Location(s): Nigeria / Lagos

Category: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, Warehousing

Level: Professional

Job Type: Full-Time

Min. Qualification: Bachelors

Min. Years of Experience: 10-12

Start date: 01/01/1970

Duration: Fulltime/Long-term

Job Description

As our Head of Logistics & Warehousing Division, you will ultimately be responsible for the planning, monitoring and control of an efficient logistics & warehousing function across the group, which synchronizes supply with demand and maximizes net value for the company. Your team will organise the storage and transport of products purchased by the Company for resale; ensuring the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at the right cost. This role would be involved in inventory control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of products.


Key elements of the role


  • Report to the Chief Executive Officer
  • Develop and direct strategies for the Logistics & Warehousing Division and ensure these strategies are aligned with the overall goals of the organization
  • Drive business efficiencies through standardisation of systems across the group
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times,transport costs and efficiency
  • Develop and implement an inventory optimisation plan, a warehouse optimisation plan and logistics plan for the group
  • Prepare annual budgets, quarterly forecasts and monthly reports for supply chain services for the group
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Monitor procedures set forth in the Unit to ensure integrity and accuracy of inventory and that available human resources are utilized productively
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements

Comply with laws, regulations and OHS&E requirements

  • Determine staffing needs for optimum Unit operations; allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs
  • Supervise, coach and train the inventory team
  • Implement and driving a culture of continuous improvement within supply chain management
  • Establish and maintain networks that foster and promote excellent relationships

Desired Qualities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics & Warehousing Management or a related field with 15 years minimum experience in a structured organisation, 10 years of which must be in a managerial capacity
  • Experience in the retail industry, specifically retail pharmacy, is a critical advantage
  • Strategic business/commercial operational knowledge and understanding
  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills, both internally and with external partners/accounts
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills with a deep understanding of demand analysis
  • Ability to lead and develop a team to success
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office skills like Word, Outlook, and Excel.


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