Heshima Kenya Career Opportunities

Heshima Kenya Maisha Operations Manager Career Opportunities in Kenya

Closing date: 9th June 2017

Core Responsibilities:

  • Oversee production and systems of the Maisha Collective and its accountabilities;
  • Ensure production, quality operations, and sales policies and procedures;
  • Oversee production and development of the Maisha existing and new products;
  • Establish and adhere to production schedule, taking into account ethical and fair trade standards, as well as health and safety guidelines;
  • Develop customer-service standards, pricing strategies, and quality control measures;
  • Ensure all the revenue is collected on time;
  • Determine annual and gross-profit plans by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for regions, projecting expected sales and production volume for existing and new products and markets;
  • Establish, maintain, and manage Maisha Collective Inventory Management System;
  • Establish a production evaluation system to minimize waste and optimize productivity;
  • Establish performance targets and conduct appraisals for Maisha Collective staff;
  • Provide guidance, motivate, coach and mentor
  • Maisha Collective artisans to ensure their maximum productivity;
  • Collaborate with Production officer and Maisha Collective Artisans to implement production, sales, and marketing activities;
  • Work closely with Finance and Procurement departments on establishing financial and inventory monitoring and controls
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly progress reports of Maisha Collective;
  • Prepare Maisha Collective annual budget;
    Overall coordination of the project and leadership.


  • First degree or Higher Diploma in Business Administration/Project Management or other business-related field, with 3+ years of strong experience in business Operations and Management
  • Skilled in inventory establishment and maintenance, customer service, time management, product costing , sales and marketing
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with team and manage concepts from beginning to end
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, reporting, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changing requirements and client needs
  • Previous experience working with international clients and global market preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, and Skype; knowledge In Design and Photoshop preferred
  • Passion for and understanding of the needs and potential of the unique population Heshima Kenya serves
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen and have a Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Experience in a textile production set up will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply:

    Your application should be send to the address below indicating the position applied in the email subject by close of business on June 9, 2017.

    It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details, details of current and expected remuneration, names and contacts of three referees.

    Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications. Heshima Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

    NB. All applications should only be send through the email.

    Heshima Kenya
    P.O Box 63192 – 00619
    Nairobi Kenya

    Email: hr2017maisha@heshimakenya.org

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Heshima Kenya Maisha Operations Manager Career Opportunities

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