Vacancies in a Logistic Business Firm – Vodstra Limited



  2020-07-01
  Unspecified

Vodstra Limited – Our client in Logistic business requires competent candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Workshop Manager

Location: Lagos

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing leadership, general servicing, maintenance, repair of the vehicles to ensure zero breakdowns.

Specific Job Functions

  • Provide leadership for the workshop by establishing vision, strategy and direction to meet Management objectives.
  • Experienced in engine overhauling
  • Shall administer the workshop on a daily basis.
  • Shall ensure zero breakdown policy of the company is strictly adhered to.
  • Plan strategies and coordinate resources for proper coverage of continuous improvement activities of the workshop
  • Maintain an efficient, economical and continuous improved workshop operation by establishing the preventative maintenance
  • Shall organize and supervise the servicing, maintenance and repair of the company’s fleet and shall ensure that the vehicles come to the workshop at the designated kilometers for servicing.
  • Develop operating and capital budgets, manage expenses, identify opportunities to reduce costs and track performance against these budgets.
  • Supervise and coordinate vendors, as required;
  • Monitor inventory of spare parts; approve requisitions for new spare parts from Store, as required to ensure that such parts requested are used for the purpose for which they are requested.
  • Deploy a spare parts management system to ensure best practice cost philosophy
  • Ensure the mobile maintenance team is always available when called upon.

Candidate Profile

  • HND/BSc in Automobile/Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant and practical experience in managing Technicians/Mechanics
  • Experience in the repairs of Tata, Actros, Man Diesel and Mercedes Trucks
  • Good multi-tasking skills
  • Pro-active and organized
  • Leadership, coordinating, scheduling and problem-solving skills

Job Title: Managing Director

Location: Lagos

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a growth-focused strategy to increase the company’s investment portfolio in the Transportation sector in Nigeria
  • Drive the financial performance of the Company.
  • Implementation of relevant structures (process, people, and systems) to support the achievement of the company’s vision, goals and promote investment opportunities for profitable growth.
  • Ensure innovative processes for efficiency to promote customer satisfaction
  • Drive business development that will transform the passenger and courier business of the Company during this challenging economic period.
  • Report directly to the board

Candidate Profile

  • Postgraduate qualifications in Business Administrations, Transport Management, and other relevant fields would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in courier business operations of Redstar Express, DHL, FedEx, UPS and other reputable courier companies, with at least 5 years in a Senior Management position
  • Must be above 45 years of age but not more than 55 years.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Must be a visionary leader with a high level of commercial acumen and a track record in managing the Transport business at the senior management level.
  • Must have a deep understanding of passenger Transport and Courier operations, trucks/buses maintenance, scheduling and branch management
  • Strong Business development and marketing skills including the ability to identify and implement new business opportunities
  • Strong business acumen to lead the business to commercial success
  • Ability to plan strategically and successfully lead growth within an organization
  • Good networking skills
  • Ability to drive organizational changes needed to adapt strategically to changing business terrain and technology
  • Provide direction for the operations, sales, technical and other teams for achieving challenging targets and objectives.
  • Must have multicultural exposure with the ability to mix and interact at different levels of the society
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills

Deadline: 15th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: info@vodstra.com with the Job Title as the mail subject.

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