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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


Lidl & Kaufland Asia Pte. Limited | Hong Kong (ICC) {amount} km
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Contract Type

Full Time

Entry Level

Management Experience

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We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Logistics Manager to optimise and control of all logistics activities and the supply chain for Lidl & Kaufland Asia. 

What you'll do

  • Acting head of the logistics department heading up a team of over 20 
  • End to end responsibility for all logistics activities and logistics operations of the company
  • Accountable for achieving logistics key objectives, and setting up strategic global logistics solutions to strive for operational excellence
  • Analyse and detect root causes, resolve issues and find solutions for continuous improvement
  • Liaise with internal departments / vendors / logistics providers / clients on logistics related issues 
  • Logistics cost negotiations, analysis and control
  • Device standard operation procedures as well as KPIs for service providers, lead implementation and monitor compliance and performance
  • Strategically plan and implement new logististic workflows and improvement programs liaising with internal and external parties where required
  • Courier contract management, negotiations and performance management
  • 3PL Service Level contract management, negotiations and performance management
  • Reporting, forecasting and analysis

What you'll need

  • Degree holder in Logistics Management or related discipline 
  • Minimum 12 years relevant working experience with at least 5 years in managerial capacity with people management and leadership experience, preferably gained in multi-national Trading Retail Companies, 3PL Freight Forwarding Companies and Shipping Lines
  • In-depth experience in 3&4PL services including carrier management, warehouse management, contract logistics VAS and g handling all modes of transport on various Incoterms and payment terms between APAC and Europe/ US
  • In-depth knowledge of I / E handling and customs regulations for different consumer product categories for shipments between from APAC to Europe/ US and within various APAC export countries
  • Well versed and experienced in EU and US customs clearance procedures 
  • In-depth knowledge of all International Commercial Terms
  • Able to motivate and influence people at different levels and communicate effectively across all hierarchies, functions and regions 
  • Mature, independent, detail-orientated and strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and flexible in facing challenges, able to work under pressure and towards tight timelines
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • High proficiency in both written and spoken English, proficiency in German and Cantonese are an asset

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems.


Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus

  • Choice of MPF provider

  • Life Insurance

  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance


Supportive Environment:

  • Rental re-imbursement scheme

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • In-house training courses

  • Training sponsorship scheme

  • Health Check

  • Vision Check


Work-Life Balance:

  • 5 day week

  • Competitive Annual Leave

  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events