Regional Manager – Operations (6 Months Contract) – Nairobi, Kenya

 

Our client, a start-up agricultural insurance and technology company in over 14 countries across Africa and Asia is looking for a Regional Manager Operations. The successful candidate shall provide full support to the Operations Lead and Field team with all necessary project activities to ensure maximum efficiency on the ground. The ideal candidate learns quickly, is resourceful and has experience managing teams and running a field project.

Key Requirements:

  • Participate in enumerator  recruitment, select, assign, schedule, coach, counsel and discipline employees.
  • Management of field enumerators and conducting enumerator Training.
  • Assisting in client training/Mobilization/workshops.
  • Management and support for  crop cut exercise.
  • Management support for yield index insurance payouts, if necessary.
  • Data collection and data management: that is, refining the study design and survey instruments, overseeing and monitoring data collection exercises using the Business Intelligence dashboard and assisting with data quality queries.
  • Coordination with client field staff and insurance auditors.
  • Escalating issues experienced in the field.
  • Help set project budgets, Recordkeeping for expenses and reconciliation against the budget for each project.
  • Help with internal data audits when required.
  • Handling and resolving customer complaints from farmers and stakeholders as needed.
  • Assisting in product launches when required.
  • Clear and consistent communication up and down the reporting lines.
  • Any other duties as requested by management.

Qualifications:

  • A BSc degree in Project Management, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or a degree in Business/ management related field.
  • Experience with (2 years) and proven skills in working with clients, project teams, farmers, field teams and agro dealers.
  • Experience in data collection and data management.
  • Skills to interact with clients, farmers, field teams and agro dealers.
  • Ability to work independently in a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, and multicultural environment.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Intermediate Excel skills is an added advantage.

Please click on the tab below to apply:

  • Education:Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Type:Contract - 6 months
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya
  • Career Level:Entry Level
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh.50,000( Approx. 500 USD)
  • Deadline:15th April 2022