Dispatch Assistant

Dispatch Assistant

  • Post Date:October 14, 2021
  • Apply Before: November 6, 2021
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Manufacturing
Job Description

As Dispatch Assistant, you will be responsible for the following activities :

  • Receives orders for dispatch and check ullages before dispatching
  • Checks for truck and product availability in the loading depots
  • Check truck conformity to ensure vehicles are safe to dispatch and load compliant before loading.
  • Check driver availability and conformity to work.
  • Organize and send trips to depot/s for invoicing within the SLA timelines and circulate delivery plan daily
  • Monitor monthly KPIs to ensure fleet optimization.
  • Optimize the performance of the fleet to reduce transportation costs based on set KPIs.
  • Update truck & driver data in computer systems
  • Inform customers of any delays, incidents
  • Carry out at least 1 delivery and STL spot check once every month
  • Maintain delivery plan on a daily basis with correct required details.

Context and environment

Zimbabwe is going through time of extraordinary socio-economic and political changes. The scarcity of hard currency is strongly affecting industry and the overall energy in the market and will remain a challenge for some years. It has posed problems like product shortages and funding challenges thus disrupting the smooth operations of business.

Candidate profile

As Dispatch Assistant, ideally you will possess the following :

  • High-school graduate, or preferably university graduate, ideally in business
  • Good command of English, written and spoken. Displays a basic understanding of logistics, the Supply-Chain and SAP; fluent in MS Office.
  • Rigor, high integrity standards, resistance to stress and the ability to anticipate and react quickly.
  • Organization and business relational skills.
  • Flexibility in achieving work.
  • Has high standards as regards integrity: zero tolerance to any form of corruption.

Offer ID: 46333BR
Metier: Terminal Operations, Stock Management, Transport
Region, department, area:Zimbabwe
Employment type: Fixed term position
Contract duration: 4.0 Months
Experience level required: Less than 3 years
Branch: Marketing & Services