• Job Opportunity at Bollore Transport & Logistics Kenya Limited

  • Posted on: 11 December, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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    In Kenya’s fifty years of existence as a republic, the importance of logistics as a key driver of Kenya’s economic growth is undeniable. Bolloré Africa Logistics is proud to lead this progression, having grown these past five decades from a fledgling freight forwarder to become the leading investor and provider of integrated logistics solutions in Kenya and the region, as well as a trusted partner to authorities, industries and businesses. Our combined workforce of 1,200 strong indirectly provides over 2,500 full-time jobs through our partners and suppliers. Our commitment to developing local skills is illustrated by our 98% local hiring rate. We have a positive working relationship with the Aviation and Allied Workers Union of Kenya (AAWU), whose members include a majority of our 600 unionized staff. We regularly appraise our employees and implement training programs that will take their skills to the next level. Our high potential program enables us to identify, train and nurture managers for future assignments. Bolloré Africa Logistics currently handles nearly 2 Million tons of cargo annually, and was recognized by Kenya Ports Authority as the highest revenue earner in 2013. Our investments in Kenya include a dry port and inland container depot, warehousing facilities in Nairobi and Mombasa, top-of-the-line lifting and handling equipment, a fleet of over 100 multi-user vehicles, including a specialized fleet for extraordinary out-of-gauge cargo.

    International Freight Forwarding Supervisor


    Job description

    • Sales Leads: Use available data from various sources to build up sales leads that are shared with group offices and followed closely to closure.
    • Client Relationship Management: Visit potential clients individually or with the direct sales team to educate and sell end to end solutions.
    • IFF Reporting: Develop and implement templates that will show gains and losses on IFF business on a monthly basis.
    • Tariffs: Manage the DMP in conjunction with HQ and ensure air and ocean rates are competitive whilst comparing with the local available rates.
    • Budget: Ensure agreed budgeted volumes and gross margin per route are achieved on a monthly basis.
    • Commercial visits: Coordinate route management visits and ensure firm appointments are fixed in close liaison with the Commercial Manager and the Managing Director.
    • Order Processing: Manage the order processing team by ensuring consistent follow up and update on all shipments on hand.
    • IFF proposals: Work closely with the pricing team to ensure all IFF proposals are responded to within 24 hours from receipt of enquiries.

    Candidate Profile

    1. Business Degree
    2. Diploma in Clearing & Forwarding/Supply Chain Management
    3. At least 3 years’ experience in an order processing or sales role in the Freight industry

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Bollore Transport & Logistics Kenya Limited career website on www.linkedin.com to apply

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