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Mario Consulting Limited was incorporated on 4th December, 2001 and started operations shortly after. At Mario, we achieve clarity in all areas of consulting, and help our clients to apply it to the decisions that influence the success of their businesses. We engage a team of seasoned professionals to critically examine ideas and inspiration, impartially reconsider relationships, assemble new data, thoroughly evaluate opportunities and then communicate information in a new, valuable and multi-faceted context and with a value-driven approach.   We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Business Head, Logistics And Port Operations

Location: Lagos
Experience: 7 year(s)
Course of Study: Social Sciences
Required Grade: Any

Job Description

 

    Responsible for all port and logistics operations by ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.

    Open, develop and maintain business opportunities with ENL and among major importers within the port and its environment

    Open, develop and maintain business opportunities with third-party clearing and forwarding companies for indirect transfers across Nigeria and West Africa

    Collect intelligent information on consignment and using it to determine growth capacity for the business.

    Co-ordinate and oversee the development of approach to facilitate the movement of consignment to its final destination.

    Co-ordinate the entire business strategies of end to end logistics and port operations i.e. planning, execution and evaluation.

    Work within allocated financial budgets and weekly Floats whilst maintaining best in class service levels

    Ensure that goals including throughput, projection and quality are met for all negotiation and packaging solution.

    Develop and maintain critical business partnership within the port and its environment that will translate to maximizing the potentials of the organization.

    Develop and execute risk management and mitigation plans (risk mitigation planning is the process of developing option and actions to enhance opportunities and reduce threats to business objective).

    Attend weekly operation review meeting with ENL and other business partners within the port.

    Attend other operations meetings with third-party clearing and forwarding companies / other key clients as they require

    Co-ordinate very effectively every business point, such as drivers, maintenance, and fleet management to enhance operational activities.

    Manage all key relationship germane to the success of the company very diplomatically.

    Be sensitive to every internal politics and business dynamism or business force.

    Works closely with ENL Consortium Management to get high level business information for operational and business development planning

    Analyzes information documents received into simple formats for ease of Operation and business development planning.

    Prepare and present weekly / Monthly operations reports when required and send all reports beforehand to relevant management staff

    Ensure all direct reports and subordinates make use of GIT Module under Fintrack Software

    Establishes data collection measures, validates accuracy of information, participates in report reviews and supports process improvement initiatives.

    Provides tools to Operations Management and Process Managers to detect problem areas in real time and take timely action

    Develops tools, reports, techniques and/or assists in implementing reporting systems for operations support, including but not limited to: ensuring reporting consistency, standardized formatting, and professional presentation; processes and issues documentation, reviews and creates subsequent reporting and process enhancements

    Works with functional area managers and analysts to ensure report accuracy and timeliness

    Assist in defining long-range process improvement requirements and specifications to IT

    Provides AD-HOC reports, conducts research and special analysis

    Performs other duties as required by the MD and ED when the need arises

 

Requirements

 

    At least a Bachelor's Degree from a reputable known University

    Any other relevant professional industry qualification would be an added advantage

    Should be a flexible person who wouldn’t mind working weekends.

    Minimum 7-10 years of experience in Nigerian ports operation areas.

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

 

    Hands on approach to logistics and port operations

    An excellent understanding of drivers’ behaviour

    Formulates implementation plan and implement policies, procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency.

    Determine staffing requirements.

    Yearly budgeting

    Able to work to manage a varied workload and meet deadlines.

    Ability to design and implement relevant systems that would underpin safe and efficient port and general logistics operations.

    Track record of planning & delivering client’s cargo within agreed timescales.

    Excellent interpersonal skills.

    Demonstrable leadership skills

    Ability to work well with little supervision

 

Required Hard Skills:

 

    Competent use of MS Office applications

    Competent use and understanding of GIT module under the Fintrack Software

 

Salary

Remuneration attached to this position is generous and in line with industry standards.

 

Application Closing Date

23rd October 2017.

 

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their comprehensive CV’s, contact address (not P.O. Box) with functional e-mail address and other relevant details to "Head Corporate Resourcing" via: admin@marioconsulting.net

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