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Head of Operations / Warehouse Manager Job at AflaSight - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
AflaSight 116 Days Ago
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 29 July 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 30-06-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-06-2038
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Head of Operations / Warehouse Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
29 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Role: Warehouse Manager / Head of Operations
Reports to: Managing Director

About Aflasight
Aflasight bridges the quality gap at the last mile of the maize value chain in Rwanda with the first high-capacity mechanical sorting operation able to remove aflatoxin-infected kernels once present. With maize quality improved, previously excluded suppliers can be re-connected with high-quality, high-value maize buyers. As a result, food- and feed- processors can procure high-quality maize locally, Rwandan’ food products can be made safely and aflatoxin-free, and local maize suppliers are able to gain a 15% income increase.

The Kumwe Group kick-starts innovative business models to improve agricultural productivity, trade activity, rural incomes, and food security in East Africa. We are a social enterprise and have been operational since 2017, beginning initially as a domestic transport company transporting maize from Rwandan farms to local food processors.

Key Qualities:
You’re a builder. You know how to build solid operations and financial processes, along
with the people to keep them running strong.
You’ve got grit. You thrive under pressure, eager to join a fast moving company in a
risky industry.
You’re hungry. You want to do BIG things, NOW.
You’ve got heart. You’re as caring about your clients, your team, and social impact as
you are about your own self.

Key Responsibilities
Oversee and manage all daily operations including logistics and processing at AflaSight facilities
Own and continually improve processing operations related to machinery
Own machine upkeep and maintenance
Hire, train, and manage the teams required for the facility and logistics operations
Ensure quality and safety standards are maintained at all times
Ensure security and daily maintenance of all equipment and machinery
Ensure full integration of data systems into operations to provide clear operating insights
Communicate any challenges to Managing Director to ensure quick resolution
Oversee set up of machinery, source and procure new machinery and equipment as needed in line with budget

Key Qualifications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Prior knowledge of agricultural operations equipment, including a Sortex machine ➢ Prior experience training team members on new machinery
Experience implementing standard operating procedures
Willingness to be flexible and learn new technical and soft skills
Attention to detail and highly organized;
Desire to take initiative and tackle challenges;
A Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years of experience in a relevant field are strongly desired.

Required Experience
Demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and managing operational systems; ➢ Experience overseeing, managing, and reporting on complex projects;
Experience overseeing, managing, and recording a team of hired labor;
Fluent written and spoken English, Kinyarwanda, Swahili, and French a strong bonus; ➢ Comfortable with Office Suite or Google Docs, particularly Word/Docs and Excel/Sheets

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure

How to apply

All interested applicants should send their C.V. and cover letter to with the subject line: “AflaSight Warehouse Manager / Head of Operations by July 29, 2021.

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