Nkataa.com Latest Job Opening – Apply Here!

Posted on :

20 May, 2019

Category :

Logistics Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria

Nkataa.com is currently Abuja’s biggest online grocery store. It has over time, proven to be the most convenient and trusted online market. It is a place where you can buy all your groceries, ready-made meals, household items and lots more.

With this online supermarket, you will discover you have an unlimited variety of products to pick from. Health and beauty products are also available from the biggest brands all over the world and definitely you favourite local brands too. We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

 

Job Title: Logistics Manager
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring that all deliveries for both all arms of the business are managed seamlessly.
  • S/he will provide guidance to the logistics officers responsible for each of the departments, and monitor performances of all staff involved.
  • The Logistics Manager will also make Strategic decisions as necessary, with the aim of improving the efficiency of logistics and delivery.

Roles & Responsibilities
Primary Roles:

  • Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment
  • Research and suggest cost-effective delivery methods
  • Conduct regular safety audits on equipment
  • Manage the Bikers and Drivers onboarding process and earning programme
  • Organize training sessions for employees (e.g. proper use of vehicles, handling of hazardous material, sensitive goods and perishable goods)
  • Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and transport legislation
  • Stay up-to-date with safety regulations
  • Manage the delivery fleet to ensure timely deliveries
  • Set weekly schedules and plans for logistics tasks and clearly communicate with staff
  • Create budgets on a regular basis (weekly and monthly) for Logistics and monitor expenses
  • Ensure all fleet maintenance is conducted timely
  • Will ensure that all drivers and delivery personnel are equipped with functional Point of Sales devices and Cash (including change)
  • Will conduct random quality control at the point of dispatch
  • Will actively seek feedback from the customers at the point of delivery on quality of delivery and report to Customer Care Manager and Operations & Administration Manager on the same
  • Develop and maintain good relationships
  • Plan and supervise the shipments from production to the end-user
  • Develop strategies for increasing Logistics revenue
  • Liaise with vendors for set up bespoke pickup and delivery services
  • Schedule daily and weekly routes
  • Track orders using functional systems (e.g. barcodes and tracking software)
  • Coordinate with Delivery Officers to ensure proper handling and delivery of products
  • Monitor and report on transportation costs
  • Ensure delivery documents are properly filed

Secondary Roles:

  • Work closely with the Customer Management team and Operations & Administration Manager on solving any issues that may arise that hinders effective delivery of goods
  • Work closely with the Business development team to generate leads on potential vendors, developing bespoke services and maintaining a good relationship with existing vendor
  • Work closely with Onsite & Technologies Team to continually develop a more effective and efficient LMS
  • Work closely with Management to reduce inefficiencies in logistics and operations

Qualifications
This role is open to all graduates, but a degree, HND or foundation degree in the following subject areas may help:

  • Information systems
  • Management
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Transport, distribution or logistics
  • Business
  • Business with languages
  • Computing
  • Economics
  • Geography

Skills:
You will need to have:

  • Commercial awareness and numeracy skills
  • Some degree of IT literacy and the ability to handle electronic data
  • The ability to manage change
  • A logical and systematic approach to work
  • Good time management ability
  • The ability to solve problems and make decisions, as well as think laterally and offer creative solutions

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply