Zambian Breweries Plc
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Country Transport Manager

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Key Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for delivering the T1& T2 Zambia Logistics Transport strategy and ensuring that the country develops and implements global best practices to drive safety, cost and service level aspirations, whilst adhering to all DPO & VPO requirements. Owning all the country transport KPI’s and doing internal benchmarking and gap identification to improve productivity and develop internal best practices. Acting as the country pillar owner for DPO (delivery, fleet) and responsible for developing and implementing all country transport SOP’s and policies.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

T1 & T2 Distribution Planning

Ensure safety is priority in all T1 & T2 operations

Ensure that T1 & T2 distribution planning systems are effectively implemented and used to ensure optimal distribution

Set up and implement centralized T2 planning for Zambia

Maintain and improve T2 service delivery levels to ensure targets are met

Transporter contract management

Drive VLC improvement across all sites

Accountable for the fulfillment of key transport KPI’s for both T1 and T2.

Customer and transporter master data management

Own the T1 LCP block

Fleet Management

Ensure safety is priority in all fleet operations

Fleet management across the country (processes and costs, people and reporting)

Develop and review annual Country Transport Capex Guidelines according to Zone and Global strategic priorities

Manage the fleet Capex for the country

Drive VLC improvement across fleet

Improve delivery capacity

Accountable for the fulfillment of key fleet KPI’s for all fleets (trucks, forklifts, small vehicles)

Fleet master data management

DPO & VPO Implementation

DPO Fleet and Distribution country pillar owner

Develop and implement standardized country SOP’s and policies

Full adherence to on site safety guidelines for all vehicle maintenance


Design technology strategy to improve quality of reporting, efficiencies and visibility

Develop transport dashboards for the country

Implementation of new automation projects in the country

People Management

Ensure that the Shop Floor are aligned in terms of goals and meeting routines to drive continuous improvement

Ensures that Monthly One on Ones are conducted in line with the target review process

Maintains a healthy industrial relations climate with key stakeholders through documented SLA meetings

Communication channels are open to relevant stakeholders via Monthly All Employee meetings

Follow up on Engagement Survey results with clear actions to correct areas of concern

Recruitment of talent and building of pipeline

Perform 180 reviews and address poor performance where required by means of improvement plans and or disciplinary hearings


3 Year relevant degree in Supply Chain/Logistics/Commerce

3 to 5 years relevant experience

Demonstrated prior experience in working/servicing a FMCG enterprise

Understanding of end to end logistics/supply chain in a FMCG environment

High level of computer literacy (MS Office, Syspro, Teams, Power BI etc.)

Syspro proficient

Fluent in English

Strong analytical skills to convert data into business insights

Strong numerical capabilities especially around budgeting and cost optimization initiatives

Strong verbal and written communication skills with good interpersonal skills

Ability to work under pressure

Ability to adapt to change effectively

Results oriented

Excellent coaching capability

Method of Application

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