CJ Smart Cargo Ltd provides leading integrated smart logistics solutions worldwide and they are seeking to hire a Logistics Coordinating Manager who will support the Operations Manager with close execution and coordination of all clearing and forwarding related operations, ensuring safe and efficient clearance of inbound and outbound goods. To supervise and guide all clearing and forwarding staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise and execute all clearing and forwarding procedures for imports, export and transit
  • Drive to site; boarder, ICD, Mombasa port wherever needed to sort out issues that are above clearing officers
  • Create and maintain a pool of suppliers for the company, which includes transporters and shipping lines.
  • Using his networks, help ease all processes ensuring every procedure is as stipulated in the law.
  • Solving problems within the department
  • Training staff periodically on the procedures and any updated systems.
  • Making logistics plans and supervise loading 
  • Conducting periodic job evaluation in conjunction with the administration department.
  • Finding and advising management on alternative solutions that could be of benefit to the company.
  • Find out resources of suppliers (Transporters or agents), maintain relationship with KRA & KPA

Key Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clearing and forwarding
  • 10 years relevant work Experience, 3 of which are at managerial level
  • Basic computer skills; proficient in Microsoft word and excel
  • Must be conversant with the KRA clearance procedures
  • Knowledge of documentation requirements
  • Must have the ability to coordinate staff, create and execute work plans and action plans for the department as well as individual staff.
  • Basic declaration procedures
  • Must know how to drive
  • Must be willing to travel out of Nairobi to solve issues at the port or boarder when need arises.
  • Is resourceful and has a good network of suppliers 
  • Have excellent negotiating  and coordinating skills
  • An overall professional and positive attitude
  • Good interpersonal relations, communication skills and possess a high degree of integrity, honesty and confidentiality.
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports as well as knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya as well as the East African Community.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Logistics Coordinating Manager – Logistics) to [email protected] on or before the 30th December, 2021

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