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    Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

    Transport Planner

     

    Job Description

    To play an effective role within the warehouse management team in the running of the site, and holding direct accountability for all distribution operations, ensuring budgetary targets as set in the department’s roadmap 2022 document and agreed-to contractual KPI's are achieved at all times.

    Your Tasks And Responsibilities

    • Team-work with our fleet of drivers.
    • Follow up with the supplier to get them approved in SMT.
    • Promote continuous improvements through the development of the transport team.
    • To plan, lead and control the workload of the transport team to achieve shift deadlines and KPIs.
    • Lead a program of continuous development for the transport team through regular reviews, and identifying training needs.
    • Ensure that Health & Safety standards are maintained and any accidents investigated thoroughly in a timely manner
    • Proof of Delivery management.
    • Producing loading manifests.
    • Establish programs to ensure the efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the transport plan.
    • Schedule all distribution services including receiving, storage, shipping, handling returned/damaged goods, and maintenance activities to ensure customer requirements are met in an efficient manner.
    • Establish long-range transportation cooperation needs based on sales forecasts and input from management.
    • Make recommendations to Contract Logistics Manager on programs to improve transport plan and co-operation with transportation companies.
    • Lead transportation meetings.
    • Work with Operations Manager to establish goals.
    • Lead the transportation team Supervisory personnel to achieve prescribed objectives.
    • Control and direct all transportation into and out of the warehouse to meet company standards.
    • Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of reports regarding transportation needs.
    • Support Operations Manager to develop smooth flow of inventory into the warehouse for both shipping and storage.
    • To provide a meaningful review of transportation activities.
    • To identify and implement transportation cost efficiencies as required.
    • To ensure that all team members including themselves comply with company delegated authorities and all finance and transportation related policies.
    • Control and supervise the transportation budget.
    • To actively promote, lead, coach and develop team members using the resources of the company HR framework through Timely completion of annual PPR reviews and ensuring all non-performing team members are identified, appropriately supported and managed as required.
    • Agree upon and forecast customer requirements for transport (documentation, coordination of trucks).
    • Define ways to add value to customers supply chain.
    • Develop awareness of customers’ business drivers.
    • Make realistic commitments to customers.
    • To observe all company quality requirements at all times.
    • To ensure compliance with all Distribution Centre safety policies and requirements.
    • To be aware of the responsibilities of managers in relation to Occupational Health & Safety.
    • To actively participate in Occupational Health & Safety committees if appointed as an employer representative

    Your Skills And Experience

    • The ideal candidate has a certification or diploma in transport management or related courses
    • Prior experience in Overland Logistics of minimum 2 years along with Leadership experience is essential for this role
    • Project Management experience with an International Exposure would be considered a plus
    • Knowledge of distribution IT software + MS OFFICE
    • Strong communications skills and problem-solving abilities
    • Effective coaching skills of drivers
    • Planning and organizing skills, with proven effective leadership skills
    • Good team working skills as well as being highly customer focused
    • Fluent written and verbal communication in English and Kiswahili is mandatory
    • A flexible approach to work and the ability to work under pressure
    • Knowledge of basic employment law, transport legislation and K+N’s Policies and Procedures

    Good reasons to join

    We offer an employee friendly environment in a Global organization that offers you an opportunity to develop and grow within the Kuehne + Nagel Group with a competitive remuneration package. This is also an opportunity for you to join a team focusing on customer excellence.

    Contact

    Applicants must possess the above experience and skill set in order to be considered for this role. Apply online ensuring that an up to date CV is attached with your application.

    Business Development Manager - Contract Logistics

     

    Job description

    Business Development Manager, Contract Logistics is responsible for the development of new Contract Logistics business within the country. As the Business Development Manager is the primary contact within Kuehne + Nagel with regards to “Country” Contract Logistics Sales and coordinates all Business Development actions over the country and trigger opportunities for large accounts.

    Your tasks and responsibilities

    • Meet and exceed personal and “Country” new business revenue goals 
    • Drive and Support local teams to develop a strong pipeline for sales opportunities in Focus Countries
    • Work on regional/ local RFQ/RFP written responses to win new business
    • Support operations and solution engineering with key inputs for the solution development and pricing of new opportunities
    • Get involved into the GO / NO GO procedure for all opportunities over 250 TCH revenue per annum and make sure that resources are not dispersed into non-strategic and non-significant opportunities 
    • Validate each proposal over 1 Mio CHF revenue per annum
    • Build relationships with key contacts within customer organizations to understand opportunities for Kuehne + Nagel Contract Logistics to create value.
    • Work closely with Global & Regional teams to develop creative solutions to customer needs.
    • Responsible for commercial negotiations including legal negotiations with customers
    • Cross-sell Kuehne + Nagel suite of services.
    • Manage “Country” CL Opportunities
    • Develop and implement account plans for major key accounts in the country.
    • Ensure reporting of all CL Sales developments in Core-Log on time & to align with the Region &
    • Corporate vertical owners and GKAMs etc
    • Identify new product opportunities and develop creative solutions to fulfill customer needs
    • Drive proactive suggestions for improvement.
    • Maintain close communication with customer and Kuehne + Nagel management & operations team to assure uniform understanding of customer expectations relative to operational solutions, timeline, costs, and results

    Your skills and experience

    • The ideal candidate  has a Bachelors Degree
    • A diploma or certification in Airfreight procedures and forwarding applications is highly appreciated
    • Prior experience in Integrated Logistics/Contract Logistics of minimum 5 years is mandatory
    • Experience in Fast-moving consumer Goods/Automotive/Pharmaceutical & Healthcare of minimum 2 years
    • Good background in consultative sales, customer relationships, and business development
    • Sold understanding of Lean, supply chain management, contract logistics & transportation
    • Fluent written and verbal communication in English and Kiswahili is mandatory
    • Strong Leadership behavior
    • Ability to initiate Top to Top talks/meetings
    • Excellent  communication skills

    Good reasons to join

    We offer an employee friendly environment in a Global organization that offers you an opportunity to develop and grow within the Kuehne + Nagel Group with a competitive remuneration package. This is also an opportunity for you to join a team focusing on customer excellence.

    Contact

    Applicants must possess the above experience and skill set in order to be considered for this role. Apply online ensuring that an up to date CV is attached with your application.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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