Operations Manager at Logistics Haven International Limited

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  • Post Date : December 2, 2023
  • Apply Before : December 15, 2023
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  • Job ID 38044
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  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Logistics Haven International Limited is a world-class standard logistics company with a focus to provide timely delivered clearing and logistics services to organizations that enhances profitability and growth for both Logistics Haven and her clients. The firm is principally driven by sound professional and business principles geared towards providing value added services through highly experienced and well-trained professionals.

Our solutions seeks not only to improve the operational efficiency of the organizations, but to anticipate client’s needs with a view to proffer proactive solutions that drives ongoing excellence Our strength cut across haulage and logistics, freight forward using technology to deliver exceptional services to our esteemed clients. With operations that is driven by technology, we give our clients the needed confident to experience expectational service delivery. We have grown in the past Eighteen (18) years to become one of the most visible Haulage and logistics firm in Nigeria. This is due to the high standards of technical expertise and professional ethics we have set for ourselves. Annually, we invest our time in researching into the best modern practice, empowering our staff through regular technical courses and training and also maximizing the use of information technology.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Operations Manager

Location: Apapa, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Description

  • An Operations Manager in the haulage or transportation industry plays a crucial role in overseeing and optimizing the logistical and operational aspects of moving goods from one location to another.
  • Here’s a detailed job description for an Operations Manager in a haulage company:

Job Responsibilities
Route Planning and Optimization:

  • Develop and implement efficient transportation routes for cargo delivery.
  • Optimize routes to minimize fuel consumption, transportation costs, and delivery time.

Fleet Management:

  • Oversee the maintenance and management of the company’s fleet of vehicles.
  • Schedule regular maintenance checks and ensure compliance with safety regulations.

Dispatch and Tracking:

  • Coordinate the dispatch of trucks and drivers.
  • Implement tracking systems to monitor the real-time location and status of shipments.

Team Supervision:

  • Manage and lead a team of drivers, dispatchers, and support staff.
  • Conduct training programs to ensure compliance with safety protocols and regulations.

Customer Relations:

  • Collaborate with the sales and customer service teams to address client needs and concerns.
  • Ensure timely and accurate communication of delivery status to clients.

Compliance and Safety:

  • Stay up-to-date with industry regulations and compliance standards.
  • Implement safety protocols and ensure that drivers adhere to safety guidelines.

Inventory Management:

  • Oversee the tracking and management of inventory during transportation.
  • Collaborate with warehouse and inventory teams to optimize stock levels.

Cost Management:

  • Monitor and control operational costs, including fuel, maintenance, and labor expenses.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement efficiency measures.

Problem Resolution:

  • Address and resolve operational issues such as delays, breakdowns, or other challenges.
  • Implement contingency plans to mitigate disruptions in the transportation process.

Technology Integration:

  • Utilize transportation management systems (TMS) and other relevant technologies to streamline operations.
  • Stay informed about advancements in logistics technology.

Reporting:

  • Prepare regular reports on key performance indicators (KPIs) and operational metrics.
  • Analyze data to identify trends and areas for improvement.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business, or a related field.
  • Advanced degrees or certifications may be advantageous.

Experience:

  • Several years of experience in logistics, transportation, or haulage operations.
  • Proven track record of managing a fleet and optimizing transportation processes.

Regulatory Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of local and international transportation regulations.

Communication Skills:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for coordinating with internal teams and external stakeholders.

Leadership Abilities:

  • Demonstrated leadership and team management capabilities.

Analytical Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for route optimization and cost management.

Adaptability:

  • Ability to adapt to changing market conditions and operational requirements.

Computer Proficiency:

  • Familiarity with transportation management systems (TMS) and other relevant software.

Skills:

  • An Operations Manager in haulage plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and efficient movement of goods while managing costs and maintaining compliance with regulations.
  • The job requires a blend of logistical expertise, leadership skills, and a strong understanding of the transportation industry.

Application Closing Date
15th December, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send CV to: recruitment@logisticshaven.com using the job role as the subject of the mail.

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