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  • Posted: May 13, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified

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    Executive Assistant Distribution Excellence

    Job Description    
    To lead, develop, advise on and support the successful implementation of the Distribution strategy and support  the implementation of business plans to deliver the strategic priorities of long term growth opportunities, leveraging scale and building fundamental process, system and people capabilities. 

    Key Duties & Responsibilities    

    • Develop an effective Distribution strategy and business plan based on diagnosis, analysis, insight, expertise and distribution principles
    • Develop plans to optimise the operation by aligning resources to activity levels and meeting customer service needs to improve the overall distribution performance
    • Managing the distribution centre of excellence for CCBA
    • Managing the overall distribution budget and allocation of funds according to plan
    • Direct accountability for centralised logistics services, such as routing and scheduling, inventory deployment planning and logistics interaction centre
    • Drive cost efficiencies and transformation through key strategic projects implementation
    • Accountability for the distribution centre of excellence incorporating best practice and capability 
    • development on behalf of CCBA
    • Support regional management in problem solving operational improvement opportunities
    • Ensure standardisation of operating practices
    • Ensure standardisation of productivity measures
    • Sharing of operational best practices across the regions
    • Monitor the execution of Distribution plans in the regions
    • Analyse customer service, operational efficiency and design plans to close gaps
    • Coordinate activities between centre and business units
    • Conduct analysis of Key Performance Indicators and communicate these effectively
    • Provide direction and leadership to teams through driving empowerment, accountability, a culture of 
    • forward thinking, innovation and continuous improvement
    • Source and manage supplier and outsourced relationships effectively

    Skills, Experience & Education    

    • B Comm. or related B Degree (Business Management, Logistics or Transport)
    • Minimum 10 years’ experience in logistics industry
    • Minimum of 8 years line management experience
    • Experience in logistics and business software systems
    • Additional experience and/or exposure in sales, warehouse or manufacturing
    • Financial and business modelling experience
    • Understanding of key business cost drivers
    • Knowledge of logistics operations in large FMCG organisations
    • Project management skills and experience 


    • CCBA business strategy and logistics strategy
    • CCBA order to payment process
    • Distribution management and processes
    • Distribution performance measures
    • Distribution management and processes
    • Distribution performance measures
    • Lean management
    • Execution, planning and schedule control
    • Project management and change management
    • Problem solving techniques
    • Planning and organising
    • Sound financial acumen


    • Application of knowledge areas in Distribution


    • Analytical ability and problem solving
    • Excellent decision making ability
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong ownership of operational area & acceptance of accountability
    • Leadership capability
    • Self-starter with high energy
    • Strong self-discipline and organisation
    • Ability to plan and implement to completion
    • Works independently as well as in a team
    • High customer orientation
    • Effective conflict management ability 

    Closing Date: 16th, May 2022

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