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Jobs and Vacancies in a Shipping Agency, Kenya

A multi-cultured leading shipping agency with head office in Mombasa representing a major shipping line engaged in liner shipping, invites applications from suitable candidates for the below position based in Mombasa to strengthen the present set up and further improve the service levels.

Applicants need to have good academic record, commitment to the core objectives, requisite experience, proven progressive track record, self-driven, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, integrity and a good team player in addition to the professional capabilities.

The ¡deal candidate should be organized, able to multi-task, prioritize effectively and be able to work under tight deadlines.

Chief Accountant
The ideal candidate must be a mature competent qualified accountant and hold a bachelor degree ¡n accounting, finance or a related field and have a minimum of 5 years work experience in accounting, finance role or a similar position, preferably in shipping industry.
The candidate must possess the ability in analysing financial data, prepare financial reports and statements and must have strong problem solving, job task planning and critical thinking skills.

Shipping Accountant
Commerce graduate / CPA (part 2/3 passed) with 3-4 years’ experience in Shipping Industry and familiar with Voyage / Disbursement Accounts and local statutory procedures upto
finalization of accounts.
Personnel with less qualification but requisite experience shall also be considered to the post.

Equipment Control Executive
Equipment control executive will be responsible to monitor closely and handle/supervise independently the entire movement of containers, data updation in system, notifications based on interchanges, raising invoices for demurrages / detentions / damages as applicable, arranging surveys, co-ordination with depots, clients, various offices and internal daily reporting.
Should be complaint with KWATOS SYSTEM.


Sales and Marketing Executive
Key responsibilities areas will be cargo canvassing for both imports and exports for various sectors of shipping services, dedicated field activity to meet the clients to generate business, making and following up quotations, establishing rates, preparation of various sales and other reports, conscious efforts to meet the targets.
Compiling of trade statistics and market information on regular basis.
Additionally Senior Sales Executives and Sales Manager may also apply.

Documentation Executive – Import and Export
Ideal candidate will be fully responsible to handle entire import and export documentation independently and attend to all import/export related queries from clients, liaise with customs / port authorities, lodge manifest with authorities etc.
Must have knowledge of local customs/port documentation procedures (SIMBA, MMS & KWATOS SYSTEM).
Applicant must be self-driven and self-disciplined team player, flexible on working hours and be able to work under pressure.

Delivery Order Executive
Responsibilities includes scrutinizing respective shipping documents and issuing delivery order, receiving payments, providing information and assistance to customers on the front desk.

Pool Driver
Should have 5 years’ experience.
How to Apply
Please email your applications with detailed curriculum vitae providing three references and day time contact numbers to recruitmentskenya@yahoo.com clearly stating the position being applied for under the subject as described above. Also indicate your current and expected remuneration including benefits (if any) and the earliest date of joining shall be preferred. Please also email copies of your last three months’ payslips.
We are an equal opportunity employer and the deadline for submitting your applications with the supporting testimonials and other documents is 10 November, 2018.

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