Detailed-oriented and highly organized Logistician offering comprehensive background in Logistics and supply chain management. Expertise in transportation operations and warehouse management. Knowledgeable in Logistics analysis, scheduling and inventory management.
Warehouse management systems
Supply chain and resource management
Materials lifecycle expertise
Superior negotiation skills
Knowledge of national geography
Data entry expert
Contract carrier procurement
Senior Logistics AssistantAugust 2009 to Current United Nations World Food Programme - Lusaka, Zambia
Devised efficient and effective delivery methods of humanitarian cargo to meet beneficiary's needs.
Oversaw the contracting processes for logistics services.
Arranged and coordinated the export/import documentation for humanitarian cargo.
Tracked outbound and inbound overland humanitarian cargo and analyzed local/overland cargo delivery request notes.
Translated business needs and priorities into actionable logistics strategies.
Determined the most cost-effective procedures and routes for shipments.
Managed shipment schedules to maximize productivity and cut costs.
Presented carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports for cost tracking purposes.
Communicated with dispatchers, warehouses and customers regarding outgoing orders.
Logistics AssistantOctober 2005 to July 2009 United Nations World Food Programme - Chipata, Zambia
Prepared monthly food delivery schedules for WFP Sub office in Chipata.
Involved in the data capturing and verification process at the Sub office level.
Provided logistics information input to the Invoice processing of the Implementing partners (IPs) at Sub office level.
Acted as the ICT focal point person for the Sub office.
Conducted logistics oversight missions to project sites.
Stock verifications & Audit Systems SupervisorOctober 2002 to September 2005 Handyman's Paradise Group - Lusaka, Zambia
Planned, organized and supervised periodical stock audit exercises in all the branches of Handyman's Group.
Implemented Pastel "point of sale" and Inventory control module for all branches of Handyman's Group.
Charged with responsibility to organize and execute the annual stock taking and evaluation exercises.
Responsible for the generation of management reports.
Supervised 5 staff members under the Stocks and Audit Unit.
Trainee Inventory ControllerMarch 2001 to November 2001 Barloworld (Caterpillar) Equipment Limited - Lusaka, Zambia
Assisted in the order processing depart - Tracking and expedition of supplies.
Tasked to carryout electronic data entries of the orders/supplies.
Monitoring of re-order levels and assisted in providing information to management to make replenishment decisions.
Offered operational support to the sales department.
Sectional Supervisor - StoresSeptember 1997 to December 1998 Zambia Sugar PLC - Aquafish Project - Mazabuka, Zambia
Verification and processing of material requisitions for user units of the project.
Monitoring of re-order levels for project materials and make recommendations for replenishment.
Supervise 3 staff members under the stores section.
Carried stock reconciliation exercises for the project.
University of Lugano (Universita della Svizzera Italiana)CurrentLugano, Switzerland Master of Science: Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics & Management (MASHLM)
Recipient of MASHLM Scholarship
University of Lugano (Universia della Svizzera Italiana)2013Lugano, Switzerland Advanced Summer Training in Humanitarian Logistics & Management
Cavendish University Zambia2008Lusaka, Zambia MBA Foundation Courses
Evelyn Hone College of Applied Arts & Commerce2001Lusaka, Zambia Diploma Courses in Production Management - Level I
WFP/FAST (UAE, DUBAI) certification in Goods & Services Procurement.
Logistics Service Mindset Certification (WFP).
Certification in Field Security (Basic & Advanced).
Jan - April 2013 - Successfully completed an International assignment in Blantyre, Malawi as Head of Logistics at Blantyre WFP Sub Office (Temporal Duty Station Assignment).
Feb - March 2011 - Successfully completed an International assignment in the Republic of South Africa as a Senior Logistics Assistant - Contracting for WFP Southern African bureau Office in Johannesburg.
1. Professor Paulo Goncalves Academic Director - Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics & Management (MASHLM) University of Lugano (USI), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Khusro Jawed Head of Logistics, WFP Myanmar Email: Khusro.Jawed@wfp.org
3. Pastor Liywali Liywali United Pentecostal Church of Zambia (UPC) Cell: +260979223235
University of Lugano (Universita della Svizzera Italiana)
University of Lugano (Universia della Svizzera Italiana)
Cavendish University Zambia
Evelyn Hone College of Applied Arts & Commerce
Job Titles Held:
Senior Logistics Assistant
Stock verifications & Audit Systems Supervisor
Trainee Inventory Controller
Sectional Supervisor - Stores
Master of Science : Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics & Management (MASHLM) Advanced Summer Training in Humanitarian Logistics & Management MBA Foundation Courses Diploma Courses in Production Management - Level I
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