National Manager, Nigeria

Position Id

Last Updated
1/5/2009 3:38:21 PM


Salary: 160000 to 180000
Term: Yearly
Currency: US Dollar

Minimum Education

Verne McClelland
(330) 666-3354 Ex. 118


Reporting to the Regional Manager in W. Africa, for one of the largest non-asset based global logistics providers with revenues in excess of $20 billion dollars. The company is a global third party logistics provider delivering end-to-end supply chain management, including air and ocean freight forwarding, warehousing & distribution and arranges the transportation of goods by road and rail, and offers customs brokerage services. The company’s contract logistics unit offers warehousing and distribution services. Will be responsible for Operations, Sales & Administration with 14 direct reports and two facilities, focusing on Oil & Gas, Mining and Engineering including approaching project opportunities and responding to pre-qualifications, bids & proposals, and negotiations. Will develop international sales in West Africa in cooperation with US operations, key agents, overseas corporate stations and agents, and company’s affiliates on cross divisional sales approach. Challenge is to maintain and maximize existing accounts and mentor regional sales and operational teams involved in key accounts, in order to expand account base, increase revenues and improve profitability.

Background Required:
• International Freight Forwarding, Oil & Gas (7 years)
• Have worked as a forwarder in Nigeria or West Africa with focus on Oil & Gas
• General management (Branch or Regional)
• Corporate contracts with multiple divisions
• Proven track record developing business (Project Cargo, Oil & Gas, Heavy Machinery)
• Presented to C-Level clients
• Travel 50%
• Residence: Port Lagos, Nigeria
Background Preferred (but not required):
• Freight forwarding operations
• Developed customs products and project tools
• Lived or worked internationally (Europe, Middle East, Asia, or Africa)
• Education: College Graduate- BA or BS
Other essential abilities and skills:
• Ability to motivate people through collaborative skills
• Business processes
• Integrity
• Excellent customer service
• Negotiations


~ by celebritybeeotch on January 9, 2009.

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