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General Manager – Operations Job at White Soul Motors Limited

    Company: White Soul Motors Limited

    Number of Slot: 1

    Specialization: Executive / Management

    Work Level: Manager (Staff Supervisor)

    Job Type: Full-Time

    Experience: 15+

    Salary Range:

    Minimum Qualification:

    Location(s): Abuja, Enugu, Lagos, Rivers (PH)

White Soul Motors Limited, incorporated in 1996 is a leading importer, distributor and marketer of various brands of brand new and very clean foreign used vehicles.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: General Manager – Operations

Job Location: Nationwide
Job Type: Full time

Job Overview

  • We are a highly reputable transport company in Nigeria and are looking to engage the services of a General Manager, Operations to provide operational leadership and management and ensure accurate operational controls, measurement and reporting systems to support a safe, effective and reliable operations as it conforms to the requirements of our partners.

Key Functions of the Role

  • Oversee and ensure orderly, safe and satisfactory delivery of entire clients’ consignments to clients’ customers or depot facilities.
  • Ensure the availability of 95% of the company’s vehicles for routing every day of the month at the time stipulated by the client.
  • Ensure that White Soul’s trucks are operated efficiently and economically. Supervise and coordinate vehicle maintenance to reduce downtown of vehicles.
  • Manage company costs by developing cost management processes, engendering a financially responsible culture and introducing tactical initiatives to address theft and other losses.
  • Assess and implement improved processes and new technologies, and collaborating with management regarding the implementation of these improvements.
  • Support the company in the management of relationships with clients and external stakeholders through a coordinated approach including attendance at meetings.
  • Liaise with the clients for profitable business, routes and reduced downtime
  • Drive the company’s operating capabilities to surpass customer satisfaction and retention, and company goals.
  • Liaise with the safety team to ensure total safety and security of all company’s assets across locations.
  • Enforce compliance to good housekeeping as a key safety objective.
  • Liaise with the Operations Managers for all locations to ensure zero client’s product loss/theft/damage incidents at the company’s facilities.
  • Work with the safety team to ensure that trucks that go to the client’s plants for loading of products meet all safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that all trucks are road worthy, fully utilized and turnaround time (TAT) is maintained at all times
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Educational Requirements

  • First degree from a reputable tertiary institution
  • M.Sc is an added advantage
  • Relevant professional qualifications from a recognized professional body (e.g. Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) and Certified Institute of Warehousing & Materials Management (CIWM)

Experience:

  • Minimum of 15 years post qualification experience, with at least 5 years in senior management capacity
  • Proven experience in Supply Chain management, including, haulage, logistics, and fleet management and customer service operations
  • Multi-site management experience in the fleet management and logistics services

Required Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of global and local transport and logistics best practices
  • Experience working with a large and unskilled/semiskilled workforce;
  • Has thorough understanding of heavy duty vehicle operations and working knowledge of engines and vehicles at large;
  • Possesses working knowledge of budgeting, business development, and strategic planning;
  • Thinks strategically and innovatively on operational and technical aspects of the business
  • An ability to coach and mentor direct reports to improve their performance and impact.
  • Ability to direct and motivate colleagues and contractors.
  • An ability to develop team members at all levels, with the requirement
  • Must be willing to travel or relocate on short notice

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the role applied as the subject of the email.