcomers in collaboration with the Human Resource office

·        
Apply a
leave management policy for the team

·        
Organize
recruitments (after validation by the Director Logistics Solutions) in
collaboration with HR department and participate in the interview/selection of
potential staff

Build & Adapt Process & Organizations

·        
Build
and review regularly the Clearing & Forwarding organisation including the
COM units set up (staff, skills). COM units must be balanced in terms of skills
and seniority

·        
Define
SOPs in collaboration with QHSE department

·        
Organize
the quality review within operations with the support of Quality, Health,
Safety and Environment department & implement validated recommendations

Manage Client Portfolio

·        
Split
the client’s portfolio between the different COM units

·        
Review
regularly the client portfolio of all departments regarding quality of service
delivered, profitability and available means

·        
Ensure
that the appropriate quality of service is delivered to clients (according to
quotation conditions)

·        
Ensure
that no potential business with current clients is lost

Manage Client Relationships

·        
Define
the general tariff grid & submit it to the Director Logistics Solutions for
validation

·        
Validate/
Support Sales department actions for specific quotations (technical validation
& tariff)

·        
Support
Sales department during presentations before clients

·        
Validation
of cash clients in the business software

Monitor Quality Of Service And Profitability For The Department

·        
Responsible
for the achievement of budget goals, split by departments in terms of gross
margin, costs, disbursements, DSO and Quality of Service

·        
Review
and analyse disbursements + involvement in disbursement control committee
(request arbitrations or decision validation concerning files in anomaly) in
collaboration with Disbursement Control Manager

·        
Update
& review of invoicing lines (once a year minimum)

Manage Operational Relationship With Subcontractors

·        
In
charge of operational relationship with selected subcontractors (excluding
tariffs negotiation) including internal ones

·        
Organize
and follow the quality of service delivered by the subcontractors & provide
corresponding feedback to the Director Logistics Solutions

·        
Ensure
the balance in terms of workload between the different subcontractors

Alert/Inform Management

·        
Implement
specific organization/ control on major potential risks (temporary import,
direct delivery, exemption process…) and perform a monthly follow-up at least,
in collaboration with Customs Risks Manager

·        
Alert
management in case of significant operational issue (huge impact on quality of
service, on invoicing, on sensitive clients…)

·        
Inform
management of any relevant information regarding our business activity or
environment

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain
Management or its equivalent

·        
At least
five years of experience in clearing and forwarding

·        
At least
5 years’ experience as a manager

·        
Local
knowledge of the East African Region

·        
Good
knowledge of Microsoft office

·        
Good use
of email

·        
Excellent
communicator

·        
Natural
leader

·        
Decision
maker

·        
Team
player

·        
Resilient

·        
Organised

·        
Open
minded

·        
Strong
admin and follow up skills

·        
Ability
to drive a team to a common goal

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications to arthur.tamale@bollore.com

 

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Bollore Transport & Logistics Uganda Ltd is an equal opportunity
employer. Women are encouraged to apply

 

Deadline: Saturday, 20th
October 2020

 

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