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Salary + benefits circa 45,000 SAR per month (Inc basic, housing and transport) plus family flights medical and schooling for expats.
3PL / Supply Chain Solutions Company
Based in Jeddah – Saudi Arabia
A leading logistics company requires an Operations Director. The role requires strong leadership and ownership of all activities and KPI’s affecting the Warehousing & Distribution operations throughout the Kingdom and reports directly to the company CEO.
Prepare, manage and analyze operational budget and expenses (has full P&L accountability for all warehouse and logistics operations)
Costing and pricing of 3PL for warehousing
Ensures that client requirements are met and in keeping with the SLA and contractual obligations
Maintain and improve partnership with clients. Work with clients’ senior management to achieve its enterprise goals.
Continuous improvement towards best practise (customer service and costs)
Ensures Warehousing Management Directives are complied within reasonable time frames.
Analyse and review regular reports provided by sectional heads, verifies data randomly and compiles as per summary requirement of CEO, in required time.
Responsible for monthly operations review meetings and ensure all operational KPIs are met and appropriate corrective measures are implemented
Implement and maintain SHEQ standards and obtain required qualifications. Reviews reports and audits all facilities fortnightly to ensure safety, health, security and sanitation guidelines
Keeps abreast of productivity enhancement measures elsewhere for effecting best practices (benchmarking).
Experience in the Middle East is essential
Experience dealing with retail clients is desirable (Consumer Goods, Furniture, Consumer Electronics etc)
13-16 years of experience, preferable within relevant sectors: Logistics, Supply Chain, etc.
Degree holder preferably in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics or similar
7-10 years of experience in a Senior Strategic Leadership role; 3 years of experience in role may substitute for an advanced degree.
Excellent English communication skills; Arabic would be an advantage
A complex operation - the role calls for an independent self starter who is energetic, results driven, organized and able to work under pressure.