Logistics & Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Our client is looking for an experienced Operations Manager in the logistics industry, to lead their team.

He/she will be responsible for overseeing the smooth operation of courier work and identifying areas of potential operational improvements.

The ideal candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience as an operations manager and proven experience of managing a warehousing and logistics operation.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years as an Operations Manager in the logistics industry
  • Proven experience of managing a warehousing and logistics operation within a busy environment
  • Relevant Health and Safety knowledge
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to deliver first-class business solutions
  • Able to motivate, organize and encourage individual and team performance to ensure targets are met
  • Leads by example and efficiently deals with all people management issues
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, strong attention to detail
  • Numerate, analytical and IT literate with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Can professionally respond to and deal with customer communication, by email and telephone
  • Honest, reliable and personable team player willing to ‘pitch in’ as required
  • Confident and highly competent in liaising with customers, suppliers and couriers


  • Optimize all processes with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Manage individual and team performance, identifying and addressing staff development needs
  • Ensure appropriate manning levels and core competencies are in line with business needs
  • Plan the production and despatch of goods in a cost-effective and timely manner
  • Effectively plan to warehouse to optimize space availability, ensuring safe storage
  • Follow relevant KPI’s and implement a process of measurement, review, and reporting
  • Drive efficiencies and cost-down initiatives with key suppliers
  • Negotiate and maintain relationships with couriers and freight forwarders
  • Manage and maintain legal requirements regarding health and safety at all time

Required Skills

  • Key performance indicators, Operative management, Courier service (postal), Logistics planning and management, Logistics information systems, Warehouse management


  • Bachelor’s degree

How to Apply

If you qualify,Kindly send your CV only to vacancies@jantakenya.com by 24th Feb 2020 indicating ‘Logistics & Operations Manager’ on the subject line.

Business Administration, Procurement and Logistics
Updated: February 11, 2020 — 9:33 am