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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Logistics Manager Job at Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Logistics Manager

Jobs at:
Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
12th May 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Introduction
Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd is looking to recruit a Logistics Manager who will be based at our Head Office in Kampala. Working as a Logistics Manager is a very varied and rewarding career with tasks ranging from the development of timely, cost-effective import and export schemes to the handling of the technicalities of local and international transportation, There will be a significant international focus within the job where knowledge of international commerce, and import/export laws are essential.
Location: Kampala
Duration ot contract: 1 year renewable with a try-out period ot 3 months
Starting date: Immediately
Deadline for application: 12th May 2017
Main duties and responsibilities
  • The Logistics Manager will be required to handle technical details relating to international transportation, such as customs regulations and all necessary documentation
  • You will be required to efficiently evaluate the costs of transportation, services and inventory within any budget or distribution strategy
  • The Logistics Manager must have knowledge of national and international imporfjexport legislation and must be able to effectively troubleshoot any issues that may arise in loadings, transportation and documentation
  • You must also build relationships with Logistics mediators and work closely with clients to ensure efticient coffee movement and delivery
  •  Documentation and organisation is important forfinal invoicing and dispatch of documents to Head Office .
Required qualifications, experiences and competences
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in a Logistics management role
  • You must be educated to degree level and may also be required to hold any relevant qualifications and systems training associated with Logistics Management, as well as experience in the Logistics sector
  • A Logistics Manager must have effective communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks all with an attention to fine detail
  • Negotiation skills are important to success as a Logistics Manager since national and international communication is a pivotal part of the job
  • You must be numeric and be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic accountancy to successfully fulfill the role of Logistic Manager
  • Proficiency in MS Office and paying attention to detail is key
  • Ability to multi-task and work with others as a team
  •  At least 3 valid Referees
  • Qualified and interested? -
Job application procedure
Please send your application letter and CV to the Reception addressed to Human Resource Manager or email cakot@kyagalanyi.com . cc: to cnangole@kyagalanyi.com  before 12th May 2017.