Friday, February 7, 2014

Logistics Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya - Design and Construction Company

Job Title: Logistics Manager
A well-established Design and Construction company with projects in various parts of the country seeks to recruit for the above position to be based in Nairobi. 
Job Description

  • Planning, organizing, and directing the work of the section to meet objectives with the most efficient use of personnel, facilities and vehicles.
  • Planning and organising for transfer of staff, materials and parcels from one point to another.
  • Supports Transport Management Systems including the tracking system.
  • Managing the department staff, including responsibility for hiring, scheduling performance management and discipline.
  • Managing vehicles insurance including attending planning meetings for insurance renewals and claims. Advises on Insurance procedures.
  • Developing and implementing vehicle policy and procedures.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, and government regulations and oversee their training.
  • Preparing and submitting regular reports including, break downs, accidents, fuel usage, vehicle running cost, vehicle usage and driver performance.
  • Preparing and directing drivers training programs for newly employed drivers as well as regular training for all the drivers.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the Safety and Security Management plan in liaison with the Construction Manager.
  • Help improve existing systems of inventory management by ensuring all inventory movements are tracked.
  • Support regular auditing of all inventory and inventory related documentation.
  • Execute regular security and maintenance for each store/yard on a regular basis.
  • Manage and execute projects from start to finish, by working with other staff.
  • High standards of performance, integrity, and teamwork.
  • Continually improve systems, policies and procedures, and identify existing problems, and anticipate future ones.
  • Ensure the stock items are clean, systematically arranged and labelled in the store and up to date records is maintained.
  • Planning, organizing and carrying out daily and monthly stock take.
  • Monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods.
  • Planning routes and load scheduling for multi-drop deliveries.
  • Ensuring that safety standards are maintained in the vehicle operations at all times.
  • Coordinating disposal of obsolete equipment.
  • Implementation and enforcement of company policies related to asset/equipment management.
  • Advice the management on logistics issues.
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency.
  • In charge of the security docket in the offices and in all sites.
Job Specification
  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Business/Logistics/Stores Management
  • Three (3) work experience and a passion for logistics preferably in a Construction firm.
  • Very proficient and experienced with Computer Applications like Ms Office
  • Excellent problem solver, must be able to come up with and implement solutions
  • Leadership experience at work, including managing a team of people
  • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job
  • Clear written and oral communication
  • Integrity and of positive attitude
  • The ability to train and mentor staff
  • High quality work with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment
  • High analytical skills.
  • Safety and Security Management Skills.
  • A valid driving license with not less than 5 years old driving experience
Application letter and CV indicating your expected salary should be submitted preferably via email to: 

or P.O. Box 16491 – 00100 Nairobi

on or before 14th February, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
About US: DDBL was founded in May 2002 and is the pioneer provider of design and build services in Kenya. Our service is known for excellence. We have been quite successful in turn key projects offering Architectural services, Building construction, Road Construction, Water & Sanitation, Electrical & Power and civil works.