Jobs at Best Search Recruitment Limited

Best Search Recruitment Limited - Our client, a multinational cosmetic and beauty product company is recruiting to fill the position below.

Supply Chain Operations Manager
Location: Lagos
Experience: 7 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade:
Job Summary

    To assure: Optimal support for business development; All activities must be aligned with the company's strategy; Accomplish the targets (operational and budget); World Class Service; Accomplish our promises (delivery on time and form for example); Continuity of the business.
    To generate: Strategies that guarantee business growing; Efficiency; Cost savings; Customer loyalty trough a world class service


    Deliver World Class Service to our consultants
    Responsible for order taking and customer service in our Contact Center, Immediate Service Centers and Service Centers
    Central warehouse operations including pick & pack of consultant orders and inventory control
    National distribution planning and market replenishment order
    Sanitary registration and importation process
    National distribution, distribution strategy and annual negotiations
    Purchasing of needed packaging material
    Support marketing with planning of discontinued products
    Define and implement correct future set-up
    Leading customer service and operations projects
    Develop your team with the latest knowledge and trends
    Secure a cost and capital efficient operation

Personal Characteristics

    Dynamic, strong and practical leader with entrepreneurial and commercial orientation
    The ability to lead people and foster productive teamwork
    Good strategic thinker with necessary analytical competence
    An extrovert with strong communication skills capable of motivating people in a rapidly changing environment
    Strong drive and a positive “down-to-earth” attitude
    Sound personal judgment and ability to handle big responsibilities under freedom
    Highly dedicated in achieving results
    Strong willingness to learn and develop
    You need to have low prestige and be ready to assist in whatever matters that comes up
    Eagerness to take on new responsibilities
    A proactive approach to improving business
    Encounter curiosity, innovation, creativity and the ability to apply them to achieving measurable results
    Adaptability and easiness to adjust to changes and new environments
    Work well under pressure
    Skills in negotiating with suppliers
    Organized, well-structured and good at doing many things and at the same time meeting deadlines

Desired Skills, Experiences and Qualifications

    Minimum of 7years previous experience in Logistics/Supply Chain and Customer Service.
    University Degree in Engineering, Administration or Business.
    Hands on with helicopter perspective and knowledge in all areas
    Strong Leader
    English spoken, written and read
    Documented fast moving consumer goods experience
    Organized, structured, analytical and process oriented
    Very good interpersonal, motivational and management skills
    Highly dedicated in achieving results
    A proactive approach to improving business
    30-45 years
    Very good analytical skills
    Good negotiation skills
    Good report writing skills
    Good knowledge of Excel in particular and systems in general
    Able to cope well with stress
    Knowledge of NAFDAC
    Must be conversant with Customs, clearing, normal import documents (form M, soncap etc.)
    Inbound logistics in general
    Outbound logistics in Nigeria (basic distribution)
    Management experience
    Have a strategic mindset on how to distribute in Nigeria, some market knowledge so he/she can be a partner in roll out decisions
    Have a western mindset, as there will be a lot of communication with people in Egypt, Sweden and Poland.

Application Closing Date
20th November, 2014

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their updated CV's and a brief cover letter to: