Monday, 14 January 2013


Oando Vacancy: Logistics Officer

DEPARTMENT: Procurement & Services
CLOSING DATE: Jan 23, 2013

Overall Purpose of Job: Supports Logistics transaction planning and processing efforts to ensure all logistic activities within the group are delivered on time and in the most cost effective manner and ensuring customer expectations are being met in an efficient and effective manner
  • Develop and Executes logistics and freight plans to support business and operational needs based on requirements stated in the business plans and budgets of individual entities and departments in line with group defined policies and  procedures
  • Makes useful recommendations for cost savings for more efficient and effective delivery methods. Manage the delivery process to minimize additional costs (i.e. demurrage).
  • Executes established Logistics plans in line with OES policies and procedures to support operational requirements of OES
  • Reviews existing Logistics procedures on an ongoing basis and makes recommendations to OES SCM on best value options available to OES
  • Oversees the smooth running of OES Logistics processes and procedures.
  • Works to effectively remove any obstacles to ensure optimal delivery of services to the highest standards thereby achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Carries out vendors’ performance appraisal with support on key logistic vendors
  • Liaise with Finance dept and local banks on opening of LCs for imports and payment of clearing fees and duties and collection of necessary paperwork for import/export.
  • Co-coordinating imports/exports with agents and local authorities
  • Ensures that all other statutory requirements/permits are in place prior to importation (SONCAP, NAFDAC, NNRA etc.)
  • Ensures Container deposit refund are remitted in cases where the company makes financial commitment
  • Process the timely renewal of the ETLS Certificate and other regulatory agencies permits such as NAFDAC, SON etc.
  • Ensures customs agents process Temporary Importation Permits when required and ensures that TIP is properly closed at the end of TIP process
  • Interfaces with Government Officials from time to time as may be required on the job
  • Verifies custom clearing agents bills as well as other bills that may be presented by other stakeholders including shipping companies.
  • Produces/provides periodic updates and required management reports covering service ordering, order tracking, purchase orders and contracts, service order delivery scheduling and costs.
  • Works to effectively remove any obstacles to ensure optimal delivery of services to the highest standards thereby achieving high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • With appropriate direction, assesses, and resolves service delivery issues; supports the negotiation of successful resolutions to problems or customer concerns.
  • Surveys customers to assess process and team performance; benchmarks other organizations (locally and internationally) for process ideas and solutions for achieving significant improvements in the quality of logistics support.
  • 1st degree from a reputable tertiary institution.
  • 2 – 4 years work experience, within a reputable and structured organization preferably an FCMG or  Oil and Gas multinational; prior General Administration experience is an advantage
  • Negotiation & Contract Management
  • Numeracy and Analytical skills
  • Basic Accounting
  • Project Management

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