Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

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

Job Description

Key Operational Responsibilities:
•    Lead, develop, advice and support the implementation of the Warehouse and Logistics strategy to deliver the strategic priorities of long term growth opportunities for the Company.
•    Provide leadership and guidance to ensure the execution of plans to optimize the operation.
•    Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transport and customer service activities.
•    Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle.
•    Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, route plans, delivery times, transport costs to attain efficiency.
•    Manage all inward and outward bound shipments.
•    Analyze warehouse capacity, throughput, productivity and efficiency from a warehouse perspective.
•    Supervise, coach and train the warehouse and logistics team.
•    Put in place cost cutting measures, productivity measurements, accuracy and timeliness of targets.
•    Comply with laws, regulations and Occupational Safety and Health requirements.
•    Work proactively with various departments to realize efficiencies and manage expectations.
•    Ensure compliance to stock management procedures and regulatory requirements.
•    Source all transportation and logistics needs for the whole company, including raw materials, spare parts/procured items, and finished goods for customer deliveries.
•    Coordinate the entire transportation and logistics process, including communications with the driver/transporter and problem solving on any delays or obstacles.
•    Make weekly and daily customer delivery plans collaboration with branch managers, incorporating direct deliveries to customers or restocking branch offices located in Nakuru, Nairobi, and Machakos
•    Ensure excellent customer service to all clients (internal and external) with zero delays. Remotely manage a company lorry driver and servicing/repairs to the company-owned lorry operating out of Nairobi.
•    Responsible for logistics becoming a cost-effective center by making quick and appropriate decisions when choosing the services required. Issue daily logistics reports.
•    Participate in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) pertaining to logistics.

Key Qualification and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain Management from a reputable university or any field related to logistics management.
 Post graduate qualification in logistics, distribution or its equivalent.
 At least 4 years of experience in a busy Warehouse and logistics environment.
•    Certificate of good conduct from DCI.
•    Technical/operational competencies.
•    Proven record of successful distribution and logistics management.
•    Demonstrable ability to lead and manage teams.
•    Familiar with Workplace Safety and Environmental factors.
•    Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
•    Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.
•    Strong communication skills to manage the internal and external stakeholder expectations
•    Strong leadership talent, interpersonal and organizational skills.
•    Good personal presentation.
•    Ability to make Decisions under pressure.
•    Good commercial and business understanding
•    Communication and motivation compatibility

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