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Managing Director (Logistics)

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A transport and logistics company seeks to hire a Managing Director, to transform the company into a leading transport and total logistics company in the Oil & Gas business in West Africa.

Reports to: Chairman and Board of Directors

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure a high level of corporate governance in leading the affairs of the company and ensure compliance with all regulatory and statutory requirements especially in the licensing requirements for the company.
  • Implement appropriate leading-edge technology in controlling and managing the assets and operations of the company
  • Obtain a Bulk Distribution Licence for the company and leverage this license to expand the company’s business
  • Develop and deliver on the company’s strategic plan in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Accountable for the overall performance of the company and for the day-to-day running and management of the company’s business, under delegated authority from the Board.
  • Implement all decisions, policies, and procedures made by the Board
  • Develop and present the strategic and annual business/corporate plans to the Board for approval
  • Report to the Board on progress against the strategic and annual business plans on a regular basis.
  • Manage, motivate, develop and lead members of the Management Team by providing strategic guidance and best practice advice relating to the daily operations of the organization.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of strategies and policies that ensure the delivery of  safe,  comfortable, reliable and profitable haulage services countrywide
  • Deliver high-quality services that meet customer expectations
  • Research and implement high value-added services to the existing business of the company and adopt the best international industry practice and nationally approved standards.
  • Lead in the operation of first-class training institution and consultancy services in road transport and safety management based on the company’s established expertise
  • Manage resources efficiently and effectively to achieve the company’s objectives
  • Take a leadership role in establishing or developing the company’s culture and values, ensuring harmony exists between strategy and culture, and the company’s processes and structure.
  • Source for new business partners within Ghana and the West African sub-region and explore avenues for nurturing new businesses for the company.
  • In liaison with Internal and External Auditing bodies, ensure appropriate audit checks and procedures are diligently followed to safeguard the interests of shareholders and the business alike.
  • Develop and implement a risk management plan to ensure that the risk exposure l of the company are mitigated in a timely manner.
  • Interact and keep update with best international industry practice and developments and advise Board accordingly in improving operational efficiency.

Requirement for qualification

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. A Post Graduate qualification in Mechanical Engineering will be an added advantage
  • Membership of an appropriate professional body such as the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport would be advantageous
  • At least 10 years work experience in logistics/supply chain/transportation function which involved strategic leadership and management in the transport and logistics industry with a comprehensive knowledge of logistics processes and procedures
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the downstream oil and gas logistics sector
  • Ability to acquire industry intelligence analyze trends in the oil and gas logistics sector
  • Strong leadership qualities with a high level of integrity
  • Astute commercial leadership skills
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to apply Health & Safety Regulations in downstream oil and gas logistics sector
  • Ability to research and implement leading-edge technology in the management and control of the operations and assets of the company
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of MS Office Suites

Job Summary

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Company: Logistics

Location: Tema

Industry: Other/Not Classified

Job type: Full-Time

Job status: Open to new applicants

Years of Experience: 10

Educational Level: University

Deadline: 2019-04-29

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