Takealot Logistics Controller Jobs in South Africa

Takealot Logistics Controller Jobs in South Africa

  • Takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Logistics Controller to join our team in Cape Town.

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

    You will report to the Head of Enterprise Clients

    Your responsibilities will include

  • Drive operational performance throughout the supply chain and 3 PLs in accordance with agreed KPI’s

  • Attain budget targets for costs in accordance with forecast.

  • Identify and project manage process improvements

  • Conduct root cause analysis on system behaviour and compare to business requirements

  • Drive technology improvements in the logistics process through an in-depth knowledge of the current technology and systems

  • Building and maintaining sustainable business relationships amongst stakeholders

  • Understand client requirements and translate these into technology and process changes.

  • Implement operational and system changes where required

  • Conduct viability analysis on client requirements and improvement initiatives and drive completion with the assistance of relevant tech teams.

  • Manage additional business requirements as needed


  • Project management

  • Knowledge of P&L basics

  • Knowledge of logistics and transport

  • Pro-active, takes own initiative
    Adaptable to change

  • Able to prioritise and work under pressure

  • Very organized and professional at all times

  • Attention to detail

  • Assertive

  • Dynamic & energetic

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • High business acumen

  • Ability to liaise with stakeholders on senior levels

  • Conceptual thinking

  • Influencing

  • Learning orientation

  • Learning agility &

  • Customer service orientated


  • Degree in Logistics, Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or related fields

  • Strong analytical background

  • Experience in a corporate or banking environment

  • Account management experience required

    The Environment

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer- centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e- commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is forthright but respectful

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster

  • is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input

  • is curious and challenge the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.

  • thinks like an owner of the business.


    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot Logistics Controller Jobs in South Africa

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