Departmental Manager Dispatch- Centurion DC

Listing reference: click_015239
Listing status: Under Review
Apply by: 12 December 2023
Position summary
Industry: Distribution, Transport & Logistics
Job category: Other: FMCG, Retail, Wholesale and Supply Chain
Location: Centurion
Contract: Permanent
Remuneration: Market related
EE position: No
Clicks Centurion distribution center have an exiting Dispatch Departmental Manager.
Job description

  • The role will be responsible to effectively manage a team ensuring adherence to policies and processes and meeting of productivity targets, within a multi-disciplined environment.
  •  Effectively manage and control Dispatch systems and processes.
  • The achievement of budgeted and agreed financial targets.
  • To ensure effective utilisation of all people resources to drive productivity to targets.
  • To analyse, interpret and report business information in order to facilitate process improvement and improved financial performance.
  • To engage, network and communicate with internal stakeholders, vendors, suppliers, and stores to ensure swift query resolution and ensure improved business performance.
  • To deliver high levels of service to stores through accurate, on time deliveries, minimal damages, and effective communication.
  • To enforce adherence to safety procedures, co-ordinate and manage emergencies ensuring a safe working environment.
  • To lead and direct the department to achieve consistent process compliance and adherence to all relevant company SOPs (Standard operating procedures), cutoffs and daily reports.
  • To ensure weekly meetings with labour brokers to address poor performance, damage to property and or stock, short supply of labour, scheduling issues and control and approval of costs.
  • To manage the HR management component of the department this will include performance management, talent identification and management, disciplinary action and employee wellness.

Minimum requirements

Education and experience

  • Essential: Matric/ Grade 12
  • Desirable: relevant qualification (Supply Chain/Logistics)

 Experience :
  • 2 years managerial and administration experience
  • 2-3 years within a Distribution Centre /logistics environment
  • Understanding of a Distribution Centre/ Logistics environment
  • Understanding of the Inbound leg of the supply chain process
  • People Management
  • Health and safety
  • Budgeting
  • People Management
  • Desirable: Budget Management

  • Computer literacy (minimum excel intermediary level)
  • WMS systems and procedures
  • Communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Basic financial skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizing skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

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