Chief Logistics Officer (LNG / Logistics / Transportation / Gas / Supply Chain / Fleet Management) – West Africa

Western Africa
Posted 1 month ago

Reference No. DSS01-GV

Reference Number: DSS01-GV

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Chief Logistics Officer to assume leadership and strategic responsibility for their organization's logistics operations, orchestrating comprehensive control and enhancement of product delivery to designated customers with increased efficiency and cost-effectiveness.


  • Responsible for resource allocation, budgeting, coordination, management, and oversight of logistics operations, including trucking and transportation, to meet efficiency goals and customer expectations.
  • Develop and execute strategies, processes, and cost-saving measures within operations.
  • Monitor and report performance metrics, analyse data, and conduct audits to enable proactive risk management and planning.
  • Identify areas for process enhancement and capitalize on opportunities for improvement.
  • Supervise a team of terminal managers, logistics managers, fleet and tracking supervisors, and truck drivers.
  • Manage and train the team to enhance efficiency and ensure the smooth execution of logistics operations.
  • Optimize transportation activities, including route planning, equipment maintenance, and driver management, with a focus on reducing Turnaround Time (TAT) for each trip.
  • Ensure a high availability rate of well-maintained trucks on the road and collaborate with vehicle maintenance for proactive servicing.
  • Improve the efficiency of tire and other consumable usage.
  • Guarantee the timely transport of containers and spare parts from ports/airports to designated sites.
  • Maintain necessary liaisons and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Graduate with certifications in management and logistics.
  • 15 – 20 years of relevant experience in similar industry (oil & gas) with ability to manage large teams and fleet.
  • Well versed with roads, route planning and geography.
  • Ability to lead and plan execution of sales delivery to various locations, on time and within budget.
  • Previous experience in West Africa, and multicultural environment are essentials.

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Duncan Spitzer

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CA Mining

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