Job Summary

Our client, a distributor of commercial gas is looking to recruit a Depot Manager based in their plant along Southern Bypass, Dagorreti Road. The ideal candidate must have experience working in working with in a similar position in oil/Gas industry.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan for stock availability
  • Coordinate stores operations.
  • Inspect store hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Report on stocks and transport.
  • Maintain the attendance register for depot staff.
  • The incumbent is expected to provide measurable input to the depot business strategy within the limits of the role  
  • Modifying systems, practices and approaches while also influencing working methods.
  • Ensures a cost-efficient operation in excess of current best practices
  • Provides the leadership and direction for the depot operations.
  • Liaises closely with shipping companies, trucking companies, port authorities, and other statutory authorities to ensure that their requirements are met.
  • Liaises closely with vendors, suppliers, external consultants, etc to ensure that divergent deliverables are met as required by the terminal.



  • Bachelors’ Degree in Supply Chain Management, Materials Management or Business-related field.
  • Diploma in Procurement or Materials Management.
  • Understanding of the transport industry and an ability to relate with the shipping company and other associated industry managers.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to communicate across the organization.
  • Extensive understanding of modern terminal operations including computer terminal management systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of Container Terminals operational practices.
  • Experience in finance-related matters, setting budgets and reporting against financial objectives.
  • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to provide leadership, obtain cooperation and assistance to meet objectives.


Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs. 150,000 – 200,000 (Approx. 1500 – 2000 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.

Deadline: 25thApril 2019.

Job Category: Lower Mid-Level.

Job Location: Dagoretti, Kenya.


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