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Logistics and Shipping Assistant Job in Kenya (KShs 60K)

Title: Logistics and Shipping Assistant

Industry:  Agribusiness 
Location: Nairobi 
Salary: KShs 60,000 Gross

Our client is a newly incorporated company engaging in the production and marketing of green and soluble coffee. 

They seek to hire a logistics and shipping assistant whose main purpose is to offer end to end logistical support from farmer to market. 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • To manage collection of coffee and tea from farmers
  • To oversee movement of materials from raw product to finished goods
  • Manage and motivate a number of associates who will account for our inventory.
  • Handle all procurement procedures and ensure quality product is purchased
  • Help improve existing systems of inventory management
  • High standards of performance, integrity, and teamwork
  • Prepare transport and logistics and support plans
  • Develop and implement methodologies and tools to enable effective execution of transport & logistic plans
  • Formulate Standard Operating Procedures
  • Manage transport logistics operations, including, equipment, material and personnel or casual staff
  • Ensure timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery of equipment, materials and personnel
  • Coordinate and provide procurement and logistics support to ongoing operations
  • Coordinate logistics activities with procurement, finance, operations and other substantive units
  • Prepare reports on personnel and equipment and material movements and other operational logistics issues
  • Identify, plan and manage special logistics operations
  • Prepare transport and logistics preparedness reviews
  • Guide and supervise the work of new/junior logistics officers or staff;
  • Continually improve systems, policies and procedures, and identify existing problems, and anticipate future ones.
  • Bachelors Degree in Business / Development / Logistics / Agriculture related services
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of work experience and a passion for logistics / agricultural development in Kenya.
  • Must be 30 years and older
  • Experience in the coffee/tea industry preferred
  • Readiness to work with a start up and grow with it
  • Very proficient and experienced with Computer Applications like Ms Office
  • Excellent problem solver, must be able to come up with and implement solutions
  • Leadership experience at work, including managing a team of people
  • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours during busy season
  • Clear written and oral communication
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Logistics and Shipping Assistant- Ksh. 60,000) to before 29th September,  2014

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