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PRODUCTION NETWORK DEVELOPER IN KENYA , Kenya

HM.CLAUSE - Kenya
Location : África, Kenia

Quatrième semencier mondial, Limagrain est un groupe coopératif international créé et dirigé par des agriculteurs français. Créateur et producteur de variétés végétales, Limagrain commercialise des semences de grandes cultures, des semences potagères et des produits céréaliers.
HM.Clause, Business Unit du Groupe Limagrain, est un leader mondial innovant dans le développement, la production et la commercialisation de semences potagères. HM.Clause fait partie des cinq premières entreprises de semences potagères dans le monde. Avec plus de 2000 variétés dans plus de 20 cultures potagères, HM.Clause fournit des solutions innovantes aux producteurs à travers le monde.

Job Description :
HM CLAUSE KENYA is looking for a Production Network Developer to supervise and develop its seed production network in Kenya. The position is attached to the company's home farm in Nanyuki, Kenya

Main responsibility is to supervise and help external growers to ensure correct seed production (from sowing / transplanting to seed extraction) according to targets of quality, quantity, timelines and costs for farm-allocated crops and to record all production data.

ACTIVITES DOMINANTES :

Main responsibilities are
• Providing production advice to the growers on optimum use of fertilizer and pesticide
• Responsible for providing follow up reports by crop for each plot
• Responsible for controlling and guaranteeing purity levels during pollination and harvesting.
• Ensuring regular control during the crop cycle to guarantee the germination
• Creation and updating of operation protocols
• Implementation of a production report for out growers
• Visit out-growers with Cucurbit and Solanum Supply Chain Managers

Profile :
• The chosen candidate will have a strong agronomical profile and passion for plants.
• A strong personality with vision.
• Must be proactive and be able to work autonomously
• Should be a team player and motivator.
• Should be flexible and willing to learn.
• Holder of a valid driving licence

Are you interested in becoming a Production Network Developer in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Mar 13, 2020
Peace and Conflict Researcher in Kenya, IRD , Kenya

AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (CPS) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in Kenya, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures.

To support our partner organisation, the Interreligious Dialogue (IRD) Commission of the Archdiocese of Mombasa, in interreligious peace-building work, we are looking for a Peace and conflict researcher, religious scholar, Mombasa, Kenya to start as soon as possible.

Your new role

Conflict and violence are a frequent reality of life on the coast of Kenya. The multi-layered causes of conflict are reflected in political, social and economic marginalisation along ethnic and religious lines. They are increasingly characterised by distrust at individual and community level and lead to social exclusion.

In this context, the IRD Commission of the Archdiocese of Mombasa has been contributing to reducing mistrust between the religions by fostering contact and through its dialogue work since 2017. The Commission’s work with young people in the field of interreligious and intrareligious dialogue is particularly important.

You will support the IRD Commission in practical grassroots work and the development of new approaches to this form of dialogue work with the aim of anchoring this knowledge base in the diocese team. You will work in a complex interreligious context, building up and maintaining appropriate networks.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:

• You will advise and support the IRD Commission of the Archdiocese in the further development of its peace-building work and promote interreligious dialogue to build understanding, tolerance and solidarity between the faith institutions and within the Christian community.
• You will support the Commission’s networking activities and the building of its institutional capacities.
• You will be involved in the development and implementation of research-based measures of IRD as a tool of peace-building work in the specific context of the coastal region. For this purpose you will also travel to crisis areas.
• You will provide support in establishing and implementing outcome-oriented planning, monitoring and evaluation tools for the IRD Commission’s projects and programmes.
• You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds locally in accordance with the donor and AGIAMONDO guidelines. In doing so, you will work in partnership with the IRD Commission.

Your profile
• You have completed a university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in religious studies, peace and conflict research, theology or another social science degree specialising in peace-building work or interreligious dialogue.
• You are familiar with the methods and concepts of practical peace-building and dialogue work and have knowledge of project planning, monitoring and evaluation.
• Ideally, you have knowledge of Islam and traditional African religions and are familiar with ecumenical studies in this context.
• You speak and write fluent English, ideally you have a knowledge of Swahili and/or Arabic.
• You are an EU or Swiss citizen and identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace-building work and are a member of a Christian church.

What AGIAMONDO offers

• Individual and thorough preparation
• Three-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)
• Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice

We look forward to receiving your detailed application by 01/03/2020.

Are you interested in becoming a Peace and Conflict Researcher in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Mar 01, 2020
Assistant Ponds Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Reports to: Ponds Manager.
Start Date: Immediate.

Job description:
Victory Farms is looking to recruit an experienced aquaculture professional to make an immediate impact in our fast-growing company. Reporting directly to the Ponds Manager, the Assistant Pond Manager’s duties will be focused on helping to increase our fingerling production from its current level of 6-8 million pieces per month.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Pond Water Quality Management - ensuring excellent water quality across all ponds at all times.
• Maintaining fingerling survivals at predetermined company targets.
• Monitoring feed regimes are closely followed to ensure growth and survival targets are met.
• Coordinating the safe and efficient transfer of fingerlings from pond to lake nursery to predetermined monthly targets.
• Ensuring effective communication with the Hatchery and Production Departments to ensure pond nursery populations are maintained to the level required to achieve company production targets
• Coordinating the day-to-day activities of the Pond Feed, Pond Environment and Pond Fish Handling sub-departments.
• Managing schedules and deadlines relating to the Ponds Department
• Ensuring relevant data is captured daily by the pond feeding, maintenance and fish handling teams.
• Providing historical water quality, feed and fingerling transfer data by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems.
• Compiling weekly and monthly water quality, feed and fingerling transfer results for consideration by the Ponds Manager.
• Providing daily operations reports to the Ponds Manager.
• Actively training junior team members to facilitate their professional development in line with the company ethos.
• Assessing staff performance in the Ponds Department and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency.
• Ensure pond operations adhere to company policies and regulations.

Requirements and qualifications:
• The successful candidate is likely to have a good solid background in aquaculture sciences, preferably with at least a B.Sc. level of education, although experienced technician candidates are also encouraged to apply.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in tilapia green-water pond culture.
• Fluent in English
• Be willing to relocate to rural Kenya
• Most crucially of all, they must be willing to get their hands wet and dirty and be as passionate about fish as we are!

About Victory Farms.
Victory Farms aims to become the leading tilapia farm in Africa over the next 5 years while maintaining the highest environmental and social standards. We endeavor to be the most sustainable tilapia farm in the world, adhering to global standards and best practices, and producing affordable, sustainable protein to feeding millions of people across the Africa.
VF is the fastest growing aquaculture business on the continent and the largest producer of Tilapia in East Africa. The company is rapidly expanding its vertically integrated model: production, processing, and sales & distribution to keep pace with the rapid growth in demand for protein. Victory Farms is employing world-class technologies, people, and processes to build a model for sustainable protein production on the continent. The Company strives for the highest standards in performance, execution, culture, and integrity.

Victory Farms was established on Lake Victoria in 2015 with both on-shore and off-shore facilities. The head office is in Nairobi, and its farm site is in Homa Bay County, and distribution across Kenya. Since inception, Victory Farms has become one of the fastest growing companies in aquaculture globally. In its first eight months of operation, the Company became the largest aquaculture producer in Kenya. Today, it is the largest aquaculture player in East Africa and operates one of largest hatcheries on the continent.
VF’s growth trajectory provides enormous opportunity for excited professional to uplift their careers and make an impact within a diverse operation. We recognize the utmost importance which contributions by individuals and teams have to the success of Victory Farms. We work to create a fantastic environment for our employees. An environment where employees to have an opportunity to develop professionally and personally.

Are you interested in becoming a Assistant Ponds Manager in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Mar 26, 2020
Assistant Hatchery Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Reports to: Hatchery Manager.
Start Date: Immediate.

Job Description:
Victory Farms is looking to recruit an experienced aquaculture professional to make an immediate impact in our fast-growing company. Reporting directly to the Hatchery Manager, the Assistant Hatchery Manager’s duties will be focused on helping to increase our hatchery’s output from its current level of 10-12 million pieces per month.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Assessing, revising and developing protocols in the following areas within the Hatchery Department:
o Broodstock Management and Egg Production.
o Genetics – working with an external partner to develop our own genetics program.
o Pathology work on eggs, fry, fingerlings and broodstock.
• Responsible for the regular routine maintenance of equipment within the RAS system.
• Responsible for the safe keeping, regular calibration and maintenance of all environmental monitoring equipment.
• Hatchery Water Quality Management - ensuring excellent water quality within the hatchery re-circulation system at all times.
• Maintaining egg yields and hatch rates at predetermined company targets.
• Coordinating the safe and efficient transfer of fingerlings from hatchery to pond nursery to predetermined monthly targets.
• Ensuring effective communication with the Nursery and Production departments to ensure fish populations are maintained to the level required to achieve company production targets
• Coordinating the day-to-day activities of the Incubation and Egg Collection sub-departments.
• Managing schedules and deadlines relating to the Hatchery Department
• Ensuring relevant data is captured daily by the different sub-departments.
• Compiling weekly and monthly egg collection, fish stocking and water quality results for consideration by the Hatchery Manager.
• Providing historical egg collection, fish stocking and water quality data by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems.
• Providing daily operations reports to the Hatchery Manager.
• Actively training junior team members to facilitate their professional development in line with the company ethos.
• Assessing staff performance in the Hatchery Department and provide coaching and guidance to ensure maximum efficiency.
• Ensure hatchery operations adhere to company policies and regulations.

Requirements and qualifications:
• The successful candidate is likely to have a good solid background in aquaculture sciences, preferably with at least a B.Sc. level of education, although experienced technician candidates are also encouraged to apply.
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in tilapia hatcheries.
• Fluent in English.
• Be willing to relocate to rural Kenya.
• Most crucially of all, they must be willing to get their hands wet and dirty and be as passionate about fish as we are!

About Victory Farms.
Victory Farms aims to become the leading tilapia farm in Africa over the next 5 years while maintaining the highest environmental and social standards. We endeavor to be the most sustainable tilapia farm in the world, adhering to global standards and best practices, and producing affordable, sustainable protein to feeding millions of people across the Africa. VF is the fastest growing aquaculture business on the continent and the largest producer of Tilapia in East Africa.
The company is rapidly expanding its vertically integrated model: production, processing, and sales & distribution to keep pace with the rapid growth in demand for protein. Victory Farms is employing world-class technologies, people, and processes to build a model for sustainable protein production on the continent. The Company strives for the highest standards in performance, execution, culture, and integrity.

Victory Farms was established on Lake Victoria in 2015 with both on-shore and off-shore facilities. The head office is in Nairobi, and its farm site is in Homa Bay County, and distribution across Kenya. Since inception, Victory Farms has become one of the fastest growing companies in aquaculture globally. In its first eight months of operation, the Company became the largest aquaculture producer in Kenya. Today, it is the largest aquaculture player in East Africa and operates one of largest hatcheries on the continent. VF’s growth trajectory provides enormous opportunity for excited professional to uplift their careers and make an impact within a diverse operation. We recognize the utmost importance which contributions by individuals and teams have to the success of Victory Farms. We work to create a fantastic environment for our employees. An environment where employees to have an opportunity to develop professionally and personally.

Are you interested in becoming a Assistant Hatchery Manager in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Mar 26, 2020
Peace and Conflict Researcher in Kenya , Kenya

AGIAMONDO is the personnel service of the German Catholics for Development Cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (CPS) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in Kenya, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures.

To support our partner organisation Coast Inter-Faith Council of Clerics Trust (CICC) in linking research and practice in the field of interreligious dialogue, we are looking for a Peace and conflict researcher, religious scholar, Mombasa, Kenya to start as soon as possible.

Your new role
Conflict and violence are a frequent reality of life on the coast of Kenya. The multi-layered causes of conflict are reflected in political, social and economic marginalisation along ethnic and religious lines. They are increasingly characterised by distrust at individual and community level and lead to social exclusion.

The non-partisan Coast Inter-Faith Council of Clerics Trust (CICC) was set up in 2001. Its activities include interreligious dialogue, political education and mediation in politically and religiously motivated unrest in the coastal region.
To further develop the work of the CICC, a closer link is to be established between research and practice in the context of interreligious dialogue, extremist violence and marginalisation. The research findings gained are to be translated into peace-building work by means of further training for employees and religious leaders.

Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
 You will advise and support the newly established research department of the CICC, identify research questions and possible research fields and support the CICC in conducting field research. For this purpose you will also travel to crisis areas.
 You will advise on the conceptual link between research, research results and the practical work of the CICC and develop a documentation tool for this purpose.
 You will provide support for the development of best practices and lessons learned.
 You will strengthen networking with other research institutions.
 You will develop training for interreligious committees and leaders of faith-based organisations on the topics of conflict management and interreligious dialogue with the
aim of making better use of the potential of young people and women in peace-building work.
 You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds locally in accordance with the donor and AGIAMONDO guidelines. In doing so, you will work in partnership with the CICC.

Your profile
 You have completed a university degree in peace and conflict research, religious studies or another social science degree specialising in peace-building work, ideally with a doctorate.
 You are familiar with methods of participatory action research, peace-building and conflict analysis.
 You speak and write fluent English and you have very good knowledge of Swahili.
 You are an EU or Swiss citizen and identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work and are a member of a Christian church.

What AGIAMONDO offers
 Individual and thorough preparation
 Three-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)
 Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice

We look forward to receiving your detailed application by 23/02/2020.

Are you interested in becoming a Peace and Conflict Researcher in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Feb 23, 2020
Chief Operating Officer in Kenya , Kenya

Job location: Nairobi preferred. Johannesburg, Perugia, London possible.

Chief Operations Officer Job Description
Our client is a fast-growing technology company delivering solutions to agribusinesses in emerging markets.

The COO role requires a dynamic and experienced professional to bring their expertise to the the company's C-Suite. As Chief Operating Officer you will oversee the short-term performance and execution of the commercial strategy of the company, as well as supporting the continuous development of key business units ranging from design to procurement, project management and sales and marketing.

At high level, you will oversee supply chain management, project development and execution, and take full account for budget and commercial performance. You will provide leadership to the operational team, developing and executing on operational controls and management systems, ensure effective internal communications among the global team and network of stakeholders, and work with the C-Suite and Board to develop strategy and ensure operational cost-effectiveness.

This role will offer a competitive remuneration package, management autonomy and opportunities to build and develop a dynamic and growing business in emerging markets.

Key Responsibilities of the Chief Operations Officer:
• Developing, implementing and overseeing the operational budget
• Developing organisational capabilities and improvement of systems and resources for project development and delivery
• Developing, together with staff and C level peers, sales, sourcing and delivery strategies
• Developing operational excellence in the design, management and execution of commercial cold chain projects, including sourcing, incoming and outgoing logistics, sourcing, manufacturing, certification and compliance.
• Developing, together with staff and C level peers, new business lines and service models from concept and testing to productization and scale.
• Developing and ensuring the delivery of after-sales services.
• Ensuring continuous operational performance improvement by managing changes to strategy, structure and resources
• Responsible for supplier selection, acquisition, contracting, and management both for procurement and after sales
• Manages sales, design, procurement, logistics, project management and after sales staff
• Development and oversight of ERP systems, performance monitoring and reporting standards
• Ensuring operational adherence to applicable industry practice and
• Responsible for health and safety within the Company and suppliers’ compliance
• Responsible for product and projects regulatory compliance to standards, norms and practices in the industry

Who You Are
• A strong leader who thrives in a collaborative commercial environment.
• You are analytical and thorough in your approach to problems and opportunities, and instinctively bring structure to complex situations.
• Whatever the task, you constantly strive for excellence.
• You have a proven track record of driving growth and scale in commercial operations in emerging markets.
• You have a degree in business, finance or technology with 10+ years of experience in a senior operations management role, all of which has been gained in the agriculture, cold chain logistics or technology industry.
• You have at least 5 years of experience based in a relevant emerging market, ideally in Africa.
• You have a strong knowledge and understanding of the agri-food industry.
• You are skilled in organisational development, IT systems, personnel management, budget and resource management and strategic planning.
• You have strong business and commercial acumen with track record in dealing with B2B customers and supply chain partners.
• You have strong inter-personal communication skills, public speaking experience and an ability to lead and influence at an executive level.
• Desirable: A Master’s degree in supply chain, finance, business or engineering
• An ability and willingness to travel or relocate as required for the successful execution of the job will be important.

NOTE: Only national and resident candidates will be considered.

Are you interested in becoming a Chief Operating Officer in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Mar 05, 2020
Head of Sales for East Africa , Kenya

Our client is a fast-growing technology company delivering solutions to agribusinesses in emerging markets.

Job Description

Objectives
1. To lead the development and retention of new and existing clients in the agribusiness industry in East Africa.
2. Engage in industry building spaces to raise the commercial profile of the company brand and expand commercial network and partnerships.
3. Grow the existing distribution partnerships to increase the scope and reach of the company's commercial activity in East Africa.

Experience and Qualifications
1. Strongly motivated and knowledgable individual that is passionate about agriculture.
2. Degree in business, marketing or related topic. Advanced degree an advantage.
3. 5+ years experience in agribusiness or cold chain logistics in East Africa, particularly in Kenya, and/or
4. 5+ years experience in sales and marketing and B2B sales of technology or services in the East Africa region, particularly Kenya.
5. Strong presentation and communication ability and the ability to communicate with C-Suite level clientele.
6. Fluency in English and a working knowledge of Swahili is an advantage.
7. Experience in commercial work in multiple countries in East Africa.

Conditions
- Full time role based in Nairobi
- Contract will be base pay and commission
- Full drivers license and having a vehicle is an advantage
- Travel outside of Nairobi and around the region at least 25% of time
- This vacancy is open to Kenyan nationals and internationals that have a valid work permit or permanent residency in Kenya

Are you interested in becoming a Head of Sales for East Africa based in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Mar 01, 2020
International Account Manager Africa , Kenya

Location: Nairobi
Hours: 38
Salary: Excellent salary

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Are you challenged in increasing sales for growers who cultivate flowers in Africa and sell them around the globe? Are you already commercially experienced and ready to Kenya? At this moment we have an open position for an:

International Account Manager Africa
Nairobi (Kenya), 38 hours

What will you do as an International Account Manager?
As international account manager, you support our growers in Africa in increasing their sales around the world. By offering them full support of the services Royal FloraHolland has to offer you give your growers a competitive edge. Naturally, you also target new growers in Africa to become a Royal FloraHolland member.

As international account manager, you:
• are the first contact person at Royal FloraHolland for growers in Africa;
• manage stakeholders on management level;
• set up and execute account plans;
• are a connector between growers and the local Royal FloraHolland office in Kenya and increase customer satisfaction;
• set up and execute an acquisition plan to attract new growers
• are up-to-date on trends within the sector and maintain a network in the floricultural industry.

You are a team player and work in close contact with other departments within the Kenyan office and the Netherlands. You co-develop new services with your team to address the changing needs within the floricultural sector.

What are we looking for in an International Account Manager?
To be successful in this position are independent and result driven. Also you have to be willing to live abroad for a minimum duration of 3 years. We also require:
• A minimum requirement is a Bachelor or Master degree;
• More than 3 years experience in a commercial role in a service oriented organization.
• An international environment and experience in horticultural sector is preferred;
• You to have excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Dutch;
• You to be an commercially strong innovator.

What do we have to offer?
A very interesting position in the heart of the commercial business at Royal FloraHolland! This is a fulltime position (38 hours a week). As an expat you will be located in Kenya, working from our local office in Nairobi. The salary depends on your professional level and work experience. We offer excellent remuneration which includes:
• hardship allowance;
• cost of living index;
• local housing;
• and a company car.

You will enjoy a minimum of 27 vacations days, public holidays in Kenya, excellent pension plan and flexible working hours. In addition, FloraHolland has excellent development and career advancement opportunities.

Will you be our new result driven Internation Account Manager?
If you are interested in this vacancy and a career at Royal FloraHolland, you can apply by clicking on th
is link.


For more information, please contact our Recruitment Department: recruitment@royalfloraholland.com.

For more information about Royal FloraHolland, please go to www.floraholland.com.

Agency calls not appreciated.
Keywords: Vacancy, Fulltime, Kenia, Sales, Accountmanager.

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Expiring: Mar 26, 2017

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