Head, Supply Chain & Logistics

Reports to Chief Operating Officer
Supervises Warehouses, Supply Chain, Port Operations, Inbound logistics & Commercial Branch Operations

Objective/Purpose of Job:

To develop strategic and operational excellence targeted at ensuring the company has appropriate resources to support current and projected business requirements across the enterprise value chain.
Lead the market supply and logistics strategy, conducting benchmarks in line with best practices
Drive continuous improvement across supply chain (productivity, margin improvement) and lead the implementation of parameters, systems and procedures ensuring availability of goods whenever required in the local market
Direct and oversee the Branches pan Nigerian for effective and efficient operations

Internally Relates to:

Business Planning
Head Manufacturing
Chief Engineer
Head, Snacks
Head Quality Control
Head of Project
HSE Manager and other Operation Leadership Team

Duties & Responsibilities:


Participate in the articulation of the company’s strategic plans and objectives.
Continually refine the Company’s supply chain strategy and framework taking into cognizance current and projected needs and ensuring continued relevance and alignment with the overarching business goals and objective.


Articulate, communicate and implement the department’s annual plans, work programs, budgets etc
Champion the continued evaluation of the supply chain processes and procedures across the value chain to ensure sustained value optimization towards evolving a world class enterprise.
Identify, nurture and manage strategic relationship with key alliances/ technical partners to deliver a world class and competitive Logistics and raw materials operations.
Keep abreast of market, analyse data, forecast likely outcomes and advice the COO/ managing director on best course actions
Working with the production departments and business leaders of the SBUs, conduct periodic assessment of current versus planned usage and ensure proactive planning/ provisioning for primary and critical inputs
Maintain all regulatory compliance requirements and ethical standards
Proactively access the logistics requirements of new business projects and put forward/recommend options/ alternative for meeting these needs in a timely manner


Co-ordinate the day-to-day business operations and provide overall guidance, support and strategic direction to subordinates.
Actively oversee the management of the clearing, storing of raw materials and Logistics operation tos ensure practices are inculcated to minimize the organization’s carrying costs.
Overall responsibility for transportation, inbound and outbound logistics to deliver business goals as well as cost management.
Actively oversee the management and operations of the company’s Commercial branches pan Nigeria to ensure optimal operations and customer satisfactions.
Effectively manage all current and future logistics haulers to guarantee optimum vehicle utilization, improved turnaround time, journey times, etc.
Set up system processes for inventory management. Efficaciously implement warehousing best practices and security controls for finished goods, sales/marketing items and warehousing infrastructure
Oversee physical stock audits and reconcile inventory records, lead the periodic and annual inventory of stock items with finance, internal and external auditors
Continually evaluate and propose tactics to optimize the company’s logistics and transport practices in line with leading standards
Forecast raw material requirements and ensure timely delivery of same in facilitating the production of the variant juices, snacks and dairy required by customers.
Prepare periodic reports and perform other duties as required/requested by the COO and MD

Education/Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements:

Education/Knowledge: Minimum of First Degree and other relevant professional qualifications as may be specified in company policy
Added advantage: Masters Degree in related fields will be an added advantage
Working Experience: Minimum of 12 years cognate
Added Advantage: Food and Beverage industry experience
Skills & Other; Core supply chain experience

Contract: Permanent
Jobs available: 1
Location: Nigeria

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