Logistics and Operations Manager
Potential Staffing Limited
Nairobi, Kenya
4d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    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
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