DRC Logistics Consultant


Job Type

Part Time Contract

Published:

04/13/2018

Application Deadline:

05/30/2018

Address

Kinshasa
Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Description

BURN Manufacturing works to save lives and forests in the developing world by designing and manufacturing clean burning cookstoves. BURN has developed a modern manufacturing facility in Ruiru, Kenya that is currently producing more than 1000 stoves each day. In 2018, BURN started operating in the DRC, and is currently seeking a consultant to assist in logistics for stove shipments from Kenya to all parts of DRC.


Responsibilities:

 

·        Be responsible for supply chain from Kenya to DRC including organizing export with appropriate shippers from Kenya and with local import agents in DRC

·        Identify the best options for importing duty-free or low duty from Kenya to DRC

·        Identify the cheapest and most efficient shipping options for a matrix of DRC destinations and shipment sizes

·        Identify the most flexible and competent clearing agencies in each DRC destination

·        Be responsible for in-country shipments within DRC, and identify the best shipping options for each location

·        Assist the Business Development Manager in DRC with logistics advice and shipment organizing/tracking.

·        Assist the Business Development Manager in DRC with supplier identification and negotiation.


Desired Qualifications & Experience:


·        Degree/diploma in relevant field

·        5+ years previous experience of dealing with import/export, with experience in DRC strongly preferred

·        Experience in the consumer goods industry

·        Excellent Microsoft Office skills

·        Ideally proficient in French and English

·        Detail oriented

Starting Range

       Compensation commensurate with experience.


Apply

      To apply please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment.Kenya@burnmfg.com


Level of Language Proficiency

French and English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply


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