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Deloitte – Our client is one of the leading Freight and Logistics organisations in Nigeria. The organisation offers career development, career enhancement and equal opportunity in the workplace. In view of the foregoing, the client seeks to attract, motivate and retain qualified candidates to fill the below position:
JOB TITLE: MDS SECRETARY
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The individual will be primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the MD.
JOB DUTIES
Producing correspondence, memoranda, presentations and reports both of a general and confidential nature on behalf of the MD
Organising business appointments and travel arrangements for the MD
Screening telephone calls, fielding inquires and requests and escalating urgent matters for the MD’s attention.
Managing the MDs schedule.
Communicating on the MD’s behalf with the organisation’s executives, executives of external organisations, board members suppliers and clients,
Coordinating the organisation of executive level business functions, lunches and dinners
REQUIREMENTS
Good first degree in a relevant discipline
Relevant administrative qualifications will be an added advantage
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Good interpersonal and organisation skills
JOB TITLE: TRANSPORT OFFICER
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The individual will be responsible for streamlining and efficiently running the delivery services of the logistics operation. Other responsibilities of this position include following activities:
Tracking all delivery trucks on a daily basis, ensuring they are in good working condition and maintaining up- to-date documents on delivery vehicles

Preparation of periodic reports on the status of the organisation’s fleet; recommending measures to improve the presentation, maintenance and cost effectiveness of the Fleet
Effective coordination of all drivers and driver assistants.
Identifying and delivering operational cost reduction and avoidance initiatives
Allocating and managing resources (delivery trucks) based on urgency/prioritisation
Coordinating Fleet operations to optimise the availability of vehicles and equipment
Ensuring the reliability and safety of all vehicles in the Fleet
Ensuring compliance with licensing, insurance and similar regulations affecting the vehicle fleet
REQUIREMENTS
Strong freight/logistics and supply chain background
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Relevant qualifications in logistics/supply chain programme(s) is an added advantage
Good numerical, business literacy and communication skills
JOB TITLE: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVES
JOB DESCRIPTION
The successful applicants will be responsible for nurturing prospects into clients as well as leading the sales strategy.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities of this position include:
Following up on new business opportunities
Planning, preparation and delivering presentations and proposals,
negotiating and closing business deals.
Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
Assisting the manager in meeting and exceeding all quarterly and annually set revenue and profit targets
Generating leads through market and client research
Ensuring client database is up-to-date and accurate
REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree in sales and marketing or any relevant field
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in business and development role, particularly in B2B sales environment
Background in freight and logistics is an added advantage
Excellent business literacy and numeracy skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
JOB TITLE: TRANSPORT MANAGER
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The individual will be responsible for ensuring that the organisation’s haulage services are handled effectively within budget,constraints. Other responsibilities of this position include:
Managing the fleets, drivers and their assistants
Soliciting, evaluating and analysing contractual bids as well as negotiating and administering dedicated carrier agreements
Determining economical tariff patterns and specifying preferred routes
Identifying and implementing policies and practices to enhance the efficiency. of Transport practices Liaising with operations manager on shipment coordination and routing including tracking of transportation vehicles and cargo
Active involvement in developing and renewing service contracts with workshops, mechanics, suppliers, etc.
Developing safety procedures and ensuring the proper preparation of all shipping documents
Engaging and negotiating with third party carriers and haulage companies when the need arises
Establishing and implementing strategies to expand services and market coverage
Undertaking fleet utilisation analysis
REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
Minimum of 7 – 10 years’ experience in a similar role in managerial capacity
Relevant qualifications in logistics/supply chain programme(s) is an added advantage
Good numerical, business literacy and communication skills
JOB TITLE: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The Successful applicant will be responsible for nurturing prospects into clients as well as leading the sales strategy. The individual shall also be responsible for the following:
Developing the portfolio of prospects into clients, selling the full service mix of the organisation and developing clients into key account status
Developing and maintaining an account development plan for selected large accounts aimed at defining opportunities
Developing and delivering sales strategy for all company locations/branches in conjunction with the GM and business development executives
REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree in sales and marketing or any relevant field
Minimum of 7 years’ experience in business and development role with 4 years in B2B sales environment
Background in freight and logistics is an added advantage
Excellent business literacy and numeracy skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
JOB TITLE: BRANCH MANAGER
JOB DESCRIPTION
The individual will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the Port Harcourt branch of the organisation which involves the provision of administrative decision-making, support and leadership.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities of this position include but not limited to:
Supervising an,d coordinating import and export operations in and out of the location
Managing daily forwarding activities of the growing air, ocean and road business while effectively developing new routes and services
Approving and reviewing freight agents quotations as well as customers invoices
Liaison with the sales department to develop strategies for the acquisition of new customers and the retention and development of the existing ones
Effective relationship management with. clients, agents, suppliers, customs authority officials, etc.
Maintaining communication and control throughout all phases of the supply chain, including the production of management reports and statistical/unit cost analysis
Ensuring the adherence to all rules and regulations pertaining to the freight forwarding units
Conducting operational meetings with key staff in the branch
REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with strong freight forwarding background in operations, business and development
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Relevant certifications/qualifications in logistics/supply-chain programme
Excellent business literacy and communication skills
JOB TITLE: OPERATIONS CO-ORDINATOR
JOB DESCRIPTION
The individual will be responsible for the day-to-day management of freight forwarding operations and personnel in addition to providing administrative support, decision making and leadership.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Managing daily forwarding activities of the growing air, ocean and road business while effectively developing new routes and services
Approving and reviewing freight agents’ quotations as well as customers’ invoices
Liaison with the sales department to. develop strategies for the acquisition of new customers and the retention and development of the existing ones
Ensuring effective relationship management with clients, agents, suppliers, customs authority officials, etc.
Maintaining communication and control throughout all phases of supply chain, including the production of management reports and statistical/unit cost analysis
Ensuring the adherence to all rules and regulations pertaining to the freight forwarding units
Ensuring that a proper record keeping system is in place
REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with strong freight forwarding background in operations, business and development
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Relevant certifications/qualifications in logistics/supply-chain programme
Excellent business literacy and communication skills
JOB TITLE: OPERATIONS CO-ORDINATOR
JOB DESCRIPTION
The individual will be responsible for the day-to-day management of freight forwarding operations and personnel in addition to providing administrative support, decision making and leadership.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Managing daily forwarding activities of the growing air, ocean and road business while effectively developing new routes and services
Approving and reviewing freight agents’ quotations as well as customers’ invoices
Liaison with the sales department to. develop strategies for the acquisition of new customers and the retention and development of the existing ones
Ensuring effective relationship management with clients, agents, suppliers, customs authority officials, etc.
Maintaining communication and control throughout all phases of supply chain, including the production of management reports and statistical/unit cost analysis
Ensuring the adherence to all rules and regulations pertaining to the freight forwarding units
Ensuring that a proper record keeping system is in place
REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with strong freight forwarding background in operations, business and development
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Relevant certifications/qualifications in logistics/supply-chain programme
Excellent business literacy and communication skills
JOB TITLE: CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The individual will be responsible for directing and managing all operational activities of the organisation and ensuring the implementation of overall organizational strategy.
JOB DUTIES
Taking the lead role in developing strategies, policies and procedures to maximize the revenues of the company
Establishing and maintaining appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of operational management and development
Monitoring, measuring and reporting operational issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed formats and timescales
Ensuring all corporate and business unit strategies and plans are aligned, reviewed and successfully implemented – taking remedial action where necessary
Partnering with the CEO to represent the company with external groups, including governmental and private organization.
Liaising with other functional I departmental managers so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of operational development, and to ensure they are fully informed of operational objectives, purposes and achievements
Preparing and submitting an annual operational budget to the CEO and CFO for review and approval, manage effectively within this budget, and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered
REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelors degree
Minimum of 12 years experience in operational role and analysis skills
Proven management experience at a senior level
Good strategic planning and resource management skills
DUE DATE: 2nd January, 2013
TO APPLY
Interested and qualified candidates should please forward their CV’s to: hcdeloitte@deloitte.com , Clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject of the email.

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