Operations Officer Job – Distribution Company (70-85K)
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Title: Operations Officer – Distribution Company
Salary: 70K – 85K
Our client is a medium-sized company based in Nairobi that imports and distributes a wide range of pesticides to farmers and farms in Kenya. They seek to hire an efficient and competent Operations Officer tasked with ensuring the smooth running of the organization to meet the company’s targets and objectives.
To ensure efficient performance of all departments in the company by acting as a facilitator to the employees in order to realize the goals of the organization by managing purchases and supplies, delivery logistics, repackaging and automobiles, and equipment.
Support the development and implementation of operational systems, processes and policies in support of the business including reporting, information flow, and management, business processes and planning.
Daily running of operations and people management
Fleet management and quality control including maintenance of vehicles
Fleet performance and oversight
Take part in the review and management of budgets
Manage relationships with 3rd party service providers
Co-ordination and management of field staff and activities
Oversee custom clearance for imported products
Ensure logistics team follows stock control policies and processes
Assist in the development and implementation of a business strategy so that both execution and KPIs are effectively managed and well accomplished.
Continuously evaluating operational processes to enhance the efficiency and quality of deliverables
Ensure the effective monitoring, control, and support of service delivery, ensuring best practice systems, methodologies and procedures are followed by the teams
A Degree in a business-related field
3 – 5 years’ experience in operations preferably in the retail industry
Demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and honesty.
Past experience in operations management in a busy SME.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Team player with strong organizational and coordination skills; able to effectively establish optimal work schedules
Analytical, factual, and ability to look at situations from several points of view.
Able to drive initiatives and implement best practices in operations management
Valid driving license and ability to drive long distances in case of need.
Preferred candidates will be between 29 – 32 years