Manager – Logistics & Expediting – Ref: 662552

Ref: 662552

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: National Diploma
Annual Package Range: R 751 000 - 850 000
Total years experience: 11--15 Years

Current/recent job title: Logistics Manager

Discipline: Architectural (National Diploma, Short Courses in: 1. Export Risk Management 2. MS Word 3. MS Excel 4. MS PowerPoint 5. Level 3 First Aid/). Industry in: Engineering – Petroleum (reservoir, drilling, production), years of experience range: e. 11 to 15 years, annual package range: South African rand – ZAR R 751 000 – 850 000. Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: South African.

Ideal Position: Logistics & Expediting Manager

Motivation: I have developed the skills & knowledge to add value to any project. I immensely enjoy the changing nature of the industry, and by extension, the need to continually learn and develop different methods to keep up with the changes.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans

Designation: Logistics Manager

Highest qualification type:  National Diploma

University: University of Johannesburg

Company size: ‘10001 +

Division: Procurement / Planning / Supply Chain Management / Logistics (in/outbound) / Warehouse / Transportation

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

University in another country: Technikon Witwatersrand (now University of Johannesburg)

Other Formal Qualification:    Journalism

Current / most recent job title?

Manager – Logistics & Expediting

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Expediting the manufacture and ultimately the delivery of purpose made Equipment & then managing the associated Logistics requirements.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

1. Ensuring that all the people within the supply chain, from Engineering, through procurement, to manufacturer and logistics providers, keep to the project schedule
2. Managing the individuals above once changes / delays are experienced
3. Managing the information flow to all parties so that changes to the project schedule are accommodated with minimal disruption.
4. Ensuring that the best logistics solutions are utilized, from both a cost & time perspective.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

1. Passionate
2. Detail Driven
3. Self-Motivated
4. Honest
5. Natural Manager
6. People’s Person

Ideal business title: 

Logistics Manager / Operations Manager

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

1. Managing suppliers / manufacturers to ensure that they deliver on schedule.
2. Managing the information flow to all parties so that changes & delays are understood, and accommodated within the project schedule.
3. Ensuring that the best logistics solutions are utilized, from both a cost & time perspective.

Skill area of competence:

Logistics & Expediting
Importing & Exporting of Materials & Equipment

Career summary:

3 years Petrochemical
2 years Mining (Gold & Uranium)
7 years Civil Construction
2 years Rail infrastructure & maintenance

What do you absolutely love doing?

Logistics, planning & arranging of unique shipping solutions.

Ideal company (culture and values):

Blue Chip. A Company which values and Appreciates the contribution of it’s employees, and is committed to an environment which is conducive to the values of honesty & integrity.

Motivation to move (please select): Retrenched

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.

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