Safaricom Jobs in Kenya - Team Leader - Agribusiness Contractor Vacancies

Safaricom Jobs in Kenya - Team Leader - Agribusiness Contractor Vacancies

Team Leader - Agribusiness Contractor - (19000099)

We are pleased to announce the following 2 year Contract Opportunity in the M-Agribusiness Department within the Enterprise Business Unit.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for persons who meets the criteria indicated below:

Detailed Description

Reporting directly to the Sales and Distribution Manager the job holder will be the main point of contact on Digi farm and matters in Region.

The individual leads a team of Extension Officers, Telesales and Brand Ambassadors (on need basis).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Leadership to develop Agribusiness strategy and come up with an execution plan;
  • Develop a production manual for the different value chains the department is engaging in;
  • Manage the Performance and engagement of the extension officers on ground entire region by developing SMART Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which should be reviewed on a regular basis in accordance to the Organizations’ policy;
  • Up skill the Agribusiness team in the region with the relevant extension trainings and ensure that they are properly updated on any changes;
  • Carry out periodic market intelligence and stay updated on competitor activities to gain insights on developing Agribusiness services;
  • Ensuring that grievances aired out by farmers through the Extension Officers, Depots and Telesales team are escalated and resolved to the satisfaction of the farmers;
  • Keeping track of what is happening at every depot in the region through extension officers.
  • Carry out periodic training for all stakeholders related to agriculture and communicate the same information to extension officers;
  • Keep track of monthly mystery shopping reports done at our depot outlets, farm inputs, Loan records, and ensure that all audit queries are resolved conclusively;

  • Experience in Agronomy and extension work for different agricultural value chains.
  • At
    least a Degree or Diploma in Agronomy Agribusiness related field
  • 2-3 years of work experience in Agriculture or related field
  • Knowledge of Safaricom products and services.
  • Experience in managing a team of extension officers

    Additional Information
  • As part of the interview process external candidates should prepare the following documentation which will be required at a later stage based on your performance in the interviews.
  • An updated CV with contacts of three referees, 2 who must be professional and must have supervised you at some point, the other referee can be a colleague in the same professional field.
  • Kenyan Certificate of Good Conduct (Less than 1 year old) or a receipt of the same from the CID pending release of the hardcopy document.
  • Clearance certificate from a reputable Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • University Degree Certificate/ Letter of Completion from University in case you have not received your degree certificate.
  • Copy of your National ID/Passport

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 13th May 2019
  • If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal and then Click on the apply button.
  • Remember to attach your resume.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Jobs in Kenya - Team Leader - Agribusiness Contractor Vacancies

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