Logistics Company Operation Intern Job in Kenya

May 21, 2017

An established and growing international courier and logistics company is looking to hire a resourceful Operation Intern to join their team.

Job Summary: The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting in ensuring proper and smooth day to day running of all operations.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Liaising directly with clients as well as suppliers at the airport on major shipments.
  • Learning on the business: processes and procedures that need to be followed.
  • Coordinate shipments with carriers. Arrange equipment, loading/unloading scheduling and requirements.
  • Ensuring the purchase invoices are correct and passed to appropriate department for processing.
  • Liaising with customs officials at the airport, times tower on issues arising.
  • Ensuring timely preparations of the IDF’s
  • Liaising with customer service on POD confirmations of shipments.
  • Maintain and file all records in accordance with company procedure.
  • Input of data in the system and updating on the same.
  • Conduct online service surveys on existing clients.
  • Keep abreast of competitor activity and recommend any necessary tactical action.
  • Any other duties assigned.
Key Requirements and Skills
  • Education/Experience - University Degree in Business Administration, Procurement /supply chain, logistics or relevant field. One year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
  • Team Work - Gives and welcomes feedback.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Ethics - Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Takes responsibility for own actions.
  • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Computer Skills: A must.
Compensation: 15,000 Monthly salary.
Location: The role holder will be based on Mombasa Road, Nairobi.
Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 25th May 2017
Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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