Logistics & Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

Logistics & Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client is looking for an experienced Operations Manager in the logistics industry, to lead their team.

  • He/she will be responsible for overseeing the smooth operation of courier work and identifying areas of potential operational improvements.

  • The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience as an operations manager and proven experience of managing a warehousing and logistics operation.

    Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Business or related field

  • Minimum of 5 years as an Operations Manager in the logistics industry

  • Proven experience of managing a warehousing and logistics operation within a busy environment

  • Relevant Health and Safety knowledge

  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to deliver first-class business solutions

  • Able to motivate, organize and encourage individual and team performance to ensure targets are met

  • Leads by example and efficiently deals with all people management issues

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, strong attention to detail

  • Numerate, analytical and IT literate with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Can professionally respond to and deal with customer communication, by email and telephone

  • Honest, reliable and personable team player willing to ‘pitch in’ as required

  • Confident and highly competent in liaising with customers, suppliers and couriers

    Responsibilities

  • Optimize all processes with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Manage individual and team performance, identifying and addressing staff development needs

  • Ensure appropriate manning levels and core competencies are in line with business needs

  • Plan the production and despatch of goods in a cost-effective and timely manner

  • Effectively plan to warehouse to optimize space availability, ensuring safe storage

  • Follow relevant KPI’s and implement a process of measurement, review, and reporting

  • Drive efficiencies and cost-down initiatives with key suppliers

  • Negotiate and maintain relationships with couriers and freight forwarders

  • Manage and maintain legal requirements regarding health and safety at all time

    Required Skills

  • Key performance indicators, Operative management, Courier service (postal), Logistics planning and management, Logistics information systems, Warehouse management

    Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree

    How to Apply

  • If you qualify,Kindly send your CV only to

  • vacancies@jantakenya.com by 24th Feb 2020 indicating ‘Logistics & Operations Manager’ on the subject line.


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