Warehouse-Logistics-Manager


Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Retail, Logistics and Supply Chain, Warehousing

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: Bachelors

Min. Years of Experience: 6-8

Start date: 18/04/2018

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term


Job Description

Job Description

We are seeking a Warehouse & Logistics Manager who will be responsible for managing the warehouse & Logistics function on a day to day basis, ensuring all operations and services are delivered in a safe, cost effective and timely manner.

Key elements of the role

  • Report to the Head, Supply Chain
  • Ensure that all goods are received, stacked and covered with appropriate documentation Maintain an efficient stocking and issuing systems that are in compliance with warehouse practices such that quality standards are met (FIFO principles and prevent obsolescence)
  • Ensure timely delivery of goods to the retail outlets
  • Plan the arrangement of goods within the warehouse and organize special requirements for certain stock, such as chilled goods or fragile products
  • Ensure productivity targets are met and maintain computerized administration and automated storage and retrieval systems
  • Accountable for the proper handling, storage and reconciliation for all products in the warehouse
  • Collate accurate Inventory data for management information and decision making
  • Collate accurate stock data for report on availability of goods for efficient movement of products through the distribution network
  • Ensure good record keeping and provide clear reconciliation of goods received from vendors
  • Arrange and ensure accurate stock physical counting – monthly, quarterly and yearly
  • Ensure effective tracking of transfer/return of goods and Pallets in and out of the warehouse
  • Ensure adequate and smooth fleet management for the distribution centre.
  • Ensure damaged stock are transferred to designated stacking area and records kept for decision making
  • Ensure proper housekeeping inside the warehouse at all times
  • Maintain warehouse staff job results by training, coaching, counseling, disciplining employees, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Ensure prompt loading and issuance of finished  products for accomplishment of  sales and distribution objectives
  • Ensure effective utilization of manpower and warehouse equipments
  • Provide adequate supervision to ensures proper maintenance of warehouse equipments
  • Ensure workplace health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the security of the warehouse and stock
  • Plan regular inspection to ensure implementation and continuous compliance to HSE policies as it affects warehousing
  • Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, customer service logs, or training or safety records.
  • Supervise the work of other external logistics specialists, planners, or schedulers.
  • Direct inbound or outbound logistics operations, such as transportation or warehouse activities, safety performance, or logistics quality management.
  • Direct distribution centre operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives.
  • Negotiate transportation rates or services.
  • Analyse the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, carriage modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency.
  • Monitor product delivery/dispatch processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.

Desired Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or other related field with five (5) years relevant experience
  • 5-7 years relevant experience in either the Retail, FMCG or Pharmaceuticals sectors
  • Membership of a recognized, relevant professional body (e.g.  Chartered  Institute of  Supply Chain Management Nigeria)
  • IT Savvy
  • Excellent leadership & influencing skills
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Numerate, with good finance abilities and capable of managing budgets
  • Strong forecasting and planning skills; able to correct assess the needs of the Business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated ability to take initiative and manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Good negotiation, numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of developing standards and inventory controls
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong Time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and strong attention to details
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office skills like Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of HSE Policies, Procedures and Systems, and proven commitment to delivery of the same

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

HealthPlus Limited, Nigeria’s first integrative pharmacy, is the fastest-growing pharmacy chain in West Africa. We are committed to our mission of helping people achieve optimum health and vitality, while delivering superior value to stakeholders.  Our vision is to be Africa’s #1 for pharmacy, wellness and beauty. Recently, we secured significant foreign investment from our partners to scale up our network of retail outlets and our online business. This strategy will give us unparalleled reach across the country and beyond

Our sister company, CasaBella Beauty, is a one-stop store for beauty and grooming solutions for men and women. CasaBella International was incorporated in 2008 and became the exclusive distributor for Revlon in Nigeria. The first CasaBella store opened in Lagos in 2010 and today, CasaBella Beauty is the fastest-growing retailer of beauty supplies in West Africa.

Our success is based on our great people, great values and a winning corporate culture. Our people are passionate, driven and committed to continuous learning in order to maintain our edge. Our testimonial is that we are proud to be members of the HealthPlus family as we are offered a strong platform to explore our potentials. We believe in best practices always and therefore employ and retain the best talents.

As we expand our frontiers to redefine the world of health & beauty in Nigeria, we are looking for result driven individuals who will roll up their sleeves and share our passion & success. People who will join our team of highly motivated professionals who get the job done!

No matter what your job title is, the work you do at HealthPlus supports the health and well-being of the millions of men, women and children who turn to us for care. That is because all of us - from our talented business professionals at the head office and our experts in our retail locations who serve our communities - are committed to providing the best possible service experience. With locations across Nigeria, we offer the opportunity to build a rewarding career in an environment that supports your success.

TO APPLY

Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirement should send a one page summary of their most significant achievements for the last 10 years with your application letter, a detailed CV and relevant copies of credentials to:  humanresources@healthplus.com.ng 

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