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Tobacco Forwarding Supervisor - Mozambique

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #6752
Job Location Mozambique
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

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 2
Residence Location Mozambique
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Any - English speaking expat is preferred
Degree Any relevant qualification

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

This role would be ideal for a young expat with exposure to tobacco processing and storage, someone with an acute eye for detail and compliance with procedures. Someone who can instill a regimented and disciplined approach to doing things properly through the correct channels.
The salary would

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;

Key Skills
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;

  • Job Role: Tobacco Forwarding Supervisor
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Experience required (minimum): 2 years in logistics and/or in the tobacco industry;
Excellent knowledge of information systems and MS Office;
Age (minimum / maximum): 22-35;
Others: English fluency, spoken Portuguese an advantage;

Additional Requirements

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