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Lagos, Nigeria

Warehousing & Distribution Lead

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Warehousing and Distribution lead to oversee our warehousing and distribution operations. This role is critical in ensuring the efficient storage, long haul, and last-mile delivery of our pharmaceutical products. The ideal candidate will possess deep knowledge of the Nigerian logistics landscape, including key stakeholders and third-party agents, and will be adept at using analytics to enhance operational efficiency.

REPORTING Reports to the National Pharmacy Director


  • Lead and manage warehousing and distribution operations to ensure efficient and compliant storage, long-haul transportation, and last-mile delivery of pharmaceutical products.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally, working closely with the Market, Data, and Product teams to coordinate implementation, deliver new features, and support adjacent initiatives for the business logistics operations.
  • Manage and develop Field’s network of third-party logistics partners using performance management and decision-support systems
  • Monitor and analyze operational data to ensure process adherence, accountability, and efficiency, including refining analytical frameworks to drive continuous improvement in key performance areas.
  • Build and manage teams, processes, and technologies to oversee the logistics of pharmaceutical products with various storage requirements, including controlled room temperature and cold storage.
  • Implement quality control processes to ensure the integrity of healthcare products until the last mile.
  • Develop and manage budgets for warehousing and distribution activities, ensuring cost control and financial efficiency.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of logistics, warehousing, and distribution of pharmaceutical products.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and industry standards for pharmaceutical warehousing and distribution.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve overall logistics performance and cost-effectiveness.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination with internal and external partners to facilitate smooth logistics operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of managerial experience in warehousing and distribution operations, preferably within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • In-depth understanding of Nigeria's logistics and distribution landscape, including experience with third-party logistics providers.
  • Strong, proven quantitative skills and proficiency in using MS Office / Google Suite and analytics tools to drive operational improvements.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage diverse teams and build relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with pharmaceutical warehousing and distribution regulations and best practices.
  • Proficiency in warehouse management systems (WMS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.
  • Knowledge of cold chain logistics for temperature-sensitive products.
  • Certification in logistics or supply chain management (e.g., CSCP, CLTD) is an advantage.
If this sounds like a place you'd like to come to work, we humbly suggest we could do some great things together. Please get in touch with a CV or portfolio.
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