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Outbound & Logistics Lead



Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

About us

Sabi is Africa’s leading provider of enabling infrastructure powering the distribution of goods and services. Our platform enables and empowers a broad ecosystem of users, allowing merchants, importers, exporters, distributors, and manufacturers to expand their capabilities and grow their businesses using Sabi’s technology rails.

Job Description

About us

Sabi is Africa’s leading provider of commercial infrastructure for the distribution of goods and services. Its platform enables and empowers the most underserved merchants in the world, allowing agents, merchants, aggregators, distributors, and manufacturers to expand their capabilities and grow their businesses using Sabi’s technology rails. These rails provide access to supply, logistics, business tools, data insights and financial services.  

We are hiring into Loft  one of our business units focused on logistics & distribution and warehousing operations across emerging markets. They are providing  on-demand products across logistics, warehousing, finance, inventory management, and technology. 

Our Values
  • We Deliver - excellent capability to execute. 
  • We Collaborate - One solution, one platform
  • We are Transparent - we empower transparent communication
Job Purpose
As the Outbound and Logistics Lead, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and optimizing the outbound and distribution processes within our company. You will be responsible for managing a team, coordinating outbound shipments, ensuring timely and accurate deliveries, and collaborating with various stakeholders to enhance efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Job Responsibilities
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage outbound shipments to ensure timely and accurate deliveries.
  • Collaborate with internal departments such as warehousing, procurement, and customer service to optimize outbound processes
  • Ensure inbound shipments are sorted and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement strategies to enhance efficiency and reduce cost
  • Implement best practices in outbound logistics to streamline operations and meet key performance indicators(KPIs)
  • Liaise with clients and external partners to understand their outbound logistics requirements and ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, safety standards, and industry regulations within outbound logistics.


Special Skills and Qualifications
  •        Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or related field
  •       Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in outbound logistics in retail, ecommerce or FMCG industry.
  •       Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  •       Knowledge of industry regulations and compliance standards.

Candidate Specification
  • Motivated by the mission of Loft
  • Pragmatic with quantitative and analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Driven, independent thinker and leader who can juggle multiple projects simultaneously with fast-changing priorities
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency.
  • A focus on execution. Willing and able to get hands dirty.
  • Flexibility to roll up your sleeves and attack problems and projects as they arise, where you will need to set out a clear structure, method and outcomes yourself .


  • Rapid Career Growth
  • Annual Training Budget
  • Robust Health Coverage
  • Performance Bonus