Assistant Manager Lifting Services and Crane Operator Jobs in Kenya April 2013

Assistant Manager Lifting Services
Manage day-to-day operations in a fast paced changing environment, as well as providing lifting solutions services to customers and developing logistics solutions.
Plans and schedules appropriate service lines, maintain a cost effective balance between customer service and cost of delivery.
Ensures compliance with all government regulations
 
Essential Job Functions
  • Implement process improvement methodologies to streamline and create operational efficiencies in Lifting Services.
  • Develop and manage activities related to trucking compliance in support of business development activities.
  • Identify logistics issues and implement appropriate resolutions.
  • Oversee and complete accurate billing to clients based on pricing established with the clients while ensuring accurate costs and profits are maintained.
  • Works closely with customers to ensure service satisfaction. Analyzes service failures/ issues and implements performance processes to enhance future service delivery.
  • Ensures any company policy, systems, and industry related training is delivered to all direct reports as needed.
  • Responsible for resolving internal and external client customer service issues in a cost effective and expeditious manner.
  • Works closely with client’s representatives to ensure service satisfaction.
  • Analyzes service failures/issues and implements performance improvement processes to enhance future service delivery.
Other Skills/Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable skills in coaching, motivating , team building and training
  • Strong skills in financial analysis and a good understanding of how the parts of the company impact financial performance
  • Financial responsibility for expense and budgeting
  • Management experience in a dynamic growth environment
  • The ability to handle multi-tasking and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Good management ability to assign responsibilities , allocate resources and direct corrective action to attain favorable business impact
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with focus on Operations/Finance
  • 5 or more years of logistics management experience
  • 3 years of industry experience preferred.
Crane Operator

Experience:

  • Worked with 25 tonne cranes going upwards for more than 3 years
  • Driven heavy commercial vehicles for 3 years or more
  • Loading and offloading heavy sensitive cargo,
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Operators licence from ministry of labour
  • Good command of English and Kiswahili language
  • Valid driving licence with a crane operator stamp
  • Hard working, honest with ability to work and deliver under pressure and independently.
  • Self motivated individual.
  • Reference from previous employers
  • Have basic mechanical knowledge of crane maintenance.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skill.
  • Be familiar with legislative and statutory requirements in Kenya with regards to mobile cranes, lifting, working at heights, etc.
To apply, send your CV to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke  before Friday 15th April indicating the position applied on the subject line.



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