Wells Oil Assistant Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

Wells Oil Assistant Operations Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • Wells Oil Ltd is a company based in Western Kenya Region (HQ in Kisumu) majorly involved in the distribution and retail of petroleum, lubricants and LPG.

  • We seek to recruit a hands-on and result-oriented individual for the Assistant Operations Manager position to support the Operations Manager.



  • Negotiating with external suppliers for better prices.

  • Prepare purchase budgets, source for spares and Supervise daily purchase of goods and services.

  • Report on purchases, track and report key functional costs to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.

  • Monitor company purchases, deliveries and spending to determine if goods are defective or not meeting performance demands specifically for logistics and ICT dept.

  • Oversee monthly stock take exercises for logistics dept and occasionally for IT dept.

    Supply chain

  • Ordering of white goods through the KPC Open tender system.

  • Following up on purchases through the KPC Open tender system.

  • Following up of invoices, allocations, adjustment of stock entitlement and other related documents from supplier.

  • Working closely with the Clearing agent to ensure that taxes and paid in good time to avoid penalties.

  • Filling of purchase documents and sending daily updates on KPC purchases.

  • Monitoring of stocks at KPC


  • Review weekly field reports pegged on approved itinerary, evaluate sales projections and offer recommendations.

  • Evaluate/appraise and motivate SMEs in liaison with the HR dept.

  • Establish and review sales and marketing goals/targets based on past performance and market forecasts (annually and on need basis).

  • Track all marketing and sales data measure and create comprehensive monthly reports for presentation to management.

  • Manage communication, updates and complaints mechanism from customers in liaison with the CRO(s), and SMEs and provide necessary support.

    Business Development and Strategy

  • Facilitate implementation of marketing strategies for the company in line with company strategic goals.

  • Build strategic relationships and partner with key
    industry players, agencies and suppliers

    Brand positioning, promotions and research

  • Planning and presenting concepts on promotional campaigns at least quarterly.

  • Lead the execution of marketing promotions and campaigns from start to finish, measure and report on the performance of marketing campaigns and assess against goals

  • Carry out market share surveys semiannually in liaison with team to analyze growth trend and impact of competition for decision making.

    Required Qualifications and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree in procurement and supply chain management / procurement and logistics management or business management.

  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in operations management.

  • Highly Organized, Excellent Planning and Organization Skills, Good time manager, Excellent Communication Skills-both written and verbal, Leadership Skills, Good negotiator, Team player; Strong Problem-Solving Skills; Analytical and Attention to Detail; Result oriented, Reporting Skills.

    How to Apply

  • If you meet the above requirements send your application and detailed CV only to;

    The Group Human Resource & Admin. Manager,
    Wells Oil Ltd,
    P.O. Box 3936 40100

  • OR Email – hrrecruitment@wellsoil.com (Subject – Assistant Operations Manager)

  • Application deadline: 15th January 2021

    (Pay indicator ksh 60,000)

  • We always endeavor to make contact with all our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic.

  • If you do not hear from us within two weeks after the application deadline, kindly acknowledge that your application was not successful on this occasion but may be considered in future.

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