Senior Services & Logistics Manager at the Confederation of African Football (CAF)

The Confederation of African Football or CAF is the administrative and controlling body for African association football. CAF represents the national football associations of Africa, runs continental, national, and club competitions, and controls the prize money, regulations and media rights to those competitions.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Senior Services & Logistics Manager

Location: Africa

Duties
Senior Services & Logistics Manager who can effectively handle the following duties:

  • Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services
  • Plan, manage and evaluate logistics operations liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, transportation companies and customers
  • Monitor the execution of contractual charges of outsourced service providers, such as:  security, maintenance of the transportations and maintaining  the provision of Services (Telephone Lines, Caterings, Translations, etc.) with the 3rd parties’ service providers;
  • Responsible for the warehouse and supplies’ management;
  • Participate with the Head of Department in planning & development  of the departmental budget and the provision of equipment & supplies;
  • Manage and validate the invoices received from the external service providers, under the supervision of the head of department;
  • Monitor the logistics of all CAF events by monitoring quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Supervise, coach and train warehouse workforce
  • Receive all the deliveries sent to CAF;
  • Deliver solutions to logistics problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports or exports or customer issues
  • Ensure the integrity of inventory accuracy and manage stock movements with the help of direct reports
  • Identify and resolve any inventory discrepancies and ensure inventory and system records are in agreement
  • Identify savings by removing waste or unnecessary steps in the logistics process
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements
  • Set departmental objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Ensure that all functions under supervision operate in accordance with CAF Rules

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or similar
  • Master Degree in Logistics or equivalent is a plus
  • A total of 10  years’ working experience in Logistics and services of which a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar managerial role
  • Experience in Stock Management Software, Shipping and Customs Declaration procedures, and Notions on Air FREIGHT Transport
  • Fluent in at least two of CAF official languages (French, English and/or Arabic)
  • Flexible to work in a shift schedule and to work from outside the office
  • Able to work independently and within a larger team to achieve results and impact
  • Proven capabilities and leadership skills to inspire and develop the team
  • Skilled in negotiation and conflict management
  • Works well under pressure and manages stressful situations with ease
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong sense of accountability, responsibility, and integrity

Application Closing Date
25th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Only applications matching the requirements listed above will be considered.