Friday, 1 April 2016

Logistics & Supply Chain Graduate at Media24 2016

On the Dot, a subsidiary of Media24 in Western Cape, currently requires the services of a Logistics Graduate. We seek to appoint a dynamic and energetic individual to assume responsibility as Logistics Graduate, reporting to the Departmental Head. The position will be based at their offices in Paarden Eiland. (Western Cape)
This position has been designed to give the incumbent an entrance into the world of work within the Media and Logistics industry. This is a fixed term position of 12 months which will allow the graduate to gain valuable work experience within his/her field of study.
Minimum 3 year tertiary qualification in Logistics, Wholesale and Retail or Supply Chain Management (or similar)
0-1 year experience in the relevant field
As this is a Wholesale and Retail Seta funded initiative, successful applicants will be entitled to a monthly stipend to cover basic expenses
The ability to travel to other sites of the company
Skills & Competencies
Logical and analytical thinking
Problem solving skills
Communication skills (verbal & written; individual & teams; reports & presentations)
Business acumen and understanding (supply chain, systems, processes, efficiency, etc.)
Abstract, verbal and numerical reasoning skills
Pro-active, change friendly and able to work under pressure
Interpersonal skills (conflict, influence, negotiation, relationship building, diversity)
Duties & Responsibilities
Build up an understanding of the business unit they work during the learning program period, including an understanding of supply chains, systems, processes and capabilities.
Analyse the business unit’s operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to be able to learn what the business is about as well to identify opportunities for improvement.
Build relationships with key stakeholders and form an internal network of contacts that can act as a platform for future influencing and implementation of projects/ analyses.
Design and optimise logistics operational processes
Evaluating and monitoring of quality and team effectiveness
Handling customer feedback & complaints
Streamlining and adding value to existing processes
Identify and make recommendations about opportunities with customers and clients
Ensure that effective management controls and good governance practices are in place and that policies and procedures are complied with
Keep all administrative work updated
Applications close on 05 April 2016. 

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