Logistics Coordinator Job in Nigeria

 WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients' projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Roles and Responsibilities
Overall Logistics Management:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive logistics plans for the project, covering material procurement, transportation, and warehousing.
  • Manage the timely and cost-effective flow of materials, equipment, and personnel throughout the project lifecycle (maintenance, installation, and construction).
  • Coordinate logistics activities with internal stakeholders (engineers, construction teams, procurement) and external vendors (suppliers, transport companies).
  • Monitor and track inventory levels, ensuring adequate supplies are available for project needs.
  • Optimize logistics procedures to improve efficiency and minimize costs while maintaining schedule adherence.
  • Manage logistics-related documentation, including invoices, shipment schedules, and inventory records.

Material Procurement and Expediting:

  • Source and procure materials and equipment based on project requirements and specifications.
  • Negotiate prices and contract terms with suppliers, ensuring value for money.
  • Track purchase orders and manage expediting activities to ensure timely delivery of critical materials.
  • Resolve supply chain disruptions and proactively mitigate potential delays.
  • Maintain vendor relationships and ensure compliance with procurement policies.

Transportation and Warehousing:

  • Arrange and manage transportation of materials and equipment to the project site, adhering to safety regulations and permit requirements.
  • Oversee the safe and efficient loading, unloading, and handling of materials and equipment.
  • Manage project warehouses, ensuring proper storage, labelling, and security of all inventory.
  • Coordinate material staging and delivery to construction and maintenance teams as needed.

Customs and Import/Export:

  • Handle customs clearance procedures for imported materials and equipment, ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Manage export documentation and processes for project deliverables (if applicable).
  • Stay informed of relevant import/export regulations and updates.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Clearly communicate logistics plans and updates to all stakeholders, both internally and externally.
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between different teams involved in project logistics.
  • Resolve issues and address concerns promptly and effectively.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in logistics coordination roles within the construction or oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrated expertise in procurement, transportation, and warehousing management.
  • Strong understanding of logistics principles, procedures, and international trade regulations.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in logistics software and data analysis tools.
  • Experience with large-scale project logistics and construction projects.
  • Knowledge of crude refining equipment and materials used in the project.
  • Understanding of import/export procedures and customs regulations.
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • International experience working in diverse cultural settings.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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