Logistics Manager – Feed

Category:
Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain, Warehouse, Supply Chain and Distribution
Location:
Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)
Employment Type:
Full time
Salary:

Job Description

BACKGROUND:

EthioChicken is a leading distributor of chickens to rural farmers in Ethiopia. We are a rapidly growing Company that believes in investing in our employees and offers them opportunities for career advancement. Ethiochicken is an Ethiopian based company.

OUR VISION:

Our vision is to bring a chicken to every family in Ethiopia in 2021, and a chicken to every person in Ethiopia in the future, transforming the Ethiopian poultry industry, making it a model of inclusive growth.

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Logistics Manager for feed reporting to the National Logistics and Coordination Manger is responsible for overseeing the distribution of feed at all current and future feed dispatch sites. The responsibilities include but are not limited to Planning and Budgeting, distribution of feed, inventory control and procurement, managing feed dispatch Coordinators at current and future dispatch sites and communication and reporting with regards to feed distribution.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Planning and Budgeting

➢ Is responsible for preparing budget for feed distribution for every budget year based on Production plan;

➢ Is responsible for Planning, locating and procuring the services of feed distribution Vehicles suppliers to ensure smooth distribution of feed at all dispatch sites;

➢ Is responsible for planning, identifying and implementing efficient feed distribution strategies to improve feed distribution process and costs;

Distribution

➢ Is responsible for ensuring a smooth and efficient distribution of feed to EthioChicken’s current and future customers and dispatch sites and stores.

➢ Is responsible for assessing feed distribution process and propose and implement improvements.

➢ Is responsible for ensuring that Feed Delivery Drivers are provided with the proper training needed based on existing gaps and Drivers training manual.

➢ Is responsible for ensuring that Feed distribution is done in a cost efficient manner by designing effective and cost efficient routes and transport means.

➢ Request and follow up on budget transfer to Feed distribution warehouses

Inventory control and procurement

➢ Is responsible for ensuring adequate stock levels of feed are maintained at each dispatch feed store based on feed production figures and by setting up a formal inventory control system with store keepers.

➢ Is responsible for identifying purchasing needs of office supplies, uniforms and other safety materials, Spare parts and placing purchase requests and seeing purchases through.

People Management

➢ Identify hiring needs for the feed distribution operation, motivate hires and see hires through by working with HR.

➢ Manage, set targets and evaluate performance of Feed dispatch Coordinators & Store Supervisors.

➢ Manage EthioChickens’ Feed transport suppliers relationship based on contracts.

Communication

➢ Manage communications regarding feed distribution with suppliers, DOC Logistics and Coordination Manager, production team, Sales Mangers, Finance and other stakeholders in the process professionally.

➢ Address issues and complaints arising from the different stake holders in the feed distribution process on time and in a professional manner.

Reporting

➢ Is responsible for ensuring feed distribution data along with its costs are properly captured at all dispatch sites

➢ Is responsible for preparing and reporting weekly, monthly and yearly feed distribution and cost data to National Logistics and Coordination Manager.

➢ Is responsible for reporting any special incidents with in the logistics and coordination activities to the National Logistics and Coordination Manager

Others

➢ Performs other duties as required by the National Logistics and Coordination Manager

Job Requirements

  QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
➢ Knowledge of basic store keeping experience
➢ Possesses proven leadership skill
➢ Understands and carries out oral and written instructions in English;
➢ Maintains cooperative working relationships;
➢ knowledge of MS Office – Word, Excel and internet;
➢ Must be able to meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude;
➢ Ability to work independently and carry out assignments by ensuring completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices;

Education
➢ Degree in Supply Chain and Logistics or any other related fields;

Experience
➢ 4 (Four) Years direct experience in managing logistics operations specially in managing the logistics of live animals or perishable products;

How to Apply

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please title your application with subject line: – "Logistics Manager – Feed " 

Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their applications(Cover Letter) including a detailed CV through ethiojobs.net or   

e-mail:  [email protected]

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