Job Vacancy For Logistics and Inventory Manager

Position Title: Logistics and Inventory Manager

Reports to: General Manager/Operations Manager

Position Summary

We're a fast-growing manufacturing industry. We’re seeking an experienced Logistics and Inventory Manager to oversee and optimize our logistics and inventory operations. You will be responsible for managing the flow of goods, supplies, and products from raw materials to end customers, ensuring efficient and cost-effective operations.We expect you to have deep know-how in production procedures. Your ability to coach and motivate your teamtowardeffective and efficient performance will set you apart as a leader. Decision-making and problem-solving will take up a greater part of your day.

The goal is to ensure an efficient logistics and inventorial system for smooth operations.

Key Responsibilities

• Lead inventory and logistics processes by providing timely and accurate input to budgeting and planning exercises
• Develop and implement logistics and inventory policies and procedures to meet business objectives
• Liaise with other managers to formulate these policies to ensure understanding and cooperation
• Supervise and develop a team of logistics and inventory staff
• Collaborate with other departments and team members to set goals for the logistics and inventory team
• Manage and optimize inventory levels, reducing waste and excess stock
• Deliver solutions to logistics and inventory problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements
• Oversee inbound and outbound logistics, including transportation and warehousing
• Collaborate with procurement, production, and sales teams to ensure seamless operations
• Analyze and improve supply chain efficiency, identifying cost-saving opportunities
• Implement and maintain inventory management systems and software
• Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies

Qualification Required & Experience

Key Requirements and Skills

• Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
• Minimum 3yearsof demonstrable or proven experience in logistics and inventory management particularly in international logistics
• Proven track record of success in a manufacturing environment
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent communication and leadership abilities
• Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• Ability to coach and motivate employees
• Proficiency in inventory management software and ERP systems
• Certification in logistics or supply chain management (e.g., CIPS, CILT)
• Familiarity with transportation management systems and freight audit services
• Attention to detail

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you are up to all of the above, and excited to be a part of our vibrant fast-growing team, we’d like to talk to you! Please send your cover letter stating how you meet the selection criteria and your CV to: Please state the position you’re applying for in the subject line.

Closing Date: 17 May, 2024

Please note that ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted.