Job Summary

The purpose of this position, is in close coordination with the sales manager, provide administrative and sales support at the Depot.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

Our client, a beer distributor whose responsibility is to deliver products to customers, relationship building and provision of a clear path for the sales and service to retail accounts, seeks to hire a Depot Manager who understands and is able to monitor the sales team and handle financial & administrative responsibilities. The ideal candidate must be a CPA (K), well versed in sales and marketing as well as logistics

Key Responsibilities:

In close coordination with the sales manager the successful candidate is expected to;  

  • Assist in the increase of net sales of the company in their respective area. 
  • Liaise with customers and prospective customers to ensure that their needs are met & that a high-quality service is maintained. 
  • Ensuring the timely and precise administration function within the depot. 
  • Ensuring that a capable workforce is always available. 
  • Responsible for stock levels, correct management of ordering, billing, returns and adjustments to standing orders. 
  • Ensuring the management and maintenance of the fleet and ensuring timely deliveries
  • Consult with the accountant for follow up on customer payments to ensure that payments are made on time and in accordance with company policy. 
  • Ensure that the company premises are maintained in accordance with company policy and in line with stipulated safety regulations. 
  • Prompt and accurate reporting of operational matters as required and in accordance to company guidelines. 
  • Maintain the attendance register for depot staff.
  • Liaise with HR regarding staff discipline/ performance / employee relation issues and ensure action is carried out on the same if necessary
  • Ensure the depot meets all the necessary statutory requirements and Maintain updated records of the same
  • Maintain records of petty cash with accounts.
  • Ensure zero variance between system stock & physical stock
  • Manage stock levels and monitor stock movement cycles
  • Maintain efficiency and cost effectiveness in distribution operations.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required by management from time to time.
  • Provide leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving organization performance. 
  • Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity and accountability. 
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness. 
  • Coordinate and implement training programs in Operations department, aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve the design and delivery of high quality services. 
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams

Qualification & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business-related course.
  • Masters Degree an added advantage
  • 8+ Years experience managing a depot or related business unit.
  • Experience in FMCG environment especially in the beverage industry shall be highly essential 
  • Hands-on experience managing supply chain processes in a busy depot
  • Experience with managing distribution vehicles
  • Experience using ERP system like SAP will be an added advantage
  • Computer skills – MS Word, Excel, Windows and PowerPoint.
  • People management skills
  • Excellent leadership skills & self driven
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organization & presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills

Location: Nairobi


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