Agricycle Database Officer Jobs in Kenya

Agricycle Database Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Agricycle closes the gap between smallholders in developing economies and global markets by democratizing access to the agricultural value chain through our distributed network and portfolio of upcycled ingredients.

  • Agricycle is a for-profit benefit corporation and startup, meaning we operate in a fast-moving environment to disrupt the status quo and create social, economic and environmental impact.

    Overview:

  • As our Database Officer, you will report to the Impact Coordinator, and will work closely with the department Coordinators and Field Officers.

  • You will be responsible for inputting and managing data regarding our growing network of smallholders and cooperatives across East Africa with reliability, diligence and attention to detail.

  • You will lead communication to Agricycle’s network through digital mediums and seek to better understand how Agricycle can support their needs.

  • You will summarize these data in compelling visual formats that make it easy for leaders in Agricycle to make action plans.

    Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate data collection for all smallholders and cooperatives working with Agricycle in East Africa.

  • Develop procedures for data management and collection that ensure fidelity and security.

  • Maintain files on Google Drive and other cloud-based software and update Agricycle’s database.

  • Promote Agricycle’s mission, products and services to Agricycle’s members in East Africa.

  • Leverage interviews, surveys and bulk SMS to gather insights from Agricycle’s network.

  • Compile data from multiple company verticals and prepare regularly scheduled reports and figures.

  • Support the Director of Impact, Grant Writer and Impact Coordinator in accomplishing data projects.

  • Train Field Officers to effectively gather data and support their, and Sourcing Officers’, field work.

  • Collaborate with the Technical Sales Coordinator and Operations Coordinators on external partners.

  • Respond to data requests for grant applications or when managing awarded grants.

  • Accomplish all other reasonable responsibilities provided by supervising team members.

    Ideal candidates are:

  • Highly creative with a hunger for innovation
    and are natural born problem solvers.

  • Motivated by a passion to make the world a better place and love to take on challenges.

  • Servant leaders who help to build the team and take on whatever role is necessary.

  • Eager to learn and thrive in the fast-paced “fail fast, fail often” startup culture we embody.

  • Collaborative in a highly diverse and global team and can work independently when remote.

  • Critical and strategic thinkers with strong decision-making skills.

  • Empathetic and patient, knowing no task is below them.

  • Strong team players, knowing teamwork is necessary and that each role supports the other.

    Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrable experience in data management with rural communities.

  • University degree or advanced work experience in data management, information technology, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields.

  • Good communication skills (written, oral and digital); good command of English is necessary.

  • Demonstrated compassion and empathy, strong work ethic and unimpeachable integrity.

  • Readiness and ability to regularly perform under pressure and within short timeframes.

  • Readiness to travel anywhere in East Africa under short notices and occasionally work odd hours.

  • Excellent working knowledge of computer applications and mathematics, especially: spreadsheets.

    Top skills

  • Database management.

  • Mathematics and graphing.

  • Digital and computer tools.

  • Monitoring and evaluation.

  • Project management.

  • Teamwork and support.

  • Verbal/written communication.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Agricycle Database Officer Jobs in Kenya


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