Milk Procurement & Logistics Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya  July 2014(KShs 60K – 80K)


Milk Procurement & Logistics Manager
Industry: Dairy
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh 60,000 – 80,000 gross

Our client is a start up in the Dairy / Milk industry. 

They seek to hire a Logistics & Procurement Manager. 
The main role is to source milk from farmers and ensure it gets to production with the standards required

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To manage collection of milk from dairy farmers
  • To oversee movement of raw milk from the farm to the factory
  • Visit milk collection farmers and sensitize farmers on quality and price of milk.
  • Manage and motivate a number of associates who will account for our inventory.
  • Handle all procurement procedures and ensure quality product is purchased
  • Set up systems of milk purchasing & inventory management
  • Organize for transport, logistics and support plans
  • Formulate Standard Operating Procedures
  • Manage transport logistics operations, including, equipment, material and personnel or casual staff
  • Ensure timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery of milk
  • Coordinate all activities involved in milk purchasing
  • Prepare reports on raw milk movements and other operational logistics issues
  • Identify, plan and manage special logistics operations
  • Prepare transport and logistics preparedness reviews
  • Guide and supervise the work of new/junior logistics officers or staff;
  • Continually improve systems, policies and procedures, and identify existing problems, and anticipate future ones.
  • Bachelors Degree in Business/Development /Logistics/ Agriculture/ Dairy related studies
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of work experience and a passion for logistics/ agricultural development in Kenya.
  • Experience in the dairy industry required
  • High standards of performance, integrity, and teamwork
  • Readiness to work with a start up and grow with it
  • Very proficient and experienced with Computer Applications like Ms Office
  • Excellent problem solver, must be able to come up with and implement solutions
  • Leadership experience at work, including managing a team of people
  • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours during busy season
  • Clear written and oral communication
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Milk Procurement & Logistics Manager Ksh 60- 80K) to before 11th July,  2014

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