Business Manager (Supply Chain / Fruit Export / Management) – Cape Town, South Africa

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 26-06-2018
Reference Number: LUL2
Job Description:
One of the country’s leading fruit exporters, is recruiting for a Business Manager: Supply Chain that is to add to the Company’s human resources talent pool. This vacancy offers a challenging role to a dynamic individual, who is driven by attention to detail and motivated by deadlines in a quick changing environment.
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be based at our CPT offices and form part of the senior management group of this multi-national company.
  • Freight Management: Implementation and Maintenance of the companies shipping strategy.
  • Act as a Service Department to Product Management.
  • Optimising Freight / Shipping Opportunities.
  • Strategic: Collective freight negotiation.
  • Develop our service as Freight Forwarder for third party business.
  • Claim and Risk Management: Shipping line + all other service providers.
  • Operations / Service Providers: Identify, negotiate and management of service agreements.
  • Documentation: Clearance.
  • Accuracy and deadlines.
  • Budget Management: Responsible for the Logistics’ Departments budget.
  • Business partner to Management.
 Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Reporting directly to the MD.
  • Good computer software skills.
  • Good communication & interaction skills with people on all levels in the organization.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Accuracy.
  • Quick decisions making in a high-pressure environment.
  • Degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management with a minimum 5 – 10 years Operational & Transactional experience.  Proven experience in setting & realigning strategic, operational and commercial business objectives is a requirement.
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent position.
  • Market Related Salary.
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Lukas Louw
Recruitment Associate
The CA Global Group
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