Head of Supply

  • Lagos

Kobo360

Kobo360 is a technology firm that aggregates end-to-end haulage operations to help cargo owners, truck owners, drivers, and cargo recipients and businesses (shippers) achieve efficiency within their supply chain framework.

Job description:

Who we are looking for?
The Head of Supply will be the driving force behind our logistics operations across multiple markets.
This critical role entails directing all aspects of Kobo’s logistics management function, ensuring timely delivery and distribution of products and materials to our customers.
Leading a team of logistics professionals, the Head of Supply will implement strategic initiatives to optimize our logistics network and operations.
They will forge and nurture partnerships with logistics providers to maximize business opportunities and support customer account growth.
Desired Attributes:
Strategic Leadership:
Directing all aspects of logistics management to control, deliver, and distribute products and materials efficiently on behalf of our customers.
Leading the execution of overall strategy, metrics, and processes to deploy an optimized logistics network and operations.
Team Management:
Developing and managing a team of logistics professionals across Nigeria.
Coordinating the daily activities of the Supply team to achieve growth and meet monthly sales targets.
Partnership Development:
Building and maintaining relationships with existing and potential logistics partners to maximize business opportunities.
Supporting the growth of new and existing customer accounts through strategic partnerships with logistics partners.
Governance and Improvement:
Establishing governance and auditing processes to monitor the performance of logistics partners and drive continuous improvement.
Providing guidance in designing partnership material and communicating supply chain goals to C-level executives.
Responsibilities
You will:
Direct all aspects of Kobo’s logistics management function to control, deliver and distribute products and materials to destination on behalf of its customers
Develop and manage a team logistics professionals and agents across Nigeria
Provide the strategic leadership, team spirit and the drive to ensure achievement of company objectives
Coordinate the daily activities of the Supply team to achieve growth and hit monthly sales targets
Lead the execution of overall strategy, metrics and processes to deploy an optimized logistics network and operations
Build and maintain with existing and potential logistics partners to maximize business opportunities
Support the growth of new and existing customer accounts through strategic partnerships with logistics partners
Establish governance and auditing processes to monitor the performance of logistics partners and drive continuous improvement
Provide guidance in designing partnership material
Create and communicate supply chain goals and ensure C level executives are informed on the progress of those goals.
KPIs:
Rebuild Kobo’s transporter base to include a diverse range of transporters across Nigeria
Ensure Kobo’s database of transporters is complete and accurate with all relevant documentation needed on transporters
Launch and scale Kobo’s dedicated truck model to achieve 100 dedicated trucks on the platform by December 2024
Increase the number of fleet owners on Kobo’s platform (vs brokers/agents) by at least 30% by September 2024
Increase the number of of one-month active partners on Kobo’s platform by at least 50% by December 2024
Increase the partner retention rate to at least 50% by September 2024 and 75% by December 2024
Drive 100% technology adoption across Kobo’s transporter base in Nigeria.
Requirements
We’re looking for someone who has:
Minimum of 8 Years of experience leading logistics and client relationship teams
Exceptional interpersonal skills and business acumen
Demonstrate track record of achievement of performance management improvement and
delivery at a senior management level.
Have excellent digital marketing skills
Innovative and problem solver
Must reside in Lagos and be willing to travel 40% of the time.
Benefits
Employees’ wellbeing is a top priority for the Kobo team. Kobo’s compensation package comprises a competitive salary, Pension, medical cover, meals, and other allowances.
Kobo is an equal-opportunity employer, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you’re a passionate team player who wants to have an outsized impact on a diverse and dynamic team, we’d love to hear from you!
Job Type:Full time

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