Career Opportunities in Lupain Investments Ltd Kenya

Vacancy: Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Summary: Our client, Lupain Investments Kenya Limited is a player in the oil industry and one of the leading resellers of oil products. 

Currently have operations in Kenya and South Sudan well as making inroads to other countries in the region. 

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Supply Chain Co-ordinator will ensure development of effective and efficient Supply Chain operations to achieve business objective

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure effective and efficient supply by monitoring and managing demand & supply planning processes to produce accurate demand plans and efficient supply plans to achieve customer service level target and minimizing distribution costs.
  • Follow-up with suppliers to ensure goods and services are delivered as required and on time;
  • Take charge of Inventory Planning, forecasting, stocks reconciliation
  • Responsible for logistics planning and arrangements facilitating efficient  transportation, storage and Distribution of suppliers
  • Ensure compliance on HSE policies on all areas of our operations;
  • Ensured Contracted transporters and trucks if any progressively meet established  contractual  obligations and safety standards;
  • Liaise with suppliers/customers on order sizes to place depending on truck compartments and truck availabilities to ensure our trucks are used optimally; this also include timely placement of orders
  • Handled customer/suppliers complaints and liaise with various departments on order and supply issues so that complaints are resolved effectively to ensure we managed as per Service Level Agreements.       
  • Plan, organize, coordinate supply chain processes for the company such as purchasing, customer service and logistics with the responsibility for ensuring the execution of all company rules, policies, procedures and programs in support of the goals and objectives established to avoid costly delays and lost sales opportunities.
  • Ensure excellent supplier management encompassing quality, on-time delivery and responsiveness. Manage and control internal and external customer relationship through the implementation of best practices, distribution planning and customer communications.
  • Coordinate budgetary planning in relation to supply and logistics and negotiate improved pricing, product quality and delivery times.
  • Put in place and enforce inventory management systems so as to ensure including maximum stock levels and reorder levels.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Business field from a recognised University.
  • Post-graduate qualification in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or Procurement is desirable.
  • Experience in trading environment as well as competitive sourcing is desired
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • At least Five (7) years experience in supply chain and logistics; similar industry is preferred.
  • Self confident with a strong analytical and decision-making ability.
  • Results-oriented with an ability to deliver and meet tight deadlines.

Vacancy: Sales & Marketing Executive (Oil Industry)

 Our client, Lupain Investments Kenya Limited is a player in the oil industry and one of the leading resellers of oil products. Currently have operations in Kenya and South Sudan well as making inroads to other countries in the region.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Sales and Marketing Executive will be responsible for growing assigned segment (s), to achieve company objectives for business development, growth, retention and profitability.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Strategically prospect and acquire new business and customers to grow volume and develop various product lines.
  • Implement oil and lubricants business strategies and tactics to respond to changes in business environment
  • Grow the company business in different market segments namely; Consumer, Resellers/Distributors among others
  • Ensure customers requirements are defined understood and documented and follows up on amicable resolution of customer complaints and feedback.
  • Manage sales volumes of through regular and planned visits to customers and prospects.
  • Follow up on prospective customers and negotiates terms and conditions for approval and maintains existing customers ensuring that agreed terms and conditions are followed.
  • Ascertain various product ranges to be marketed by the company and monitor market condition, trends, and competitor activities.
  • Maintain customers’ database, sales analysis, sales projections and maintains sales records.
  • Bachelors degree in Business or a relevant degree
  • At least 7 years experience preferably in the oil industry
  • Selling and Presentation skills
  • Experience dealing with cash customers
  • Excellent negotiation skills and Relationship Management
  • Working experience in oil products
  • Good customer management skills

Vacancy: Chief Accountant 

Summary: Our client, Lupain Investments Kenya Limited is a player in the oil industry and one of the leading resellers of oil products. Currently have operations in Kenya and South Sudan as well as making inroads to other countries in the region. 

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Chief Accountant will be responsible for managing the finance arm of the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the accounting section with the aim of achieving Finance Department objectives
  • Manage the full spectrum of costing and financial accounting, forecasting and budgeting as well as preparing final accounts.
  • Develop and strengthen internal control; this also includes ensuring adherence to set controls
  • Develop financial policies, systems and procedures and communicate these to affected parties to monitor and ensure compliance in line with International Accounting Standards and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Responsible for maintaining a stable cash-flow for the organisation by drawing up cash flow projections and appraising debtors & creditors to ensure steady cash flow.
  • Ensure accurate and complete posting of accounting data and the generation of trial balance.
  • Enforce financial discipline across the organization and ensure all departments operate within the laid down financial policy framework.
  • Production of timely and accurate management reports against strict deadlines.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register and ensuring the care of company assets
  • Responsible for maintaining accuracy and timeliness of inventory controls and cost controls.
  • Monitor general ledger postings, ensuring that accounting records are accurate and established standards are adhered to.
  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and working closely with relevant departments in analyzing margins, variances and cost analysis.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA finalist
  • At least 5 years experience as a Senior Accountant
  • Experience in trading is desired
  • Working knowledge of accounting packages
  • Working experience with Sage pastel or ACCPAC accounting software
  • An understanding of financing opportunities is also desired
How to Apply: 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Thursday 12th March 2015

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100


Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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