Kenya Tea Development Agency Assistant Manager – Shipping – Jobs in Kenya

Chai Trading Company Limited (CTCL) is a wholly owned subsidiary Company of Kenya Tea Development Agency (Holdings) Ltd based in Mombasa. We are a market leader in freight management, warehousing, tea trading and logistics.

In line with the company’s strategic objectives, we are seeking a competent, dynamic, highly qualified and talented professional to join our management team in the following exciting and challenging position.

Assistant Manager, Shipping- One (1) Position

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordination of shipping operations to ensure timely cost efficient delivery of products to assigned destinations in compliance with sector requirements, company policies and procedures.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Ensuring all import and export shipments are cleared in a timely fashion and trouble shoot on any emerging issues.
Ensuring that shipments are in compliance with all statutory regulations as well as client requirements.
Ensuring all appropriate operating licenses are acquired and renewed as required.
Ensuring proper company standard operating procedures and policies are followed at all times.
Ensuring at all times clients are furnished with up-to-date information in regards to their consignments.
Liaising with the relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure that work assignments are optimally met.
Ensuring the department is well versed in all import and export requirements and procedures.
Designing all SOPs for import and export and ensure compliance to all ISO guidelines.
Collaborating with ISO team leader and perform audit on processes and maintaining

expert knowledge on all custom regulations.
Ensuring proper records of documents of work assignments are maintained.


Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
Minimum six (6) years of experience in a similar field
East Africa Customs Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate.
A Diploma in Shipping/ Clearing and Forwarding.
An MBA will be an added advantage
Thorough knowledge of the regulatory requirements affecting the sector
The ability to plan, organize, implement and evaluate assigned goals
Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines.
Strong analytical skills and be result oriented
The ability to lead, coordinate and develop a multi skilled team to ensure all the company’s objectives are constantly met.
High standards of integrity and ethical practice.
How to apply

Kindly apply online here Not later than 17th August 2022.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Chai Trading Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

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