Twiga Foods

6 job(s) at Twiga Foods

Twiga Foods Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Oct 19, 2017
Full time
Job purpose: Twiga Foods has received grant funding and requires a Grants Officer to oversee the tasks required to handle the money, reporting, and program implementation in a way that meets generally accepted standards as well as the requirements of the funding source. S/he will ideally have the ability to undertake  grant research , proposal writing, grant program design and implementation, compliance, grant reporting & managing relationships with grantors Reporting to the CFO, tasks include: Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations administered by the grantor. Oversee special audits conducted by grantor. Oversee the preparation and timely submission of grant applications, application amendments, and budget transfers Research on opportunities available to attract grants for Twiga Perform functions of financial administration and reporting to include, but not limited to: proposal writing, preparation and timely submission of grant applications and reports, development and adjustment of associated budgets, coordination of budgeted funds, screening and processing requests for expenditures and ensuring the timely application for reimbursement from the state. Serve as a liaison with principals and other departments on issues regarding grants. Monitor interventions and programs funded by grants to ensure compliance with grantor guidelines. Assign certain grants and/or related responsibilities to individual budget analysts and coordinate their activities related to the grants assigned. Assist in evaluating the fiscal administration of grant programs. Being the grantors contact within Twiga, & managing the relationship between the grantor and Twiga Deliverables include: Provide detailed reports to the Funders, Board of Directors and Senior Management with respect to the Company’s progress Assist in preparation and implementation of the budget and budget analysis. Required qualifications : Holder of a finance/ accounting bachelor’s degree from a recognized and reputable institution minimum of four (4) years’ prior experience managing a grant portfolio. Certifications from recognized institutes with specialized courses in grants management. Demonstrated experience in grants application and successful contracting of the same. Experienced monitoring & managing grant funded projects from start to finish Fully conversant with the reporting requirements for USAID, DFID, WorldBank Required competencies: Hands on experience in project writing Excellent project management skills with experience in managing and supervising administrative projects. Conversant with International Financial Reporting Standards Posses excellent communication & interpersonal skills Posses excellent organizational skills. Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting. A multi-tasker with strong ability to work under pressure
Twiga Foods Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Oct 18, 2017
Full time
Responsibilities Day to Day Operations:  from product sourcing in the field, through in bound logistics, warehouse management and outbound distribution. Ownership of the Profit & Loss Account:  ensure the business meets its budgeted revenues and stays within budgeted costs. Working with the CEO, COO and CFO to put in place the resources we need in the medium term and ensuring effective monthly operations of these resources to meet the short-term goals. Goal Setting/Obtainment:  work with the supply chain managers to set regular goals and achieve them – in budget, execution, and institution building Team Growth & Retention:  build an operations department designed to scale through up-skilling internal talent, high retention rates, and constructive feedback Company Culture and Vision:  the team you will oversee conveys Twiga’s culture and vision to our community. They must embrace it, live it, and share it. Logistics/Operations Build-Out:  oversee the team building new supply lines, warehousing needs, logistics needs, and field operations growth. Requirements: Leadership:  you know how to get people bought-in to a plan that scales rapidly, and follow-up on seeing that plan through.  You have a proven track-record of leading large (100+ member) teams. Structure:  you can pull together the needed paperwork (which then becomes tech products) to manage supply chains efficiently.  It’s important to us you’ve shown you can scale-up a supply-chain based enterprise quickly. Know-How : You need to be grounded in tactics of supply chain.  5+ years of management experience in supply chain , FMCG, physical scale-ups, route to market, or consumer goods operations management;  degree in business, engineering, logistics, or other relevant fields; you’ve overseen a budget of +$2mil annually. Team:  You fit in with us, are collaborative, work well in a flat environment, can create your own direction, and have shown a willingness to make sacrifices to reach big objectives.  You have an entrepreneurial mindset, are innovative and willing to take risks. Preference will be given to candidates with emerging market experience.
Twiga Foods Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Oct 18, 2017
Full time
Job Purpose: Twiga is looking to recruit a Communications Officer with exceptional communication and people skills to join its vibrant and passionate team. The Communications Officer will manage communication programmes from concept through to delivery and evaluation, ensuring Twiga’s reputation and brand is enhanced internally & externally. Project planning and delivering external & internal communication Handling communication between Twiga and its funders and liaising with International media Writing a range of communication material, ensuring it is consistent, no grammatical errors, upbeat and fun to read and delivered in a timely fashion Working with Department Heads and Colleagues to develop clear messages and objectives to support the Company’s business communication plan Unifying all messages and communications around Twiga’s strategic plan to achieve positive awareness and brand alignment Representing Twiga at events, conferences, workshops and awards Evaluating and reviewing opportunities to improve Twiga’s communication activities to ensure target audiences are being effectively reached Coordinating with management and updating of information on Twiga’s website & handling the company’s social media platforms Advising Department Heads and Colleagues on all aspects of communication as part of a joined up strategic corporate communications strategy including formats, tone of voice, marketing, website, and social media, etc Writing content for publications and newsletters, working closely with the designer on commissioning design and print Deliverables: Monthly / quarterly internal publication to staff as agreed upon with the CEO Quarterly / bi-annually external publications to investors, VCs, media, etc as agreed upon with the CEO A calendar of activities and initiatives to be undertaken by the office of the CEO to improve visibility and communication   Required qualifications : A bachelor’s degree in journalism, PR, marketing or a related field At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role producing media releases for international parties and regular liaison with international media organizations A readily available portfolio of previous comms work done, completed and published both externally and internally. Ability to work under tight time pressures and produce quality content An interest in social enterprises and making a difference, and willingness to learn and internalize the Twiga story.
Twiga Foods Nairobi County, Kenya
Oct 03, 2017
Full time
Job purpose: Twiga Foods has received grant funding and requires a Grants Officer to oversee the tasks required to handle the money, reporting, and program implementation in a way that meets generally accepted standards as well as the requirements of the funding source. S/he will ideally have the ability to undertake  grant research , proposal writing, grant program design and implementation, compliance, grant reporting & managing relationships with grantors Reporting to the CFO, tasks include: Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations administered by the grantor. Oversee special audits conducted by grantor. Oversee the preparation and timely submission of grant applications, application amendments, and budget transfers Research on opportunities available to attract grants for Twiga Perform functions of financial administration and reporting to include, but not limited to: proposal writing, preparation and timely submission of grant applications and reports, development and adjustment of associated budgets, coordination of budgeted funds, screening and processing requests for expenditures and ensuring the timely application for reimbursement from the state. Serve as a liaison with principals and other departments on issues regarding grants. Monitor interventions and programs funded by grants to ensure compliance with grantor guidelines. Assign certain grants and/or related responsibilities to individual budget analysts and coordinate their activities related to the grants assigned. Assist in evaluating the fiscal administration of grant programs. Being the grantors contact within Twiga, & managing the relationship between the grantor and Twiga Deliverables include: Provide detailed reports to the Funders, Board of Directors and Senior Management with respect to the Company’s progress Assist in preparation and implementation of the budget and budget analysis. Required qualifications : Holder of a finance/ accounting bachelor’s degree from a recognized and reputable institution minimum of four (4) years’ prior experience managing a grant portfolio. Certifications from recognized institutes with specialized courses in grants management. Demonstrated experience in grants application and successful contracting of the same. Experienced monitoring & managing grant funded projects from start to finish Fully conversant with the reporting requirements for USAID, DFID, WorldBank Required competencies: Hands on experience in project writing Excellent project management skills with experience in managing and supervising administrative projects. Conversant with International Financial Reporting Standards Posses excellent communication & interpersonal skills Posses excellent organizational skills. Experience with basic financial management skills including developing and monitoring budgets and financial reporting. A multi-tasker with strong ability to work under pressure
Twiga Foods Nairobi County, Kenya
Oct 03, 2017
Full time
Job Purpose: Twiga is looking to recruit a Communications Officer with exceptional communication and people skills to join its vibrant and passionate team. The Communications Officer will manage communication programmes from concept through to delivery and evaluation, ensuring Twiga’s reputation and brand is enhanced internally & externally.   Reporting to the CEO, some of the tasks will include: Project planning and delivering external & internal communication Handling communication between Twiga and its funders and liaising with International media Writing a range of communication material, ensuring it is consistent, no grammatical errors, upbeat and fun to read and delivered in a timely fashion Working with Department Heads and Colleagues to develop clear messages and objectives to support the Company’s business communication plan Unifying all messages and communications around Twiga’s strategic plan to achieve positive awareness and brand alignment Representing Twiga at events, conferences, workshops and awards Evaluating and reviewing opportunities to improve Twiga’s communication activities to ensure target audiences are being effectively reached Coordinating with management and updating of information on Twiga’s website & handling the company’s social media platforms Advising Department Heads and Colleagues on all aspects of communication as part of a joined up strategic corporate communications strategy including formats, tone of voice, marketing, website, and social media, etc Writing content for publications and newsletters, working closely with the designer on commissioning design and print Deliverables: Monthly / quarterly internal publication to staff as agreed upon with the CEO Quarterly / bi-annually external publications to investors, VCs, media, etc as agreed upon with the CEO A calendar of activities and initiatives to be undertaken by the office of the CEO to improve visibility and communication   Required qualifications : A bachelor’s degree in journalism, PR, marketing or a related field At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role producing media releases for international parties and regular liaison with international media organizations A readily available portfolio of previous comms work done, completed and published both externally and internally. Ability to work under tight time pressures and produce quality content An interest in social enterprises and making a difference, and willingness to learn and internalize the Twiga story
Twiga Foods Nairobi County, Kenya
Oct 03, 2017
Full time
We’re looking for a qualified General Manager to come and help “make the trains run on time” whilst the business rapidly scales, assist in building our institutions, and run the team managing the full supply chain of operations. The right candidate will be target oriented, and bring a true operational and enterprise building mind-set. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to join a passionate executive team in solving one of the core, unsolved, opportunities of our time: building Africa’s Urban Markets.   Responsibilities Day to Day Operations:  from product sourcing in the field, through in bound logistics, warehouse management and outbound distribution. Ownership of the Profit & Loss Account:  ensure the business meets its budgeted revenues and stays within budgeted costs. Working with the CEO, COO and CFO to put in place the resources we need in the medium term and ensuring effective monthly operations of these resources to meet the short-term goals. Goal Setting/Obtainment:  work with the supply chain managers to set regular goals and achieve them – in budget, execution, and institution building Team Growth & Retention:  build an operations department designed to scale through up-skilling internal talent, high retention rates, and constructive feedback Company Culture and Vision:  the team you will oversee conveys Twiga’s culture and vision to our community. They must embrace it, live it, and share it. Logistics/Operations Build-Out:  oversee the team building new supply lines, warehousing needs, logistics needs, and field operations growth. Requirements: Leadership:  you know how to get people bought-in to a plan that scales rapidly, and follow-up on seeing that plan through.  You have a proven track-record of leading large (100+ member) teams. Structure:  you can pull together the needed paperwork (which then becomes tech products) to manage supply chains efficiently.  It’s important to us you’ve shown you can scale-up a supply-chain based enterprise quickly. Know-How : You need to be grounded in tactics of supply chain.  5+ years of management experience in supply chain , FMCG, physical scale-ups, route to market, or consumer goods operations management;  degree in business, engineering, logistics, or other relevant fields; you’ve overseen a budget of +$2mil annually. Team:  You fit in with us, are collaborative, work well in a flat environment, can create your own direction, and have shown a willingness to make sacrifices to reach big objectives.  You have an entrepreneurial mindset, are innovative and willing to take risks. Preference will be given to candidates with emerging market experience. Perks: Twiga is fundamentally changing the world for millions of farmers, small businesses and consumers, and you can have a lead role in building that. Coming to Twiga is a great reason to get up every day. A work-environment that offers lots of road-trips across a beautiful country. We are casual, fun, and offer career growth through initiatives like global mentorships and continuing-ed opportunities. Plus we have a great in-office chef! Full benefits including family health-care, a personal vehicle, and internationally competitive compensation.