Site Operations Manager at CVPeople Tanzania

Job Title: Site Operations Manager

Posted on: 2/10/2023

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

CVPeople Tanzania

Job Description:


  • Responsible to ensure complete management of company Yard(s).
  • The Site Operations Manager is responsible for all operational activities, ensuring the safe and effective completion of work on time.
  • He/She manages and oversees traffic flow inside the yard.
  • Responsible for lifting and handling operations as per approved handling and lifting methodology, receiving of cargo formalities, safe storage, dispatching, data recording, security, maintenance, sanitation, and administrative functions of Buffer Yard and Warehouses.
  • He/She will oversee, recruit, train, motivate and evaluate staff.
  • He/She will ensure regular mechanical maintenance of company assets
  • He/She will prioritise safety of operations above all other priorities. Safety is a key area for the company and a strong safety work ethic is essential.
  • He/She will liaise with Transport Manager, QHSE Manager, Port Manager and CPLO for all Transport, Safety, Port or Lifting Operations.
  • Provide Management of day-to-day outdoor and indoor operations according to Company’s policies and given
  • Project priorities, including accurate checking of the incoming/outgoing traffic (equipment, freight, personnel, vehicles)
  • Implement and ensure effective execution of the open yard and warehouse policies
  • Ensure coordination of loading/unloading/stuffing/unstuffing operations with strict follow-up of lifting procedures in place.
  • Ensure cargo inspection is performed systematically and damages reported immediately on the relevant communication platforms.
  • Coordinate trucks delivery and dispatch with the Port Manager, the Transport Manager and the Control Tower Manager
  • Ensure verification of drivers’ documents accuracy upon delivery and before dispatch
  • Supervise and follow up inventories and computerized inventory management. Maintain database and provide accurate recording of stock movements.
  • Manage Staff at the Open Yard and in the warehouse in coordination with Company’s HR Department: Hiring, training, developing and supervising staff to meet company standards
  • Ensure that sites, equipment, material and vehicles are maintained in a safe condition and are regularly serviced.
  • Ensure stock control of consumable materials including PEE and alert on shortage. Coordinate procurement with back office team.
  • Ensure optimum securing of the yard and the warehouse incl. access control.
  • Alert Company’s Management in case of significant operational issue (with impact on safety and/or quality of service).
  • Assist with the organization of the tool-box meeting and team briefings
  • Ensure site maintenance issues are reported and that remedial actions are effected.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or any other relevant field of study
  • Registered with the Procurement and Supplies Professionals and Technicians Board (PSPTB) will be an added advantage
  • Professional certification in PSPBT or its equivalent
  • At least 10 years’ experience in supply chain/ warehousing
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Able to think logically and work methodologically
  • Negotiation Skills