DHL Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Service S.C Head of Road Freight Jobs

DHL Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Service S.C Head of Road Freight Jobs


  • Take full ownership of and drive all our road freight activities in Ethiopia leveraging our unique digital Road freight (Saloodo!) platform

  • Develop plans to grow the road freight business in Ethiopia in a profitable manner and constantly monitor progress

  • Oversee, develop and manage all road freight operations

  • Identifying new opportunities to grow and expand the customer base, actively engage with customers to develop our business

  • Ensures that Road freight (Saloodo) provides consistent customer experience to carrier & shippers – considering local requirements as needed

  • Actively manage key stakeholders on various levels – Country Management, regional management, own team, shippers & carriers to drive the success of the Road freight (Saloodo) platform

  • Manage country teams who perform day to day responsibilities such as customer service, incident management or carrier review meetings

  • Analyze daily, weekly and monthly development of key KPIs

  • Establish regular carrier meetings and ensures that these are conducted for all key carriers

  • Ensure compliance with company/ local statutory obligations and legislation related to safety, health, security environment & quality

    Job Requirements

  • Entrepreneurial mind-set

  • Open minded, willing & able to lean and try out new things

  • Excellent communication skills, able to engage with all levels of an organization

  • Ideally English & Local language skills

  • Good Knowledge of Road Freight market in Ethiopia

  • Strong change management skills

  • Ability to analyze and improve business processes

  • Project leadership and project management skills

    Key capabilities / Competencies


    Competency segment ‘Business’

  • Analysis: Breaks down a problem, situation or process into its component parts, separates the main issues from side-issues, understands the nature of parts and their relationship to one another. Seeks out and critically evaluates both numerical and
    narrative information. Draws accurate conclusions.

  • Planning & Organizing: Sets clear and realistic goals and objectives. Establishes a course of action and a sequence of steps to ensure that activities and objectives are efficiently achieved. Is structured with good personal organization. Schedules time effectively and uses efficient work methods and tools.

  • Decision Making: Makes timely and appropriate choices based on accurate analysis and experience. Uses sound judgment even in conditions of uncertainty. Anticipates impact of decisions and plans how to manage risk.

  • Results Orientation: Continually seeks to accomplish critical tasks with measurable results. Overcomes obstacles and makes adjustments to achieve results. Focuses self and others to achieve targets aligned with business goals.

    Competency segment ‘Leadership’

  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others to achieve target and objectives. Accomplishes own tasks in support of team goals and actively offers to help colleagues. Supports group decisions.

    Competency segment ‘Personal’

  • Accountability: Acts responsibly. Can be counted on to keep commitments.

  • Communication: Provides both verbal and written information in a timely, clear and concise manner.

  • Self Management: Remains calm, objective and controlled in responding to urgent or demanding situations. Maintains effective performance under pressure. Stays positive.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DHL Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Service S.C Head of Road Freight Jobs

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