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Logistics Manager Job in Kenya (USD 2,000 - 2,300)

Our Client:

Leader in FMCG / Liquor Industry; owning and operating duty free travel retail shops at airports and seaports worldwide, as well as involving in brand development, marketing, and sales. 

The company is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, operating through a network of offices and warehouses in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Industry: Duty Free Retail

Job Title:
 Logistics Manager


Type of Hire:

 Nairobi, Kenya

 USD 2,000 – 2,300 per month

Job Responsibilities:
  • To develop systems and processes that allow for tracking and measurement of key parameters that govern performance of lead-time.
  • To keep proactive track & trace of movement of consignments, in order to manage maximum efficiency & optimum stock inventory and timely delivery of goods.
  • Ensure no demurrage.
  • Effectively manage vendors for ensuring proper delivery of their services.
  • To communicate effectively with the vendors – Transporters, forwarding agents, courier companies, etc. for movements of goods and track the consignments.
  • Involved to support contract administration activities for all warehousing and transportation contracts.
  • Planning & Scheduling of Shipment, Transportation and Documentation.
  • Co-ordination with transporters/CFS agents/Shipping lines.
  • Ensuring location complaints are investigated and closed to the satisfaction of locations.
  • Ensure efficient management of surface transportation.
  • Responsible for Road freight Negotiations with carriers and ensure that we get the most competitive price in the market.
  • To effectively plan pre-shipment / post shipment advance intimation of delivery to locations.
  • Responsible to ensure that we get the best rates for sea/air/inland haulage.
  • Create MIS on a regular basis to track consignments and monitor the costs towards CNF.
  • Constantly work on bettering the CNF rates to all the relevant locations.
  • Minimum Bachelors in Business Administration or equivalent discipline;
  • Proficiency in Supply Chain Management and Logistics;
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and Logistics;
  • Knowledge of working on an ERP solution an added advantage.
Required Skills
  • Upholds professional ethics
  • Proficient in use of technology
  • Passionate towards work, self-motivated, takes initiative and responsibility
  • Focuses on goals & deadlines, encourages teamwork, creativity & trust
  • Delivers beyond promise
  • Appreciates constructive criticism
  • Good organizational & planning abilities
  • Analytical skills & business acumen 
How to Apply:
Please justify your application by stating similar experience in a similar capacity at your previous / current job.  

Send your CV  (in PDF format) via email to no later than 2nd February 2013. 

The subject line of the application should read “Logistics Manager”

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