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Rift Valley Railways is a major rail and marine transport service provider with operations in Kenya and Uganda.

We are looking for qualified, dedicated, self motivated personnel to join the RVR team.

1. Logistics Operations Manager

Reporting to the General Manager, Business Development & Strategy, you will be responsible for supporting the development of innovative transport solutions. This will entail supervision of the logistics team to achieve supply chain goals.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:
  • Supporting the implementation of the company’s logistics service business
  • Supervising and leading the customs agency team
  • Preparing and lodging all documentation necessary to secure customs clearance of goods
  • Liaising with industry partners, regulators and statutory agencies responsible for cargo clearance
  • Ensuring that all regulatory requirements for clearance of goods are obtained expeditiously and that customers are well informed of progress
  • Securing and retiring customs bonds for transit cargo
  • Preparing operational reports
The Ideal Position holder must have:
  • A university degree and relevant professional qualifications.
  • A valid East African Community Freight & Forwarding Practice Certificate (EACFFP Certificate)
  • A commercial awareness in transport and logistics sector
  • Ability to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
2. Planning and Control Maintenance Engineer

Reporting to the General Manager, Permanent Way, you will be responsible for the optimum utilization of assets of the permanent way through research, internalization and retention of new technologies and coordination of maintenance programmes.

You will also ensure that there is return on investment, by analyzing and guiding investments on permanent way in accordance with the business plan.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:
  • Coordinating & integrating the use of corporate resources
  • Subsidizing budget systems by setting parameter plans for annual maintenance and production of products for permanent way
  • Ensuring excellence in quality of production processes
  • Ensuring compliance with legislation and applicable standards provided by RVR to preserve the environment
  • Contributing to the assessment of regional services by monitoring performance standards and indicators established.
  • Enabling a high level of occupational health and safety for employees and ensuring a standard excellence in quality of it’s processes, aiming to deliver business value.
The Ideal Position holder must have:
  • A university degree in Engineering (Production Option).
  • Post graduate qualification in Project Management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • 2 years experience in a similar function
  • Excellent communication skills
3. Control and Management Analyst

Reporting to the Planning & Control Maintenance Engineer, Permanent Way, you will contribute to the implementation of simulation scenarios by analyzing the budget and KPI’s of the permanent way.

You will also be responsible for improvement and adjustment of models for generation and monitoring production and maintenance.

Key responsibilities for this role will include:
  • Establishing methods for data interface to exchange information with various areas of the company involved in the process of maintenance, production and budget analysis
  • Spearheading the improvement of the maintenance of the Permanent Way
  • Reviewing, planning, budget generation and monitoring costs through the creation and maintenance of the database.
  • Preparation of budget and KPI analysis reports and presentations
  • Ensure compliance with guidelines for occupational health and safety standards
  • Perform ongoing audits to identify non-conformities in the routines according to the systems designated in the Permanent Way
The Ideal Position holder must have:
  • A university degree in Engineering
  • Knowledge of control of maintenance & production
  • 2 years experience in a similar function
  • Excellent communication skills
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter, CV, and relevant copies of certificates not later than November 11, 2011 to:

The Human Resource Manager
P.O. Box 62502 – 00200
Nairobi

N/B. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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