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Operations Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
SalaryR550k - R450k
Job TypePermanent
EducationTertiary Qualification in transportation and logistics
Experience8 - 10 Years at senior operational level with the transportation industry

Job Description

Our client is looking for an Operations Manager to join their dynamic team.

Minimum Requirements:

• Tertiary Qualification in transportation and logistics

• Excellent Computer skills

• Excellent management and human resources skills

• Good understanding of accounting processes

• 8 - 10 Years at senior operational level with the transportation industry

• Strong communication skills

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Basic legal knowledge of contracts

• Problem solving skills

• Judgment and decision making skills

• Strategic planning capability

• Customer management and industry networking capability

• Occupational Health and Safety Act legislation

• Business and financial acumen

• Knowledge of vehicle applications by operation

• Knowledge of financial management principles

• Sound knowledge of the logistics and supply chain management environment

• Understanding of Company Disciplinary and Grievance procedures

Job Function:

• Manage business strategy

• Identify customer needs, growing the business and providing excellent customer service

• Implementation and seamless transition of new business be it organic or external growth

• Profitably manage all operations assigned

• Manage vehicle fleet e.g. Planned maintenance, tyre management, equipment selection, capital expenditure, conformance to legislation

• Manage all aspects of Finances within all allocated contracts

• Effective financial management of strategic business unit

• Manage and report on performance in respect of customers service, vehicle utilization, revenue, costs, changes in business trends, corrective/new actions implemented, health and safety, human resources, industrial relations and asset management

• Manage staff effectively

• Understanding of policies and procedures in supply chain and logistics management.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 724 7757. You can also contact Tracey on 021 555 0432 .

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. Mass Staffing Projects offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Mass Staffing Projects.

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