Logistics Manager

Logistics Executive
Cairo, Egypt

Ref: GP327-1076
Logistics Executive

The Role


The Role


Logistics Manager (Greenfield Project Experience)

World-class logistics management solutions provider
Attractive Tax Free Salary + Benefits
Based in Cairo, Egypt

Our client is a world-class provider of importation, transportation, distribution, and logistics management solutions for a wide array of clients spanning multiple business verticals throughout the MENA Region.

Based in Egypt, the Logistics Manager will initially oversee a large project – the construction of an integrated logistics facility in country. The primary objective of the role is to run and manage the operation of an efficient Warehouse Distribution and Transportation facility once it’s completed. The candidate must also have commercial skills to turn around new and successful business opportunities for the company.

Responsibilities:
• Successfully lead all facets of constructing, implementing and operating an integrated logistics facility (includes a temperature controlled facility).
• Plan and implement all execution systems for the distribution facility.
• Prepare annual budget forecast.
• Manage inventory to highest specifics and put inventory control processes into place.
• Quality interaction with entire client base for warehousing, transportation and transportation management.
• Partner with Human Resources Management to design and implement succession planning and leadership development strategy of staff.
• Develop, lead, and implement strategic and tactical objectives in direct alignment with corporate goals and annual operating plan for profitability, and quality customer service initiatives.
• Maintain compliance to all federal, state and local regulations and guidelines including but not limited to: OSHA, COOL, GMP, HAZMAT, HAAPP and the bio-terrorism Act of 2002.
• Oversight of Safety Committee initiatives.
• Participate in planning and execution of disaster recovery efforts.

Requirements


Requirements


• 5 to 10 years related work experience in Contract Logistics / Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and Distribution operations supplemented with experience in setting up or modernisation of logistics / warehouse / distribution facilities.
• Excellent project management skills and the ability to “get the job done”
• Practical operating experience with a process and metric driven 3PL organization. Local experience in Egypt an advantage.
• Ability to proficiently speak, read and write in English and Arabic
• Strong commercial ability, able to identify opportunities and propose competitive services accordingly.
• Able to work logically and systematically, with strong analytical & problem-solving skills and the ability to think laterally in offering creative solutions.
• Bachelors degree concentrating in Operations Management, Business or Supply Chain is strongly preferred.

About the Company


About the Company


Logistics Executive has been established for more than 10 years and delivers professional Executive Search & Recruitment services to the global Logistics and Supply Chain market.

Our service covers the full spectrum of senior roles within the Logistics & Supply Chain vertical and includes support functions such as Finance & HR. We are also able to provide Interim Managers and Supply Chain Consultants on short or limited term contracts.

Our knowledge and reach in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector usually means that we can provide better candidates than the ‘generalist’ search firms.

We provide a suite of HR & Talent Management consultancy services to the industry including Outplacement, Executive Coaching, Psychometric testing, Assessment, Performance Reviews and Leadership Development programmes.

The Dubai Regional Office covers Africa, Middle East, Central Asia / CIS, South Asia and the surrounding regions - however we source candidates globally through our international network.

Our other international offices cover Europe, S.E. Asia and Asia Pacific.
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