Remedial Health

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Logistics Dispatcher (Kano)

  • Operations & Finance
  • Full-time
  • Lagos, NG

About Remedial Health

Remedial Health (YC W22) is a technology-based platform that aims to improve business to business access to medicines. The platform provides direct access to manufactured/registered distributor medicines to large and small healthcare retail businesses, including large pharmacies and remote chemist/PPMVs. Remedial Health uses technology to deliver just-in-time stock and provide financing and a wide selection of inventory to such retail business.

About the Role

This is a full-time on-site role in Fagge, Kano as a Logistics Manager, where you will work to ensure that all logistics operations are executed efficiently. This role is responsible for planning and directing the logistics activities regarding the movement of goods and items across various locations. You will have the overall responsibility for managing logistics to meet customer requirements and actively ensuring management of departmental personnel and the organization’s fleet. This role will ensure that these functions are carried out effectively and efficiently, in accordance with company’s standard operating procedure.

Job Description

  • Direct and coordinate all logistics activities as it pertain to the movement of goods and items across various locations

  • Oversee the daily workflow, schedules, and assignments of members of the Logistics team

  • Conduct performance evaluations that are timely and constructive

  • Oversee the coordination and routing of company vehicles for deliveries

  • Direct dispatching, routing activities and tracking of vehicles

  • Ensures that customer difficulties or problems are investigated and resolved

  • Coordinates maintenance of the company vehicles.

  • Implements safety audits and trains staff members on safety issues

  • Maintains knowledge of best practices including the most efficient and cost-effective methods.

  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for transportation operations in collaboration with other managers

  • Ensures compliance with administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and government regulations

  • Reviews and analyses expenditures and other financial information; uses the results to develop and implement plans, policies, and budgets

  • Determine the exact fuel gauge for every route using the standard practice

  • Coordination and arranging of reverse logistics business on the return journies to minimize cost of delivery

  • Direct reporting to the Divisional Head on matters arising, with adequate sensitization on the magnitude of the matter requiring attention

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. or HND in Business Administration, Transport Management or other related fields

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in logistics and transport operations, with

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in a managerial capacity

  • A professional certification in Transportation & Logistics is an added advantage

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office as well as any related Transportation/Logistics software

  • Sound knowledge of vehicles functionality and maintenance

Person Specification

  • Proven leadership and people management skills with demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams

  • Excellent problem-solving, planning, inter-personal and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail skills

  • Good time management and communication skills,

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a fast-paced environment