This role exists to ensure the smooth operation of receipt, storage and delivery of bulk commodities for all SBUs in Nigeria. The role performed well will mitigate/avoid significant financial losses to the business, whether from demurrage payments for delayed ships or Inventory losses on storage/distribution as well as supporting the smooth operation of our factories and servicing our external customers.

The right person for the role must possess
Ensure all operations are run in a safe manner to protect people, assets, cargo and environment. Develop effective systems for managing safety, quality and environmental impact.
Develop and Manage effective tank farm operations at PH, Tin Can & Ikorodu to minimize losses (0.2%), stock variances and quality issues.
Develop and implement tanker transport operations to support the requirements of the new PZ Wilmar Palm Oil refinery at Ikorodu at agreed service levels at optimal cost.
Manage tanker transport operations to support soap factory at Aba and Detergents factory at Ikorodu at agreed service levels and optimal cost.
Manage Port operations to ensure smooth customs clearance, effective berthing and discharge of cargos to ensure minimum demurrage charges, berthing charges and clearance costs.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with port authorities, regulatory agencies, ships agents, terminal operators and local communities in which we operate.
Develop and agree Service Level Agreements and annual joint business plans with Customer SBUs and ensure delivery within agreed parameters for cost and service. This will include monthly KPI reporting.
Develop Strong operations team to ensure continuous improvements and effective round the clock operations. Including clear roles and responsibilities, developments and succession plans.
Work with colleagues in Materials Management, factory operations and key supplier to ensure optimization of End to End supply chain. Work with CIL / PZW to ensure shipments are effectively planned and executed.

The right person for the role must possess
B.Eng. degree with significant operations experience (5 years) managing high volume, high value bulk commodities Logistics. E.g. Petroleum, Palm Oil.
Experience of managing Bulk Tanker transport operations, Tank farm Operations and receiving bulk vessels essential.
Experience of establishing new start up operation desirable.
Experience of handling bulk food grade materials (E.g. for brewery or flour mill) desirable.
A CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS


DUE DATE: 30 Aug 2012.


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