Logistics Manager

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SABMiller is in the beer and soft drinks business, bringing refreshment and sociability to millions of people all over the world who enjoy our drinks. We do business in a way that improves livelihoods and helps build communities. We are passionate about brewing and have a long tradition of craftsmanship, making superb beer from high quality natural ingredients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Manager

Reference Number: SAB-521
Location: Ilesa, Osun
Work Level: Senior Management
Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • An opportunity exists for a qualified Logistics Manager in International Breweries Plc, Ilesha Plant, to manage the flow of containers and goods, from point of production through to the final point of selling.
  • This includes scheduling the transportation, allocating and managing space requirements internal and external, managing on the ground operations within the sites and controlling inventory throughout this process.  This position reports to the Logistics Director: West Africa.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translate divisional core strategies with key focus on VLC (Variable logistics cost) FLC (Fixed logistical cost)
  • Implement VPO & DPO processes and safety standards
  • Develop annual budgets and forecasts
  • Management of KPI’s
  • Optimise warehouse capacity and layout
  • Determine optimal fleet configuration
  • Contract Management with Contractors
  • Manage and maintain good commercial relationship with Transporters
  • Maximise fleet availability
  • Manage asset acquisition
  • Ensure optimal human resourcing
  • Ensure stock availability
  • Minimise breakages, losses and wastage
  • Assure product quality through sound Inventory Management Practices
  • Control expenditure against budgets and forecasts
  • Analyse and respond to operational performance measures (KPIs)
  • Develop employees
Minimum years of experience

Other Requirements

    Qualifications, Experience and skills required:

    • A commercial degree or in logistics management
    • Well rounded FMCG supply chain experiences at a senior level
    • Extensive line management experience, preferably experienced in a matrix managed environment
    • Familiarity with planning systems
    • Effective at collaborating upwards, downwards cross-functionally and across borders
    • Financial knowledge: Break even analysis, Interpretation of income-statements, balance sheets, cash flows, capital expenditure, depreciation, fixed and variable costs.
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

    Key competencies and attributes:

    • Excellent leadership qualities with the ability to deliver results within a fast paced environment
    • Ability to work under enormous pressure
    • Have a highly developed understanding of finance and its interrelationships into other functions
    • Understand forecasting and business modelling
    • Problem solving
    • Communication and presentation skills
    • Analytical skills - able to perform analytical studies and gain insights

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    About SABMiller Plc
    SABMiller was one of the world's leading brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. It also had growing businesses in soft drinks and was one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products. SABMiller plc. was a multinational brewing and beverage company headquartered in Woking, England on the outskirts of London until 10 October 2016 when it was acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev.   In October 2015, Anheuser-Busch InBev an...
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    Job Summary
    April 24, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    May 8, 2019
    Transportation / Logistics / Supply
    Beverages / Drinks
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