Divisional Head, Logistics Job in Nigeria

 WhiteSpace Services Limited - Our client, a leading company in the transportation and logistics industry in Nigeria with branches in and outside the shores of Nigeria, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Divisional Head, Logistics

Location: Festac Town, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: General Manager
Supervises: Parcel Logistics and Cargo Logistics

Job Summary

  • They are urgently in need of a well experience professional to join their team in the capacity of a Divisional Head Logistics. This individual will have the opportunity to lead the logistics aim of the company, the position will be responsible for leading, developing, and engaging a team of exceptional talent that makes innovation possible; one of the main focuses will be strategy positioning, mentoring, and coaching of the team to deliver the most efficient logistics operations.

Strategic Competencies:

  • Planning, develop, implement logistics operations strategies
  • Responsible for implementing the budget for the department.
  • Set and manage global operations targets for the teams across the company
  • Advise and supervise implementation of relevant operations policies.
  • Market intelligence gathering through monitoring competitor activities, generation and analysis of reports pertaining to the same.
  • Monitor and enforce strict compliance with industry regulatory standards

Technical Competencies:

  • You will be responsible for leading, developing, and engaging a team of exceptional heads of unit.
  • Supporting all safety programs and OSHA compliance to ensure a safe work environment for all units.
  • Acting as the decision-making source for the Div.
  • Building and delivering productivity plans by reviewing work forecasts, determining productivity requirements, and partnering with other 3rd parties to achieve efficient operations
  • Perform research and identify new innovations.
  • Responsibleforsetting time frame and all operation goals.
  • Periodically review and implement standard delivery time from for all category of operations.

Management Competencies:

  • Mentoring, training, and developing teammates for career progression, performance improvement, and recognition purposes
  • Creating, communicating, and maintaining quality control policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Proactively identifying and leading process improvement initiatives using high efficiency strategies to delight customers
  • Interpret big data, and deliver meaningful results that keenly drive productivity and efficiency.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual delivery forecasts.
  • Evaluating performance objectives and metrics to determine inbound or outbound productivity requirements to achieve customer time, accuracy, and quality expectations


  • BSc in Transportation Management or any other related Courses
  • Minimum of 12 years work experience in the logistics industry and minimum of 3year as divisional head of operation or similar role.
  • Internal Relationships: HR and Admin, Innovation & Strategy, Business Development, ICT, Service Engineer, Customer service.
  • Age: minimum of 40years

Digital Skills:

  • Database Management skills
  • Data Analytics Software
  • Team collaboration and Task Management tools

Person Specification:

  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong communication and team management skills
  • Analytical skills with problem-solving attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to coach and develop staff.
  • Self-motivation, determination, confidence and result oriented
  • Business savvy and ability to exercise sound Judgment
  • Meticulous attention to detail

KPI Measurement:

  • Shipment accountability – 100%
  • Status update accountability – 100%
  • SOP compliance – 100%
  • Specified delivery time frame for cargo logistics - 100%
  • Specified delivery time frame for parcel logistics - 100%
  • Cost saving technics – 15% on budgeted cost of operations.

N500,000 - N550,000 / month.

Application Closing Date
10th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: whitespaceservice605@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.