Coastal Manager

Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia

3 months ago


As the Coastal Manager, your primary focus will be to drive continuous improvement and optimization of all branch processes. You will oversee daily operations, spanning from production and manufacturing to ensuring strict policy adherence. Key skills required include the ability to develop procedures that enhance safety, quality, productivity, and budget control. Your role involves planning, organizing, directing, and executing day-to-day branch operations with the aim of surpassing client expectations.

Additionally, you will be responsible for managing the operations of both the Walvis Bay and Swakopmund branches. This entails overseeing and coordinating activities, ensuring seamless operations, compliance with policies and procedures, and achieving desired outcomes. Your responsibilities encompass the effective management of staff, resources, productivity, budget control, and the overall performance of the branches. Monitoring operations, allocating resources efficiently, and implementing corrective actions when necessary to maintain high-quality standards and exceed client expectations are crucial aspects of your role.

Key Duties:

  • Increase production, assets capacity, and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and upholding current quality standards.
  • Take responsibility for production output, product quality, and overall efficiency.
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.
  • Monitor operations closely and initiate corrective actions as needed.
  • Foster a trusting relationship with the workgroup, and recruit, manage, and develop staff.
  • Demonstrate commitment to branch safety procedures.
  • Develop systems and processes to track and optimize branch productivity, standards, metrics, and performance targets, ensuring an effective return on assets.
  • Address employees' concerns or grievances promptly.
  • Stay updated with the latest branch production management best practices and concepts.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 & relevant Tertiary Qualifications.
  • B-Com degree or equivalent.
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Excellent communication and motivational skills.
  • Minimum of 10 years of managerial experience.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.
  • Health and Safety qualification(s) and/or experience.
  • Advanced computer literacy.
  • Technical background (an added advantage).
  • Time & Attendance electronic clocking system experience (an advantage).

Skills & Key Competencies:

  • Staff Resources
  • SHE Health and Safety
  • Administration - Time & Attendance
  • Productivity
  • Controlling loads/cargo
  • Quality Control
  • Overall supervision
  • Budget Control
  • Daily, Weekly & Monthly Program of Operations

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 14/12/2023

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