• Job Opportunities at Taste of Kenya - 5 Positions

  • Posted on: 2 August, 2017 Deadline: 4 August, 2017
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  • Taste of Kenya buys coffee directly from Kenyan farmers for export to international buyers resulting in a fairer price for the farmers. As part of our support for the local community we will be roasting coffee for the local market in Kenya and we are looking to expand our team for this project.

    Coffee Roaster

     

    Coffee Roaster Job Responsibilities

    • Operate a coffee roasting machine including removing moisture from coffee beans, weighing batches of coffee beans in a scale hopper and feeding the beans into the roasting oven maintaining proper temperature and estimating the optimal roasting time
    • Regular roaster machine maintenance and cleaning
    • Recording roasting amounts, types, and blends of roasted coffee beans.
    • Responsible for roasting samples and hosting cuppings and quality control
    • Maintaining Daily Roast, Quality Control, and Cupping reports
    • Liaise with head of coffee to improve the inventory accuracy and forecasting, along with consistency in roasting profiles.
    • Liaise with Sales manager to ensure proper and complete information for the product
    • Cupping with our coffee procurement officer for purchasing decisions
    • Serve as the in-house coffee expert and resource for customer coffee questions.

    Qualifications for the Coffee Roaster Job

    • At least 1 year of experience in roasting coffee
    • Professional certification in coffee roasting such as SCAA Roaster Pathway Program a plus
    • The ability to assess coffee quality objectively; identify, evaluate and articulate the attributes of the coffee;
    • detect any defects in the coffee
    • Communicate coffee characteristics using accepted industry terminology
    • Multi-tasking skills and problem solving skills.

    We intend to offer a 3 month contract with the possibility to extend. The position will be based at our office in Mombasa Road, Nairobi. (Note: You should have the relevant work authorisation)

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    Sales and Marketing Manager

     

    Sales and Marketing Manager Job Responsibilities

    • Conducting outbound sales calls to cold and warm leads.
    • Confidently handling inbound sales calls.
    • Managing new and existing customers on CRM tools.
    • Taking and processing orders accurately.
    • Maintaining relationships with existing customers, whilst expanding to new customers.
    • Liaising with other team members, e.g. coffee procurement officer to source coffee and send sample to potential clients.
    • Act as an ambassador of the company to promote our product and social impact project.
    • Prepare accurate sales reports and report against indicated targets.

    Qualifications for the Sales and Marketing Manager Job

    • Has at least 2 years of experience in field selling, experience in coffee industry a plus
    • A proven track record of sales, confident and self-motivated with relationship building skills.
    • Strong IT skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Puts the customer at the heart of the sale
    • Positive and Enthusiastic Attitude
    • Driving Licence would be a plus

    We intend to offer a 3 month contract with the possibility to extend. The position will be based at our office in Mombasa Road, Nairobi. (Note: You should have the relevant work authorisation)

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    Coffee Procurement Officer

     

    Procurement Officer Job Responsibilities

    • Identify and select the relevant coffee for direct sales.
    • Travel and visit farmers, document and photograph the farms and capture the farmer information
    • Identify new farmers and manage relationships with farmers
    • Act as an ambassador of our company to promote our social impact and mission to the farmers
    • Manage and maintain a database of farmers, with information about the volume and the quality of the coffee produced
    • Negotiate the price of the coffee and purchasing contracts
    • Liaise with Head of coffee and the Sales team to manage coffee inventory, quality control and production of promotional materials
    • Liaise with other team members in shipping and processing

    Qualifications for the Procurement Officer Job

    • Bilingual (English and Swahili)
    • Strong communication skills, including writing skills
    • Strong IT skills, including MS word and excel; experience in blogging, photo editing, video production would be a plus
    • Experience in the coffee industry and agronomy (a plus)
    • Experience in coffee logistics, trade & business
    • A love of photography would be a plus
    • Driving License would be preferred

    We intend to offer a 3 month contract with the possibility to extend. The position will be based at our office in Mombasa Road, Nairobi. (Note: You should have the relevant work authorisation)

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    Accountant

     

    Accountant Job Responsibilities

    • Prepare assets, liability, and account reports by compiling and analysing account information.
    • Documenting financial transactions by recording account information.
    • Recommend financial actions by analysing accounting options.
    • Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
    • Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
    • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
    • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
    • Securing financial information by completing data base backups.
    • Maintain financial security by following internal controls.
    • Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
    • Answering accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and Kenyan regulations.
    • Complying with local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
    • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
    • Maintaining customer confidence and protecting operations by keeping financial information confidential.
    • Communicating with the executive teams about the financial status of the company

    Qualifications for the Accountant Job

    • Accounting
    • Corporate Finance
    • Reporting Skills
    • Attention to Detail
    • SFAS Rules
    • Data Entry Management
    • General Math Skills
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in related job post

    We intend to offer a 3 month contract with the possibility to extend. The position will be based at our office in Mombasa Road, Nairobi. (Note: You should have the relevant work authorisation)

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    Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

     

    Receptionist & Administrative Assistant Job Responsibilities

    • Keep office visitors record
    • Responsible for drafting documents and business correspondence
    • Preparing reports as required by the Head of Operations
    • Proof reading documentation
    • Scheduling events and meetings
    • Telephone support and maintaining call logs
    • Email support and responding to emails in a timely manner.

    Qualifications for the Receptionist & Administrative Assistant Job

    • Knowledge of computers, databases, software and word processing programs
    • Excellent typing and data entry skills
    • Strong oral and written skills
    • Ability to operate general office equipment (copy machine, fax machine, multi-line telephone systems, and scanner, etc.)
    • Proper file maintenance (general office, client, accounting, contract, employee and payroll files)

    We intend to offer a 3 month contract with the possibility to extend. The position will be based at our office in Mombasa Road, Nairobi. (Note: You should have the relevant work authorisation)

    Method of Application

    Starting date of the assignment is foreseen as soon as possible. Please send your application by the 4th of August 2017 in English mentioning the Job role to info@tasteofkenya.org

    Taste of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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