Logistics and Operations Manager Jobs – Markh Investments Co Ltd

 

Job Title:    Logistics and Operations
Manager

Organization:  Markh Investments Co Ltd

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 Reports to: Head of Department

 

About US:

Markh Investments Co Ltd was formally established in 2004 with only one
truck. The aim was to be the main provider to the service-transport industry in
Uganda and the region at large. Today, the company has built a reputable
brand as one of the most trusted private logistics company and the most
reliable company in construction material and logistics services supplies.

 

Job Summary:  The Logistics
and Operations Manager will jointly plan, direct, and coordinate the entire
logistics operations and ensure smooth delivery of company goods and services.
Ensure customers get services they are entitled to and support business growth
and management of all distribution outlets.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Improve
performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through implementation
of effective methods and strategies.

·       
Customer
Relationship Management – Manage sales for both cement and transport sectors
and ensure profitability.

·       
Manage
the SLAs with all the company purchasing our products and services

·       
Identify
sales markets and opportunities with potential business growth

·       
Manage
scheduling and planning of transport operations always ensure vehicle maximum
utilization and services level efficiency.

·       
Control
transport resources ensuring delivery of high quality & cost-efficient
service to customers.

·       
Ensure
the smooth running of the fleet to generate the required turn around. Achieve
Business Growth and Operational Excellence

·       
Increase
new client base by 10% within a given year as well as retain existing customers

·       
Demonstrate
an in-depth knowledge of business products and value proposition; Establish
sufficient prospective opportunities to meet strategic business plans.

·       
Report
on successes and advise on areas for continuous improvement

·       
Develop
annual sales plan for input into the annual business plan and advise on
critical business plans.

·       
Responsible
for ensuring all new customers engage in a supplier contract at the time of
engagement with all relevant stakeholders i.e. Finance, Operations and
Management. Supplier contract must provide material liability protection,
establish acceptable business mechanics, and mitigate risk and liability to the
business.

·       
Ensure
the company attains a position of cost leadership in the industry. Establish
and monitor the cost per ton per kilometer. Initiate and implement sustainable
cost reduction initiatives.

·       
Develop
and lead sales and operations planning process (S&OP) in the company.
Organize and implement monthly activities including demand and capacity
planning for sustainable growth.

Transport Service Delivery:

·       
Develop
systems/procedures for the transport operations

·       
Oversee
Driver assessment, claims, duty roster/leave, performance, and disciplinary
corrective action metrics and all the operations in transport function

·       
Drivers
are well briefed on their trips, with pre and post trip debriefs and that they
understand clearly what is expected of each, and how to deliver on the
expectations

·       
Develop
strict control measures on fuel management

·       
Prepare/validate
the Transport planning based on the orders.

·       
Organize
and control the documentation transmission: Delivery proof (POD, RCN) to
Finance.

·       
Monitor
the quality of service and advice management on improvement measures in areas
like training of drivers, road selection, and fuel reduction, among others.

·       
Liaise
with the management team to set work deliverables in related sections of
transport

·       
Identify
and work on the issues raised during the files processing whatever in the
responsibility scope or not.

·       
Foster a
smooth working relationship with local authorities like Police URA, UNRA, and
KCCA, among others.

Health Safety Security and Environment

·       
Support
in adherence to all HSSE protocol in the department and the company.

 

Key Performance Measures

·       
Sales
and Distribution – Manage Cement & Transport Sales Targets

·       
Verifiable
Business Growth

·       
Managed
sales and distribution SLAs

·       
Fuel
Cost Management strategy implemented and % of fuel cost cut downs

·       
Timely
Fuel & mileage accountability submitted

·       
Efficient
Fleet management & Transport service delivery in place

·       
Fleet
Management – 95% fleet on road; Turnaround repair time taken

·       
Client
Relationship Management closures and escalations (98%)

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelors in any Logistics, Supply-Chain management;
Transportation management training a plus advantage.

·       
Seven to
ten years of experience preferably from Transport industry;

·       
Previous
exposure and experience in Logistics and Supply Chain Management;
Transportation Management, Distribution Management, Business Operations

·       
Management,
Sales and Marketing or equivalent. Strong experience in Financial Management,
KAM (Key Account Management) and /or Client Relationship Management (CRM)

·       
Working
knowledge of transport and logistics systems

·       
Business
operations skills like customer service, distribution, and marketing

·       
Leadership
and personal organisation skills

·       
Ability
to prioritise workloads and be capable of managing a broad range of areas.

·       
Action
Oriented and Customer Focus

·       
Drive
for Results with Positive Attitude

·       
Strong
Presentation and Communications skills

·       
Strong financial
acumen

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send an e-application with names of three
professional referees

to: info@markhinvestments.com

 

Deadline: 23rd October 2020

 

NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted. Interviews will be on rolling basis.

 

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