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[Lavoro - Offerta] Logistics Area Manager Africa
[Lavoro - Offerta] Logistics Area Manager Africa

Inserito da      MSC

Settore: Trasporti e Logistica

Inserito il 05-12-2018

Piattaforma: Recruiting


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Medlog S.A. is the inland logistics arm of MSC group. The company operates worldwide and provides door-to-door transport services using a network of trucks, trains, barges, depots and warehouses. Following its expansion, Medlog S.A. is seeking an Area Manager Africa.

The Area Manager will be responsible for managing MEDLOG branches and support them on optimizing commercial development, operations, costs and working procedures as well as local intermodal solutions and costs for a specific Area, in this case, Africa. This position will also be in charge of searching opportunities of development and follow up (new business areas, new clients, partnerships).

The main responsibilities of this position are to perform the following activities:

Operational Follow Up: reporting of volumes and performances on a weekly or fortnightly basis / Review with local management;
Current and new client follow-up and development;
Jointly with MEDLOG Finance team: financial follow-up of MEDLOG branches, Budget elaboration and periodical reviews;
MEDLOG Projects Management: follow-up of new branches opening, assistance on the set up of new business;
Contribution to business development of MEDLOG in Africa: Intelligence on business opportunities, Business plan modeling.

The ideal candidate will have the following criterias:

Master Degree or Equivalent in International Business or Transportation
10 years of experience in Operations Handling on site (Africa) and Head Office
Deep knowledge in Shipping Formalities, Customs Formalities, Container Depot Management, Coordination of transportation
Experience in Warehousing, Project Cargo, Stevedoring is a plus
Team player with High Communication/Negotiation skills
Self-starter, proactive attitude and able to see opportunities
Business acumen and hands-on
Sense of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
Adaptability and curiosity
Drive continuous improvement
Result oriented
Able to work under pressure
Excellent command of English and French, both written and spoken

We welcome your expression of interest in English. Only suitable candidates will be contacted. Only EU citizen will be considered for this position.