Logistics Officer X6 – Botswana Power Corporation


Job Purpose
​To coordinate and implement activities of Materials Issuing & Receiving, Warehousing and Material Distribution functions.

Team size – The job holder supervises a team of < 15 operatives.

Scope – The job holder supervises one shift or area.

Supervision – The job holder works under close supervision from warehouse manager.

Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities
​Improvement / Innovation
Implements improvements and provides feedback while using change management systems and protocols to provide routine supportive services.
‘Problem Solving
Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers. It is about: Examining Information, Documenting Facts & Interpreting Data

 

Administration
Performs standard administrative data processing tasks (e.g., materials requisitions, time and expense recording, etc.) for the principle.
 
Compliance
Highlights shortcomings and suggests improvements in current compliance processes, systems and procedures within assigned unit and/or discipline.
Procurement
Delivers own areas of responsibility and/or supports others by following established procurement systems and protocols.

 

Quality

Performs relatively simple testing and quality assurance tasks.
Safety, Health and Environment
Supports others by carrying out simple safety, health and environment tasks using established procedures.
Sales
Personally sells standard products and services to customers and/or supervises a team of sales advisors.
Stock Monitoring & Cost Control
Monitors Stock variance, obsolescence and analyzes data as directed using existing systems and protocols.
Client & Customer Management (Internal)
Carries out prescribed internal client management activities and provides support to others by following existing procedures.
Data Management
Accesses required information for specific purposes using the data management system.
External Communications
Interacts courteously to maintain a positive client experience.
Internal Communications
Uses the internal communications system to access required information for specific purposes.
Leadership and Direction
Provides primary supervision to a team performing routine work.
Operational Management

Provides operational support services and sometimes acts as first-line supervisors of a transactional operations area while using existing systems and protocols.

 

Supply Chain Management
Performs prescribed supply chain management activities using existing procedures to support others.
Qualifications

​A recognized University Diploma or Degree in Material Management, Supply Chain or Equivalent

Experience
​Work Experience
At least 3 years post qualification in Purchasing Management environment for Diploma Holder and None for Degree Holders.

Managerial Experience
Very limited
Competencies
Behavioral Skills
 
Responsibility for Safety
Focuses on safety, strives for high standards in safety, health, environmental performance and sets a new standard. Specifically, raises standards; for example, setting and working to meet standards that are higher than legal requirements or previous corporate standards.

 

Teamwork and Collaboration
Works cooperatively as part of a team and collaboratively with peers, internally and externally. Specifically, supports others; for example, offering help and advice when team members/colleagues are struggling.
 
Self-Control
Maintains control of their emotions even under difficult situations in order to continue to perform effectively. Specifically, demonstrates resilience; for example, dealing well with ongoing business stress.
 
Initiative
Acts proactively to avoid problems or identifies and takes advantage of opportunities. Specifically, is proactive; for example, recognizing and acts on current opportunities or problems and takes action.
 
Collaborative Influence
Win the hearts and minds of others across boundary collaborations and to do the right thing, regardless of formal authority. Specifically, facilitates short-term teaming; for example, pulling together individuals to team around a problem, crisis, or opportunity.

 

Conceptual Thinking
Thinks through issues by seeing the pattern or big picture, brings facts and ideas together, and develops innovative or creative insights. Specifically, applies models or theories; for example, using a theory to help understand a situation.


 
Adaptability
Responds to differences and changes in the internal or external context, taking a flexible approach to reach business outcomes. Specifically, tries new ways to do things; for example, coming up with alternative methods or ways of working.
Impact through Influence
Engages with others, getting buy-in to deliver results and skillfully influencing to build support. Specifically, uses indirect influence; for example, plan-fully using an influential third party to accomplish a particular result.

 

Drive for Results
Focuses on assessing, measuring and improving performance. Shows drive and determination to meet short- and long-term goals. Specifically, strives to meet challenging goals; for example, setting ambitious, but realistic goals for performance improvement (for self and/or own team).

Approach to Thinking
Thinks through situations of varying degrees of complexity and ambiguity, in order to understand them clearly. Specifically, sees multiple relationships; for example, identifying several likely causes or consequences of a situation.
Attention to Detail
Manages, tracks and attends to multiple pieces of information, bringing order and clarity. Specifically, monitors others’ work; for example, checking to ensure that procedures are followed.
Customer Focus
Identifies and meets the needs of internal and external customers, being continually focused on outcomes for customers. Specifically, corrects problems; for example, communicating with customers regarding expectations, to monitor delivery and satisfaction.

Information Seeking
A desire to know more and seek information to inform decisions. Specifically, gathers information; for example, personally observing situations to understand them.

Understanding Others
Takes an active interest in other people. Seeks to understand their individual perspectives and concerns and accurately hears the unspoken or partly expressed thoughts, feelings and concerns of others. Specifically, shows interest in others; for example, asking questions to demonstrate an interest in learning about others’ backgrounds, interests or experiences.
Technical Skills

Policy and Regulation
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on interpreting and applying knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in area of expertise.

Work Scheduling
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to act independently while guiding and training others on achieving performance targets by optimizing work scheduling.

Vendor Management
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on managing vendors so that they deliver the best possible results given available resources.

Production Risk Management
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on identifying, assessing, prioritizing and managing risks in a production process.

Procurement Process Management
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on managing the entire procurement process from start to finish.

Logistics
Uses comprehensive knowledge and skills to act independently while guiding and training others on ensuring that production plant, equipment and materials are moved and stored in the best way possible.

Health and Safety
Manages and applies safe systems of work without supervision and provides technical guidance when required.

Engineering Specification
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on producing technical engineering specifications and related materials.

Direct Sales
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on maximizing the volume and value of direct sales.
Database Administration
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on designing, implementing, maintaining and administering databases.

Contract Management
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on monitoring and managing the provision of contracted services.

Compliance
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on achieving full compliance with applicable rules and regulations in management and/or operations.

Inventory Management
Designs, implements and manages inventory control systems without supervision while providing technical guidance as needed.

Review and Reporting
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on reviewing and creating relevant, lucid and effective reports.

Action Planning
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.

Commercial Acumen
Applies understanding of the business environment and objectives to develop solutions without supervision, while also providing technical assistance when necessary.
Computer skills
Supports business processes without supervision by understanding and effectively using standard office equipment and standard software packages, while providing technical guidance as needed.

Stock Monitoring and Control
Works under guidance (but not constant supervision) to acquire, organize, protect and process data to fulfill business objectives.
Data Management
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on acquiring, organizing, protecting and processing data to fulfill business objectives.

Planning and Organizing
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business objectives.

Policy and procedures
Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on developing, monitoring, interpreting and understanding policies and procedures, while making sure they match organizational strategies and objectives.
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