Logistics Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Rrecruitment

Job Description

Logistic & Exemption Manager for an Investor Company in Kenya

The successful candidate will be primarily located in Nairobi with visits to Mombasa around the port and at the Site when required.

Key Responsibilities:

· Maintain and coordinate the smooth running of the logistics surrounding the Project.

· Work with Construction Manager in the oversight of the logistics on Site.

· Oversee the customs and clearance process for all of the equipment coming into Kenya for the construction of the Project.

· Work with Construction Manager and the EPC contractor and their subcontractors to ensure the imports are free of duty.

· Work with the KRA, Customs Department and the Kenya Port Authority.

· Report difficulties to the General Manager and provide monthly reports.

· When difficulties arise look to find the correct solution.

· Ensure full compliance with applicable Kenyan legislation and specific permitting and customs requirements.

· Advise and assist the GM and liaise with colleagues, and contractors on all activities related to the logistics and operations at and around the Site.


· Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Mgmt or relevant subject.

· Experience in the local communities and an in-depth knowledge of Kenya.

· Experience with customs and duty exemptions in Kenya.

· Knowledge of all laws and regulations relating to the importation of goods.

· Excellent communications, negotiation, problem-solving and conflict management skills in dealings with all levels of management, internally and externally.

· Computer literate with various software packages is essential, such as Microsoft products, database software packages.

Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs 250,000 /= (USD 2500).

Position Level: Upper Mid-Level

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Deadline: 1st July 2018.

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***


If you believe that you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this position, then please submit your application letter, attach your CV, certificates and letters of referee NOT LATER THAN 15TH June 2018 by using this url/website.