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Job Title: Logistics Manager

Full Time

Job Description

Responsible for the delivery, storage and despatch of all finished products and raw materials to ensure the company meets its customer delivery obligations at the optimum cost to the organisation.

Key Accountabilities:
-Supervise all goods in and ensure product is unloaded and stored efficiently and safely.
-Supervise the goods out operation to ensure it operates efficiently, effectively and safely to meet customer requirements.
-Oversee the overall warehouse space to ensure a safe and efficient operation for all stakeholders.
-Monitoring and execution of orders to ensure that dispatch of product is in line with required dates and targets.
-Plan and communicate inventory management policies and procedures to the entire organization.
-Plan, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the inventory management activities based on historical consumption and commercial forecasting.
-Develop key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the inventory management operations.
-Configure optimal warehouse layout.
-Analysis and selection of third party logistics providers.
-Negotiation of contracts with third party logistics providers to secure most commercial favorable terms for the company.
-Negotiate and reduce all aspects of Logistics cost structure in line with departmental budget.
-Implement metrics to assess performance of function, and implement continuous improvement program
-Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency.
-Supervise, coach and train warehouse and logistics staff.
-Log and track corrective and preventative actions in relation to Incidents and Near Misses.
-Develop, Improve and Implement Logistics related ISO procedures and work instructions.
-Compliance with legislation, regulations and ISO requirements.

End results are required in the following areas:
-Increase Stock Turn.
-Decrease Logistics Spend as % of Revenue.
-Inventory accuracy.
-On Time Delivery performance.
-Stock Losses.
-Back Order Rate.

Position Reports to: Supply Chain Manager


-5+ years working experience as a logistics manager.
-GCC working experience desirable.
-Record of successful distribution and logistics management.
-Proficient in ERP software.

Leadership Competencies emphasis on the following
-Demonstrable ability to lead and manage a diverse team.
-Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
-Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.
-Strong Interpersonal skills.
-Desire to provide excellent customer service.
-Team player.

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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