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  • Posted on: 22 January, 2015 Deadline: 28 January, 2015
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    The Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.

    Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.

    Our company
    NBC Ltd started operations in Nigeria in 1951. Based in the city of Lagos, we operate 13 bottling plants across the country. In addition, we channel products through 59 warehouses and distribution centers.

    We employ about 4,800 people and indirectly support the jobs of up to more than a million more in our value chain.

    We aim to be our customers’ most preferred supplier, and conduct programmes to support more than 450,000 customers who sell our products to consumers.

    Our company is part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group , one of the largest bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company’s products in the world, and the biggest in Europe. Coca-Cola Hellenic operations span 28 countries , serving more than 570 million people. The company is headquartered in Athens and listed on the Athens, New York, and London stock exchanges.

    Logistics Manager



    The Logistics Manager oversees the logistics operations of plants and depots located by the plants. He/she is also to manage, organize, control and coordinate all activities relating to Haulage, distribution, fleet and warehousing in the plant/depots.


        Enforce operational procedures for real time activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling of materials and keeping warehouse inventory - finished  goods and raw materials
        Ensure proper control and reduction of the cost related to logistics in both plant and depots
        Maintain spending within budget guidelines to support overall financial targets and business loss management.
        Inspect physical condition of warehouse and equipment and  ensure maintenance of clean, orderly and safe warehouse in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (housekeeping).
        Manage plant supply chain infrastructure, raw materials, bottles and full products, warehousing providing high quality products availability and accurate load compliance to the plant commercial team.
        Support plant depot operations with product supplies to forestall out of stock situations.
        Provide strong leadership, training and management for direct reports to deliver high standard results
        Manage compliance with service level agreements (SLAs) with internal and 3PLs
        Implement and monitor waste minimization initiatives
        Responsible for ensuring efficient support to production lines with material requirement and provision of adequate storage space for both Finished Goods and Materials
        Manage vehicle utilization and efficiency to achieve target turn-round around time and fuel consumption.
        Work Cross-functionally with all departments to ensure quality and maximal productivity
        Drive operational efficiency through process checks and SAP knowledge retention and exploitations.

    Cost Management

        Benchmark financial performance within the Coca-Cola Hellenic.
        Cost reporting with variance analysis and improvement opportunities
        Match cost with volume of activities in relation to Annual Budget Plan(ABP

    Key deliverables:

         Projects management
         Accurate measurement and reporting of KBIs
         Effective coordination of delivery men / trucks to optimise cost and deliver qualitative customer service to the esteemed dealers
        Maintain standards on Logistics Haulage/distribution and Safety etc
        Build succession plan

    Team Development:

        Monitors employees attendance and share the report with HR
        Track employees working condition as related to sick leave granted with records sent to HR

    People management:

        Conduct On-The-Job Training, feedback to associates to improve productivity and performance of the team
        Identify training and development needs and appropriately addresses them;
        Maintain approved manning of termed employees
        Performance management, Individual objective setting, Competences assessment & Individual Development Plans
        Periodic assessment of  labour and fire safety policies   Key Areas Management
        Function strategy execution
        Operational planning
        Problem solving
        Compliance (Full Scope, TCCMS, SOX Audit etc.)
        Crisis management  (IMCR)
        Process/procedure/systems implementation

    Business/ Financial

        Cost control
        Customer Satisfaction Index
        Sales, volume
        KBI Deliverables 

    People Development

        Team strength
        Coaching and mentoring


        Change leadership
        Function capability
        Engagement satisfaction
        Performance culture

    Growth & Innovation

        New methods, applications and processes
        Support new projects
        New ideas
        New replicable initiatives

      Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

        Health, Safety & Environment
        Policy dissemination
        Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH)Values
        Social responsibility awareness creation/behaviour


        Cross-functional teamwork
        Internal / External Customers.
        Functional stakeholders (peers, manager, functional community)
        Opinion leaders and other important stakeholders
        Coca-Cola System (TCCS)
        Relationship at all levels of the function
        Union/Work Management

    Technical Skills Required Distribution Management

        People Management
        Truck Utilization and Optimization techniques
        Inventory Techniques

    Financial skills

        Delivery Cost understanding, monitoring and analysis
        Financial interpretation of operations

    Performance management and development

        Assess Skill Levels and Gaps of Individuals within team
        Support sales assessment and delivery plans
        Understands and recommend solutions from a broad set of development alternatives
        Effective succession plan.
        Building of leadership skills through focus, vision and people development

    Education level   
    BSC/HND degree - Social Sciences or any numerate courseChartered membership of Logistics institutes or MBA will provide added advantage

    Experience needed     7years

    Desired candidate profile   
    BSC/HND degree - Social Sciences or any numerate course. Professional : Chartered membership of Logistics institutes or MBA will provide added advantage.
    Experience: At least 7 years experience cognate experience in leadership roles of both inbound and outbound spectrum of Logistics of any manufacturing company or related Third Party companies

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    Fleet Manager


    Job Details    
    The Fleet Manager Reports to the Plant Manager and is responsible for:

    Coordinating repairs and maintenance of NBC fleet in the plant and ensure repairs are done timely, properly & within budget
    Developing & administering an annual budget and ensure all spend iswithin approved budget
    Coordinating preventive maintenance program to minimize vehicle route breakdown and maximize vehicle availability
    Coordinating and assistingwith gathering of information on daily fleet activities through FleetEasy package.
    Set priorities, assign work to personnel, and set schedules for completion of work.
    Make spot checks at work sites and depots to ensure compliance with proper methods, guidelines, and procedures.
    Relating with third party service provider in line with NBC policy and monitor progress and quality of work
    Monitor fleet fuel consumption regularly, identify issues and rectify defects as required.
    Ensuring compliance on corporate policies and SOP on fleet maintenance at plant level.
    Carrying out all Government and environmental statutory regulation on fleet to avoid disturbance on daily sales and transfers.
    Providing support for recruitment and evaluation of Drivers.
    Calibrating and identifying training needs of plant workshop personnel and ensure they participate in scheduled training programs.
    Formulating, recommending, and administering policies and procedures governing fleet management operations in line with NBC Policy
    Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Education level    
    First degree in Mechanical Engineering or Related Course

    Experience needed     5 years

    Desired candidate profile     Desired candidate should possess the underlisted skills and qualifications: First degree in Mechanical Engineering or Related Course. Attention to Details. Good Communication Skills. Experience in managing Third Party Service Providers. Ability to work without minimal supervision Planning, basic cost management and IT skills. Very good command of English (in oral and written forms) is essential. Strong Personality, self-motivated to perform. Behavioral integrity, objectivity of judgment. Budgeting-Reporting & Presentation Skills must be present.

    Method of Application

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