Corporate Staffing EOperations & Supply Chain Jobs in Kenya

Corporate Staffing EOperations & Supply Chain Jobs in Kenya


Responsibilities

Supply Chain

  • To 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

    Operations

  • 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

    Qualifications

  • 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.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Corporate Staffing EOperations & Supply Chain Jobs in Kenya

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