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Vodstra Limited is a corporate organization whose aim is to use disruptive and innovative strategies to support SMEs grow their leadership, develop business and entrepreneurship in Nigeria. We support local and international organizations by providing business solutions and expert adviceto enable organizations to build skills and competencies required to thrive and survive in challenging and growing economies around the world.

Vodstra Limited – Our client that is into transportation, haulage and courier business requires the services of a competent industry professional to drive operations in the capacity below:

Job Title: Business Development Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and expanding sales of all company services.
  • Develop and execute strategies that will increase revenue and market share.
  • Manage key customer relationships
  • implement the sales strategy and business plan of the Company,
  • Shall market services of the Company and convert leads to servicing customers
  • Identify the company’s target market and creatively use it to increase the Company’s income
  • Ensure the Company’s turnaround time is strictly complied with to satisfy our esteemed customers
  • Implement Customer relation strategies designed to retain old customers and attract new ones.

Candidate Profile

  • B.Sc in any discipline
  • At least 8 years experience in a similar role with any courier and haulage Company
  • Strong sales skills (prospecting, qualifying, networking, and campaign management).
  • Detailed understanding of sales process and demonstration of world-class sales rigor and determination.
  • Proven sales ability with historic success at exceeding new business targets, whilst excelling at customer retention through professional account management, development, and planning skills.
  • Track record of success in B2B new business sales
  • Track record of success in B2B sales
  • Graduate from recognized Tertiary Institutions with 8-10 years post-qualification experience in sales/marketing of Courier and Haulage services.
  • Knowledge of MS office applications- excels spreadsheets, word, PowerPoint, etc. is required.

 

 

Job Title: Chief Security Officer

Locations: Abuja (FCT) , Enugu and Lagos,
Employment Type: Full-time

Core Responsibilities

  • Security management, fraud prevention, intelligence advisory, investigations, and review
  • Threat characterization, risk/threat assessment, countermeasures analysis.
  • Security audits, workplace violence prevention/conflict resolution
  • Designed, implemented and managed a physical security system for a high threat security compound
  • Provided executive and other VIP protective support details and force protection services
  • Performed complex physical security surveys
  • Conduct comprehensive personnel security surveys
  • Recruitment, training, vetting, restructuring, and Loss/Fraud Prevention
  • Manage control room
  • Corporate investigations and background verification
  • Provide expert independent analysis to Management on security and safety matters and recommend appropriate measures necessary to achieve desired objectives
  • Determining scope, timing, and direction of investigations, developing relationships with informants to obtain information related to cases.
  • Examining records to locate links in chains of evidence or information.
  • Identifying case issues and evidence needed, based on analysis of charges, complaints, or allegations of law violations.
  • Performing undercover assignments and surveillance, including monitoring authorized wiretaps.
  • Preparing reports that detail investigation findings.
  • Collaborating with other authorities on activities such as surveillance, smooth movement of Company’s assets within Nigeria

Candidate Profile

  • At least First Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Membership of a recognized security association is mandatory
  • Good knowledge of crime prevention, investigation, detection and prosecution
  • Minimum of 12 years hands-on experience in the Logistic, Transportation Industry or any other relevant industry with at least 8 years experience at managerial level
  • Ex-service personnel will be an added advantage

 

Job Title: Workshop Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing leadership, general servicing, maintenance, repair of the vehicles to ensure zero breakdowns.

Specific Job Functions

  • Provide leadership for the workshop by establishing vision, strategy and direction to meet Management objectives.
  • Experienced in engine overhauling
  • Shall administer the workshop on a daily basis.
  • Shall ensure zero breakdown policy of the company is strictly adhered to.
  • Plan strategies and coordinate resources for proper coverage of continuous improvement activities of the workshop
  • Maintain an efficient, economical and continuous improved workshop operation by establishing the preventative maintenance
  • Shall organize and supervise the servicing, maintenance and repair of the company’s fleet and shall ensure that the vehicles come to the workshop at the designated kilometers for servicing.
  • Develop operating and capital budgets, manage expenses, identify opportunities to reduce costs and track performance against these budgets.
  • Supervise and coordinate vendors, as required;
  • Monitor inventory of spare parts; approve requisitions for new spare parts from Store, as required to ensure that such parts requested are used for the purpose for which they are requested.
  • Deploy a spare parts management system to ensure best practice cost philosophy
  • Ensure the mobile maintenance team is always available when called upon.

Candidate Profile

  • HND / B.Sc in Automobile / Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 12 years relevant and practical experience in managing Technicians / Mechanics
  • Experience in the repairs of Tata, Actros, Man Diesel and Mercedes Trucks
  • Good multi-tasking skills
  • Pro-active and organized
  • Leadership, coordinating, scheduling and problem-solving skills.

 

Job Title: Manager, Marketing and Customer Service

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the income targets of the Group vis-à-vis Budget.
  • Shall identify the company’s target market and adopt strategies to remain ahead of the competition.
  • Responsible for providing management with information to assist in formulating policies for the marketing of the company’s services.
  • Attract regular patronage of corporate organizations and travelers through aggressive marketing.
  • Secure charter services and tours for clubs, associations, and unions, and various institutions like primary or post-primary schools, oil companies, governmental agencies, private businesses e.t.c
  • Design services and products to attract more passengers and corporate organizations for the courier and haulage businesses
  • Carry out market research to investigate the company’s market share and how to improve on the market share.
  • Prepare a Report on all data and information relating to passengers and routes received and submit an implementation plan for approval.
  • Maintain good and efficient customer relations.
  • Selectthe most appropriate channel(s) for the promotion of the company’s services and ensurethe widest possible coverage at a competitive prices.
  • Ensure and maintain proper interaction and communication with branches to develop and maintain a coordinated marketing drive.
  • Draw up and implement an annual and periodic marketing plans.
  • Analyzing feedback information from passengers for management attention.
  • Ensure the realization of agreed targets.
  • Handle objections and ensure the satisfaction of all our customers
  • Ensure strict monitoring of our competitors

Candidate Profile

  • A B.Sc / HND in Business Administration or related course from a recognized Tertiary Institution
  • Must have at least 10 years post qualification experience, 6 Years in a Senior management position
  • Manage customer service of known brands in Nigeria
  • Strong sales skills (prospecting, qualifying, networking and campaign management).
  • Very Strong organization, leadership, and team management capability
  • Good communication skills across the entire organization
  • Proven sales ability with historic success at exceeding new business targets, whilst excelling at customer retention through professional account management, development and planning skills.
  • Track record of success in B2B business sales.

 

Job Title: General Manager, Courier Division

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage the courier division
  • Use available technology to drive sales of the Company’s services
  • Cost efficiency and Expense Management:
  • Ensure that business processes and operations are improved to enhance performance as well as generate profit.
  • Ensure Quality drivers are recruited.
  • Ensure that all trucks, bikes are roadworthy, fully Utilized and turnaround time (TAT) is maintained at all times
  • Ensure all Branch Managers generate businesses
  • Enforce excellent service delivery in the Company according to world-class standards and build customer loyalty.
  • Market services of the Company and convert lead to servicing customers
  • Identify the company’s target market and creatively use it to increase the Company’s income
  • Ensure the Company’s turnaround time is strictly complied with to satisfy our esteemed customers

Candidate Profile

  • A B.Sc / HND in Business Administration or in Transport-related course from a recognized Tertiary Institution
  • Must have at least 12 years post qualification experience in the Logistics Industry with 8 Years in Senior management position of any courier business
  • Track record of implementing digital business processes
  • Strong sales skills (prospecting, qualifying, networking and campaign management).
  • Detailed understanding of sales process and demonstration of world-class sales rigor and determination.
  • Proven sales ability with historic success at exceeding new business targets, whilst excelling at customer retention through professional account management, development and planning skills.
  • Track record of success in B2B business sales
  • Must be a member of a recognized professional body.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: info@vodstra.com, with the “Job title” as the e-mail subject.

 

Application Deadline 10th May, 2021.

 

Note: Please note that candidates without courier operations experience as stated above need not apply.

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