Logistics Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Logistics Officer – Control Room

Employment Terms: Permanent

Location: Nairobi

Summary: Our client an FMCG with a busy fleet of delivery trucks is seeking to employ a Logistics officer with good experience in a Control room. Generally, the jobholder will perform Control Room daily operations with high integrity and efficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Track vehicle locations by GPS system
  • Make comparison of actual amounts fuelled vs. invoiced amounts on a daily and monthly basis and highlight discrepancies in the reports.
  • Ensure strict compliance with company regulations by drivers.
  • Identify on-road exceptions and take immediate remedial action including co-ordinating and responding to emergency situations
  • Liaise with drivers, operations personnel and Management
  • Develop and present daily management reports relating to vehicle utilization and tracking
  • Monitor truck driver performance by Identifying poor trends and driving behaviour through real time and weekly system reports and alerts.
  • Analyse operational efficiency of each vehicle in terms of idle time, stop time etc. as a percentage to identify any underutilized vehicles on monthly basis.
  • Make comparison of the mapped route vs. the actual route followed on each day and take follow up action to find out cause of deviation.
  • Calculate various metrics such as loaves/km, loaves/litre, customers/km to determine efficiency of routes and areas with low presence or penetration on monthly basis for each route.
  • Maintain register of alerts from the analysis, who has been contacted and what action has been taken.
  • Any other duties related to or arising from the performance of what is listed above.

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Logistics/Supply Chain or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience managing transport in a company with very busy fleet of vehicles
  • Experience in a busy control room
  • Alert and keen on details.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent IT skills and ability to interpret data.
  • Integrity, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Good report writing skills with ability to provide timely and accurate reports
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Ability to take initiative and use own judgment
  • Flexibility as the job may entail shift work(day/night)

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to careers@britesmanagement.com

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: September 18, 2018 — 6:39 am