Manager- Distribution Logistics and Operations – Dar es Salaam – Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
The Manager – Distribution, Logistics and Operation shall assist the General Manager in daily distribution logistic and operations activities of petroleum products.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure that distribution, logistics and operations of petroleum products is well managed;
Implement Policies, Procedures and Methodology to improve cost effectiveness and integrity within the supply chain.
Prepare product demand forecast based on historical sales to determine product order quantities;
Manage the supply chain process flow in terms of import documentation from the supply source to the host depot;
Monitors processes involved in the supply chain by liaising with parties such as EWURA, TPA, Shipping Agents, TRA together with products
suppliers;
Coordinate transit business processes and ensure proper TRA documentation and timely bond cancellation;
Acquire new business and prepare project proposal for technical action;
Supervise Marketing Representatives, through planning and implementing sales, customer relations, and sales team development programs;
Identify and evaluate current and new customer potentials, prioritizing opportunities for closure;
Set out database for local market prices of white products;
Monitor the effective and efficient operation of petroleum products network distribution system;
Draw and manage transporter’s contracts and all fuel hospitality agreements with other oil companies;
Monitor stock position and produce daily reports and as when required and
Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by superiors

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Holder of Degree in Business Administration or Procurement or Chemical and Process Engineering or any other relevant field. Experience in managing the fuel supply chain process and knowledge of software application for petroleum operations will be an added advantage.

WORKING EXPERIENCE .
At least 5 years working experience in related field, of which 3 years must be at senior level. Proven high administrative and managerial ability in the oil industry is essential.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCES
Must be visionary, proactive and forward looking;
Must be innovative and results- oriented;
Must have the ability to maintain a multi- task focus;
Must be consumer oriented and focused on strategic stakeholders;
Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism;
Must demonstrate ability to handle community relationships, disputes and conflicts arising from investments in different locations;
Must be able to deal effectively with demanding situation and to respond with speed;
Must be able to work independently and under tight time schedules;
Must be able to manage continuity, change and transition

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested and suitable candidates should submit their application letters along with their curriculum vitae, indicating current email and telephone contacts
Certified copies of relevant certificates and one recent passport size photograph should be attached to their application letters
Each applicant must provide names and contact details of two reputable referees
Applications without relevant documents will not be considered
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications must reach the undersigned by REGISTERED MAIL on or before 5th of June 2015:
– The Managing Director
Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation
Benjamin William Mkapa Towers
Jamhuri/Azikiwe Road
P.O. Box 2774
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania

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