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Recruitment by KTDA, Nairobi

Senior Logistics Officer

KTDA Management Services Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Ltd and a key player in the tea industry providing management services to the smallholder tea sub-sector for efficient production, processing and marketing of quality teas.
To ensure continued success and growth, we are seeking a dynamic and highly talented individual to join our management team in the following exciting and challenging position.
Position scope

The successful candidate will be responsible for participating in the planning and organizing the movement of goods and materials from the supplier and manufacturers to customers as well as implementing the logistics policies and strategies.

Responsibilities

·         Participating in formulating strategies of minimizing costs associated with movement and storage of goods within KTDA group by leveraging on transport, clearing and forwarding, courier services across KTDA managed factories and subsidiaries.
·         Monitoring transport prices used by various factories and subsidiaries with a view of standardizing transport charges and minimize wastage.
·         Identifying and address logistical barriers that decrease operational efficiency across the group including working relationship with the contractors and service providers.
·         Monitoring the consumption of both consumable and non-stock items across the group and facilitate the adoption of the best procurement and logistics practices on each of the identified category.
·         Monitoring and facilitating implementation of the new government legislation on logistics related aspects of the business.
·         Reviewing of import terms currently employed in importation of goods and services within the group and advice on the optimal choices for various categories of goods and services.
·         Analyzing all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost- effective 9or efficient means of transporting products and supplies.
·         Ensuring courier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.
·         Spearheading standardization of specification and variety reduction of items used across the group.
·         Facilitating drafting of the service level agreement for procurement and logistic function.

Qualifications

·         A bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, Business Management or any other relevant field
·         Must have an advanced diploma in Procurement, Logistics/ Supply Chain Management
·         A minimum of (6) years’ experience in procurement and logistics function, 2 of which must have been in a supervisory role
·         A member of KISM/CIPS/CSPS/CILT/IABFM (CIPP)
·         Should be an active communicator with the ability to handle both internal and external communication;
·         Supplier relationship management and strong customer service skills;
·         Flexible, adaptable and ability to multitask;
·         A team player with strong coordination skills;
·         Ability to effectively delegate tasks and manage priorities;
·         Should have strong analytical and be result oriented;
·         Must have knowledge in use of MS office packages and practical knowledge of ERP e.g. SAP
How to Apply
Apply online Here not later than 21st September 2018.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Installation & Maintenance Co-ordinator 
Tea Machinery and Engineering Company Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Ltd, whose mandate is to fabricate tea processing and other machinery. It also compliments machinery fabrication with installation and supply of parts and specialized consumables.
To ensure continued success and growth, we are seeking dynamic and highly talented individuals to join our management team in the following exciting and challenging positions.  Interested candidates must have a proven track record of performance; possess excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
Position scope
The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring efficient and timely site installation and maintenance.

Responsibilities

·          Daily Planning and coordination of duties of site installation and Maintenance team;
·          Supervising in process work for quality and timely delivery;
·          Implementing of safety policy  at the site;
·          Inspection of raw materials for quality and correct specification;

·          Developing of Purchase request for various projects and interpretation of        manufacturing drawings;
·          Generating process feed-back reports for accounting purpose;
·          Coordinating installation and maintenance functions with customers and other departments;
·          Installation, testing and commissioning of installed machinery, equipment and/or systems.
·          Ensuring raw materials and equipments at site are secure and are stored properly.
·          Ensuring compliance to health and safety requirements
·          Executing the installation and Maintenance  plans

Qualifications

·          Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or related field;
·          A minimum of Five (5) Years of relevant experience;.
·          Ability to understand and document workflows and business processes.
·          Ability to identify solutions that effectively address business challenges and control needs.
·           Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate audit results to functional heads and other    stakeholders
How to Apply
Apply online Here not later than 21st September 2018.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Technical Sales Representative 
Tea Machinery and Engineering Company Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Ltd, whose mandate is to fabricate tea processing and other machinery. It also compliments machinery fabrication with installation and supply of parts and specialized consumables.
To ensure continued success and growth, we are seeking dynamic and highly talented individuals to join our management team in the following exciting and challenging positions.  Interested candidates must have a proven track record of performance; possess excellent interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills.
Position scope
The successful candidate will be responsible for marketing and selling TEMEC’s products and services through relationship building and interaction with clients.

Responsibilities

·          Expanding market awareness of our products by communicating features and benefits of our products and services effectively;
·          Closing and growing sales through professional communication with existing and potential clients;
·          Visiting clients, establishing their requirements and offering products/services that will address their needs;
·          Identifying and resolving client concerns; recommending a course of action to alleviate these concerns in the future;
·          Maintaining records of customer communications and contact information as required;
·          Preparing responses to RFQ (request for quotation) , RFP (request for proposals) and RFI (request for information)
·          Maintaining awareness of pertinent client information, future plans, payment performance; communicate any client information that may affect company decisions to appropriate departments as needed;
·          Maintaining knowledge of competitor products and identify and report intelligence on competitor pricing or marketing strategies;
·          Submitting a variety of sales status reports as required, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to goals;
·          Submitting quarterly customer visit plans; schedule client meetings and action plans for follow-up.

Qualifications

·          A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field;
·          Diploma in Sales and Marketing;
·          A minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience;
·          Strong selling and negotiating skills;
·          Presentation skills;
·          Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice;
How to Apply
Apply online Here not later than 21st September 2018.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
KTDA MANAGEMENT SERVICES LTD is an equal opportunity employer.

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