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Logistics Coordinator Job in Nairobi Kenya

East Africa Trade and Investment Hub

Scope of Work:
Logistics Coordinator
 
Background: The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (TIH) project is intended to spur inclusive economic growth by promoting an enabling environment for trade and investment and increasing East African trade and investment, particularly to and from the United States.

The project will build upon prior investments to increase regional trade competitiveness and reduce poverty.

Objectives and Duties: 
  • The Logistics Coordinator will oversee all logistics-related activities for East Africa TIH in the Nairobi office.  
  • S/he will ensure that the outlined logistics policies and procedures are implemented.  
  • The Logistics Specialist will provide and maintain complete and accurate data for all logistics files. 
  • The Logistics Specialist will perform the following functions, but not limited to:
  • Manage the customs clearance program and document filing system and liaise with customs authorities as necessary.
  • Oversee day‐to‐day logistics issues, including travel schedules and itineraries, reservations, and support for planned TIH events and activities.
  • Manage the regional travel of staff, including flight and lodging accommodations.
  • Coordinate the daily use of vehicles and other shared office equipment.
  • Work with Finance and Procurements teams on the receiving of goods and inspection processes.
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent in related field
  • 4 years work experience in the administrative support field preferably with international donor-funded projects, UN agencies, or NGOs.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literate with e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheet experience.
Supervisory Responsibilities: The Logistics Coordinator will have no supervisory responsibilities.
 
Base of Operations: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Reporting: The Logistics Coordinator will report to the HR/Office Manager.

Interested candidates should e-mail their CV to EastAfricaTrade@dai.com. 

Candidates must reference the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. 


CVs are due by September 18th, 2014.

No phone inquiries will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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