Operations Manager H/F

Bolloré Africa Logistics - Gaborone (Botswana)

Reference LOGBOTI-1066

Issue Date 22/08/2014

Type of Contract CDI

Work Experience Au moins 5 ans

Department: Transport & Logistique - Transit

Position n° 362

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About the employer / working context

We are currently looking for our subsidiary in Botswana, Gaborone for an 

Specialist in logistics and major industrial projects, Bolloré Africa Logistics is established in four cities in Botswana and is supported by the territorial coverage of its network of agencies and the experience it has acquired working with economic players who are references in their sectors, building and managing tailored multimodal solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

As an Operations Manager reporting directly to the General Manager, your key tasks and responsibilities are : 

• assist the General Manager with general operations and admin functions:

  • handle key customers and complicated inquiries and problems
  • assist and support with negotiations on suppliers and rates
  • prepare and send quotations to clients for LCL, Airfreight and Road freight Shipments
  • ensure file and cost allocations on all query disbursements are corrected and files closed on time
  • responsible for staff attitudes and ensuring a respectful, professional behaviour towards clients at all times 
  • develop, implement and control a high standard of work
  • develop, implement and maintain systems and procedures to control and reduce losses
  • Act as a Company Representative liaising with 3rd parties (Customers, Local and Government authorities and Certification bodies)

• assist the General Manager with finance:

  • monitor the monthly gross margin and the agreed budget performance
  • advise the GM of any financial risk
  • weekly follow-up on all Debtors and Cash accounts with Managers
  • monthly meetings with accounts on Disbursements, Debtors and Cash Clients
  • preparation of monthly gross margin reports for all departments
  • coordinate internal checks and audits.

Job Qualifications & Skills / Selection Criteria

  • Grade 12
  • Logistics Management or Equivalent Qualification
  • ISO 9001/2000
  • ISO 14 001
  • Risk assessment
  • Accident Investigations
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Operations Management or equivalent position

Additional Information about the position

Area of Business: Supply Chain and Transportation

Position Type: Temps plein

Working Hours: Horaire normal

Working Language: Anglais