Operations Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Operations Manager – Retail

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive

Our client is a well-established company providing innovative and upgradeable solar systems in rural communities.

They seek to hire an efficient and well-experienced Operations Manager tasked with managing the operations in the warehouse, inventory planning and supply chain as well as monitor operations of the retail shops.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor reverse logistics from the manufacturer to the customers
  • Monitor inventory needs and coordinate with sales team and manufacturing depths.
  • Oversee warehouse processes, production, dispatch and distribution of stock to the retail shops.
  • In-charge of import/export management including clearance and liaison with KRA and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee inventory management to ensure optimized inventory levels and safekeeping of stock
  • Last mile distribution process management- oversee the process of products removal and completeness of reverse logistics products (kits and T.Vs)
  • Monitor trade regulations on changes of tax and duty
  • Identify and oversee retail shop opening/shop expansion and oversee the office outlook of new shops
  • Maintain a procurement policy and advice management on the right procurement decisions.
  • Standardize process across the retail shops and manage the operations of retail agents
  • Identify key operational risks and implement corrective measures
  • Manage SLAs with service providers (courier companies, contractors) to ensure compliance with business requirements.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics / Supply Chain / Project Management or a related field. Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years’ experience in a similar capacity. Experience in retail or energy sector will be an added advantage
  • Highly analytical with competency in Excel and other analytical tools.
  • Extensive experience in import and exports, transport routes, warehouse and distribution network.
  • Passionate about working with rural off-grid consumers and solving their issues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Operations Manager – Retail) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke on or before Thursday 14th November 2019.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Business Administration, Procurement and Logistics
Updated: November 6, 2019 — 1:57 pm