Job vacancy Head of Warehouse and Logistics (lagos & Abuja)

06 July, 2024
Job Type
Full Time
Job Status
Job Title

Head of Warehouse and Logistics (lagos & Abuja)

Job Location
Job Presentation
Our client is the distributor for the world's leading office and home fittings manufacturers in Nigeria. They have an opening for Head of Warehouse and Logistics in Lagos and Abuja.

Job Overview
The ideal candidate will oversee all aspects of warehouse operations, ensuring efficiency, accuracy, and profitability. This includes managing the day-to-day operations, optimizing storage and distribution processes, and developing commercial strategies to maximize the use of warehouse space. The ideal candidate will also lead a team of warehouse staff, ensuring a safe and productive work environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Streamline operations and apply industry best practices in order to reduce errors.
  • Articulate goals for the Unit across to relevant stakeholders across the company.
  • Conduct in-depth industry research to identify new market standards that company can adhere to
  • Develop budget requests, projects, and training plans.
Reporting & Analytics
  • Track and measure critical KPIs central to the business.
  • Provide weekly and quarterly assessment reports of warehouse and logistics performance.
  • Periodically assess operations to improve general warehouse and logistics operations Warehouse Operations.
  •  Oversee daily operations, while controlling and managing inventory and logistics.
  • Provide guidance on daily activities of the warehouse, including quality assurance, inventory control, space management, logistics, floor productivity, shipping, and customer service.
  • Schedule and oversee warehouse team to meet the demands of the fulfillment center, and manage the flow and quality of work to maximize efficiency and minimize overtime.
  • Meet regularly with the Warehouse Team Lead to review, analyze, and develop actionable plans for productivity and loss prevention.
Team Leadership
  • Lead team members through the cycle.
  • Coach and develop a Warehouse & Logistics team that can deliver on the imperatives of the company.
Commercialization & Profitability
  • Develop and implement strategies to commercialise warehouse space.
  • Identify opportunities to lease or sell warehouse space to third parties.
  • Manage the process of selling warehouse space, including marketing, negotiations, and closing deals.
  • Develop processes to maximize the profitability of the warehouse, such as optimizing space utilization and reducing operational costs.
  • Establish pricing models and negotiate contracts with clients.

Requirements and Qualifications
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of relevant work experience as a Warehouse Manager
  • First Degree (B.Sc.) preferably in Accounting, Business Administration or related field.
  • Proven track record of ensuring optimal warehouse and logistical operations
  • Proficiency with SCM+ for warehouse management
  • Must have experience building and managing high-performing teams to deliver against aggressive goals
  • Proficient knowledge of warehouse procedure and policy
  • Comfortable delivering frequent direct written and oral feedback
  • Proficient knowledge of inventory and inventory controls
  • Excellent understanding of warehouse management procedures.
  • Proficient knowledge of inventory and inventory controls.
  • Creative thinker with data-driven analytical aptitude.

Reference number
Valid Till
6 Oct, 2024 (79 days left)

eRecruiter Nigeria
6th Floor 103 Allen Avenue, Ikeja
  +234-1-453-5031, +234-1-291-0563

View all 37 Jobs

How to Apply

Kindly use the following link to apply for this job:

More Job Vacancies

See all jobs