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Logistics & Brokering Officer – Mutare Based

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Valcol Group
  • Post Date: June 23, 2020
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Job Overview

Our client operates in the Agricultural and distribution domain, seeks to appoint a Logistics and Brokering Officer.

Please send your CV in word format. Also provide your current salary and benefits details!

Job Purpose:

To manage the movement of goods and services from one place to another and ensure that products reach their destinations safely, securely, and on-time in the most cost –effective manner. The incumbent reports to the General Manager

Major Functions/Accountabilities:

  • Manage a cross border fleet of ten refrigerated trucks.
  • To be able to complete all documentation for export loads from both internal production and for third party work.
  • To co-ordinate collection of loads in Zimbabwe for export to RSA and the region.
  • To be fully conversant with Road Traffic legislation, border regulations, Phyto –sanitary regulations, and to be fully aware, at all times, of temperature settings of the various loads.
  • To co-ordinate loads from RSA back into Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia, and to be conversant of all road transport legislation in these countries, as well as border crossing regulations.
  • To be honest upfront and liaise with customers and third-party transporters and have quality service as a top priority,
  • To be aware at all times, of current market rates pertaining to different routes.
  • To perform the duties of co-ordinating the brokering of third parties for both internal loads and loads for other customers.
  • To be able to communicate and change trucks/routes/destinations at short notice with regards to freight pick –up and delivery.
  • To prepare delivery schedules and confirmed arrival of shipment to and from customers/suppliers through the updating of records inventory, production sales and location,
  • Perform physical counting on incoming goods and reconcile it with purchase orders for a zero loss of goods during delivery to required destination,
  • Sort out goods damaged in transit and inform responsible people on returns.
  • Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained through available SOP’s.
  • Oversees the tracking of all vehicles, ensuring that all vehicles are found only in stipulated routes according to the deployment plan.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or Diploma in Transport & Logistics
  • 5 –year relevant experience in FMCG sector with exposure to brokering & management of profit-center FMCG operation.
  • A minimum of 5-year relevant experience in an FMCG environment and should have a proven track record of implementing strong internal controls.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, Power Point and experience with Sage Evolution

Salary Negotiable

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Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience5-10 Years
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