Shipping Manager, Finance Manager, Operations Manager, Accountant, Equipment Control, Sales Executive, Documentation Executive, Delivery Order, Executive Secretary and Pool Driver Jobs in Kenya 2013

A leading shipping agency organization representing shipping lines engaged in liner shipping trade in and out of East Africa with Head office in Mombasa invites applications for various positions more appropriately defined below to strengthen the present set up and improve further service levels.
Applications need to have good academics, commitment to the core objectives, requisite experience, proven track record, self-driven and self-disciplined, willing to walk that extra mile to be a task master of first rank.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, integrity and ability to be a good team player are the essentials in addition to the professional capabilities.
1. Shipping Manager
Candidate with 5 years’ experience in shipping industry and have sound knowledge of all Port/Customs Procedures related to Imports/Exports/Container etc.
Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to develop new business relations.
The respective candidate must be familiar with computer.
He/She must be an honest individual with impeccable references.
Should be a degree holder and age over 35 years.
2. Finance Manager
Candidate with 5 years’ experience, should be a degree holder and fully qualified accountant.
Good interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills.
Experience with a shipping Industry and demonstrate ability to work under pressure and adhere deadlines.
Honest individual with impeccable references.
Should be over 35 years of age.
3. Operations Manager
Candidate with 4-6 years experience in Shipping Industry and have sound knowledge of all Port/Customs Procedures.
Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the Authorities.
Liaise with the appointed Depot for the smooth handling of the containers to the vessel, arranging for survey, monitoring railage containers etc.
The respective candidate must be familiar with computer and able to work for very long hours and adhere to deadlines.
4. Accountant
Commerce graduate / CPA (Part 2/3 passed) with 3 – 4years experience in Shipping Industry and familiar with Voyage/Disbursement Accounts and local statutory procedures upto finalization of accounts.
Personnel with less qualification but requisite experience shall also be considered to the post.
5. Equipment Control
Equipment control executive will be fully involved to monitor closely and handle/supervise independently the entire movement of containers, data updation in system, notifications based on interchanges, raising invoices
for demurrages/ detentions! damages as applicable, arranging surveys, coordination with depots, clients, various offices and internal daily reporting etc.
Consciousness for meticulous working is a must.
6. Sales Executive
Key responsibilities areas will be cargo canvassing for both imports and exports for various sectors of shipping services, dedicated field activity to meet the clients to promote participation of services, making and following up quotations, establishing rates, with fine negotiation, preparation of various reports, conscious efforts to meet targets considering commercial priorities also meet the deadlines which business conditions dictate from time to time.
Compiling trade statistics and market information in a systematic manner on regular basis. Additionally senior sales executives and sales manager may also apply.
7. Documentation Executive – Import and Export
Will be fully responsible to handle entire import and export documentation independently and attend to all import/export related queries from clients, liaise with customs/port authorities, lodge manifest with authorities e.t.c.
Must have knowledge of local customs/port documentation procedures (Simba System).
Applicant must be self-driven and self-disciplined team player, flexible on working hours and be able to work under pressure.
8. Delivery Order
Responsibilities includes scrutinizing documents and issuing delivery order, receiving payments, providing information and all the assistance to customers on the front desk.
9. Executive Secretary
Should have done a course in Secretarial Matter.
Must maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Experience of working in a similar post is an added advantage.
10. Pool Driver
Should have 5 years Experience.
Positions 1 to 10 are for Mombasa 5,7,8 are for Nairobi.
Please send in your applications with detailed curriculum vitae providing three references and day time contact numbers to the address below.
Indications of your current/expected salary and the earliest date you can join shall be preferred.
Your response to reach us by 12th March 2013
The Advertiser
DNA No. 1465
P.O. Box 80708-80100 

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