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Logistics Manager At FMC Technologies

Date Posted: 07/Jan/2014
Deadline: 31/Mar/2014

Job description

Onne, Nigeria 
Supply Chain 

Management and execution of all logistics activities and operations carried out on behalf of FMC Nigeria. Ensures safe, compliant, cost effective logistics solutions, in support of all business activities with inbound and outbound material flow. Provides a single interface between FMC and regulatory authorities associated with import and export transactions, ensuring all regulations, international and domestic are adhered to and that country specific standard procedures, processes and best practices are established, applied and monitored in the aim of protecting our fast growing organisation. Leads and manages all logistics resources and competency to ensure continuity of work and accomplishment of departmental goals and objectives.
Main Tasks
Ownership and governance of all logistics, import, export and Free Zone processes ensuring
adherence across all projects and business units, compliance with all import, export, local and international trade regulations and laws
Management and oversight of all logistics and cargo handling contracts to include but not limited
to Corporate approved freight forwarder contracts, Intels cargo handling contract and all free zone transactions related to cargo movements and adherence to the FZ act and all associate operations carried out under the above agreements
Pro-actively work with other regional or corporate logistics functions to drive improvements in
efficiency and reliability of processes and foster a “culture of compliance” within the organization. Identify and work to resolve any conflicts.
Development and execution of departmental objectives that drives efficiency and reliability of
logistics processes and in support of country and overall business objectives
Monitor execution to ensure compliance to established processes and identification of critical issues that may require intervention.
Work with relevant internal functions and suppliers to ensure work-in-process and work-in-transit visibility, reporting and metrics
Implement vendor management processes, such as selection, qualification, and performance
evaluation with specific customer requirements on reporting and customized transportation metrics.
Work with internal and external stakeholders to address any customer-specific
logistics/materials management requirements, internal reporting and metrics within the framework of established departmental standards and procedures.
Training of internal and external stakeholders on import/export and free zone requirements and
Set objectives for all Logistics personnel and put measurements in place to monitor performance
and workload.
Manage functional development of Logistics personnel including training, performance objectives, monitoring and coaching to further develop both logistics and trade compliance skills
in each indirect report. Responsible for recruiting and hiring new Logistics professionals with
appropriate level of competency required as demand and operations increase. Responsible for all management duties for direct reports.
Establish centralized and secured record keeping requirements (electronic and hard files) for all
import, export and domestic trade transactions to internal records retention policy while satisfying any regulatory or other requirements. Identify and work to resolve any conflicts.
Establish management, regional and corporate metrics and reporting requirements and actively
participate in related workshops initiatives as required
Promote an environment where people feel comfortable sharing ideas and encourages teamwork to maximize efficiency and productivity. 

Skills And Requirements

BA/BS Degree plus minimum of 10 - 15 years work experience in Logistics and International Trade
Demonstrated advanced experience with international trade and logistics operations to, from and within Nigeria to include regulatory compliance, customs and free zone management
Must be a certified member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management
Understanding of and experience with inventory management, materials planning concepts, scheduling and SAP functionality desired
Experience working in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria in an operational function will be an added advantage
Familiarity of subsea systems product suite and installation tooling and understanding of life of field operations a plus
Must possess strong negotiation and planning skills as well as the ability to handle sensitive communications, multi-site site interfaces and commercial management of contracts

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