Deputy Logistics Manager in Lagos, Nigeria


Logistics and Supply Chain
Logistics and Supply Chain
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

    Reports to the Director of Operations

    Fleet Management

    Warehouse Management

    Routing for Distribution network

    Inventory Management

    Responsible for overseeing the inventory management process, defining departmental strategies for appropriate inventory levels, eliminating obsolete and off-spec material, and reduce aging material

    Develop methods and procedures for scheduling of raw materials from suppliers to support manufacturing in achieving customer demand and minimizing cost impacts to Leventis Foods Limited

    Develop and maintain transportation system on domestic freight that ensures business needs are met

    Manage customer service activities including order entry, customer satisfaction, interface with sales, production, labs, regulatory, and quality ensuring that Leventis Foods's customer service creates competitive advantage in marketplace including resolving critical customer complaints

    Create, manage and achieve the overall logistics and customer service department budgets

    Ensure Company is in compliance with laws and regulations regarding transportation, including hazardous materials. Resolve any legal issues pertaining to transportation/distribution

    Maintain receiving, warehousing and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing program operational and personnel policies and procedures.

    Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.

    Motivate, organize and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met.

    Oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles.

    Participate in personnel development at all levels through talent acquisition, performance management, providing opportunity for high performers, education, communication, expectation setting, and self-actualization

    Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.


    Proficient in standard business office software

    Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Fluency in written and verbal English

    Proven ability to think independently and handle multiple projects through to completion

    Record of successfully collaborating with and influencing senior management and peers

    Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff

    Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional demeanor

    Able to make effective presentations to diverse groups

    Able to perform financial calculations and create and manage budgets

    Ba/BSc Degree in Business or Transportation/Logistics Management or any Social sciences.

    5 years’ + experience in logistics with a manufacturing/Food processing company

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