Vacancy in a Freight, Haulage and Courier/Express Services Company in Lagos

Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a group of companies based in
Lagos and into the services of freight, haulage and courier/express
services, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Freight Division
Job ref: FRE–2LA
Location: Lagos
Reporting line: CEO
Job Description
Objective of the Head, Freight position:

  • The purpose of this job is to oversee the transportation of products/goods from suppliers to distributors.
  • The ideal candidate must have strong organizational skills,
    effective people skills and the ability to manage logistics to ensure
    the methods used are safe, efficient and reliable; must have extensive
    experience in general freight services with at least 4 years managerial
    experience/competence covering general management, marketing, and
    freight operations.


  • Oversee air and ocean freight shipments/cargoes’ packaging and deliveries
  • Put structure in the division to align with the goals of the entire group
  • Coordinate shipping logistics with exporters, warehousing companies, retailers, etc.
  • Design internal appraisal measures to ensure optimal performance of officers
  • Drive and promote safe handling of all consignments
  • Maintain a safe and organized storage facility for all shipments in transit (warehousing related)
  • Design standard flow chart for the company’s delivery process
  • Maintain a high security level of all goods in transit
  • Co-ordinate delivery network across all branches
  • Prepare the division’s financial and administrative reports for onward submission to the CEO
  • Must be familiar with the corresponding fees like international tariffs, warehouse storage charges and weight costs
  • Constantly in the know of availability of products and services, back orders, shortages and customer special requests.
  • Design operational master plan for the freight subsidiary
  • Ensure that shipping, storage and distribution procedures meet company policies and government regulations
  • Constantly research new rules and regulations and consult port
    authorities, airlines, highway departments and customs’ agencies to
    ensure compliance with freight and shipping guidelines.
  • Ensure and maintain standard of operations at all times.
  • Ensure actualization of the subsidiary’s targets
  • Co-ordinates the research and development unit
  • Ensure the profitability of the freight division in the group
  • Drive the business development of the division
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Education and Experience

  • Graduate in Business, Shipping, Logistics Management or other
    related disciplines. Additional certifications in freight forwarding
    will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years experience in a related role and industry, with at least 4 of those in managerial level.

Salary is attractive and open to negotiation.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: using ‘FRE–2LA’ as subject of mail.

Note: Wrongly titled applications will not be opened. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria need not apply. Please be guided

Application Deadline  15th September, 2016.

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