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C&F Industry Jobs in Kenya - General Manager, Customs Documentation Executive and Warehouse Manager

Our client is in the C&F Industry with offices in Mombasa and Nairobi and seeks to hire the following:

General Manager

  • Ensuring the delivery of operational excellence and directing the commercial activities of the company to achieve profitability and growth
  • Proactively manage the daily operations and prepare brief and concise update reports to customers
  • Lead and direct all Marketing functions & Business development in line with Company strategy to acquire new and develop existing customers
  • Offer competitive products / services to the market through efficient operations, smart pricing policies and innovative operations

  • Develop clear processes and policies to achieve industry best practice in service delivery that will prepare the company for quality certification in provision of services
  • Manage all financial and budgetary issues professionally
  • Manage all resources to ensure optimum utilization
  • Relevant Bachelor degree
  • East African Customs & Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate or additional qualification in a related area like logistics / port operations / shipping will be an added advantage
  • Training in KRA Simba system and KPA KWATOS
  • Proven operational and commercial success in previous employment with a reputable freight business
  • Results driven and persistence in meeting day-to-day challenges and goals
  • Be proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task in an intense, fast-paced, high energy environment
Customs Documentation Executive

  • Coordinate receipt, storage and dispatch of all shipping and clearance documentation in an efficient manner
  • Undertake on-line customs declaration of all import / export cargoes both local , transit or transhipment in a prompt and accurate manner to facilitate quick clearance
  • Opening, filing and tracking of clients files and related documentation through Customs, KPA and other parties in the freight logistics chain to ensure enhanced service provision.
  • Ensure availability of all company documentation and other clearance documentation to facilitate clearance at the port or CFS and storage of clients cargo at warehouses
  • 4 years experience in a busy and reputable C & F company handling both break bulk and bulk cargoes
  • East African Customs & Freight Forwarders Practicing Certificate and training in KRA Simba system and KPA KWATOS
  • Diploma in Clearing , Warehousing & Practical Freight Forwarding (DCWF) – KPA Bandari College, Mombasa
  • In-depth knowledge of customs regulations and compliance relevant EAC Trade and Customs regulations
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
Warehouse Manager

  • Plan, organise, coordinate and follow-up on all warehouse activities
  • Ensure overall efficiency of the warehouse operation and develop and implement efficient warehouse system with high productivity
  • Lead a team of warehouse staff to ensure effective and efficient receiving, issuing and delivery function
  • Evaluate operational cost for costing purposes
  • Excellent space planning skills
  • Ensure that warehouse procedures comply with company policy
  • Manage and optimize warehouse workflow
  • Maintain a clean and organized warehouse
  • Prepare daily updates to customers on their cargo stored in company warehouses
  • 5 years experience in a large volume warehouse concern
  • Diploma holder in logistics / supply chain management or related qualifications
  • Strong supervisory and organizational skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Working knowledge of warehouse software, databases and MS Office
  • Able to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines

The company offers attractive remuneration packages and good personal and career growth opportunities.

Applications with detailed CV’s and attachment of relevant certificates should be forwarded to the following email address not later than 3rd December 2010:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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