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Job Title: Logistics Clerk

Industry: Transport & Logistics

Location: Mombasa

Salary: 20K – 25K

Our client is a well-established logistics company based in Mombasa.

They seek to hire a motivated and detail-oriented Logistics Clerk tasked with performing routine clerical duties, compiling and tabulation of data, checking documents for accuracy as well as truck monitoring and route planning.

Key Responsibilities

·         Route planning

·         Follow up with clearing agents to ensure validation of container guarantee forms is within free period

·         Liaise with clients at offloading sites to ensure that trucks are offloaded in time and truck downtime is minimized.

·         Ensure integrity of cargo from the loading point to the offloading site.

·         Ensure that all delivery and goods received notes are updated and made available to accounts department for invoicing.

·         In liaison with the Logistics Officer, prepare trucks performance reports on a monthly basis.

·         Check all the required documentation as well as ensure that trucks are loaded within legal limits.

·         Raise petty cash vouchers for the drivers mileage as required and issue gate passes to authorize departure.

·         Check in with Kenya Transporters Association (KTA) to keep abreast of any challenges in the industry and advice management accordingly.

·         Manage transport operations including approval of job cards and coordination of breakdown in liaison with fleet officers.

·         Update the delivery schedule with the current status of loading and off-loadings before close of shift, sharing this with the client and offloading clerks.

·         Monitor trucks through the system and follow up with drivers to ascertain their exact location. Generate a report of the truck positions and send the same on email.

·         Prepare a handover report which should be shared to the transport / Logistics officer at close of shift.

·         Ensure proper filing of all trucks/trailer documents i.e. Insurance, NTSA, Speed governors, tracking certificates and ensure that all expiring documents are provided to the transport manager 1 month prior to expiry

·         Carry out any assignments as directed by immediate superiors

Skills & Qualifications

·         Diploma in Fleet Management / Logistics / Operations Management / Clearing and Forwarding.

·         At least 1 year of experience in a similar role in a transport and logistics firm

·         Willingness to work odd hours

·         Accuracy and eye to detail

·         Interpersonal skills

·         Active listener and critical thinker

·         Good verbal and written communication skills

·         Good judgment and decision making skills

N.B. Experience in a transport and logistics firm required

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Logistics Clerk – Mombasa) to before Friday 14th August 2020.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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