Full-time GIG Group Latest Job Opening
The GIG group is a holding company for a number of subsidiaries with interests in key sectors of Nigeria’s economy. As a Management outpost, it synthesizes the managerial and strategic needs of the subsidiaries, drives the vision and positions the firms for competitiveness.
The group believes that Nigeria, in spite of its seeming vulnerabilities, holds the greatest market potential for any perceptive investor. Our group is, therefore, motivated to continually scout for new opportunities and developing same into very profitable entities.
The Job : Operations Manager (Courier & Logistics), GIG Group.
Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp
Job Category: Management Jobs,
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
The Operations Manager will be responsible for the implementation of business measures and strategies related to GIG Logistics business drive.
Key Functional Areas of Responsibility
Developing and implementing required procedures and policies in order to continuously improve operational efficiency in GIG Logistics & courier service
Financial responsibility for revenue growth, cost control, debt collection and overall responsibility for budgetary deliverable in GIG Logistics & courier operations
Market intelligence gathering through monitoring competitor activities, generation and analysis of reports pertaining to the same
Responsibility for monthly management review actual against target with direct reports, Logistics Director and CEO
Ensuring that operational procedures are in place to ensure safe collection and dispatch of customer’s items and maintenance of data and records thereof
Ensuring service levels in terms of delivery and collection are met through monitoring of service levels returns
Oversee management of the various operational zones including resource deployment and Customer liaison to ensure that services being delivered by the operations team meet the required standards and taking necessary corrective action where necessary
Ensuring proper resource utilization and rationalization including human resource and fleet in conjunction with the fleet manager
Maintain operation data on daily and monthly transaction for management decision as and when required
To manage, measure, review and take corrective action in order to ensure that inbound & outbound service quality meets customer requirements and Group standards.
To ensure all pick-ups are performed on time to meet committed service standards and the documentation is correct.
To ensure timely and accurate communication of information which affects service quality.
To manage and ensure strict compliance of security procedures and regulations for Road and Air operations.
To manage and control costs whilst ensuring that operational service standards are continuously met in order to achieve budgets.
To ensure costs are regularly reviewed against agreed budget targets.
The ideal candidate:
Minimum of 5 years combined Operations and General Management experience ideally served managing a direct Express, Courier, freight forwarding / international courier / delivery or B2B oriented business services depot
At least 5 years’ relevant experience senior operational management role.
Those with previous experience in Courier Operations will have a distinct advantage
Must be commercially aware with a passion for customer service and delivery with very strict timelines
Excellent people management and team leadership skills within a dynamic environment
Strong operations analytical skills and ability to simplify the complex and continuously identify new opportunities
Previous experience in people management is essential
An excellent communicator
Highly flexible and adaptable and keen to work in a different cultural and social environment