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B-Force Coordinator in Nigeria , Nigeria

Company Summary

BitPesa (www.bitpesa.co) is a cutting-edge online payment platform that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to, from and within sub-Saharan Africa. BitPesa's clients range from African businesses and multinational companies paying suppliers as far as China and Dubai to international remittance companies using our API services for white-label payments to dozens of bank networks and mobile money operators across Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, and the DRC.

Our diverse team of over 60 employees spans across Nairobi, Lagos, Dakar, London and Luxembourg and includes former employees of Barclays, Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo, Moneygram, Deloitte Consulting, and PwC. We have raised more than $10 million in funding from institutional investors including Greycroft Partners, Draper Associates, Pantera Capital, and Digital Currency Group.

Our company values are Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility/Creativity, Integrity, and Passion.

Job Summary

The BForce Team Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and managing a team of sales and marketing personnel dedicated solely to the BForce project, designed at targeting mid-level traders to use BitPesa’s cross-border payments service. The candidate will work with the existing internal sales team to draft and formulate strategies and processes required to successfully implement the BitPesa BForce project. This short-term, contractual role serves as an exciting opportunity to help solve the pain points around cross-border payments affecting the mid-level trader (import/export) segment in Nigeria. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable in a dynamic, growing startup, and equally comfortable networking with senior management and analyzing sales metrics.

Key Responsibilities:
- Conduct market research on the behavior of mid-level traders and their foreign exchange needs
- Create and execute a customer acquisition plan including but not limited to outlining a list of target segments and 3 months conversion projections
- Adhere to the process set out by the company to generate leads and acquire clients
- Recruit and manage members of the BForce Team
- Responsible for the BForce Initiative from inception to the implementation phase while meeting set target and goals
- Effectively liaise with internal and external stakeholders, when required, to provide the necessary tools needed to ensure the success of the Bforce project (working with Administrative Assistants, Account Management, or Customer Service)
- Set an example of leadership, disciplined work, and cooperative team culture

Activities:
- Develop a 3 Month Plan with specific measurable goals and targets
- Lead and coordinate the BForce team in approaching the targeted customer segment to meet, qualify and win clients
- Train the BForce Team and equip them with skills needed to successfully implement the project
- Ensure the verification of leads and registered clients collated by the BForce team before final submission
- Regularly update sales tools/CRM with the required qualification details
- Provide regular updates and progress reports to the sales and marketing team
- Develop comprehensive weekly and monthly reports on sales activities and results

Requirements:
- A mid-level professional with experience on a sales and marketing team, within a company in the Finance, E-Commerce or Telecommunications Industry
- Deep understanding of the local Nigerian Mid-Level businesses & SMEs
- Ability to understand and build business relationships with mid-level clients
- Knowledge of the local FX/payments market including but not limited to banking services, financial regulations and other service providers in the industry
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
- Ability to understand clients’ needs and match to the product offering
- Creative problem solver with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision specifically when coordinating a large team to achieve results
- Ability to prioritize and focus on strategic, short-term goals
- Willingness to familiarize with company-specific sales tools/software
- Passionate about BitPesa’s mission to redefine how businesses make payments to and from Africa
- Willingness to dedicate a minimum of 25 hours/week to the role
- University Degree

Are you interested in becoming a B-Force Coordinator in Nigeria? 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: Nov 22, 2018
Recruitment Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Description
Job Title: Recruitment Manager

Reports to: Director of People and Culture

Group/Department: University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Organizational Profile:

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Position Overview

The Recruitment Manager will oversee all aspects of recruitment and onboarding for staff. Working closely with the HR Management Team reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the Recruitment Manager will support the HR organizational goals by coordinating high-priority recruitment needs and building systems and structures for tracking, analyzing, and reporting outcomes. The Recruitment Manager will lead the onboarding process for new hires and provide advice and support to Hiring Managers to ensure procedures are being executed in a timely and effective manner.

Responsibilities

Recruitment and onboarding
- Work with the HR Management team to strategize human capital needs and create staffing plans;
- Coordinate recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of new UGHE positions including Rwanda-based, US-based and remote.
- Support job postings via internal recruitment software, liaisoning closely with Hiring Managers and Partners in Health's central HR team in Boston;
- Develop procedures and strategies for optimizing recruitment, providing high-level reviews and reports analyzing current systems to be briefed to the HR Management Team and Senior Managers;
- Coordinate recruitment efforts with external firms as needed;
- Conduct orientation and training programs for new employees and semi-annual performance reviews of existing employees;
- As a member of a dynamic start-up Human Resources team, work on other priority projects as needed.

Consultant, Fellow, and Intern Support
- Draft and execute contracts with external consultants and collaborators including adjunct faculty, fellowship positions, and interns
- Advertise contract opportunities;
- Onboard contractors and liaise with staff members to create cohesion across teams

Qualifications
At least 4 years of human resource experience in a senior level position required
Master’s or advanced degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive, and resourceful
Prior experience in leading high-level recruitment campaigns, including managing international recruitment efforts, as well experience with processes related to on-boarding
Previous experience working in an academic field preferred
Ability to design and implement administrative processes and systems, both independently and as part of a team
Excellent written and oral communication with outstanding Kinyarwanda and English proficiency
Great attention to detail
Strong ability to understand and manage data
Integrity and respect for confidentiality of HR records is a must
Adaptability to work in a rapidly changing environment and flexibility with schedules
Experience with hiring software and Microsoft Powerpoint a plus
Commitment to global health and social justice

Are you interested in becoming a Recruitment Manager in Rwanda? 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: Nov 08, 2018
Nutritionist (Monogastric) in South Africa , South Africa

The purpose of the position is to provide expertise and guidance on Animal feed and nutrition. This position exists to enhance existing customer relationships and increase the volume and effectiveness of product and services sold to our customers. The ideal candidate should have successfully completed a Degree/Diploma in Animal Nutrition or related qualification and experience in the feed industry would receive preference.

Key Performance areas:
• Organizes the technical & sales support (technical service, nutrition, training, seminars)
• Organizes product support, information & service
• Maintains active contact with Centers of Expertise, R&D, of sister companies
• Keeps track of new developments, innovations of innovative applicable R&D groups and companies within Africa
• Coordinate Know-how and expertise within the company
• Analyzes overall operations and provides integrated recommendations on management and nutrion designed to increase from company products
• Define (product, technical ) training programs for Africa employees, distributors and customers
• Interface between 1st line (sales, distributors) and 3rd line technical/product specialists.
• Understand and Translate global product position and know-how to local approach & needs, and vice versa
• Advice and propose on Product Portfolio management for Africa.

Minimum requirements:
• Animal Nutrition or related Qualification
• Experience in the Animal Feed industry would be preferred
• Understanding of animal nutrition and ability to offer solutions to optimize animal performance
• Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written)

Core Competencies:
• Interpersonal skills
• Confidentiality
• Team player
• Accuracy
• Attention to detail
• Integrity,
• Action orientation
• Customer services orientated

Are you interested in becoming a Nutritionist (Monogastric) in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018
Nutritionist (Ruminant) in South Africa , South Africa

The purpose of the position is to provide expertise and guidance on Animal feed and nutrition. This position exists to enhance existing customer relationships and increase the volume and effectiveness of product and services sold to our customers. The ideal candidate should have successfully completed a Degree/Diploma in Animal Nutrition or related qualification and experience in the feed industry would receive preference.

Key Performance areas:
• Organizes the technical & sales support (technical service, nutrition, training, seminars)
• Organizes product support, information & service
• Maintains active contact with Centers of Expertise, R&D, of sister companies
• Keeps track of new developments, innovations of innovative applicable R&D groups and companies within Africa
• Coordinate Know-how and expertise within the company
• Analyzes overall operations and provides integrated recommendations on management and nutrion designed to increase from company products
• Define (product, technical ) training programs for Africa employees, distributors and customers
• Interface between 1st line (sales, distributors) and 3rd line technical/product specialists.
• Understand and Translate global product position and know-how to local approach & needs, and vice versa
• Advice and propose on Product Portfolio management for Africa.

Minimum requirements:
• Animal Nutrition or related Qualification
• Experience in the Animal Feed industry would be preferred
• Understanding of animal nutrition and ability to offer solutions to optimize animal performance
• Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written)

Core Competencies:
• Interpersonal skills
• Confidentiality
• Team player
• Accuracy
• Attention to detail
• Integrity,
• Action orientation
• Customer services orientated

Are you interested in becoming a Nutritionist (Ruminant) in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018
Country Director in Rwanda , Rwanda

Department/Division: Programs

BACKGROUND:
Our client is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty.

The Rwanda Country Office is currently searching for a qualified and self-driven candidate to lead a team of professionals in Rwanda as Country Director and be part of the Global Leadership Team at the organisation.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Country Director reports directly to the Vice President Africa Programs, providing high level oversight, strategic guidance and technical support to the Country Office. The ultimate goal of the position is to manage and grow the organization’s programming, to increase the quality, efficiency and long term impact of the program; and to promote and advocate for sustained high level engagement of government and civil society.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job Responsibility #1: Communication and Representation (25% of Time):
• Represents organisation in strategic meetings, conferences, forums and other public events and contributes towards consolidating and raising the profile of the organisation.
• Develops and strengthens relationships with local organisations and networks and establishes national strategic relations and alliances with partners and civil society.
• Represents the organization in local media, promotes knowledge of programs, mandates and values amongst all stakeholders, potential partners and general public.
• Articulates concepts of Sport for Development (S4D) with confidence and authority.
• Facilitates donor visits, donor meetings, round table discussions and evaluations as necessary.
• Serves as the main local contact for all external stakeholders; develops and maintains links with relevant senior country representatives in donors, UN bodies, intergovernmental bodies, and other international NGOs.
• Promotes organizational identity and capacity to all stakeholders and partners and ensures the organisation remains relevant to the changing needs of disadvantaged people in the country.
• Ensures strong working relationships and collaborations with current and new partner organizations through regular correspondence, engagement, reporting and meetings.
• Supports preparation and hosting of strategic donor and organisations HQ visits and workshops.
• Ensures that the organisation regularly has its local registration as an INGO renewed and updated to changes in local policies.

Job Responsibility #2: Donor Stewardship and Fundraising (20% of Time):
• Assesses potential partners and partnerships; secures and stewards local funding opportunities and builds the relationships on the grounds that are needed to support donor cultivation.
• Keeps abreast of the trends within the donor environment in country and internationally.
• Be aware of the donor conditionality and monitor adherence to the same.
• Leads proposal development for prioritized funding opportunities, facilitates participation by key team members to produce winning submissions.
• Leads the development of proposals for expansion of new programs and the continuation of existing ones through coordinated efforts with organisations Program Office team, HQ Global Program Partnerships and National Offices.
• Represents the organisation to current or potential donors to secure and sustain funding, including government/institutional donors, corporate sector and foundations.

Job Responsibility #3: Program strategy Development and Implementation (15% of Time):
• Develops the strategic vision and direction of the program(s) in line with the strategic direction of the organsiation.
• Develops and manages the portfolio of program activities of the country in line with the organsiations strategic country plans and region and global vision.
• Ensures accountability of the organsiations activities at all levels through efficient and transparent use of program resources.
• Develops concept papers and proposals as necessary for expansion of new and existing programs, taking into consideration local conditions, donor knowledge and existing talent.
• Provides leadership for the dissemination of organisations Values, Vision and Mission at the Country Level.
• Keeps abreast of the social-economic and political changes in the environment and undertakes timely strategic review of the organisations program strategy ensuring continued relevance within the area of focus.
• Maintains close communication with Regional Office in relevant factors and changes in environment.
• Coordinates the production of timely quality programme reports in line with the organisation and donor requirements.

Job Responsibility #4: Program Financial Management, Quality and Reporting (15%):
• Provides oversight to all finance and administrative services in the Program.
• Oversees the country annual budget and monitors and verifies the program budgets in adherence to approved budgets and procedures.
• Ensures adequate mechanisms are in place for monthly & quarterly budget monitoring and reviews and minimizes significant expenditure variances.
• Ensures monthly & quarterly financial monitoring systems provide timely and relevant reports to country staff, including analysis and tracking of grant commitments and obligations.
• Oversees the effective implementation and compliance with the overall Finance & guidance Manual and compliance with procedures required by grant or contract agreement.
• Ensures all program staff have an understanding of financial and internal control systems, budget and work in compliance with the organsiations Finance policies, authorization level policies, procedures.
• Oversees the collation and timely submission of key technical, baseline, project evaluation, donor and other monitoring and evaluation related reports to donors, Regional Office and HQ as required. Oversees annual and project-specific audit processes within the Programs.
• Ensures that learning is regularly generated within all projects, documented and shared.
• Ensures all monthly, quarterly finance reports are accurate and submitted to RO/HQ in timely manner.

Job Responsibility #5: Human Resources Management, Capacity Building and Compliance (15% of Time):
• Oversees overall country HR management processes providing advice on the management of all staff to ensure that it’s carried out within the organsiations stated policies, practices and procedures as well as the country employment laws. Ensures that staff hire aims to high quality standards in terms of competencies, experience and character in order to drive the organization to excellence.
• Provides advice on the interpretation of policies, regulations and rules and supports the senior team in explaining rights and responsibilities to the staff.
• Coordinates regular reviews and updates of the country specific HR policies and procedures and ensures compliance with the overall HR manual and the national labour laws.
• Oversees and monitors efficiency and fairness of recruitment processes following the set organisations guidelines in coordination with the Regional and HQ office.
• Ensures all employees receive the appropriate orientation and understand the organisations structure, policies, processes and systems and the work required from them.
• Oversees the mentoring and training of staff to ensure that they have the appropriate skill levels for their positions and are developing to their full capacity.
• Ensures adequate implementation of the Performance Management System including performance work planning, reviews, appraisals and staff development.
• Leads, coaches and develops the senior team, ensures they are equipped with the required expertise at country level such as programmes, policy, advocacy and finance.
• Oversees staff compensation in line with approved budget and organisations compensation policy and approves the monthly payroll.
• Ensures that the country Senior Management Team is effective, mutually supporting and efficiently involved in decision making.
• Manages the exit of employees and ensures that information gathered during exit interviews are used for improvement.
• Responds to legal claims or investigations, seeking legal advice as appropriate.

Job Responsibility #6: Security, safety and welfare (5% of Time):
• Carries out risk, vulnerability and threat assessments as well as physical security assessments of all sites making prioritized recommendations for improvement through the Standard Operational Procedures and contingency plans, and follows through with approved recommendations until they are fully implemented.
• Liaises with local and regional officials, UN, NGO and other agencies regarding security issues in the planning, coordination, promotion of, and support for existing organisations projects.
• Ensures that Child Safeguarding and gender are integrated into all program and organizational risk assessments and budget and quality mitigation strategies are put in place.
• Ensures that staff, coaches, leaders and volunteers are aware of the Child Safeguarding and Gender Polices, receive adequate training, sign the Attestation of Commitment to Child Safeguarding Form and organisations Code of Conduct, and act in compliance with this policy.

Job Responsibility #7: Performs Other Duties (5% of Time):
• Performs other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (must have):

EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION:

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Development studies or other related discipline.

EXPERIENCE:

10 years’ experience in a leadership role within a large or international organization working on strategic planning, quality improvement, project planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, human resources and financial management.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

• Proven knowledge of program management tools and procedures.
• Proven knowledge of budgetary control and financial management, including ability to read and understand financial data.
• Proven experience in proposal development and report writing.
• Demonstrated computer skills especially in MS Office packages.
• Understanding of country laws and regulations.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Asset to have):
• Strong understanding of financial analysis
• Sport and play industry experience

COMPETENCIES/PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
• Strategic planning skills
• Leadership, influencing and managerial skills
• Ability to gain trust and secure donor funding
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills to build rapport with staff, partners, government officials, donors and community leaders
• Creativity and problem solving skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Ability to work under pressure meeting deadlines

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

• Ability to travel in country and internationally.

Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
Employment Start Date: Immediately
Contract Duration: Long term engagement based on performance and availability of funds

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018
Senior Poultry Hatchery Manager in Zimbabwe , Zimbabwe

To oversee all aspects of two hatcheries, including the management of personnel, eggs and all hatchery equipment, to efficiently produce the highest quality chicks, at the highest possible percentage hatch rate, at the lowest possible cost.

MAIN TASKS

1. Plan, organise, lead, coordinate and assess all aspects of the hatchery and staff.

2. Manage, via subordinate supervisory staff, and monitor all routine hatchery activities – including egg receiving, grading, cold room storage, traying, setting, transferring, sorting, vaccinating, and shipping of chicks, as well as machine monitoring, maintenance and repair, hatchery hygiene and staff safety and health - making corrective interventions and improvements as and when necessary.

3. Plan, recommend, develop and implement (approved) policies and practices for the hatcheries to ensure (i) achievement of set goals (ii) profit maximisation and (iii) continuous improvement in all areas.

4. Plan and recommend production, spending and capital improvement projects.

5. Prepare and submit an annual hatchery budget (Expenditure, Sales and Capex).

6. Monitor and control costs in labour, repairs, vaccines and general supplies, and arrange timely procurement of essentials via the procurement department.

7. Ensure a data base is maintained of all key hatchery results, and produce key reports of such; be they per hatch reports, weekly or monthly summaries. All Data should be monitored, interpreted and converted into recommendations, to the breeding farms management and management in general, on a regular basis.

8. Design, recommend, implement and monitor all Quality Assurance checks ensuring comprehensive accountability via sign-off of checklists.

9. Perform random, but frequent, audits and snap checks at various times; day or night.

10. Compliance with company policies as well as national and international standards.

11. Remain abreast of poultry industry trends and new developments.

12. Other related duties as may be assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS

Education
 Bachelors Degree – Poultry Science or Animal Husbandry; or alternately
 Experience (minimum 5 years) in hatchery management or general management, with a proven record and solid references.

Characteristics
 Accountable – Able to accept responsibility & account for his/her actions.
 Communication – Communicate clearly & concisely, both orally and in writing.
 Detail oriented – Able to pay attention to the minute details of tasks & projects.
 Problem Solver – An enquiring mind and desire to make things better
 Energetic – Able to work at a sustained pace & produce quality work
 Ethical – To conduct himself/herself according to values and accepted standards.
 Honesty/Integrity – To be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
 Responsible – Able to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
 Competence – In the practicalities of hatchery management, man-management, and computer skills (MS Word, Excel and – preferably but not essentially – MS Access)

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018
Area Manager Southern Africa , Southern Africa

Our customer, a European group, is a leader in Agrochemicals in Africa. To support the strong growth of its African subsidiary active in Crop Protection, they are looking for an Area Manager Southern Africa.
This is a stand alone position that will be reporting to the Africa Director. You will be responsible for the sale of the company's products via distributors (mainly) and B to B in your area.

You participate in the development of the commercial policy and implement it by developing your portfolio through an effective prospecting. You are the interface between your customers and the different departments of the company (technical, marketing ...).

On the lookout for opportunities and strength of proposal, you cultivate a real proximity with your customers.

Ideally, with a higher education, you have a proven experience in the agricultural sector (especially crop protection/fertilisers), and you master the techniques of negotiation and development of accounts for export.

This post is a great opportunity for an enterprising person with a strong interpersonal sense. Your rigor and your sense of organization will facilitate your success. Empathy, the ability to convince, creativity, the taste of the challenge and the result are abilities that you have acquired. Your analytical mind and your anticipation skills will be essential assets to succeed in this position.

This position, based in Southern Africa (location is flexible, also possible to work at the company's premises in South Africa), requires frequent travel to other Southern African countries and good command of English.

Are you interested in becoming an Area Manager Southern Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018

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