Operations Manager


Africa , Kenya


Ending On: 22 Aug 2019 Closed


Job Description

We are looking for Operations Manager

Education: Bachelor

Employment: Full-Time


Degree level qualification within a relevant field of study
• Extensive experience within the Coffee industry within a similar role at a similar level of seniority.
• Experience in developing new internal structures and managing change across an organisation.
• Experience in managing and implementing robust and practical internal controls and monitoring systems across the internal supply
• Experience in managing budgets and cost control initiatives.
• Customer focused with a passion for ensuring customer satisfaction for existing relationships as well as seeking to expand the market
and initiate new business.
• Experience of logistics, warehouse operations & quality control: an ability to work across all of these areas improving procedures,
personnel capacity, taking full responsibility for outcomes for selected areas
• Excellent communication skills and a can do attitude
• Cultural awareness and sensitivity to different attitudes and behaviours
• Robust resilient character with the ability to work autonomously and confidently.

Key Responsibility

• Reporting into the General Manager, the role will be working closely with all departments including Production, Quality, Logistics and
• At times, mostly during coffee seasons, the role would be required to travel across our operating sites, with a particular focus on the
Mt. Elgon region. Together with the General Manager, the role will be responsible for planning the upcoming season closely with the
Production Manager to ensure all required processes and internal controls are in place ahead of time. The role will also be responsible for
reviewing and ensuring efficient and safe logistics are in place for the transportation of coffee from these sites to the main processing
mill. With a strong focus on internal controls this role will be required to review internal expenditure across the supply chain to make
recommendations for improvements and controls.
• During Season, The role will be required to report on a weekly basis to Management on activities across all sites - incoming volumes,
predicted volumes, quality, areas of risk or concerns, competitor updates etc.
• This role will also be responsible for supporting the General Manager in all CAPEX preparations from proposal stage, costings analysis etc.
through to implementation.
• Longer term, this role will support in the development of practical tasks and systems across the organisation to improve efficiencies and
controls across the supply chain

Company Profile


About Company:

Kyagalanyi Coffee Limited is a private company in Uganda, involved in coffee procurement, processing and export.

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Contact Name: MD

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