Northern Mozambique Lead

Alistair Group

Alistair Group is recruiting a Northern Mozambique Lead, to be based in Palma, Mozambique.
  • ALISTAIR is one of East and Southern Africa’s fastest growing service companies, providing a variety of self-delivered logistics solutions with core competencies in road freight, warehousing, customs clearance and operational hire of material handling equipment. The business has gone from strength to strength, growing quickly in both its geographical coverage and variety of services offered to clients. At the moment, the Group employees over 400 personnel, delivers services across sixteen countries and is poised for significant further expansion
  • Core Competencies: Material Supply; Customs Clearance; Road Freight; Material Handling; Storage and Warehousing; Offshore & Onshore Equipment Rental and Specialized Inspection Services
  • Vision: To be known as the Company that makes Africa work better
  • Company Behaviours: Honesty, Customer Focus, Continual Improvement, Humility, and Safety
  • Do you see yourself as someone who can be responsible for effective and successful management of labour, productivity, quality control and safety measures? Do you have the experience in a role which involves overseeing the operations within a country and ensuring an organisation is running as well as it possibly can, with a smooth efficient service that meets the expectations and needs of customers?
  • We are looking for someone who is a strategic thinker with the capability to continue to innovate and grow. If you are someone who fulfils all the above requirements and are looking for a new challenge, we at Alistair Group are happy to give you a chance to prove the same. Your key roles will include but not limited to:
  • Overseeing the daily operations for Alistair Services in Mozambique. This involves running the head office in Pemba and overseeing remote sites including Palma and Nacala:
  • Introducing clear systems and processes to all aspects of the business to ensure the Company is poised for further growth
  • Completing tender submissions and due diligence paperwork needed to get us registered with new clients
  • Communicating clearly and effectively with the HQ
  • Understanding clients' needs and problems and providing solutions using Alistair Group current and potential resources
  • Identifying new projects and strategic areas in which we should invest
  • Managing a fragmented team and clients and keep the operations going
  • Deal with customer complaints rapidly and professionally in liaison with the Key Account Holder/Business Development
  • Ensure that all internal inputs to operations is of the highest quality i.e Suitably trained, competent and disciplined drivers from HR; Suitably maintained and supported vehicles from Workshop; timely cash flow from Finance; reliable tracking systems from IT; Complete and accurate Job Confirmations from BD and KAMs
  • Leadership skills to motivate and inspire team members
  • Clear communication skills ensuring clear and candid information
  • Strong management skills ensuring efficient use of resources
  • Computer Literacy to effectively operate and manipulate online management systems
  • Faultless administration skills ensuring accurate and efficient procedures
  • Problem solving skills to ensure obstacle to progress are overcome
  • A minimum of University Graduate Degree in any relevant discipline or equivalent vocational experience in Transport/Logistics service support
  • Experience in oil & gas industry (preferable)
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese is preferable
  • LEAN SIX SIGMA (Desirable)
  • Project Management (Desirable)
  • Business Management (Desirable)
  • Safety Management (Desirable)
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 26.06.2018
  • Expires 10.07.2018
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