Team Leader – DAMCO Nigeria – Maersk Logistics, Lagos, Nigeria

Team Leader – DAMCO Nigeria – Maersk Logistics, Lagos, Nigeria
Team Leader (Manager) – Damco, Lagos, Nigeria

The Environment
Damco in Nigeria is looking to aggressively expand and grow our business and operations within the landside
services segment (LSS) in the coming years. The successful candidate will play a central part in our growth and will be responsible for a portfolio of clients; including P&L responsibility, volume targets, building strong relationships, setting a strong team and achieving our targets.

The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Position
You will hold the position of Team Leader for Damco in Nigeria and join a young, energetic team of highly professional transportation and logistics professionals. You will be a key player in the further growth of the company focusing mainly on the market in Nigeria. You will have a team of 4-5 people reporting to you.

Leadership Level
Leader of Others

Reports to
On a daily basis, you will be reporting to the Customer Service Manager of Damco.

General Responsibilities
You will be overall responsible for the commercial and operational side of our business for a portfolio of clients within our Landside Services segment (Customs Clearance and Delivery being key aspects of our business). You will be responsible for maximizing/growing volumes with existing clients, through building strong client relationships, exercising excellent and proactive customer service and achieving strong operational results.

Specific tasks and areas of responsibility
Ensure we have a strong team in place to proactively manage and execute the business of our clients efficiently
P/L responsibility (revenue, costs and profit) for a portfolio of clients
Maximize volumes and revenue from clients within portfolio
Build strong relationships with key clients
Ensure we achieve the best possible operational performance
Ensure we are competitive and meet the demands of our customers
Compile weekly reports

Knowledge and Qualifications
3-5 years of experience from a similar position
Proven track record of business development, commercial and operational management of a logistics operation
Strong skills in people and business management
A relevant BSc in business management, economics, logistics etc.
Strong understanding of logistics in Nigeria
Result oriented and strong sense of urgency

We can offer a good and competitive package according to qualifications.

Only online applications through the Job Portal will be considered. Deadline for applications is 14 February 2010.

For more information about the potential job please contact [email protected]



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