Logistics Manager Jobs in Nairobi

Logistics Manager Jobs in Nairobi


Job Purpose:

  • The Logistics Manager will oversee and facilitate the supply chain operations of the company.

  • You will coordinate personnel and processes to achieve the effective distribution of goods.

  • A great asset for a Logistics Manager is their communication and negotiation skills.

  • They are also well-versed in supply management principles and practices.

  • The ideal candidate will have great record-keeping abilities and a customer-oriented approach.

    Duties & Responsibilities;

    Manage costs

  • Negotiate transport costs with suppliers and get the best deal

  • Reduce Overtime by 30% of previous year

  • Prepare & share accurate delivery schedules as per the route plans and deliver all orders within the stipulated timelines for each channel

    Team Management

  • Ensure that distribution team workers follow safety rules while on transit/ factory

  • Participate in man power planning, recruiting, training and evaluating logistics staff

  • Manage staff leave and ensure all has been covered as per the leave policy

    Motor Vehicles management

  • Participate in preparing MV Management policies

  • Ensure all vehicles are in a serviceable condition

  • Attend to traffic issues as and when needed

  • Manage the MV tracking system

  • Manage a log of all company vehicles

    Communication

  • Inform clients when their orders are being delivered

  • Ensure all order documentation have been filled correctly

  • Communicate with the customer service team on the delivery status so they can update clients accordingly

  • Coordinate with WH team to ensure items are ready for loading at the loading bay on time

  • Prepare and send daily, weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly reports

    Administration

  • Participate in monthly stock takes

  • Logistics petty cash management

  • Chair weekly team meetings and reinforce our values

    Qualifications

  • Accountability – Accountable for measurable, high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.

  • Takes prompt action to accomplish tasks and meet goals and objectives.

  • Quality of work – Pays close attention to detail. Strives to achieve accuracy and consistency in all tasks.

  • Service orientation – Applies effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills when responding to customers.

  • Proven experience as logistics coordinator

  • Experience in customer service will be appreciated

  • Knowledge of traffic laws

  • Computer-savvy with a working knowledge of logistics software (ERP)

  • Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • BSc/BA in business administration, supply chain management or relevant field

    How to Apply:

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Logistics Manager – Manufacturing) to

  • jobs@gaprecruitment.co.ke before Saturday 24th July 2021.


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