Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Depot Manager, Mombasa

Depot Manager

Industry:  Manufacturing.

Location: Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret.

Salary: KShs 150,000 - 200,000.

Our client one of the most respected paint manufacturing companies with a well-developed countrywide network of distributors and manufactures of world class paints seeks to recruit a Deport Manager who will be responsible for managing the total administration of a Depot Business Unit. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining good relations with existing customers
  • Working closely with the Sales Staff to facilitate the development of commercial business for the depot.
  • Keeping up to date with the competition to ensure that we are competitive in the marketplace.
  • Attending meetings with the Finance Director and Sales and Marketing Director to ensure that any action as required is taken.
  • Identifying bad payers from the debtor’s list and tackling them before they become a real problem.
  • Discussing any concerns on customer accounts with the Credit Manager, Sales and Marketing Director and Finance Director.
  • To ensure month-end closing activities at the depot is completed fully and on time each month.
  • To achieve an acceptable rating of a minimum 90% on the process audits.
  • Monitoring driver’s sheets to ensure daily deliveries are completed by the drivers and highlighting any issues directly to them.
  • Monitoring SAP figures to ensure exact correspondence with manual figures and investigating and correcting any errors.
  • Ensuring that a PO has been completed prior to invoicing for all invoices as per the Company’s policy.
  • Ensuring the safety and security of the depot and all its contents at all times
  • Maintaining a proper level of discipline and adhering to employee relation’s procedures
  • Ensuring daily dips are completed by drivers and reconciliation is completed properly on a daily basis.
Qualification and Experience
  • Degree in Sales and Marketing.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in sales and marketing managerial level in a manufacturing company (preferably paints).
  • Highly-developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and as part of a team.
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before 28th February 2014. 

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