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  • Posted: Jan 27, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2023
  • Indigenous Kenyans were barred by law from growing tea until the dawn of independence when the legislation was repealed for the indigenous people to commence on tea growing. In 1960, the colonial government created the Special Crops Development Authority (SCDA) to promote growing of tea by Africans under the auspices of the ministry of Agriculture. After ...
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    Assistant Manager, Shipping- Re-advertisement

    Reporting to the Head of Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordination of shipping operations to ensure timely cost efficient delivery of products to assigned destinations in compliance with sector requirements, company policies and procedures.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensuring all import and export shipments are cleared in a timely fashion and trouble shoot on any emerging issues.
    • Ensuring that shipments are in compliance with all statutory regulations as well as client requirements.
    • Ensuring all appropriate operating licenses are acquired and renewed as required.
    • Ensuring proper company standard operating procedures and policies are followed at all times.
    • Ensuring at all times clients are furnished with up-to-date information in regards to their consignments.
    • Liaising with the relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure that work assignments are optimally met.
    • Ensuring the department is well versed in all import and export requirements and procedures.
    • Designing all SOPs for import and export and ensure compliance to all ISO guidelines.
    • Collaborating with ISO team leader and perform audit on processes and maintaining expert knowledge on all custom regulations.
    • Ensuring proper records of documents of work assignments are maintained.
    • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Knowledge and Skills Required:

    The Job holder must possess;

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
    • Minimum six (6) years of experience in a similar field
    • East Arica Customs Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate.
    • A Diploma in Shipping/ Clearing and Forwarding.
    • An MBA will be an added advantage
    • Thorough knowledge of the regulatory requirements affecting the sector
    • The ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate assigned goals
    • Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
    • Strong analytical skills and be result oriented
    • The ability to lead, coordinate and develop a multi skilled team to ensure all the company’s objectives are constantly met.
    • High standards of integrity and ethical practice

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Tea Development Agency (MS) Ltd on to apply

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