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Responsibilities

  • Manage the entire order process for all imported products, raw materials, and requirements for Java from overseas suppliers
  • Closely manage and monitor import time frames and costs to ensure minimum shipping times and maximum efficiencies
  • Constantly review freight costings to ensure the organization is getting the best possible rates and services
  • Provide weekly updates on all imports and use this to ensure delivery time frames for all products from all suppliers are within acceptable parameters.
  • Implementing inventory policy and maintain stock at approved levels to avoid excess or stock outs.
  • Monitor forecasts and quotas to identify changes that may affect the production process
  • Negotiate with international suppliers to secure the highest value for money and most advantageous terms for the company.
  • Supervise all incoming goods, machinery, spare parts & associate shipments and ensure arrival of all goods within specified timeframes.
  • Effective risk management and governance of all suppliers while examining and re-evaluating existing contracts in line with performance.
  • Process the required imports documentation i.e. LPOs, IDFs CoC’s, Insurances etc
  • Provide optimal service to all the internal clients, (Heads of Departments) and maintain status report for all shipments and airfreights.
  • Maintain good supplier relationship as well as maintaining good relationships with Governmental Agencies
  • Understanding and keeping up with new trends and regulations of Kenyan Government Authorities

Qualifications

  • The role requires the holder of an undergraduate degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other business-related field.

Skills

  • Effective Communication
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Negotiation
  • Sourcing

Abilities

  • Good working knowledge on KRA, KPA, Kenya Bureau of Standards and other regulatory bodies in the East African Region.

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