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Operations ManagerUnitrans

Western CapeSouth Africa
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job description - Operations Manager

  • Provide guidance and support to export team members, including training and development opportunities.
  • Monitor market trends and industry developments to identify opportunities for business growth and expansion.
  • Ensure adherence to quality control measures throughout the export process to maintain product integrity and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare and analyze export-related reports and performance metrics to track progress and identify areas for improvement.
  • Implement best practices for risk management and compliance to mitigate potential issues and ensure business continuity.
  • Manage fruit export staff and oversee the operations for both air and sea-  imports and exports and to maintain relations with all role-players in such a manner that strategic, profit and quality targets are achieved.

Minimum Requirements    

  • Tertiary Qualification in Freight and Logistics
  • Excellent Computer skills 
  • Excellent management and human resources skills 
  • Good understanding of accounting processes 
  • 8 - 10 Years at senior operational level with the freight forwarding industry 
  • Basic legal knowledge of contracts 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Judgment and decision making skills • Strategic planning capability 
  • Customer management and industry networking capability 
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act legislation 
  • Knowledge of vehicle applications by operation 
  • Knowledge of financial management principles 
  • Sound knowledge of the logistics and supply chain management environment 
  • Understanding of Company Disciplinary and Grievance procedures

Duties & Responsibilities    

  • Manage business strategy 
  • Identify customer needs, growing the business and providing excellent customer service 
  • Implementation and seamless transition of new business be it organic or external growth 
  • Profitably manage all operations assigned 
  • Manage all aspects of Finances within all allocated contracts 
  • Effective financial management of strategic business unit 
  • Manage and report on performance in respect of customers service, , revenue, costs, changes in business trends, corrective/new actions implemented, health and safety, human resources, industrial relations and asset management 
  • Manage staff effectively 
  • Understanding of policies and procedures in freight forwarding and clearing
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We are a leading provider of integrated transportation, warehousing, and supply chain-based services to customers with a variety of needs, offering bespoke value propositions in each segment.

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