Job Details

City:
Mandalay
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Logistics

Company Details

Company industry:
Financial Services
No. of Employees:
21-50

Preferred Candidate

Career level:
Experienced (non-manager)
Degree:
Bachelor's degree
Minimum years of experience:
2-5 years

Professional Skills

Language Skills

English

Job Description

Advans Myanmar offers secured career opportunities, a competitive remuneration and benefits and a culture of high productivity and heavy investment in people development. Advans is looking for individuals who display potential to become a leader driving high performance in the institution. Advans Myanmar, currently in its pre-operation stage, is seeking for a reliable Logistics Manager who will participate into the launch of the company’s activities in Myanmar. The objective of the position is to supervise the logistics activities so as to enhance a timely start of the operations and an efficient business development. The Logistics Manager will report to the Company General Management. Main tasks include, but are not limited to: S/he will be responsible for the Company’s overall logistics aspects, including; - Premises: o Help Management to search and identify the Company’s offices (Head office and Branches in Mandalay and Sagaing Region); o Negotiate the lease agreements; o Supervise the renovation works and overall set-up of the Offices, meeting with budget and deadlines; o Supervise the suppliers’ selection process for office works (offers, selection, negotiation…); o Supervise the maintenance of the company’s premises; - Procurement Process o Supervise the overall purchases of the company and direct, optimize and coordinate the full procurement cycle; o Liaise and negotiate with suppliers; o Resolve any arising problems or complaints; - Stock Management o Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency - Management & Planning duties: o Recruit and train the logistics team; o Supervise, coach and increase skills of the logistics team; o Strategically plan and manage logistics activities of the company; o Participate into the design of the logistics company’s policies and procedures, together with Management; o Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets; o Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements; o Comply with laws, regulations;

Position Requirements

Required Skills & Competencies - Knowledge of Mandalay and of Myanmar contract laws and practices; - Proficiency in negotiation with third parties (suppliers, contractors…); - Proficiency in budgeting and budget follow up; - Experience in work follow-up (respect of delays, quality of deliverables…); - Demonstrable ability to lead and manage staff; - Proficiency in computer MS Word and Excel for preparation and analysis of offers; - Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills; - Effective speaking & written communication skills with practical ability to prepare official reports, proposals, policies and procedures; - Very good command of English (written and oral); - Ability to work or a start-up company, under pressure and multitask; Education & Professional experience - BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain; - 3 to 4 years’ experience as a logistics manager; - Knowledge of Microfinance/banking/financial sector an asset.

About the Company

Advans SA is a Microfinance Group currently operating in ten countries, of which seven in Africa (Cameroun, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Tunisia) and three in Asia (Cambodia, Pakistan and Myanmar). The Group has over 705,000 clients, representing an Outstanding Loan Portfolio over $ 640m, served by more than 6,000 staffs (www.advansgroup.com).Advans Myanmar obtain its Microfinance License in October 2016. Its initial shareholders are Advans SA, Norfund (the Norway Investment Fund for Development – www.norfund.no) and Amret, one of the leading Microfinance Institution in Cambodia (www.amret.com.kh).Advans Myanmar will offer loans mostly in rural areas via village banking methodology, but also in urban and peri-urban areas via small groups and individual loans. The ambition of Advans Myanmar is to become the preferred financial partner of micro and small farmers and entrepreneurs in Mandalay and Sagaing regions.The first branch will be launched in Mandalay in Quarter 1, 2017.In 2019, Advans Myanmar will offer its services to more than 34,000 clients through a network of more than 20 branches and points of sales.

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