Logistics Operations Lead at Mondelez International LLC

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Mondelez International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We’re leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Cadbury Bournvita, TomTom, Cloret, and Trident gum.  Our 90,000+ colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That’s who we are.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Operations Lead - Nigeria

Job ID: R-58827
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Work schedule: Regular
Travel requirements: 20%

Job Description

  • Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondel?z International? Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Possible.
  • You will support end-to-end logistics (physical flows from plants to customers), including all warehouse, transport and co-packing operations, in terms of service, cost, health and safety, quality, food defense, sustainability, legal requirements and policies compliance. 
  • You will provide team leadership and direction for the logistics organization. In this role, you will implement logistics strategy and effectively execute operations to ensure optimum logistics solutions while supporting various routes-to-market, and balancing service and cost. 
  • You will work collaboratively with internal and external (third-party logistics vendors) business partners to ensure effective management, timely solutions and execution.

How you will contribute
You will:

  • Be accountable for warehouse, transportation, international logistics (import/export) and co-packing operations
  • Ensure the implementation of the business plan by delivering a consistent service level, adapting the supply chain to the demanding and changing customer environment and ensuring sufficient operational capacity to deliver business needs
  • Be accountable for delivering logistics operational cost budget, ensuring that best-in-class controls and governance are in place
  • Foster, initiate and lead continuous improvement programs that reduce cost and our carbon footprint and improve the service performance of the operation
  • Ensure successful project implementation
  • Select, manage and develop long-term relationships with third-party service providers
  • Ensure adherence to health and safety, quality, food defense and legal requirements and policies
  • Establish a business continuity plan for logistics operations.
  • Support best-practices sharing and adoption

Education / Certifications
What you will bring:

  • B.Sc and Supply Chain certification with specialization in Logistics.
  • Job specific requirements: Resilience, Managing Senior Stakeholders, Dealing with Ambiguity, Developing Direct Reports and others.

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Solid background in logistics with experience leading operations in an FMCG/CPG environment
  • Team leadership experience, with proven ability to build effective teams and develop people
  • Drive for results with proactive, dynamic and action orientated approach, identifying areas where business change is required and excellence in project management
  • Strong collaboration skills with strong business and financial acumen and the ability to forge senior level strategic partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strategic thinking plus excellent presentation, communication, influencing and motivational skills
  • Strong negotiating skills with ability to negotiate in tough situations with both internal and external groups.

More about this role:

  • What you need to know about this position: As the one who runs the "last leg" of the relay to get our delicious brands to our Customers, being customer centric and having a keen eye on cost is essential to success in the role. 
  • While managing a diverse pool of Transporters, you'll be supported by a passionate Team is ensuring our brands are delivered to the over 70 locations where our Customers are located across the Country
  • What extra ingredients you will bring: Self driven, comfortable in a VUCA environment, operational excellence and Strategic Agility.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online