Logistics Manager

Work Area: Freetown
Employer: FMCG Company (Beverages)
Reporting to: Head of Supply Chain
Application Deadline: 25th of November 2021
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to with ““Logistics and Planning Manager” in Subject Line.

  • Key Purpose

    To oversee the purchase and distribution of all products across the Supply Chain. Responsible for the Building of Successful Customer Services & Logistics Team to operate safely according to Company standards.

  • Duties

    • Stock control, warehousing and ensuring structures are in place to monitor the flow of goods and materials and keep record of standard inventory, cost, and prices.
    • Ensure control of minimum stocks.
    • Prevent shortages and production delay and help in lead-time delay adjustment whilst avoiding overstock.
    • Evaluate suppliers regularly and sanction non – performing suppliers appropriately.
    • Annual evaluation of suppliers.
    • Use of Green Gauge Quarterly Report of supplier’s performance create very competitive environment (price, quality, delivery).
    • Efficiency and high competition.
    • Forecasting increasingly complex systems of stock levels, delivery times, costs and performance evaluation.
    • Ensure the use of 3 years micro planning of RPAM.
    • Avoid out of stock situation and continuous production flow.
  • Education & Experience

    • Must have Bachelor’s Science degree in Social Sciences/Logistics.
    • Minimum Second class Second Division.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in any industry preferably FMCG or Mining in similar role activities.
  • Qualities and Skills

    • Good reporting and data handling/ basic computer skills.
    • Understands workflow management processes and masters’ gatekeeping principle.
    • Ability to work structured and disciplined: set clear (working) priorities in workload and able to keep agreements and work under pressure / stress (i.e. ensures the planned workflow does not suffer from multiple breakdown interferences)


CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.

All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.