Logistics Coordinator Job in Thika, Kenya

Logistics Coordinator – Thika, Kenya

client, a market leader in Animal Processing Industry across Africa is
seeking to recruit a Logistics Coordinator for their Thika office.
She/he will coordinate logistical & reverse logistical functions for
chick distribution.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Establish and monitor specific supply chain-based performance measurement systems.
  • Create policies and procedures for logistics activities.
  • Train and develop logistics personnel in roles and responsibilities regarding logistics strategies.
  • Develop reports, process documentation and customer service logs.
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, imports, exports and customer issues.
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, and performance evaluation.
  • Monitor chick distribution processes to ensure compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies and procedures for product transit and delivery.
  • Direct distribution centre operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, and timeliness objectives.
  • Negotiate transportation rates and services.
  • Design models for use in evaluating logistics programs and services.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and customers to improve supply chain efficiency and sustainability.
  • Recommend purchase of new or improved technology, such as automated systems.
  • Develop risk management programs to ensure continuity of supply in emergency scenarios.
  • Plan and implement improvements to internal and external logistics systems and processes.
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems and processes.
  • Analyse the financial impact of proposed logistics changes.
  • Analyse all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient transportation.
  • A degree in finance/accounting option.
  • Must have over 4 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Good level of technical skills in IT / communications.
  • Experience in a busy logistics firm, handling a fleet of  trucks.
  • Effective people management & leadership skills.
  • Ability to perform at a high level, constantly with proven experience.
  • Effective project management.
  • Computer literate.
  • Being analytical, strategic and able to motivate staff.
  • Ability to make concrete and effective decisions.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 100,000/= (Approx. 1,000 USD)

Deadline: 9th April 2016   

To apply, please follow the link:  http://bit.ly/221ONhn

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