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"Our client is a leading manufacturer of premium darts, dartboards and accessories, who export their products all over the world.

They are looking for a seasoned manager who has experience in Operations, General Management and/or Logistics Management. The Manager will assist in the running of the day-to-day operations within their production plant.

You will be based at their production office in Athi River, Kenya."

Senior Manager
N/GM/1

SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER (HORTICULTURE)

Job Ref: VN/SCO/4

Our client is a large scale grower and exporter of premium fresh produce in Kenya.

They are looking for a dynamic, motivated, reliable, tolerant, and determined Supply Chain Officer who has outstanding customer service skills to handle client relation management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Order management and client communication.
  • Customer relationship management.
  • Preparation and analyzing of sales reports and trends.
  • Attend weekly sales meeting to present reports.
  • Attend daily planning meeting to confirm daily activity.
  • Maintain optimum communication and relation with clients.
  • Initiate and develop a strong relationship with customers.
  • Determine customers’ needs and collect customer feedback in relation to vegetable orders.
  • Brief the senior management on any important matters arising from communication with clients.
  • Promote new product, commercial trials and develop sales volume in kilos, prices and
  • turnover.
  • Prepare and discuss daily pack-plans with Planning Manager.
  • Ensure customer has shipping documents and daily confirmation.
  • Confirm previous day shipments were as per plan and advise clients of any difference.
  • Send order confirmations to customers on a daily basis.
  • Offer customer weekly availability including any extras.
  • Liaise with clients on day to day adjustment on orders.
  • Weekly crop walk to explore specific needs and anticipating new opportunities.
  • Manage and develop local sales.
  • To optimise quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction.
  • Input new orders and any amendments into the computer system
  • Ensure debtors list is in control and payment are regular.
  • Generate weekly packaging requirements.
  • Keep Ops Specs updated regularly.
  • Keep computer system updated with prices, products and client details.
  • Implement new IT system.
  • Confirm space booking and send flight details to the pack house.
  • Confirm quantities with documents team.
  • Truck logistics- making sure trucks leave farm on time and arrive at airport at correct time.
  • Liaise with pack house manager to allocate trucks daily to farms.
  • Advise shipping agents on volumes for the next day.
  • Monitor the claims sheet and ensure it is updated and discuss with Commercial Manager.
  • Raise paperwork so claims can be signed off by commercial manager.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Degree in Business or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in local sales is essential.
  • Should possess high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • Should be able to handle the roles of a planning manager as and when required.
  • Should have a clear force on quality.
  • Must be very good with technology i.e. Ms Excel, whatsapp and emails.
  • Experience in client relationship management is a MUST.
  • Should have excellent strategic planning skills.
  • Excellent communicator with strong verbal and written English.

Remuneration

An attractive salary is on offer dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

All documentation is to be emailed to apply-3102c207e83d@by-appointment-africa.breezy-mail.com quoting the Job Reference in the subject header of your mail.

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