Bradfield Consulting

Head of Warehouse Management - lagos

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Active since 10-10-2016 Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply...
Location lagos Level Executive/Director
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Our client, a major player in international freight forwarding business, is looking to fill the role of Head of Warehouse Management.

Overall Purpose:
The successful candidate will manage, controls and develops the overall warehouse management (Value Added Services – VAS) strategy/activities in the country in accordance with the group business strategy and the global/regional VAS strategy to

Responsibilities include
• Manages all country VAS P&Ls
• Drives BD for VAS in alignment with the Sales organization, e.g., aligns VAS customer target lists, drives sales/ BD collaboration and aligns incentives
• Integrates VAS into overall country BD efforts and solution design and supports respective customer BD efforts
• Represents and bundles all non AFR/ OFR products in country management team and is partner/ go to person for other VAS country organization (if partnering is required)
• Informs himself and seeks to replicate successful business ideas from other countries/ regions
• Develops VAS and innovation community, actively innovates and incubates new ideas e.g., niche business in a country.
• Is contact for and manages local implementation of global and regional product launches
• Is contact for VAS related Business Cases.
• Creates, develops and maintains good relationships with customers and service providers, while facilitating negotiations of best rates at country level
• Maintain and support inter-departmental relationships
• Analyzes complex issues and modifies working methods in own work area.
• Implements modification within own authority which directly influences the way the unit is operating and making money in the country.
• Develop a high performance service culture within the country that nurtures and encourages service excellence, quality and a ‘can do’ mindset.
• Generates commitment, motivation and enthusiasm for the company and division
• Leads and manages teams; determines team structure, roles and performance targets in co-operation with Country leadership
• Evaluates performance and proposes performance-based compensation for direct reports.
• Deep knowledge of forwarding business and understanding of Products/ Value Added Services
• Proven success in a senior management role, with specific experience in selling to major global customers
• Commercial ability, experience and thinking in customer centric x-product solution design
• Capability to innovate and implement new ideas
• Strategic thinking skills
• Strong people and communication skills
• Excellent written, verbal, presentation and negotiation skills

Education and Experience
• Minimum of Bachelors or Master’s degree in relevant discipline
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Logistics: Procurement & Supply chain
Industry / Industries Logistics & Supply Chain
Region Nigeria

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Name Bradfield Consulting