Branch Logistics Manager

at Wasoko
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted July 4, 2022
Category Logistics
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS


Lead the logistics function at the branch level from warehouse to stock ordering and delivery to Wasoko customers

Duties and Responsibilities
• Continuous improvement effort to the LCS SOPs with an aim to:
• Enhance the customer experience journey promoting retention
• Enhance the work experience of the logistics team
• Promote productivity and efficiency
• Eliminate risk
• Primarily focused on inventory management (*commodities and spare parts)
• Follow up on best practices for weekly spot check counts and end moth cross-functional inventory count
• Own and drive inventory counts, ensuring for:
• Continuously have a clear line of visibility on OOS, updating the tracker on a real-time basis, to give visibility to the LCS Manager for support on the replenishment cycle
• Document and track on a real-time basis all price conflicts (where PO value/quantity is not equal to supplier AP invoice value/quantity) thus giving visibility to the LCS
• On-time and quality inventory audit reporting
• Inventory movements reported are realistic i.e. no fictitious over or under-reporting of inventory quantities
• Document and track all supplier deliveries to provide valuable insights to the LCS Manager for replenishment cycle adjustment/review
• Throttle up any inventory-related issues to the business for support where FMCG BU intervention is required or through the LCS Manager for strategic decision/support where necessary
• Adopt and maintain standardized inventory reporting templates across the country
• Analyze branch inventory movement reports and surface analytics to the LCS Manager for ease of decision-making e,g.
• Inventory Movement Report with OBs and CBs
• Shrinkage Performance with comprehensible comments
• Slow Moving Inventory as per product, quantity, and amounts
• Agent Shorts with exhaustive comments
• Gate keep and surface feedback on the TOP X SKUs product mix performance and off-take
• Own, drive and encourage good warehousing practice e.g.
• Bin management
• Visual management – pallets staging area, gangways, etc
• 5S( Clearing, Organizing, Cleaning, Standardising, Sustaining)
• Branch Logistics Manager Job Vacancy at Wasoko

• A degree in Logistics/supply chain
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position
• Experience using inventory management systems (ERP or SAP) is an added advantage
• Experience managing a team.
• Attention to detail & Good analytical skills
• Mature, self-initiative, and positive attitude