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Warehousing and Logistics Associate - Elgeyo Marakwet

Apollo Agriculture
Elgeyo Marakwet, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

About Apollo Agriculture:
Apollo Agriculture uses satellite data, machine learning, and mobile phones to help African farmers increase their production through access to credit, high-quality farm inputs, and customized advice. We are a team of software engineers, data scientists, economists, and operators with deep experience from The Climate Corporation, One Acre Fund, Google, and ACRE. We value evangelical pursuit of mission with a pragmatic approach, humility in the face of challenge, active discussion of disagreements, and considerate listening.
About the role:
Apollo Agriculture is seeking experienced and talented individuals to take up the Warehousing and Logistics Associate position in the Logistics & Distribution Department. The Warehousing and Logistics Assistant will be based at the Apollo Warehouse in Elgeyo Marakwet. The Assistant will report directly to the Logistics and Distribution Associate. This is a contract position running up until June 2021.
Who we are:

● Are a collaborative team of smart and ambitious people who are dedicated to serving our customers.

● Make magic happen to solve hard problems and always come with solutions when challenges arise.

● Are comfortable taking risks that can result in radical scale, and understand that failures are opportunities to learn and improve.

● Are considerate listeners and take the time to deeply understand and seek out ideas from the people around us, even when we disagree.

● Offer a dynamic environment that fosters talent, collaboration and growth.

● Take pride in our work and share the responsibility to see it through from conception to deployment.

● Value autonomy, honesty, transparency, and respect.

● Are excited to hear from you!


What you will do:
● Distribution partners recruitment, onboarding, and continuous training.
● On-ground logistics support for Apollo field activities.
● Distribution channel relationship management to include stocking & technical support for Apollo partners.
● On-ground escalations resolution for Apollo Teams.
● Apollo & other partners connector.
● On the ground Insights on channel development and overall processes improvements.
● Improving brand visibility via the channel.
● Other channels explorations and testing.
What is required from the Candidate:
● Have 1-2 years’ experience in distribution/channel management.
● Have experience in a fast-paced start-up environment (added advantage).
● Possess a related University Degree qualification from an accredited institution.
● Have heart and grit!
● Can establish priorities and multi-task.
● Are analytical, computer literate, proactive and team player.
● Are a self-starter and someone who takes initiative.
● Are proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and Email.
● Have strong work ethic - will be responsible for Specific areas.
● Have integrity - you will bear personal responsibility for your area of operation.
● Possess working knowledge of an inventory management software (e.g. ERP)
● Have the ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
● Have an analytical mind with strong math skills.
● Possess excellent organizational and planning skills
● Have outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
● Have at least 3 able and willing guarantors.
● Possess a certificate of good conduct certified by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Apollo Agriculture

Nairobi, KE
20-50 people
Computers, software development and services

Apollo Agriculture is a technology company based in Nairobi, Kenya that helps small-scale farmers maximize their profits.

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