Johannesburg area, GP & Durban area. KZN: Our client is looking for a Solutions Analyst to join the team.

The successful candidate will analyse existing operations and identify problem areas and where efficiencies can be improved.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Transport management/Logistics management/Economics Engineering Diploma/Degree


  • At least3 years in a solutions role
  • Basic understanding and ability to use:
    • Route scheduling software
    • Drafting Software – AutoCAD
    • Inventory optimization software
    • Warehouse Management software
    • Warehouse Costings
    • Transport Costings
  • Basic knowledge of the industry and operations
  • Basic financial knowledge – cash flows, income statements, balance sheets etc.
  • Basic understanding of financial ratios – ROS, ROC, EBIT, WACC, etc.
  • MS Office Suite


  • Knowledge of the industry and operations
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate market trends
  • Good relationship skills
  • Innovative and lateral thinking
  • Hands on management style
  • Independent
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • A good listener
  • Team player and ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Excellent reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to research and study industry and related topics (environmental scanning)


  • Strategic planning competencies:
    • Demonstrating conceptual ability
    • Managing change
  • Management competencies:
    • Planning
    • Organising resources
    • Controlling utilization of resources and operational activities
    • Problem solving skills
  • People management competencies:
    • Motivating employees
    • Communication skills
    • Handling conflict
    • Valuing diversity
    • Building a team
  • Communication Competencies:
    • Making presentations
    • Compiling reports
    • Managing meetings
  • Self-Management competencies
    • Pursuing learning opportunities and self-development
    • Time-Management
  • Customer Management competencies
    • Building & maintaining relations
    • Handling complaints/incidents
    • Marketing services
  • Business Competencies:
    • Interpreting financial information
    • Working with financial systems
    • Compiling and managing a budget



  • Budget creation
  • Assist in creating budgets for the solution using complex financial models

 Operational Excellence

  • Assist in the design of optimal solutions
    • Perform GAP analyses
    • Business process re-engineering
    • Calculate and plot warehouse layouts
    • Calculate optimal staffing and MHE requirements
    • Calculate optimal fleet configurations
    • Process Mapping (SOP)
    • Time and Motion studies

Customer Intimacy

  • Implement and manage marketing strategies
    • Ensure and maintain ongoing operational relationships with clients
    • Seek ways to add value to customers supply chains
    • Liaise with operations and support service levels
    • Pro-actively respond to customer needs
    • Understand customers business requirements


  • Comply with company code of conduct, policies, and procedures
  • Company code of conduct, policies and procedures are adhered to.

ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted


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