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  • Posted: Aug 8, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Adept Systems is a Kenyan company established in 1994, providing a full range of management consultancy services in the areas of human resources
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    Logistics Planner

    Job Purpose
    We are looking for an experienced logistics professional who will manage the planning process in relation to procurement of goods and equipment, transportation and inventory, economic planning and analysis.  
    Key Responsibilities
    • Establish procurement processes and continuously improve efficiency
    • Analyse company procurement needs, develop supply schedule
    • Analyse cost efficient ways of supply of goods, evaluate different offers
    • Manage importation of stock, transportation and distribution to depots
    • Various ad-hoc economic analysis at the request of management
    • Create necessary work/purchase orders, goods receipts documentation as requested
    • Ensure that procurement, transportation, distribution operations are conducted safely with no accidents 
    • Conduct ad hoc projects such as market research, inventory management and others as requested
    Job Qualifications
    • Minimum 3 years in a similar role ideally in an FMCG business
    • Excellent understanding of logistics/procurement processes/economic planning and analysis. Ideally has experience in linear programming
    • Good understanding of relevant Kenyan business regulations
    • Commercial awareness and understanding of accounting processes
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Proficient in the use of logistics and account systems and in Word and Excel
    • Ability to work under pressure

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified applicants must provide current CVs, with telephone and e-mail contacts; addresses of three referees, and a cover letter with the above points to

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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