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Inbound Logistics Manager Job in Kenya

Inbound Logistics Manager 


Reporting to Senior Manager-Supply Chain Operations, the job holder will manage the company’s inbound logistics processes by ensuring timely delivery of material from the company’s suppliers to the company designated storage points in order to meet company requirements through efficient and effective metrics and monitoring tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Optimally manage clearing and forwarding processes as well as lead times from the country of collection to destination against agreed KPI’s.
  • Capture any costs arising from demurrage charges and penalty and allocate responsibility for recovery.
  • Supply risk management by ensuring all import shipments are marine covered.
  • Manage the PVoC expectations for Safaricom shipments and verify the inbound logistics invoice and forward to finance for payment.
  • Develop and review SLA’s between Safaricom and contracted clearing and forwarding partner on a monthly basis.
  • Implement and maintain inbound logistics policy master data for all equipment to support the network roll out planning process.
  • Plan monthly shipment movements as per supplier promise dates to meet the company’s strategic objectives.
  • Manage channel use exceptions by ensuring adherence to channel use policy.
  • Conduct an OTIF performance evaluation of goods delivery and manage handover to shipment turnaround time.
  • Effectively manage existing inbound logistics processes.
  • Development of world class standards in process through re-engineering of the existing inbound logistics processes and development of new processes.
  • To continuously evaluate oracle performance to support inbound logistics processes and if necessary design changes to cater for changing business needs.
  • Manage the selection, growth, development performance and motivation of staff in the section.
  • Produce accurate and timely reports in accordance with the Supply Chain Metrics framework.
Minimum requirements
  • B. Com/Business/Economics or equivalent with at least 5 years experience in Supply Chain Function especially in Inbound Logistics or Clearing & Forwarding.
  • Additional professional qualification in Supply Chain will also be considered e.g. CSCP, CIPS, and CILT.
  • Computer literate, proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of Oracle will be an added advantage.
  • Must demonstrate drive and result oriented.
  • Must have Sound Judgment and must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below. 

The deadline for application is Thursday 19th January 2012.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd
Via E-mail to

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