Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Logistics Officer

Logistics Officer

Summary

Our client is a leader in the manufacture and export of corporate promotional merchandise. 

Through continuous innovation and creativity, they provide strategic partnerships to leading local and international organizations in enhancing corporate image and visibility of their clients’ brands. 

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Assume full responsibility for all Imports and Exports processes.
  • Organise all Inbound and Outbound transportation of goods and materials
  • Handle all KRA transactions relating to imports and exports, ensuring compliance with set regulations.
  • Maintain an up to date register of all materials arriving in the country by Sea, Air or Road, clearly indicating the condition of the import on arrival.
  • Manage local and international Clearing & Forwarding agents, ensuring that all consignments are processed as quickly as possible.
  • Participate in the preparation of exemption request letters and follow through to ensure timely approval.
  • Ensure that all import and export transactions are accurately documented, including exit and entry points, and all documentation submitted in a timely manner.
  • Monitor changes in government regulations relating to company’s operations and highlight these to management.
  • Follow up on supplier payments and ensure these are done as per the agreed terms
  • Prepare and submit Daily/Weekly/Monthly reports as per the reporting schedule.
  • Maintain complete records related to export and import transactions.
Qualifications and experience
  • A degree in Procurement and Materials Management or related field.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in logistics management
  • Specialized training in logistics management will be a significant advantage.
  • Knowledge of customs and import procedures and regulations, and rules around duty on imported goods and the capacity to handle trade finance documentation with ease
  • Use of ERP software or other related logistics software is required
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Capacity to work independently and cope with stress, pressure and extended working hours.
  • Proactive, results oriented with excellent leadership skills
How to apply: 

Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Tuesday 4th June, 2013.

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, 
Nairobi, GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.