Operations Manager (Logistics) at Ajani & Kimberly Limited

 Employment Nigeria 30-Aug-2022 ₦Not Available ABUJA , Administrative   Business Development  

Ajani & Kimberly Limited - Our client is one of the leading organizations in logistics and transportation in Nigeria. With a group of companies in Haulage, Hotelier, Energy, Transportation and Supply Chain.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Operations Manager (Logistics)

Location: Municipal, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time


  • One of the leading organizations in logistics and supply chain in Nigeria, who specializes in warehousing and transportation is looking for a highly motivated, strong Operations Manager who is customer service focused and has strong computer skills.
  • We are looking for a dynamic, energetic leader with outstanding customer service skills. The ideal candidate needs to be refined with proven managerial skills with a passion for excellence.
  • The Operations Manager will provide onsite leadership to ensure the logistics and warehousing operations are meeting safety, quality, delivery, cost, and housekeeping objectives.
  • The Operations Manager will be responsible for maximizing the operating unit productivity capacities to achieve economic commitments and increase customer satisfaction.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Meet the financial target necessary for the growth of the business.
  • Manage inventory as well as warehouse, transportation, and other logistics processes.
  • Develop new strategies to streamline processes and reduce cost.
  • Ensure that quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, and financial commitments are met.
  • Perform metrics reporting and data analysis tasks to identify issues and opportunities for process improvements.
  • Manage and develop logistics staff
  • Create and manage budgets
  • Use IT systems to manage inventory levels, delivery times and transport costs.
  • Manage drivers and casual staff to ensure derived service and professional delivery.
  • Use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements.
  • Allocate and manage staff resources according to changing needs.
  • Liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers.
  • Develop business by gaining new contracts, analyzing logistical problems and producing new solutions.
  • Understand, work with and possibly help to develop e-commerce.
  • Develop and create accurate reports detailing the position of the business and its processes.
  • Continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs, vehicle maintenance and rising environmental pressures.
  • Implement health and safety procedures
  • Manage staff training issues
  • Motivate other members of the team
  • Set objectives
  • Plan and manage projects
  • Plan and manage marketing and sales projects
  • Plan vehicle routes
  • Plan and monitor inbound and outgoing deliveries.
  • Organize warehouse, label goods, plot routes, and process shipments.
  • Respond to any issues or complaints.
  • Research ideal shipping techniques, routing, and carriers.
  • Update and evaluate metrics to assess staff performance and implement enhancements.
  • Ensure all operations adhere to laws, guidelines, and ISO requirements.
  • Ensure accurate understanding of various supply chain/Logistics software.
  • Usage of excel to manage all value chain and business processes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain, or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’working in logistics, warehouse, or transportation operations.
  • Firm grasp of supply chain, inventory, distribution, business, and management principles
  • In-depth knowledge of the consumer goods industry.
  • Solid understanding of logistics and inventory management software.
  • Ability to manage, coach, and provide training for direct reports
  • Outstanding analytical, problem-solving and organizational abilities.
  • Expert Level understanding of Excel.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@ajaniandkimberly.com using the Job title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates should apply.

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