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  • Posted: Oct 5, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2022
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    Jumia is your number one Online Shopping solution in Nigeria. There is an online electronic store where you can purchase all your electronics, as well as books, home appliances, fashion items, shoes, mobile phones and more online and have them delivered directly to you. Jumia has payment options that suit everyone, and we have a payment-on-delivery option fo...
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    Transport Operations Manager

    Objective

     

    This position will work with the Leadership team and be responsible for project management, client and vendor management and financial management related to transportation management (inbound, outbound, and forward brokerage operations throughout the region across all business segments)
    Duties:

    • Managing co-loader contracts and negotiating with fleet contractors for better pricing:
    • Planning initiatives for reduction in fleet contractors’ cost
    • Performance management for TAT adherence across all lanes for both same city and long-haul movements
    • Financial Reconciliation: Reconciliation of chargeable weight/ packets and any lost cases
    • Publish daily capacity planning based on small / medium/ bulky percentage
    • Manage any network operational issues and fleet contractors’ distribution to reduce return (DRTV) pendency and cost
    • Share DRTV plan for 3PL partner based on forward load at Vendor drop-offs/ pick-ups/ network hub to manage handover
    • Ensuring 100% acceptance of all return load from 3PLs and controlled fleet at network reverse hub
    • Managing the lost compliance and write-off guidelines for shipments stuck at network
    • Ensuring cycle count being done as per the SLA guidelines at all the network hubs
    • Manage customer escalation cases for all shipments stuck at network-RCA done for exact issue
    • Drive new process initiative and Institutionalize tech changes required for better alignment / visibility of shipments

    Requirements: Education, Experience, Skills, & Competencies:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher National Diploma from an accredited university; Degree in Logistics, Transport, or a related Supply Chain related field
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Email, Internet, etc.
    • Proficient in Google Office Suite – Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail, etc.
    • 7 years minimum experience, preferably in a manufacturing, production, or distribution environment with a strong focus on logistics or alternatives supply chain
    • Clear understanding of Transportation Logistics network management, Retail or Customer Service processes and priorities
    • Experience of supply chain management and transportation concepts: forecasting, planning, optimization, logistics, delivery performance, carrier negotiation, inventory management, S&OP.
    • Basic/Working knowledge of Six Sigma tools and Lean techniques preferred. Excel skills required
    • Experience in strategy and complex network management
    • Ability to lead large and remote teams
    • Hardworking, result oriented, methodical, very structured.
    • Pro-active, both autonomous and team player, Flexible.
    • High analytical skills.

    We Offer

    • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
    • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African ecommerce sector
    • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
    • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: talent.ng@jumia.com using the position as subject of email.

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