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17 Nov 2023

Full-Time Jobs at Abyssinia Group Of Industries (3 Positions)

Abyssinia Group Of Industries – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Anywhere

Job Description

Abyssinia Group of Industries is the largest steel producer in East Africa with capacity in excess of 350,000 metric tons per annum. Using mineral resources from its own mining operations in Homa Bay County and imported uncompromised billets.

Transport Manager

  • Location Nairobi

Job Description:

  • We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Transport Manager to join Abyssinia Group. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of proven experience in transport management, with a focus on optimizing transportation operations, ensuring compliance with regulations, and enhancing overall efficiency.

Fleet Management:

  • Oversee the management and maintenance of the company’s fleet of vehicles, ensuring they are in optimal condition for transportation operations.
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance schedules to minimize downtime and extend the lifespan of vehicles.

Route Planning and Optimization:

  • Plan and optimize transportation routes to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of products to various destinations.
  • Utilize route planning software and industry best practices to enhance efficiency and reduce transportation costs.

Compliance and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant transport regulations and industry standards.
  • Implement and enforce safety policies and procedures to promote a safe working environment for drivers and other staff.

Cost Management:

  • Monitor and control transportation costs, identifying opportunities for cost savings without compromising on service quality.
  • Negotiate and manage relationships with transportation service providers to ensure competitive rates.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and motivate a team of drivers and support staff, providing guidance and support to ensure high performance and job satisfaction.
  • Conduct regular training sessions to enhance the skills and knowledge of the transportation team.

Communication and Coordination:

  • Collaborate with other departments to coordinate transportation activities with production schedules and customer requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with drivers, suppliers, and internal stakeholders to ensure smooth and efficient operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in transport management, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial setting.
  • Strong knowledge of transport regulations, safety standards, and best practices.
  • Proven ability to manage a fleet of vehicles and optimize transportation operations.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Familiarity with route planning software and logistics management tools.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferably Gujarat speaking

Payroll Manager

  • Location Nairobi

Job Description:

  • Abyssinia Group is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Payroll Manager to oversee and manage the payroll processes for the organization. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of proven experience in payroll management, ensuring accuracy, compliance with regulations, and efficient payroll processing.

Key Responsibilities:

Payroll Processing:

  • Oversee the end-to-end payroll process, including data input, calculations, and disbursements, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Verify and process changes to employee records, including new hires, terminations, promotions, and salary adjustments.

Compliance and Reporting:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant Labor laws and regulations related to payroll.
  • Generate and submit statutory reports as required by local authorities.

Benefits Administration:

  • Administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefits.
  • Collaborate with HR to ensure accurate and timely processing of benefits-related deductions.


  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date payroll records, including employee profiles, earnings, and deductions.
  • Develop and implement recordkeeping systems to streamline payroll processes.

Tax Compliance:

  • Manage and reconcile payroll tax obligations, including income tax and social security contributions.
  • Stay informed about changes in tax regulations and adjust payroll processes accordingly.


  • Effectively communicate with employees regarding payroll-related inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Collaborate with HR and Finance teams to resolve any payroll-related issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in payroll management, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of payroll regulations, tax laws, and compliance requirements in Kenya.
  • Proficient in payroll software and MS Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Preferably Gujarat speaking

EPZ Customs Executive

  • Location Nairobi

Job Description:

  • Abyssinia Group is seeking an experienced EPZ Customs Executive to manage and oversee the customs and trade compliance activities within the Export Processing Zone (EPZ). The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of proven experience in EPZ customs management, ensuring smooth import and export processes while maintaining compliance with relevant regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

Customs Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with EPZ customs regulations, laws, and procedures.
  • Stay updated on changes in customs laws and communicate these changes to relevant stakeholders.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely customs documentation for imports and exports.
  • Generate and maintain comprehensive records of customs transactions and activities.

Tariff Classification:

  • Classify products according to customs tariff codes and ensure accurate application of duty rates.
  • Collaborate with relevant departments to ensure proper product classification.

Liaison with Authorities:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with customs authorities and other relevant government agencies.
  • Represent the company in customs-related matters and address queries or concerns.

Trade Compliance Audits:

  • Conduct regular audits to ensure adherence to EPZ customs compliance standards.
  • Implement corrective actions based on audit findings to enhance compliance.

Tariff Preferences and Incentives:

  • Identify and leverage tariff preferences and incentives available within the EPZ framework.
  • Work closely with the finance and procurement teams to maximize cost benefits.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Customs Management, International Trade, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in EPZ customs management, preferably in a manufacturing setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of Kenyan customs laws, regulations, and EPZ requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in customs management software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Applications will be accepted until 30th November 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Categories: Many positions. Job Types: Full-Time.

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