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Position Details: Clearing and Forwarding Clerk

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Openings: 1


Position / Designation : Clearing and Fowarding Clerk

Grade  : IV

Department                : Administration

Reporting Line Manager  : Factory Manager

Location  : Nairobi, Kenya(Flexible to move when need arises)

Educational Qualification : Any Business or Management degree

Work Experience             : Over 5 Years’ experience in similar capacity with a preference towards ISO tank logistics.

Key Competencies:

·         Exportation.

·         Importation.

·         Exposure to liaising with shipping lines.

·         Exposure to liaising with clearing & forwarding agents.

·         Proven track record in leadership and management of fast moving transport operations (staff and fleet )

·         Agro based materials experience would be highly beneficial;

·         Strong knowledge of Kenya’s transport legislation;

·         Budget management experience.

·         Good network within transport companies.

·         Flexible approach in running a transport team.

Job Responsibilities:

·         Ensures safe and secure transport of goods (raw material & finish goods) to their destinations on time in cost-effective manner.

·         Ensure safe and secure transport of imported goods into Kenya on time in a cost-effective manner.

Job Duties:

·         Being the first point of contact for transport & logistic matter with complete ownership & accountability; Day to day customer / supplier relationship management

·         Planning routes and load scheduling for multi-drop deliveries.

·         Administer all transportation personnel & bring out the best through training program;

·         Ensure fleet of vehicles are adequately maintained and serviced at all time;

·         Ensure all members in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations.

·         Negotiating and bargaining transportation prices.

·         Oversee warehouse, inventory control, material handling and supplier / customer service.

·         Maintain accurate records & logs;

·         Ensure vehicles are operated in a safe & effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life through pre-installed tracking device;

·         Keep assigned vehicles free from damage, theft, misuse, pilferage, vandalism, abnormal wear / tear and in acceptable condition at all time;

·         Resolve internal & external customers complain courteously and efficiently;

·         Appraising transportation staff performance and take disciplinary action where require;

·         Adhere to company motor vehicle operational policy & traffic law compliance;

·         Report safety, security and driving incident on the road to the office administration as per insurance guidelines;

·         Optimize resources with agreed cost budget;

·         Maintain our brand image through professional behavior, neat & tidy uniform and vehicle condition; Recommend capital expenditure for acquisition of new equipment / vehicles in order to increase efficiency & service level;

Key Performance Area:

·         Vehicles are operational at all time;

·         Maintain good rapport with customer and supplier

·         Compliance to traffic law;

·         Staff training.


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