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Recours Four Kenya Consultants Limited   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Logistics Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transportation, logistics, driving
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

he Excellence in Breeding Platform (www.excellenceinbreeding.org) (EiB) is a new cross-commodity platform that supports the modernization of breeding programs targeting Africa, Asia, and Latin America for greater impact on food and nutrition security, climate change adaptation and development. The platform is part of the new CGIAR portfolio of research programs and platforms (www.cgiar.org/our-strategy), being led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, a not-for-profit research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries.


Responsibilities

  1. Optimize and streamline the flow of samples from a diverse range of breeding programs to the genotyping laboratories.
  2. Identify and implement more efficient processes to drive the cost of genotyping down.
  3. Work with genotyping laboratories to schedule sample flow and to optimize the delivery of data back to the breeding programs.
  4. Work with genotyping laboratories, breeding programs and the EiB Module 3 leader to ensure delivery of high quality genotypic data that is readily and easily able to be interpreted and utilized.
  5. Work with the Module 3 leader to develop capacity for genotype data application among member breeding teams.
  6. Work closely with members to implement forward marker selection, genomic selection and appropriate quality assurance in breeding programs.
  7. Find ways (including by identifying efficiencies and through negotiations) to provide marker technologies to members at a reduced cost.
  8. Communicate opportunities (such as access to genotyping) to members both directly and through an EiB supported online toolbox, including precisely how to access these opportunities.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Transportation, logistics, driving
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Compliance; Office administration, management; Business strategy; Operative management; Quality management; Logistics planning and management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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