Title:  Logistics Associate (Operations) 1

Job ID:  91958
Country:  Malawi
City:  Lilongwe
Professional area:  Logistics
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced


Lilongwe, LI, MW, 265

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 87% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, eight years running.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea.

Learn more: jti.com

Please apply by January 26th, 2024

Location: Lilongwe

Reporting to: Leaf Operational Services and Processing Director

Role: Permanent


The position exists to manage the planning and analysis of processes from buying to shipping operations, through consistent, accurate and value adding leaf analysis, reporting, and monitoring. The role is responsible for continuous tracking of leaf operations KPI’s in contribution to the continuity of Leaf Operational processes.


  • Support operations financial planning and budgeting
  • Develop seamless end-to-end processing planning, and inspections plan.
  • Drive effective E2E systems planning, process control to achieve uninterrupted process and full accountability of processed leaf inventory.
  • Provide ongoing support to JTILM management by analyzing Operations KPI trends.
  • Regular monitoring, analysis, and Power BI reporting of JTILM KPIs.
  • Liaise with various internal stakeholders and third-party company stakeholders, in generation of a workable processing plan for third party tobacco to be processed by JTILM.
  • Align third party reporting requirements and develop a comprehensive third-party report to be shared to third party companies for tobacco processed by JTILM.


  • Bachelor’s degree of any discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 Years’ experience in data management planning, analysis, or a similar field.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Packages (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Good working knowledge of Power BI, ERP, Leaf Point, or similar systems an added advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills with high affinity for numbers
  • Strong Planning and Organizing Skills, Leadership, Interpersonal, Communication, Problem solving, Presentation, People management and Leaf Skills as an advantage.