Logistics Manager

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Yes, we know we’re on lockdown but, we are still looking for top talent to join the iKTribe! The Talent team is busy and we are forging forward and pipelining for future vacancies within our business. If you have what we’re looking for, submit your application to be considered and join the iKhokha hustle.

iKhokha is on the hunt to find a Logistics Manager who can build a world-class logistics and supply chain system for our growing department.

This an awesome opportunity to join a young, dynamic team and get exposure to the exciting field of fintech with a growing, nationally recognized South African brand.

So, what will you do?

You will have the freedom to build a world-class logistics and supply chain system and team as you see fit.

You will be responsible to influence and steer key strategic decisions around supply chain, logistics and procurement.

You will be proactive in the ownership and development of the company’s supply chain and logistics function.

You will work with a young, dynamic team within an entrepreneurial scale-up culture – it is a rollercoaster ride!

The Deal Breakers:

Degree, diploma or equivalent qualification in Supply Chain Management / Logistics.

Minimum of 3 years’ management experience in a national logistics/supply chain team.

Industry experience in an e-commerce environment or in a telecommunications, ICT or electronic goods environment would be an advantageous.

Must be a self-starter / entrepreneurial and willing to get their hands dirty in a company with a scale-up culture.

Must be able to handle pressure and adapt to change in a dynamic, rapidly shifting environment.

Must be willing to upskill, mentor and coach junior team members in the Logistics team.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Strong attention to detail.

What are we looking for?

Own the various flows of inventory within iKhokha’s growing global supply chain from supplier to end customer/merchant.

Proactively oversee, develop and improve on the company’s fledgling inventory management system, including implementation and monitoring of control procedures and policies.

Ensuing accurate stock counts from sheet to floor and floor to sheet and reducing stock shrinkage to an absolute minimum.

Ensure that optimal stockholding levels are kept at all times to service multiple distribution channels (i.e. direct inbound and outbound sales channels, national Game, Makro and Builders store footprint, Takealot and other e-commerce channels, etc.)

This will include production forecasting based on forecasted unit sales and supplier lead times

Drive measurable improvements in lead times and cost of sourcing card reader and related POS hardware from local and international suppliers

Drive measurable improvements in lead times and fulfilment costs for dispatch of card reader and related POS hardware to merchants

Assist in realising efficiencies in procuring card reader and related POS hardware whilst not compromising on quality

Assist and proactively communicate with company stakeholders (i.e. Product, Growth, Risk teams) to drive change in the company’s logistics processes

Manage 3rd party relationships with local and international suppliers, courier services, freight and shipping agents, warehousing providers, etc.

Manage a growing Logistics & Supply Chain team, with responsibilities including:

Taking ownership of the team’s learning and development in the field of Logistics & Supply Chain management

Assisting the company’s Head of Risk & Compliance to enforce team member adherence to Payments Council International standards.
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