Branch Manager

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2 months ago

Branch Manager

A concern within the logistics industry is seeking a Branch Manager to manage every aspect of running the branch in East London.

Open positions : Branch Manager

Location : East London

Salary : Market related

Type : Permanent position

Reporting to : IL Executive / IL Director

The purpose of the position is to :

- Maintain sound relationships with internal and External clients, third party service providers and other stakeholders towards exceptional service delivery as well as manage expenditure of the branch and provide inputs for continuous improvement.

- Manage and mitigate risk with regards to SARS Customs / financial risks / client penalties / company risks, etc.

- Ensure staff are engaged, empowered and motivated to deliver customer service that will lead to improved financial performance.

Requirements :

- Matric / Grade 12

- Relevant tertiary qualification essential

- Proven general managerial experience encompassing all areas of the business and their products

- Supply Chain knowledge essential

- Strong proven working knowledge of International Forwarding

- Proven general Management experience encompassing all areas of their our business and products

- 5 years experience in a senior operations management position

- Proven International Forwarding knowledge and expertise

- Proven knowledge of all aspects of Sea and Air -imports & exports; including Overborder and Cross-Trade

- Proven exposure to managing Legal Compliance and Risk Mitigation

- Proven knowledge of SHERQ roles and responsibilities

- Proven knowledge of Port / Airport rules and regulations and requirement

- Financial exposure and knowledge to interpret P&L's

- HR and IR knowledge and exposure iro dealing with disciplinary enquiries

- Good understanding of IT integration processes

- Good Commercial knowledge including understanding client rates and profitability

- A valid, unendorsed Code 8 driver’s

Skills :

- Well-developed computer literacy skills (MS Office) & Cagowise

- Ability to liaise and negotiate at all levels within an organisation.

- Good understanding of Customs modernisation and implications.

- Systematic, logical, analytical approach to problem solving and decision making which is complimented by high energy levels.

- Good working knowledge of the various legislation that governs their business i.e.
SARS Customs & Vat Acts; OH&S

Candidates meeting the above criteria are invited to apply for the position by emailing their CV to

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