Logistics & Distribution Admin – Zambia

Apollo Agriculture

We are seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Logistics Administrator to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will play a critical part in ensuring the smooth and efficient operations of our logistics processes. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills, strong communication abilities, and a solid understanding of supply chain management.

Contract Duration: Permanent

Reporting Lines: This role will report to the Logistics & Distribution Lead

Responsibilities:

Record Keeping: You will be responsible for maintaining records of all stock movements. This includes diligently documenting receipts, shipments, and transfers of agricultural inputs both first and last mile logistics. Additionally, you will be responsible for entering this data into our inventory systems promptly and accurately. By maintaining comprehensive records, you will contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of our logistics operations
Tracking and Monitoring: You will be tasked with closely monitoring stock levels to ensure optimal inventory management. This involves tracking the movement of stock within our warehouses and Agro-dealer distribution centers enabling smooth operations and timely deliveries. Your ability to identify trends and anticipate inventory needs will be essential in supporting our logistics team’s decision-making processes
Inventory reporting: By leveraging the inventory data, you will generate clear and detailed reports on stock movements and inventory levels. These reports will provide valuable insights to support informed decision-making around stock replenishment, logistics planning, and overall operational efficiency
Regular inventory reconciliations: You will be responsible for conducting regular inventory counts. These counts involve physically verifying stock levels and reconciling them with the system data, identifying and resolving any discrepancies
Communication and Coordination: You will be required to liaise with various stakeholders, including warehouse staff, logistics team members, suppliers and Agro-dealers to ensure smooth inventory tracking.
Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field
Proven experience in logistics administration and inventory management
Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and generate actionable insights
Proficiency in inventory management software and Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders
Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to accuracy in record-keeping and inventory reconciliation
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of local logistics regulations and best practices in Zambia is preferred
Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask effectively
Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and operational requirements as needed
We:

Are a collaborative team of smart and ambitious people who are dedicated to serving our customers
Make magic happen to solve hard problems and always come with solutions when challenges arise
Are comfortable taking risks that can result in radical scale, and understand that failures are opportunities to learn and improve
Are considerate listeners and take the time to deeply understand and seek out ideas from the people around us, even when we disagree
Offer a dynamic environment that fosters talent, collaboration and growth
Take pride in our work and share the responsibility to see it through from conception to deployment
Back up our talk with a competitive compensation and benefits package and challenging projects
Value autonomy, honesty, transparency, and respect
Are excited to hear from you!
Apollo Agriculture does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression. Apollo Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Apollo Agriculture is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we may conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history.

Apollo Agriculture does not charge money or any kind of fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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