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    Transport Planner


    Job Title               Transport Planner
    Location - Town / City    Agbara
    Location - Country           Nigeria
    Reporting To (Job Title) Distribution Manager
    Type of position               Permanent
    Job Purpose/Scope         The job-holder will be directly responsible for on-time delivery performance and ensuring cost efficiency in truck loading and routing.

    He/She will manage;
    • Weekly trucking Schedule
    • Products delivery within lead time and economic load factor
    • Route planning and Transporters Invoice Processing

    Key Responsibilities     

    • Monitor and ensure delivery lead time is met by transporter
    • Preparation and adherence to weekly trucking schedule by third party transporters.
    • Manage all loading and route planning activities.
    • Determine load factor that minimises cost of transportation.
    • Determine Truck fitness and documentation meet GSK EHS standards.
    • Manage all delivery and Transporter exceptions.
    • Manage all transporter documentation including bills and ensuring they are paid promptly within agreed time limit.
    • Minimise number of stock left over and improve on JIT practices.

    Qualifications, Experience

    • Degree in Business or a related technical discipline; or an equivalent
    • IT skill: Microsoft Excel, Word etc
    • Good Communication skill
    • Interpersonal skill
    • Minimum of 2-5 years experience.

    Competencies   Qualified candidates will demonstrate:
    • Knowledge and experience with Fleet utilization and Management practices.
    • Proficiency in Transportation Management System (TMS) software.
    • Knowledge of Nigeria’s road network and transportation system
    • Very good technical knowledge of trucks.
    • Familiarity with government regulation and trucking documentation

    Method of Application

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