260 Brands
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Logistics Officer

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We are a proudly Zambian owned company and a renowned manufacturer of maize and soya-based consumer foods product, popularly known as Golden Goodness Tasty Soya Pieces, Seba’s Instant Thobwa, Nutrameal, Seba’s HEPS, Emilios Snacks, Nutri milk and Nutra Sip. We are currently recruiting in the following position;


Position: Logistics Officer (SCLO001)

Business: Seba Foods Zambia Limited

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Reports to: Head – Supply Chain

Job purpose

Reporting to the Head – Supply Chain, the Logistics Officer will support the Head of Supply Chain through planning, coordinating, and monitoring logistics operations such as warehousing, inventory, distribution, transportation, and supply chain processes.

Key responsibilities

Plan and monitor inbound and outgoing deliveries of all of 260 Brands’ finished products across all provinces in Zambia to ensure orders received are fulfilled timely (OTIF – On time and In Full)

Coordinate with the Sales & Marketing team to ensure maintenance of customer database and planned routes

Ensure that the routes are enforced daily and as per plans.

Customs Management: proactively managing and reporting the import and export of goods and materials into and out of Zambia

Negotiate competitive pricing with third party logistics providers and make contracts

Organize warehouse in terms of inventory management, labelling of finished products and planned routes

Ensure drivers expense for traveling out and back and value of goods loaded is being recorded

Assess budgets against weekly mileage covered with cost of fuel used to ensure cost optimization

Update and evaluate metrics to assess performance of supply chain deliveries and implement enhancements

Coordinate with Workshop between any fleet breakdowns as well as accidents to optimize turnaround time for vehicles to be roadworthy

Ensure that all motor vehicles are clean, road worthy (valid road tax, fitness and insurance)

Manage daily activities of logistics team of drivers and ensure optimal performance through talent development, mentorship and leadership of a team

Coordination with bike riders, tricycle riders and drivers for miscellaneous, administrative tasks as they arise.

Close coordination with regional depot managers for inventory replenishment and regional deliveries

Ensuring all statutory and company adherence for food safety management systems, as well as compliance for health and safety standards

Take lead to coordinate claims for any unforeseen accidents or fraudulent activities with drivers and riders, as well as vehicles across the entire company

Required to be available 24/7 via phone, to address any concerns from drivers and riders

Key Qualifications & Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain or Relevant field

Minimum 5-7 years work experience in related role

In depth knowledge of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry

Solid understanding of logistics and inventory management software

Outstanding analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Excel computer skills (Microsoft Excel and Word; Google Maps etc)

Demonstrate strong attention to detail in order to oversee daily operations and logistics employees

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Application deadline
26 Feb 15:00
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An African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia, Southern Africa. 260 Brands manufacture, market and distribute reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes that contribute to their consumers’ well-being. The company works with local suppliers and smallholder farmers to deliver products made from the best local ingredients.