Job Summary

This role involves overseeing and managing all existing trading points’ performance, identifying adequate locations and setting up new trading points.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Reports to: Head of Sourcing

Working Hours: 0800 Hrs to 1700 Hrs| Monday to Friday

About Mr. Green Africa:  Mr. Green Africa is a fast-growing startup established in 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya. We are a young, dynamic and committed team who believe in changing the perception of waste. We use technology along our value chain to trade recycled material while achieving tangible social and environmental impact. We currently operate in three counties and plan to cover all of Kenya by 2021.

Job Overview: This role involves overseeing and managing all existing trading points’ performance, identifying adequate locations and setting up new trading points, training new and existing Sourcing support team. You will be responsible for tracking the sourcing KPIs in order to make sure the department is meeting its weekly and monthly goals on an ongoing basis. You will also be responsible for managing operational costs and ensuring effective sourcing and that all processes are employed efficiently throughout the trading points.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Growth:

    • Focus on business growth in all interactions and directives

    • Responsible for achieving the set trading points performance weekly and monthly targets

    • Support the Head of Sourcing by conducting analysis to identify potential new areas and premises for trading points

    • Coordinate with the Supply Chain department when establishing new trading points

    • Developing new sourcing strategies and testing them

    • Conducting assessments of suppliers market

    • Successfully implement strategic sourcing and designed to support profit growth target

    • Handling new suppliers’ request originating from our website or social media

    • Responsible for handling all types of suppliers (from waste pickers to corporates)

    • Holding the Supplier Relations Officers accountable

    • Monitoring and implementation of retention strategies of existing suppliers

    • Developing and maintaining relationships with local authorities & communities where Mr. Green operates

    • Handling of partnerships with external parties that lead to the collection of plastic

  • Reporting and analysis:

    • ERP reconciliation for all trading points

    • Prepare and submit weekly reports to the Head of Sourcing

    • Preparing the weekly sourcing and HR reports

    • Providing in-depth knowledge of key costs


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field

  • At least 5 years of working experience and 2 years in a management position or leading a team

  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with ERP systems, be process oriented

  • Track record of data-driven decision-making

  • Sales experience with a proven track record

  • Knowledgeable about fixing technical issues such as phones

  • Effective in communication

  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili (any other Kenyan language is an asset)

  • Experience working in informal settlements and spending time in the field

This position is open to Kenyan nationals only.

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