AgraKepak International Recruitment

Posted on :

24 Nov, 2016

Category :

Transportation Jobs in Ghana

AgraKepak is one of the Strategic Business Units of Kepak Group, a well-established, family owned business that originated from a small butcher shop in rural Ireland into one of Europe’s leading food companies. Together with KMD (Kepak Meat Division) and KCF (Kepak Convenience Foods), the Company focuses on developing strong customer relationships through a partnership approach across multiple sectors of retail, foodservice, wholesale and processing.

The Kepak Group operates 9 integrated abattoirs and processing facilities across Ireland and the United Kingdom. These plants are strategically located around prime procurement areas. We process in excess of 275,000 head of cattle, 1,000,000 lambs and in excess of 30,000 tonnes of convenience foods per annum. Kepak also caters for Halal and Kosher markets.

Job Description

Job Title: Operations/ Transport Manager

Role Purpose:

Transport & logistics manager in Ghana to up skill and manage a small logistic team as well as providing support to the General Manager

Reports to:

General Manager of Choice Commodities Ltd.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide a transport management plan and reporting system

Train the team to increase productivity

Implement a transport management process

Set individual targets for each team member together with on-going management and direction.

Provide market information feedback to help improve the companies procurement process

Work with our clearance agents to ensure containers clear port in efficient manner


Schedule containers clearance and ensure resources are in place to support a smooth clearance

Provide logistical support over stock levels to ensure sales and purchase work in tandem

 Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

·         Performance Management reviews of logistics staff

·         Weekly pricing and Monthly forecasting

·         Ensuring containers clear port within 4 days

·         Continuous improvement transport plan

Key Competencies for Role

Build relationships: Build positive and productive working relationships with customers,    subordinates, peers, superiors, business partners, and the community; encourage this behaviour in others.

Lead By Example: Foster a common vision; lead others by setting the proper example; demonstrate consistency between actions and words

Make Sound decisions: Gather and analyse relevant facts and data to establish core issue or root cause; make timely and sound decisions with regard to appropriate course of action

 Drive Business results: Add value through revenue growth and operational efficiency through process improvement.

Take Ownership: Accept personal responsibility and accountability for achieving results in a timely fashion; ensure clear authority and accountability for results by others.

Act with integrity: Demonstrate honesty, reliability, ethics, and professionalism; demonstrate consistency between words and behaviour.

Create Strategic Alignment: Align plans with business strategy; understand short- and long-term impact of business decisions; demonstrate knowledge of and educate others about how one’s work aligns with the overall business/brand strategy, and ultimately shareholder value.

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