Logistics Manager Job in Lagos, Nigeria (Kenyan Nationals)

Company Profile: Our client with a global presence in Logistics is looking to hire a Logistics Manager to oversee a fleet of over 1,000 heavy commercial vehicles. Preferably a Kenyan National with experience in motor mechanics.

Position: Logistics Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Role: Will oversee revenue, cost, personnel and logistics systems and direct daily operations. Also to plan, direct, coordinate purchasing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting, customer service, or planning services.


  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Use IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs
  • Use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle
  • Use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements
  • Allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs, manage staff
  • Liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers
  • Develop business by gaining new contracts, analyzing logistical problems and producing new solutions
  • Understand, work with and help to develop e-commerce
  • Continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures.
  • Arrange warehouse, catalog goods, plan routes and process shipments
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints
  • Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements
  • Implement health and safety procedures
  • Manage staff training issues and motivate other members of the team
  • Project manage, set objectives, plan projects, work on new supply strategies and plan vehicle routes.


  • Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
  • Not less than 10 years of proven working experience as a logistics manager
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff
  • Must hold relevant qualifications and systems training associated with Logistics Management
  • Must have effective communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks all with an attention to fine detail.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • The job may require a very significant international focus where knowledge of international commerce, finance and import/export laws are essential and fluency in a foreign language is recommended.

To apply for this position, send your CV to recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke quoting the position in the subject line, current and expected salary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Business Administration, Procurement and Logistics
Updated: January 4, 2018 — 8:14 pm