Warehouse Operations Manager: APPLY HERE
Employer: Peoplefinder Career Placements
Our client in the Aviation industry requires the service of Warehouse Operations Manager who will be responsible for executing the corporate strategy of growing our business; this includes developing our key customers, growing our presence in South Africa and Namibia and expanding complementary services.
Key performance areas:
Responsible for the business interests and operations of all warehouses in South Africa and Namibia.
Ensuring service delivery to customers is in accordance with Service Level Agreements (SLA’s), and within the agreed budget level.
Ensuring safety and security procedures according to standards set within the Health & Safety Policy Manuals, and according to international aviation standards.
Monitoring performance and taking action to correct any shortfalls
Liaising with managers, operations management, customs, police, and security officials, union officials, other stakeholders.
Drive continuous improvement of all aspects of the business but with specific reference to risk, operational & financial performance.
Providing reports as required and service delivery measurements.
Provide leadership to the team and ensure skills development.
Securing new business, developing opportunities and retaining existing profitable business.
Maintaining relationships with customers.
Assisting the regional management team in achieving revenue and profit budgets.
Developing and implementing short and long term commercial/sales plans to enhance growth.
Understanding and developing cargo handling services and how they complement other services offered by the company.
Implementing the defined cargo strategy and working alongside colleagues from across the network to deliver standardised performance.
The successful candidate must have:
Matric with a Degree or Diploma in Supply chain technologies and methods
Extensive senior management and/or support service experience, preferably in a ground handling, aviation or logistics environment
Financially and commercially astute with extensive experience and a strong grasp of financial practices
Excellent leadership and people management skills
Strong communication skills and experience in liaising with stakeholders
Strong operational and business understanding
Fully conversant with international cargo handling procedures, international aviation safety and security procedures will be desirable
Good knowledge of freight ground support equipment as well as ramp operations
Good working knowledge of IATA Standard Ground Handling Agreement
Experiences in budgeting/forecasting and business planning
Fluent in English (written and spoken)
Self-motivated, disciplined, with a flexible attitude to working hours
A hands-on mentality with very good negotiating skills
Flexibility to travel
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Apply before Monday, April 8, 2019 – 24 Days left
Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion.
If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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