Logistics Team Leader

Published by Jobstanzania on 2:22:00 pm

Position: Logistics Team Leader

Department: Logistics
Contract: Full Time

Who we are Mobisol is a leading German company for prepaid Solar Home Systems (SHS) dedicated to delivering a clean, affordable alternative to fossil fuels for low-income households living without access to reliable energy. Mobisol’s products combine solar energy with innovative mobile technology and microfinance. Mobisol is currently serving over 30,000 customers in Tanzania and Rwanda. Mobisol is aspiring to scale rapidly in order to reach hundreds of thousands of households in off grid communities – thereby stimulating economic and social development in project countries while simultaneously contributing to global environmental protection.Our largest operations are in Tanzania where Mobisol has established a strong sales base as well as a qualified and highly motivated local team of over 180 employees. Mobisol Ltd was established in 2013 to foster and expand our operations within the Tanzanian market and accompany our growth through East Africa.
As part of our growth plans in Tanzania, Mobisol Ltd is now looking for a Logistics TeamLeader.


  • The main role of the Logistics Team Leader is responsibility for the Logistics operations in our Regional & Zonal Hubs. This includes inventory management, distribution of systems and components and the procurement of office supplies & operational materials.The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare weekly stock requirements by analysis of Hubs sales targets and communicating changes to the Distribution Officer for adjusting delivery schedules where required
  • Approve and supervise stock shifting among Market Hubs (MH) in case of stock shortages and/or ad-hoc sales promotions
  • Support country-wide / inter-country (among Country Offices) stock shifting; set up and maintain relationships with external delivery service providers
  • Review hand over reports, particularly following up on missing items in the MHs with the Distribution Officer
  • Communicate Logistics operational changes to the team (eg new product introduction) and represent Logistics Department in meetings

Logistics Team Leader reports to the Zonal Hub Manager and Logistics Manager

The Logistics Team Leader has functional authority for the Logistics Team at the RH and ZH

 Job requirements : Qualifications and skills required:

  • University graduate in a business field such as logistics, supply chain management, operations management
  • 5 years solid working experience with at least 2 years as a Team Leader/Supervisor
  • Proficient in spreadsheet and database applications and comfortable with quantitative analysis
  • Experience with DMS Logistics, CILT and CIPS is advantageous
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili
  • Willingness to relocate (if applicable) and travel within in the zone assigned

Drivers licence required

How to apply 

Please send your CV and cover letter to - jobstz@plugintheworld.com quoting “Logistics Team Leader” in the subject line. The closing date for receiving applications is December 12th, 2015.All applicants MUST send their applications to the email address provided above: hand delivered applications will not be accepted.

While we appreciate all responses to our request for applications, please understand that we will only contact short-listed candidates.

Mobisol is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women and men, without discrimination.

More information about Mobisol please visit – www.mobisol.co.tz



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