Corporate Staffing EOperations & Supply Chain Jobs in Kenya
Corporate Staffing EOperations & Supply Chain Jobs in KenyaResponsibilitiesSupply ChainTo develop and manage the supply chain into a robust supply chain of out growers growing key export products including chillies, garden eggs, hot pepper, matoke, peanuts, sweet potato and other products
To identify new potential farmers that can meet the Ministry of Agriculture audit criteria and ensure they are trained and follow correct documentation for export – with support of local agronomist
To develop a full understanding of the seasonality, produce availability and pricing of key products
To visit farmers on a regular basis to develop relationships and to assess their gardens for quality and conformance to standards
To oversee the farmers fields and ensure they are meeting MAAIF requirements
To recommend, develop and implement new processes for supply chain management
To identify new products or value addition items the company can export
A local agronomist will be reporting to this individual
To manage client orders – planning and booking supply from farmers right through to packhouse operations and shipment to client
To manage the full logistics of export shipments from own farm to client
To manage and set up the cold chain for improved supplier logistics
To approve, request and coordinate all payments with accounts department
To oversee the new packhouse construction and manage necessary accreditations and certifications for the packhouse
To develop and implement strategies for procuring, storing and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels
To supervise the Assistant Packhouse Manager
To work on any additional responsibilities given from time to time by the Senior Management
Degree in Agriculture or in Supply Chain, Logistics or Business preferably
At least 5-7 years experience in an Agricultural business dealing in supply chain and operations in Kenya
Proven ability to manage people including good relationships with local staff Willingness to visit farmers upcountry on a regular basis
Asians are encouraged to apply Initiative and willingness to work hard in setting up a professional trading operation in Uganda
Experience in working with Global GAP, BRC or other best practices management systems.
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