Kenfreight East Africa Limited – Branch Manager.

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Purpose of this function:

  • Sound leadership in the Nairobi branch of Kenfreight East Africa Limited
  • Full responsibility and acting as the Local Import Manager
  • Coordinating the human resource and administrative activities in the branch
  • Ensuring that best global practices are applied in clearing, forwarding and transportation of sea-freight, airfreight, and inland depots in liaison with other departments for profitable and client satisfaction results within the company and subsidiaries
  • Interfacing with external 3rd parties (e.g., Shipping lines, Airlines, subcontractors etc.) and government authorities in matters of customs clearance and any other related matter for the company


  • Day to day running of the branch office.
  • Being responsible for the operational and financial performance of the branch and the respective departments (mainly: Airfreight, local Import)
  • Reviewing internal process and procedures and make necessary amendments if needed
  • Ensuring that staff are using operating and financial systems in the proper manner
  • Building and maintaining highest level of professional relationships with clients
  • Engaging in sales strategy and execution
  • Identifying potential new clients and develop these clients to become active clients of the company
  • Keeping abreast with emerging issues in the industry and advising the management and clients accordingly
  • Following up issues arising with government agencies
  • Preparation of monthly reports


  • Knowledge of KENTRADE, SIMBA TRADEX & ICMS system
  • Knowledge in EAC customs legislations, Tariff code guidelines
  • Proficient understanding of bond management, customs declaration & clearance for domestic import & exports, transit and trans-shipment cargo
  • Essential computer literacy fluency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

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