Acacia Innovations Logistics Manager Jobs in Kenya

Acacia Innovations Logistics Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • A social enterprise which provides eco-friendly cooking and fuel solutions for Kenya.

  • Our first product line is Kuni Safi, a smokeless alternative to firewood made from recycled sugarcane waste.

  • We supply schools, children's homes, hospitals, hotels, and factories.

    Job Overview

  • Handles all aspects of transportation and logistics for the entire company, including transport of raw materials, spare parts, procured items, and customer deliveries across the country.

  • Works with the Factory Administrator, Sales and Finance Teams to ensure transportation and deliveries requirements are met as per the schedule; responsible for deliveries of anywhere from 1 ton to 28 tons of briquettes.

  • This role strictly requires a versatile, hands-on doer with excellent and competitive sourcing skills, as well as strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork abilities.

    Essential Daily Roles

    • Source all transportation and logistics needs for the whole company, including raw materials, spare parts/procured items, and finished goods for customer deliveries.

    • Coordinate the entire transportation and logistics process, including communications with the driver/transporter and problem solving on any delays or obstacles.

    • Make weekly and daily customer delivery plans, in collaboration with branch managers, incorporating direct deliveries to customers or restocking branch offices located in Nakuru, Nairobi, and Machakos.

    • Ensure excellent customer service to all clients (internal and external) with zero delays.

    • Remotely manage
    a company lorry driver and servicing/repairs to the company-owned lorry operating out of Nairobi.

    • Responsible for logistics becoming a cost-effective center by making quick and appropriate decisions when choosing the services required.

    • Issue daily logistics reports.

    • Participate in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) pertaining to logistics.

    • Any other administrative duties or projects as assigned from time to time

    Qualifications Required

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    • 2+ years of related work experience in logistics, transportation, or procurement

    • Computer savvy with expertise in Excel and Google Drive

    • Highly organized and able to manage competing priorities

    • Strong negotiation skills

    • Honest and high level of perseverance

    • Ability to interpret technical language regarding briquettes industry

    • A yes and can-do attitude

    • Fluent in English & Kiswahili

    How to Apply

  • Job applications will only be accepted at (no applications will be received at the office).

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