Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
Experience Level : Senior level
Experience Length : 5 years
Key Operational Responsibilities :
Lead, develop, advice and support the implementation of the Warehouse and Logistics strategy to deliver the strategic priorities of long term growth opportunities for the Company.
Provide leadership and guidance to ensure the execution of plans to optimize the operation.
Strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transport and customer service activities.
Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle.
Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, route plans, delivery times, transport costs to attain efficiency.
Manage all inward and outward bound shipments.
Analyze warehouse capacity, throughput, productivity and efficiency from a warehouse perspective.
Supervise, coach and train the warehouse and logistics team.
Put in place cost cutting measures, productivity measurements, accuracy and timeliness of targets.
Comply with laws, regulations and Occupational Safety and Health requirements.
Work proactively with various departments to realize efficiencies and manage expectations.
Ensure compliance to stock management procedures and regulatory requirements.
Source all transportation and logistics needs for the whole company, including raw materials, spare parts / procured items, and finished goods for customer deliveries.
Coordinate the entire transportation and logistics process, including communications with the driver / transporter and problem solving on any delays or obstacles.
Make weekly and daily customer delivery plans collaboration with branch managers, incorporating direct deliveries to customers or restocking branch offices located in Nakuru, Nairobi, and Machakos
Ensure excellent customer service to all clients (internal and external) with zero delays. Remotely manage a company lorry driver and servicing / repairs to the company-owned lorry operating out of Nairobi.
Responsible for logistics becoming a cost-effective center by making quick and appropriate decisions when choosing the services required.
Issue daily logistics reports.
Participate in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) pertaining to logistics.
Key Qualification and Experience :
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain Management from a reputable university or any field related to logistics management.
Post graduate qualification in logistics, distribution or its equivalent.
At least 4 years of experience in a busy Warehouse and logistics environment.
Certificate of good conduct from DCI.
Technical / operational competencies.
Proven record of successful distribution and logistics management.
Demonstrable ability to lead and manage teams.
Familiar with Workplace Safety and Environmental factors.
Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.
Strong communication skills to manage the internal and external stakeholder expectations
Strong leadership talent, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Good personal presentation.
Ability to make Decisions under pressure.
Good commercial and business understanding
Communication and motivation compatibility