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Date posted:  Nov 7, 2019


Job Function:  Sales & Marketing 
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  2303

Production & Operations

About the Unit

Yara East Africa Ltd is as subsidiary of Yara International ASA , a world’s leading fertilizer company and a provider of environmental solutions. Yara grows knowledge to responsibly feed the world and protect the planet, to fulfill our vision of a collaborative society, a world without hunger and a planet respected. We provide growers with key knowledge and best practices to sustainably improve their crop yields, quality, and profitability.

Yara East Africa has been in operation in Kenya for the past 24 years; importing and distributing fertilizer to farmers. Yara has also developed crop specific fertilizers (YaraMila, YaraBela, YaraLiva and YaraVita) crop programs to supply complete balanced crop nutrition for a wide range of arable, horticultural, grassland, fruit and forage crops and as well as offering capacity building programs to farmers.


The Assitant operations manager will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the operations right from bagging, storage upto dispatch from warehouses to achieve the target operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.

  • Planning and supervision of the stock receipt and dispatch processes.
  • Managing  the operations department stakeholders (customers, contractors and suppliers) while ensuring compliance  with the company’s way of working.
  • Steer the truck loading and offloading forecast plans to ensure fulfillment of customer orders/deliveries.
  • Support the Operations Manager in providing  leadership in the execution of the country strategy in line with the company’s vision.
  • Ensure adherence to Yara Safety guidelines.
  • Oversee the inventory related  requirements and processes.  
  • University degree in operations management, business management or related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years  practical experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge and experience in operations management and leading teams
  • Proficient in using Ms Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Additional Information
  • Technical Competencies in Operations and supply chain.
  • Interpersonal Competencies—Relationship Management, Communication and personal effectiveness
  • Operation Competencies—Analysing, adaptability, planning and organization skills.
Contact details
Apply no later than

20th November 2019

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