Jobs and Vacancies in Twiga Foods, Kenya

Warehouse Manager
Twiga Foods is Rebuilding Africa’s Food Markets
We believe food is too expensive, and producers aren’t getting enough of the cut. And, it’s our job to fix it.
We don’t hire just anyone. We’re a team with our heads down building a great company. We look for resilient, disciplined, high-energy, team members with a bias towards action.
We’re a company who deeply care for one another, with low staff churn, where we pressure each other to grow into our collective objectives. We believe strongly in sharing in our success, and helping each other develop.
We’re looking for a qualified Warehouse Manager to come and help engage our suppliers within the Twiga platform to provide consistent, planned, supply of quality products. The right candidate will be target oriented, and bring a true operational and enterprise building mind-set. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to join a supply-chain production team in solving the problem of getting good quality product to Kenyan markets.
Twiga is recruiting a warehouse manager to ensure the smooth running of warehouse processes by handling the receiving, warehousing and distribution operations.

Responsibilities

·         Maintaining warehousing, and distributing operations by planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, order, assembly and dispatch of goods
·         Safeguarding warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
·         Controlling inventory levels by conducting physical counts; and reconciling with data storage system.
·         Maintaining the physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement
·         Achieving financial objectives by preparing an regular budgets
·         Maintaining warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees & overseeing daily operations
·         Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock such as chemicals and food are stored safely

Qualifications

·         A bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration
·         At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role within the FMCG industry
·         Excellent organization & time management skills
·         Excellent numeracy skills and an understanding of finance
·         Knowledge of the legal requirements of operating a warehouse
·         Familiar with warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
·         Strong leadership and ability manage diverse staff
How to Apply
To apply, please send you to wandia.gichanga@twigafoods.com with “Warehouse Manager” as the subject


Sourcing Project Manager
Twiga Foods is Rebuilding Africa’s Food Markets:
We believe food is too expensive, and producers aren’t getting enough of the cut. And, it’s our job to fix it. We don’t hire just anyone. We’re a team with our heads down building a great company. We look for resilient, disciplined, high-energy, team members with a bias towards action.
We’re a company who deeply care for one another, with low staff churn, where we pressure each other to grow into our collective objectives. We believe strongly in sharing in our success, and helping each other develop.
We’re looking for a qualified Sourcing Project Manager to come and help engage our suppliers within the Twiga platform to provide consistent, planned, supply of quality products.
The right candidate will be target oriented, and bring a true operational and enterprise building mind-set. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to join a passionate production team in solving the problem of reliable markets for thousands of farmers in Kenya.
Twiga is growing our supply portfolio and we’re recruiting a highly motivated, detail oriented team player to serve as a Sourcing Project Manager within the Sourcing team in bringing new products to market, launching new collection centers, and setting up systems and processes that work for staff and farmers.

Responsibilities

·         Overseeing the planning, managing & growing of the company’s supply portfolio in a transparent and scalable fashion.
·         Visiting agricultural production areas to determine where Twiga should grow it’s sourcing base, having preliminary discussion with farmers and farmer groups on the Twiga model and plugging them in.
·         Develop collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company to strategically develop, implement and optimize sourcing processes.
·         Handling the human resource arm of the sourcing team by recruiting, orienting, training employees & overseeing daily operations
·         Developing and managing the budget to facilitate Twiga’s short term & long- term sourcing growth plan
·         Determining and managing the deployment of assets within the sourcing team
·         Understanding the Twiga’s business requirements and how they can be incorporated into a strategic sourcing contracts

Qualifications

·         A bachelor’s degree in supply chain management or business administration
·         At least 5 years’ experience as a project manager within the FMCG industry
·         Experience building partnerships & managing stakeholders
·         Excellent organization & time management skills
·         Strong leadership skills and ability manage diverse staff
·         An understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement
·         Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
·         Ability to thrive in an environment of fast growth and ambiguity
·         Exceptional multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple end-to-end project lifecycles
·         Strong project management and relationship-building skills
How to Apply
To apply, please send you to wandia.gichanga@twigafoods.com with “Sourcing Project Manager” as the subject.

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