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Position: Business Development Manager (Road Transport)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Primary role is to prospect, develop and manage new road freight business opportunities.
  • Responsible for an IV's profit and revenue growth
  • Continuously taking initiative and being innovative within aspects of a particular industry vertical 
  • Present and consult at senior management level on business trends with a view to developing new service offerings
  • Ensure that bids/tenders/RFQ's/RFE's/RFP's are attended to and captured into CRM for all your initiatives
  • Identify new ideas by researching within and outside the industry and attending relavent events 
 

Desired Experience & Qualification

 
Knowledge:
  • Sales and Marketing - Ability to promote and sell products or services while following the sales process and strategy. 
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing a high level of customer service. This includes customer needs assessments, monthly / quarterly reviews and the evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Pricing - a good understanding of the fundamentals of Road Freight pricing
  • Legislation - a general understanding of the legislations within the road freight industry
  • Vehicle configuration knowledge - ranging from flatbeds to crane trucks (ability to fit the vehicle to the client's specific needs, if applicable). 

 

Job Requirements:

  • Reliable and responsible with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Attention to detail when completing work tasks
  • A willingness to lead, take charge and offer opinions and direction
  • A willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
  • The ability to think outside the box (innovate) and look for solutions that will meet the clients needs. 
 
Qualifications:
  • B Degree or Relevant Post Grad Qualification
  • 5-10 years experience preferably in 3/4 PL and/or Freight Forwarding Industry with a strong empahsis on Road Freight.
  • Strong Sales experience in business development.  Solid working knowledge of sales, business development & strategic selling methodology.  Proven track record in Freight Forwarding, Clearing, cotnract logistics or 3/4 PL sales

 

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Position: Group Procurement & Logistics Manager (Must come from manufacturing)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the procurement strategy.
  • Responsible for the overall management of the demand planning, procurement, supply and inbound logistics within the company.
  • Develop and manage a base of suppliers to enable local sourcing capability.
  • Build professional relationships and networks with suppliers.
  • Creating and managing robust and cost-effective supply with specific emphasis on security of supply, local cost of supply,    inventory management, risk management, local logistics and related Supply activities.
  • Managing local Demand and Supply Planning to meet forecast product demand, whilst ensuring that all supply inventories are optimised.
  • Monitoring Supply performance and ensuring that it is delivering against the strategic imperatives.
  • Proactively identifying potential supply issues and working with key stakeholders to ensure that they are resolved.
  • Report to Top Management on Supplier Performance.
  • Ensure BBBEE Compliance of the Company and Suppliers.
  • Maintain item master files.
  • Facilitate monthly supply review meetings and support stakeholders by providing analytics to drive the demand and supply balancing process more effectively.
  • Performs and manages day-to-day data collection, implementation, supplier improvement and process improvement within the Company and between the Company and its suppliers in order to achieve effective
  • competitive supply chains.
  • Develop and enhance processes, systems and reporting to drive supply chain efficiencies.
  • Develop, implement and manage all service level agreements with suppliers and freight forwarding companies.
  • Negotiate pricing and supply contracts with all suppliers
  • Establish purchasing planning priorities. Maintain authorized replenishment inventory levels to meet financial objectives and promotional strategy.
  • Produce various operational reports for top management and internal/external customers as needed.
  • Analysis of sales orders and customer demand to determine inventory requirements.
  • Working closely with suppliers to ensure orders are delivered on time and in full to agreed specification to avoid disruptions to supply within the warehouse facility.
  • Working closely with the Operations Manager and warehouse teams to maintain inventory levels appropriate to business activity and avoid wastage.
  • Maintain and set accurate price files within the procurement system and communicate any changes to stakeholders.
  • Developing strong working relationships with all internal stakeholders & external contacts.
  • Ensuring accuracy of all data in the Inventory Planning System.
  • Analyses inventories and develops opportunities to meet strategic goals and objectives.
  • Maintains ongoing program to identify secondary and more cost effective sources including supplier consolidation and regional consolidation.
  • Analyse and assess supplier and product performance.
  • Analyse potential stock-outs and expedite orders when required.
 
 
Desired Experience & Qualification
  • Grade 12
  • B Com Degree (Supply Chain or Logistics)
  • A Minimum of 10 years’ Supply Chain Management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the Manufacturing environment
  • Must have strong exposure to Planning, Logistic, Warehousing and Procurement

 

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