Mediclinic: Logistics Coordinator in Cape Town

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Job Posting: Logistic Coordinator

Mediclinic Medical Innovations | Cape Town | South Africa

Closing Date: 30/11/2023
Number of Positions: 1
Recruiter Name: Katerina Wright
Reference Number: 45295
Workplace Type: Hybrid
Employment Type: Permanent

Please note if you are an internal employee on a fixed-term contract, please apply using an external candidate profile and not your employee profile.

Company Overview:

Mediclinic Medical Innovations is a cutting-edge healthcare organization located in Cape Town, South Africa. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of medical technologies, driving innovation, and delivering exceptional healthcare solutions. Our mission is to provide quality care, improve patient outcomes, and contribute to advancements in the medical field.

Core Values:

  1. Innovation: We strive to be at the forefront of medical advancements, embracing innovation to enhance patient care and well-being.
  2. Quality Care: Patient-centric care is at the heart of our operations. We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of healthcare delivery.
  3. Collaboration: We foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encouraging teamwork and shared expertise among our diverse staff.
  4. Integrity: Ethical practices and integrity are non-negotiable. We are committed to transparent and honest conduct in all our interactions.

Work Environment:

At Mediclinic Medical Innovations, we offer a hybrid work environment that combines the flexibility of remote work with the benefits of on-site collaboration. This approach allows our team members to achieve a work-life balance while contributing to a culture of innovation and productivity.


Our mission is to be a leader in medical innovation, contributing to the advancement of healthcare on a global scale. We aim to create a positive impact by developing and implementing cutting-edge medical technologies that address the evolving needs of patients and healthcare professionals.


Mediclinic Medical Innovations envisions a future where healthcare is driven by technological excellence, compassionate care, and a commitment to improving lives. We aspire to be recognized as a pioneer in medical innovation, setting new standards for healthcare delivery.

Core Business Areas:

  1. Medical Innovations: Our focus on medical innovations encompasses the development and implementation of breakthrough technologies, medical devices, and solutions that redefine healthcare practices.
  2. Logistics and Supply Chain: The logistics division plays a crucial role in ensuring the seamless flow of goods and services, supporting the distribution of medical innovations globally.

Benefits of Joining Mediclinic Medical Innovations:

  • Competitive Salary: We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with experience and industry standards.
  • Hybrid Work Model: Enjoy the flexibility of a hybrid work model, allowing you to balance remote work with on-site collaboration.
  • Professional Growth: We provide opportunities for continuous professional development and growth within a dynamic and innovative healthcare environment.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Our comprehensive benefits package includes health insurance, retirement plans, and other employee well-being programs.

Employment Equity:

Mediclinic Medical Innovations is committed to employment equity, and we embrace diversity in our workforce. We adhere to the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, ensuring fair and equal opportunities for all qualified candidates.

Job Positions:

Logistic Coordinator

As a Logistic Coordinator at Mediclinic Medical Innovations, you will play a pivotal role in the organization, storage, monitoring, and distribution of goods for our Medical Innovations division.

A Logistics Coordinator is a professional responsible for overseeing and managing various aspects of the logistics and supply chain process within an organization. This role is crucial for ensuring the efficient movement of goods, services, and information from the point of origin to the final destination. The primary goal is to optimize these processes, reduce costs, and enhance overall supply chain efficiency.

Key Responsibilities of a Logistics Coordinator:

  1. Import and Export Management:
    • Coordinating and managing the import and export of goods, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and customs requirements.
    • Overseeing documentation, such as shipping manifests, invoices, and customs paperwork.
  2. Financial Administration Support:
    • Providing financial support related to logistics activities, including budgeting, cost analysis, and financial reporting.
    • Collaborating with finance departments to ensure accurate and timely financial transactions.
  3. Logistics Function:
    • Performing day-to-day logistics functions, including transportation management, inventory control, and order fulfillment.
    • Collaborating with suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors to streamline logistics processes.
  4. Demand Planning:
    • Conducting demand planning activities to forecast and anticipate the need for goods and services.
    • Working closely with sales, marketing, and production teams to align demand with supply.
  5. Warehouse Management:
    • Monitoring and maintaining warehouses, including off-site facilities, to ensure proper storage and distribution of goods.
    • Implementing best practices for inventory management and warehouse organization.
  6. Administration Duties:
    • Handling administrative tasks related to logistics, such as record-keeping, data analysis, and reporting.
    • Utilizing logistics software and systems to track shipments, monitor inventory levels, and manage supply chain data.
  7. Client and Stakeholder Relations:
    • Managing relationships with clients, suppliers, and other stakeholders involved in the logistics process.
    • Addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and ensuring a smooth flow of communication throughout the supply chain.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Essential Education: Typically, a high school diploma (Grade 12) is the minimum educational requirement.
  • Desired Education: Some employers may prefer candidates with a diploma or certificate in Logistics Management.
  • Essential Experience: 3 – 5 years of experience in import/export and foreign-to-foreign shipping responsibilities.

Desired Skills and Qualities:

  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyze logistics data, identify trends, and make informed decisions.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational abilities to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Problem-Solving: Quick and effective problem-solving skills to address logistics challenges.
  • Attention to Detail: Precision in managing documentation, inventory, and shipments.

Career Advancement:

As a Logistics Coordinator gains experience, they may advance to roles with greater responsibilities, such as Logistics Manager or Supply Chain Manager. Professional development opportunities, certifications in logistics and supply chain management, and staying updated on industry trends are crucial for career growth in this field.


The Logistics Coordinator profession plays a vital role in the smooth functioning of supply chain and logistics activities within an organization. By efficiently managing the movement of goods and services, Logistics Coordinators contribute to cost savings, improved customer satisfaction, and overall business success. This role requires a combination of education, experience, and specific skills to navigate the complexities of the global supply chain.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Hybrid work model for a flexible and balanced work-life
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Comprehensive benefits package


Minimum Education: Grade 12
Desired Education: Diploma/Certificate in Logistics Management

Minimum Experience: 3 – 5 years of experience in import/export and foreign-to-foreign shipping responsibilities.


  • Control and maintain all imports, exports, and foreign-to-foreign transactions.
  • Provide financial administration support to Medical Innovations.
  • Perform logistics functions within Medical Innovations.
  • Conduct demand planning activities for Medical Innovations.
  • Monitor and maintain off-site warehouses for Medical Innovations.
  • Perform administration duties within the logistics function.
  • Manage client and stakeholder relations related to the logistics function.

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.

Please note if you are an internal employee on a fixed-term contract, please apply using an external candidate profile and not your employee profile.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications through the online portal, including a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant experience and skills. Please ensure that you have an external candidate profile if you are an internal employee on a fixed-term contract.

Closing Date:

The deadline for applications is 30/11/2023. Late applications will not be considered.

Official Contact:

For inquiries, please contact Katerina Wright, the Recruiter, at [email protected].

Mediclinic Medical Innovations is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Visit our official website at for more information about our organization.

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