Vacancies in Moko Home & Living, Nairobi, Kenya

Supply Chain Manager


Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity, and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play. But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products • Attracted global investment to continue fuelling our growth and vision, Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country • Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company.
Job Role:
Our Supply Chain team brings materials from around the world to our factory, where they’re crafted into furniture that makes thousands of families happy.   Moko’s Supply Chain Manager will grow our supply chain apace with the company’s product development and manufacturing plans.  You’ll manage and grow a strategic global supplier network and ensure systems and processes are in place to meet growing procurement needs.
Responsibilities:
·          Lead Supply Chain Growth and Development
·         Ensure supply chain systems, processes and team capacity are apace with company growth
·          Proactively grow the company’s supplier network for key materials to mitigate risk and keep pace with growing demand; identify and attend relevant trade fairs and conduct overseas factory visits
·          Keep up-to-date with global market changes relevant to our key product lines
·          Develop sourcing plans to accommodate increasingly complex sales and manufacturing needs
·         Ensure Continuous Cost Optimization
·         Regularly identify and evaluate opportunities for reducing costs while maintaining a high level of quality
·         Identify and evaluate new suppliers for existing products in search of enhanced value for money
·         Oversee the day-to-day Supply Chain Management
·         Manage a small team responsible for global and local procurement, sourcing and import functions
·         Ensure appropriate targets are in place and are being consistently met by the supply chain team
Qualifications:
·          Sourcing and supply chain management experience coordinating a variety of suppliers
·          Strong working knowledge of import/export practices and regulations
·          Experience sourcing finished or semi-finished products; experience with contract manufacturing or sourcing for manufacture an advantage
·          Strong people management skills and the ability to develop and manage key external relationships
·         A well-developed analytical ability and high level of attention to detail
·         Eagerness to join a quickly-growing organization and team

Business System Analyst

Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity, and passion.  Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.  But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank.  Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach.  Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products • Attracted global investment to continue fuelling our growth and vision, Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country • Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company.
Job Role: 
Our Business Systems Analyst will live in a world where systems and data meet the reality of a 200+ person team working to bring better living to millions.  You’ll be constantly thinking about how our teams can work more effectively toward a shared vision.  To make this happen, you’ll dive deep into the process of our day to day work, understanding how things work and how they can be done better.  This week you’ll whip up a Google Sheets tool for our supply chain team that tracks the thousands of tons of raw material we import annually, showing them where they can best focus their efforts to reduce clearance delays.  Next week you’ll take a deep dive into our production data, helping our Head of Manufacturing answer the question of how to adjust raw material formulations to make more affordable products.
Responsibilities:
·         Build tools that help our teams run optimally
·         Understand key business processes within and across teams and envision how we can better measure their performance and streamline their execution
·         Collaboratively build tools with the teams who will use them
·         Keep it simple to maximize your impact – we’ve found a Google Sheet with plugins and advanced formulas often work better than a complex piece of new software
·         Listen to the data and let everyone know what it’s saying
·         Build dashboards that instantly show teams and leaders how they’re performing and what needs their attention
·         Analyze data with our leadership team to inform strategic decision making and determine where we should focus efforts for maximum impact on the company’s performance
·         Connect finance; manufacturing, operational data to draw fresh insights that help us more effectively achieve our goals.
·         Lead efforts to infuse data-driving decision making in our culture, lead training, presentations and one-on-ones which show our team of 200+ the power of data to improve our work
Qualifications:
·         You are a highly analytical, structured and process-oriented thinker
·         You are obsessed with efficiency
·         You are an Excel/Google Sheets expert – you thought the day you learned about array formulas was the best day of your life until you discovered the QUERY function
·         Working knowledge of Java and SQL – this role won’t involve heavy coding, but you’ll be keen to use scripts and queries when they are the best tools for the project
·         Working knowledge of statistics
·         While numbers maybe your best friend, you draw energy from working with teams and supporting others
·         You are goal-oriented, able to work independently and problem-solving toward a great outcome

General Manager

Job Summary:
Our General Manager leads Moko’s B2B business vertical as well as our finance, supply chain and distribution teams.  Your daily focus will be on growing our mature B2B business – which accounts for the majority of the company’s revenue – and delivering top-notch operational support across the company.   This role is ideal for a senior cross-functional leader who is an exceptional decision-maker, tactical problem solver, leader and coach.  You’ll be incredibly candid, passionate and never satisfied with the status quo – these qualities will push your teams and our business to new heights.
Responsibilities:
·         Lead key company-wide operational functions: 
• Support growth in our operations team’s increasingly complex warehousing operations and rising deliveries to customers
• Scale and improve our supply chain team’s global and local procurement of raw materials and finished goods
• Streamline accounting operations and develop our finance team apace with the company’s evolving needs
• Lead company-wide budgeting and financial planning
• Coordinate support from your teams to our manufacturing, retail, marketing and talent departments
• Direct reports: Finance, Supply Chain, and Operations managers
Lead our B2B vertical:
• Profit and loss responsibility for our B2B business, which distributes furniture materials to retailers across Kenya and accounts for the majority of our revenue
• Coordinate your teams in bringing delight to our customers while maximizing profitability
• Support the B2B sales team in optimizing product mix, developing new and existing customers and improving collections
• Direct report: B2B Sales Manager
Instill world-class management practice in your teams:
·          Ensure effective coaching and professional development at all levels • Support your teams in effective decision making and problem-solving
·          Maintain a clear focus on performance in support of achieving the company’s goals
Ensure that Moko’s culture is felt and lived in all your teams
·         We’re open and honest with each other and our customers – delivering on our promises and pushing each other to our full potential
·          We’re always improving and looking for better ways of doing things – this means taking the individual initiative as well as supporting our teammates
·         We don’t just do the job but are passionate about our work – the source of this passion is our enthusiasm for bringing smiles to our customers’ faces
Qualifications:
·         Your direct reports have told you you’re the best manager they’ve ever had – you support them while challenging them to do their best and holding them accountable for results
·          You’d describe yourself as candid, passionate, continuously improving
·         You are a strong leader, with deep experience managing teams across different functional areas – you have a proven track record of developing your teams and delivering incredible results
·          You’re highly process-oriented and believe clearly defined and measured processes lay the foundation for high performance and continuous improvement within teams
·          You are an adaptable professional who has drawn energy from working in an environment of rapid growth and change
·          You thrive when you’re able to take initiative and do best in an environment where you are given high-level goals and the freedom and authority to achieve them
·          You possess a strong analytical toolkit and rely on data to reach your best decisions
·          You’re a strong tactical problem-solver eager to support teams in defining and defeating their biggest challenges
How to Apply:
Please visit our website moko.co.ke/careers and apply through our online form, Apply Here – All Positions .

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