Tobacco Forwarding Supervisor - Mozambique
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Company Type||Transport & Logistics|
|Job Role||Tobacco Forwarding Supervisor|
|Joining Date||March 2018 - April 2018 latest|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||Negotiable depending on experience|
|Career Level||Middle Management|
|Years of Experience||2|
|Nationality||Any - English speaking expat is preferred|
|Degree||Any relevant qualification|
The Tobacco Forwarding Supervisor (TFS) oversees and manages all tobacco operations for the company in Beira
The TFS reports to the Mozambique CEO.
Duties & Responsibilities include:
Manages the Group’s freight forwarding activities in Beira;
Draft Standard Operating Processes (SOP), implement these procedures, and rigorously follow up that actual processes comply;
Follows up on all relevant shipping and transport documentation to ensure all containers are shipped on board as per clients’ requirements;
Ensures containers are packed/unpacked as per clients’ requirements;
Ensures cargo is handled and fumigated as per clients’ requirements;
Ensure cargo is re-handled, re-labeled, etc. as per clients’ requirements;
Undertakes regular stock-takes, ensures safety & security of the cargo, and avoids any losses;
Ensures housekeeping at warehouses and the facilities in general is top of its class to reduce beetle infestation and contamination of the area and cargo;
Identifies and implements improvements to reduce infestation levels or ensures they are maintained at zero levels;
Ensures sufficient empty containers are available for tobacco packing;
Avoids and reduces penalties for the company such as liner export demurrage, export port storage, re-fumigation, and any other claims;
Ensures all trucks are offloaded at the quickest possible time;
Establishes damages, investigates losses and furnishes reports, e.g. after road and/or handling accidents;
Ensures data quality meets highest standards;
Ensures filing is in order and conducts regular audits;
Oversees all operations, identifies improvement areas, amends SOPs, and implements action plans;
Fully owns all KPIs for the Beira operations as per clients’ requirements;
Identifies local operational talent and mentors them to grow within the company;
Builds excellent working relationships with local suppliers such as shipping lines and transport companies;
Builds excellent working relationships with colleagues to ensure best possible teamwork that translates into the best customer experience in the market;
High levels of responsibility and accountability;
High levels of drive, energy, self-motivation and work endurance;
Planning and organization skills;
Hands on approach to operations;
Ability to analyze and improve operational processes;
Excellent communication skills;
High drive to coach and grow direct reports;
High ethical standards with a drive for compliance with national legislation and international corporate governance principles;
Open to continuing self-development to promote role-effectiveness and performance;
Excellent knowledge of information systems and MS Office;
Age (minimum / maximum): 22-35;
Others: English fluency, spoken Portuguese an advantage;
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