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This role requires a fully qualified teacher, affiliated to a training institute, who can teach and sign off at the end of a term/training course in order for the pupil/technician to become accredited to that institutes syllabus/accreditation.
The role would be full workshop management overseeing 120 staff and working with the transport manager to make sure availability of equipment and lead times of getting equipment out of the workshops, overseeing a fully fledged breakdown team, 3 small workshops out in the field 50 km away, overseeing stock ordering with purchase department, writing reports when need be, dealing with suppliers and working on budgets with the accounts department.
We're looking for an experienced, fiercely entrepreneurial, and humble leader to co-direct our clients innovation work in Kenya - aimed at building scalable solutions for smallholder farmers. In this role, you will lead a sub-set of innovation portfolios - aiming to delivery high-quality products and services to as many smallholder farmers in Kenya as possible.
You will help shape the 3-10 year strategy for the Kenya program (serve every farming community in Kenya), and instill this vision on the team, scope out projects, and then implement through their direct reports (portfolio leads). You will report directly to the Chief Innovation Officer Kenya.
Lead several innovations portfolios, guiding the vision, execution, and scale of these projects. This will require strong management skills, and an ability to coach innovation portfolio leads to results.
Co-manage the Innovation Lab / Innovation Department - a large team executing on complex innovation projects aimed at increasing impact for our customers, and increasing market penetration for the Kenya Program.
Shape the vision, and create the strategy for the Kenya Program - outlining key innovation investments are needed to serve every farming community in Kenya.
The Program Design team leads the strategy and planning for Kenya's field program. The team is consists of four workstreams: 1) Enrollment and Marketing, 2) Repayment, 3) Impact and 4) Expansion. Program Design builds solutions to achieve the most critical program goals - deepening the impact we deliver to each farmer, reaching more farmers across Kenya, improving customer experience, and increasing the company's financial sustainability.
As the Senior Manager - Strategy, you would work with the Program Design Director to manage the team and guide program strategy. You will report directly to the Program Design Director as their deputy.
Specific responsibilities include:
Oversee two Program Design workstreams, supporting the 5-year strategy and annual planning processes for each. The workstreams you lead will be chosen based on your experience and business need.
Directly manage 2-3 senior level staff, investing in their professional growth.
Lead complex projects and strategic improvements required for the program to achieve its long-term goals.
Compile and support management of a 16 million USD budget.
Run annual goal setting and planning processes for Program Design department.
Foster a healthy team culture of professional growth, fun and continuous improvement.
Support recruitment and talent development for the team.
This role will report directly to the Head of Fundraising, and represents a senior leadership role on the 30-person team. This position will provide oversight of the day-to-day running of the fundraising department and strategic input on team structure, systems, and portfolio.
Strong candidates must have excellent communication and management skills, be highly organized, and be capable of expertly handling a large, complex scope of people and funding projects.
This role will work with the Head of Fundraising and senior fundraisers on the team to pursue an $80M annual fundraising portfolio, made up of donors from across the public, institutional, and individual donor segments.
The company is fortunate to work with some of the world’s most innovative global funding partners. Their diverse funding partners represent high stewardship responsibility, and this role must be able to collaborate across their writing, finance, and compliance teams to support responsible management of their dynamic portfolio.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
40% of your time:
Day-to-day fundraising team oversight: Provide day-to-day oversight of key fundraising activities across the department, including:
Prospecting: Work with team members to design and evaluate research projects - to analyze new geographies and markets, identify new donors, and unlock new network-building opportunities - to build our pipeline of future funding prospects.
Proposal and report writing: Work with grant writing team to design compelling grant proposals and reports. While this role will not directly write grants, we are looking for a candidate with strong writing skills, and the proven ability to communicate complicated ideas in a clear, simple, and inspiring way.
Donor meetings and presentations: Work with senior fundraisers to ensure thoughtful and strategic donor interactions, via meeting prep advice, talking point review, and presentation review.
Portfolio analysis and strategy: Work with Head of Fundraising to evaluate and prioritize growing pipeline of new funding opportunities, and design strategies for pursuing.
20% of time: Fundraising Origination:
Independently build a pipeline of fundraising opportunities, from foundations, governments, and individuals across the globe. Leverage this pipeline to steadily build own fundraising portfolio, and/or to open up funding opportunities for other senior fundraisers on the team. Directly contribute to the department’s annual fundraising goals.
20% of time: Team-Wide Initiatives
Design and execute high-value team-wide initiatives in collaboration with the Head of Fundraising, including annual budgeting, team hiring, managing and reviewing team-wide systems/structures, and pushing forward key process innovations and improvements.
20% of time: Strategic Input
At the Fundraising Team level - Design and manage the Fundraising department’s annual OKRs (Objectives and Key Results), working through and with other leaders on the team. Additionally, contribute to the long-term fundraising strategy in collaboration with the Head of Fundraising, the CEO, and senior fundraisers on the team.
At the Org-Wide level - Work with senior leadership across the organization, on partnership design, resource allocation, and fundraising-field team collaboration.
The Expansion Lead creates the strategy and planning to grow our operations to new areas, and reach hundreds of thousands more farmers each year. The Expansion Lead will join our Program Design team, and report to our Director of Program Design or their deputy.
Specific responsibilities include:
Build 5-year strategy for expansion to new areas
Drive from strategy to a concrete yearly plan for expansion activities
Coordinate expansion decision-making and implementation across departments
Lead major projects to increase our program performance in new expansion areas
Conduct surveys and analysis to identify expansion opportunities
Manage communication of key decisions and priorities across all teams, from senior leadership to field staff
The Field Staff Management (FSM) Team is the people arm of the Field Operations (FOPs) department and is primarily responsible for empowering, managing, growing and developing our professional rural field-team in such a way that each member of the field can successfully execute key responsibilities and achieve excellent performance in the field.
You would manage 3,000 field staff, who are the frontline workers providing farmers with products and services.
You would be focused on executing our core program’s functions through strong staff management, and assisting in the design and implementation of strategic projects that aim to improving staffing and performance.
Specific responsibilities include:
Direct management of 3-5 high-level staff, and support the indirect management of 3,000 field staff.
Create, execute and monitor essential strategies for One Acre Fund’s field program
Oversee staff performance management and create initiatives to build staff capacity and performance
Create high-level, detailed project plans and coordinate across multiple teams to ensure smooth project operations
The Retail Operations Associate will play a key role in the establishment and success of this new team. By 2030, we aim to transform every farming community in Kenya, and serve more than 1.5 million Kenyan farm families. In order to achieve this ambitious goal we are planning to expand our pilot rural retail model. This will allow us to provide our farm inputs and services to farm families on a cash-sale basis, rather than requiring the farmer to enroll for a loan.
The Retail Operations Associate will report to the Operations Lead and will help expand the retail operations from the current 10 shops up to 100 by the end of 2020.
Develop and implement systems and processes to promote efficient daily retail operations in multiple shops spread across a wide geographical area;
Develop trainings and management tools for shop staff to deliver excellent customer service, and great professional development for our staff;
Manage a rapidly growing team across the shops, investing in their professional growth.
Work with our recruitment team to recruit and build the Retail Operations team in line with the expansion plan;
Meaningfully contribute to the evolution of this rural retail model from a proven pilot to a fully operational model, operating across Kenya.
Our client is looking for a qualified electrician to join their factory in Nairobi, Kenya
? Must have up to 3 years experience as an electrician working in an industrial environment
? Must have expertise with PLC Controls
? Excellent understanding of safety rules in an industrial setting
? Must be able to work late hours and overnight, and should be able to work weekends as well - if required
? Strong mechanical, analytical, and solution driven skills
? Experience in Automation, conveyors, and artificial intelligence expertise
? Possess state certification or equivalent qualification or license
? Possess strong electrical and mechanical abilities
? Must be able to use basic tools and machinery
? Ability to schedule and balance priorities; and possess a strong adherence to deadlines
? Awareness of operational machinery problems in short proximity
? Strong ability to read measure devices and blueprints
? Strong understanding of PLC controls
Must be Kenyan national, based in Nairobi
The Human Resources unit builds the organizational capability of people management and develops individual capabilities in line with the company's strategy; attracting, developing and aligning people in service of the company's aspirations and change process. The HR unit works with Business Partners, so that the business leaders have a counterpart and sparring partner in their strive to provide inspirational and effective leadership.
The team is (amongst others) responsible for developing HR policies, procedures and framework, HR administration such as employment agreements, employee database data entry and management, and payroll management.
The HR Business Partner (HRBP) Africa is the first point of contact for the teams based in Africa and provides them with HR advice on employee related matters and capability building. The HRBP Africa manages payroll for Africa based employees (updating employee database system, liaising with payroll providers and informing finance and accounting on aggregated payroll information.) Result areas of the job
The HRBP provides strategic HR advice to Africa based management in close cooperation with the HR Manager, acts as the first point of contact, understands them whilst developing effective working relationships. S/he shall advise management on personal style and development and delivery of people plans, supporting the achievement of the business objectives. To achieve this, he/she is adept at stakeholder management.
S/he ensures a match between HR strategy, policies and procedures and the needs of the internal clients by providing input to the design and execution of the HR strategy and business plan. The HRBP provides input to HR initiatives, policy development and implementation in the shape of advice and support on the research and provides expert knowledge of the client area. In addition, s/he is responsible for developing the learning and development agenda together with the HR Manager to ensure that sufficient coaching and training is available.
Working with the transformation office, he/she provides input for change management initiatives such as organizational/departmental restructure, job design and descriptions, outsourcing and compensation structure, and empowers delivery of great service in accordance with the company's mission and values and the HR mission to invest in our people.
S/he interfaces with workers representation and/or labour authorities where required and ensures correct legal processes are followed.
S/he offers HR services to Africa based personnel, including general HR advice, monitoring performance, risks and urgent issues of key staff and recommends appropriate actions in consultation with the HR manager. The HRBP Africa ensures that key clients are equipped with appropriate tools and knowledge to effectively manage their people; provides advice, guidance, and ad-hoc training as necessary. He/She coordinates, carries out and analyses 100-days evaluations and exit interviews and proactively supports the delivery of HR processes.
Regarding global teams, the HRBP Africa shall liaise with the HRBP NL to provide employees in global teams with the necessary day to day HR support and ensure that the HRBP NL has enough information to advise relevant management.
Purpose of the job family: Apply solutions and / or formulate policies, procedures and guidelines, monitor internal and external developments within own discipline, in order to provide internal consultancy services and integrated solutions as necessary, acting as a business partner, enabling the company to achieve its strategic objectives.
Analyze, develop, maintain and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and guidelines for own discipline while considering the business needs.
Select, structure, combine and interpret external and internal data, information and developments.
Act as functional expert or liaison with managers, advise and support them concerning relevant matters relating to own discipline, including the effective application of policies, procedure and / or guidelines.
Contribute to the implementation of processes relating to own discipline within the company and carry out the work within the assigned work field.
Provide insights at request or at own initiative regarding quantitative and qualitative developments by means of periodical and ad hoc reports and / or analyses.
Define, manage, and / or participate in projects.
Build and maintain a network of relevant (internal and external) stakeholders.
Signal possibilities for improvement and standardization of processes, techniques and systems and (co)develop, implement and/or optimize these processes, techniques and systems (after approval).
Collaborate and cooperate across departments in projects, knowledge sharing and process optimization.
Manage employees, lead, coach