Takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Logistics Controller to join our team in Cape Town.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
You will report to the Head of Enterprise Clients.
Your responsibilities will include :
Drive operational performance throughout the supply chain and 3 PLs in accordance with agreed KPI’s
Attain budget targets for costs in accordance with forecast.
Identify and project manage process improvements
Conduct root cause analysis on system behaviour and compare to business requirements
Drive technology improvements in the logistics process through an in-depth knowledge of the current technology and systems
Building and maintaining sustainable business relationships amongst stakeholders
Understand client requirements and translate these into technology and process changes.
Implement operational and system changes where required
Conduct viability analysis on client requirements and improvement initiatives and drive completion with the assistance of relevant tech teams.
Manage additional business requirements as needed
Competencies / Skills :
Knowledge of P&L basics
Knowledge of logistics and transport
Pro-active, takes own initiative
Adaptable to change
Able to prioritise and work under pressure
Very organized and professional at all times
Attention to detail
Dynamic & energetic
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
High business acumen
Ability to liaise with stakeholders on senior levels
Learning agility & adaptability
Customer service orientated
Degree in Logistics, Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related fields
Strong analytical background
Experience in a corporate or banking environment
Account management experience required
The Environment :
takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.
com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
We are short on ego and high on output.
We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :
is forthright but respectful
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.
thinks like an owner of the business.
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING
If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!
Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.