Transport and Logistics Consultant Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Position: Transport and Logistics Consultant

Reporting To: Team Leader

Job Objective – Short Term Contract

Our Client, a market leader in the transportation and distribution industry seeks to recruit a qualified, experienced and reliable transport and logistics expert who is to design a management system and Standard Operating Procedures for their logistics department.
The consultant’s aim is to create a logistics management system that is competitive in the market and tailored to the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Audit current logistics system.
  • Achieve set sales target continuously.
  • Design a tailor made management system for the logistics department.
  • Conduct or review environmental audits for logistics activities, such as storage, distribution, or transportation.
  • Design models for use in evaluating logistics programs or services.
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  • Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency.
  • Analyze all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient means of transporting products or supplies.
  • Review global, national, or regional transportation or logistics reports for ways to improve efficiency or minimize the environmental impact of logistics activities.
  • Create policies or procedures for logistics activities.
  • Recommend and assist in the improvement of the fleet management technology in use.
  • Analyze optimal use if tracks and calculate the downtime and advise accordingly
  • Preparation of daily and weekly reports to the team leader on the progress of the project.
  • Preparation of a hand over report upon exit.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly route plans and sales reports, and presenting them to the team leader.
  • Ensure the system meets all government regulations standards affecting the company.
Person Specification
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper Management, clients, and other departments
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Competent computer and database skill especially with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work and contribute in a team
  • Very presentable, neat and organized.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills
Job Specification
  • Degree in Transport and Logistics/Supplies field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a manager in logistics of a transport company
  • Experience in petroleum transport management will be an added advantage.
Only candidates fulfilling the requirements of the positions should email
  • their detailed CVs,
  • indicating your availability and
  • expected remuneration
To ‘’.

Indicate “TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS CONSULTANT” on the subject line.

Deadline for application is 2nd May, 2013

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