1 month ago

Job Summary

Our company located in Kabati, Muranga County is seeking to hire the position Field Operations Supervisor to mobilize raw material for our conventional oil production.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Job Description

  • To establish new linkages and networks between avocado sources in different counties in Kenya and the larger East African region.
  • To oversee and manage the field logistical operations to maximize efficiency and minimize the raw material cost for the organization.
  • To Improve volumes during the low avocado season
  •   Meet with suppliers to discuss performance metrics, to provide performance feedback, or to discuss production forecasts or changes.
  • To engage and recruit large avocado farmers for exports and oil processing in key regions.
  • To ensure ensures volumes are delivered on time to minimize shortages.
  • Oversee and manage activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing.
  • To oversee field operations related to the logistics of harvesting and distribution of raw material from agreed sources/farmers to Persea Oils and Orchards ltd
  • Research, collect and analyze data, compiling reports in order to support viability of supply chain key projects and effectiveness.
  • Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, etc.
  • Assist in the negotiation of prices and terms with suppliers, vendors or freight forwarders ensuring best prices and savings aligned with attaining company target volumes of raw material.
  • Assist, support, and provide backup coverage for all field team members
  • Coordinate with other staff members and players in the supply chain to successfully implement changes and new systems.
  • Help foster trusting relationships with business partners.

Key Competencies and Attributes

  • Experience in planning and implementing sales strategies.
  • Experience in customer relationship management.
  • Experience managing and directing a field team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dedication to providing great customer service.
  • To prove track record of the ability to lead a field team.


  • Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/Supply Chain Management or a related course.
  • Membership with a Recognized Professional Body.
  • Experience in Supply chain Management in the manufacturing services industry preferably in agro-processing.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience with at least 3 years in agro industry inputs and distribution.

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