Vajas Manufacturers Limited Logistics Officer Job oportunity in Kenya 2013


Vacancy: Logistics Officer
Summary: Vajas Manufacturers Limited is the leading supplier of corporate promotional merchandise in the East African market and is making inroads into other African markets.
Through continuous innovation and creativity, the client provides strategic partnerships to leading local and international organizations in enhancing their corporate image as well as the visibility of their brands.

Some of their prestigious clients include; Coca Cola, GlaxoSmithKline, United Nations, ICRC, Toyota, Unilever, British American Tobacco and Nestle Foods.

Job Purpose

The position holder is expected to manage company logistics functions, specifically coordinate imports and exports on road, air and sea movements, manage imports and exports processes, records, tacking of consignments and liaison with relevant authorities both local and clearing and forwarding agents.

Key Responsibilities

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the process and records for all Imports and Exports for Air, Sea and Road movements.
  • Responsible for All Inbound and Outbound transportation
  • Responsible for All KRA transactions with regards to the import & Exports
  • Ensure a register is maintained for all material arriving in country by Sea, Air and Road and illustrates condition of Import
  • Manage the Kenyan and International Clearing & Forwarding Contractors to ensure that all consignments are processed as quickly as possible
  • Assist in the preparation of exemption request letters for submission and manage them through to point of receipt.
  • Ensure all import/export transactions of materials are accurately documented, including to and from port or site and documentation is submitted accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist in monitoring changes in government regulations relating to company’s operations
  • Making sure all payments are done as per Agreed Terms
  • MIS reporting on Daily/Weekly/Monthly Basis
  • Ensuring All Records are kept as per Co Policies
Qualification and Experience
  • A Degree in Logistics Management or related field.
  • At least 5 years experience in logistics management
  • Knowledge of customs and import procedures and regulations, and rules around duty on imported goods.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Degree in Logistics Management or related field
  • Computer Literacy is a must for this position. Familiarity with ERP system will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work independently,  work with stress, pressure & extended working hours if required
  • Also able to deal with Trade Finance documentation with ease
  • Use of ERP software or other related logistics software  is required
  • Proactive, results oriented with excellent leadership skills
How to Apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Monday 21st October, 2013

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416,

Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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