LOGISTICS ASSISTANT (Transport & Logistics)

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Full Time




Lusaka & Serenje




Job Purpose
The Logistics Assistant will be responsible for keeping the track of the materials which are shipped or received and also manage relations with various transporters.  Managing and executing procurement, shipping, and receiving processes required to support the Company.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;

  • Evaluating, redesigning and implementing logistics processes for the company
  • Participate in process reviews, staff meetings, and other logistics and procurement activities
  • Be responsible for maintaining all the logistic or transportation-related records in any organisation.
  • Ensure all trucks presented to dispatchers have a live status before loading and throughout the trip after loading.
  • Ensure consistent utilization of the tracking system and proper interpretation of reports and results.
  • Source and manage relations with transporters
  • In the absence of the Manager provide overall supervision and coordination of staff and activities in the procurement and logistics unit.
  • Manage the pulling and packing of materials and arrange appropriate transportation.
  • Oversee freight consolidation, cost analysis, routing and scheduling
  • Maintaining inventory, ordering shipping materials, operating necessary equipment and managing warehouse staff.
  • Review all processes and systems and design and implement new plans and procedures as needed.
  • Manage logistics operations including all logistics assets in order to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery.
  • Ensure that procedures and respective regulations applicable to projects implemented on the base are closely followed.
  • Coordinate and provide logistics support to ongoing air, land, sea or rail operations in the area;
  • Take part in all driver/transporter toolbox meetings to share meaningful lessons on expectations as regards trip management requirements.

Required Skills

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic Negotiating Skill
  • Fair interpersonal skills

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma in CILT or Related Business Qualification
  • Must have a minimum of 3-4 years of work experience in Logistics/ Fleet Management
  • Logistics/ Fleet Management working experience in the Transport and Logistics sector in the same capacity will be a plus
  • Proven experience in creating shipping/delivery routes and schedules
  • Good experience in tracking shipment progress
  • Must be a member of CILT (Local or International)

you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please
email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations
to : jobs@bemconsult.com and Copy-in bemconsult20@gmail.com  
that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence.
If you do not receive communication within 14 days of the closing date
of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.