Agricycle Global 

Agricycle bridges the gap between smallholders in developing economies and global markets by democratizing access to the agricultural value chain through our distributed network and portfolio of upcycled ingredients. Agricycle is a for-profit benefit corporation and startup, meaning we operate in a fast-moving environment to disrupt the status quo and create social, economic and environmental impact.

Overview: Sr. Operations Coordinator (UG) 

As our Sr. Operations Coordinator in Uganda, you will report to the Director of East Africa and work closely with Agricycle’s COO and Director of Impact to lead Agricycle’s team in your country. You will support a thriving supply chain, including: sourcing, production and negotiation with smallholders and regional partners. You will be responsible for the management of Field Officers and collaborating with counterparts in other regional countries to meet sourcing requirements for global buyers as well as operational requirements for regional partners. As such, you will continually work to improve Agricycle’s processes in your respective country.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead strategy, development and implementation of Agricycle’s supply chain in your country.
  • Manage and train a team of Field Officers in your country to successfully grow Agricycle’s operations.
  • Ensure all production targets are successfully met on-time and within budgeting parameters.
  • Collaborate with operational leaders in Agricycle across multiple countries toward company goals.
  • Develop, negotiate and manage relationships with regional partners in your country.
  • Oversee and manage externally funded projects in accordance with grant agreements.
  • Evaluate feasibility and required investment for projects in your country and communicate learnings.
  • Maintain rigorous documentation of operations and communicate regularly with counterparts.
  • Continually improve processes and identify inefficiencies that can be removed in all operations.
  • Represent and promote Agricycle in meetings, conferences and similar events in your country.
  • Any other reasonable responsibility given by supervising team members.

Ideal candidates are:

  • Highly creative with a hunger for innovation and are natural born problem solvers.
  • Motivated by a passion to make the world a better place and love to take on challenges.
  • Servant leaders who help to build the team and take on whatever role is necessary.
  • Eager to learn and thrive in the fast-paced “fail fast, fail often” startup culture we embody.
  • Collaborative in a highly diverse and global team and can work independently when remote.
  • Critical and strategic thinkers with strong decision-making skills.
  • Empathetic and patient, knowing no task is below them.
  • Strong team players, knowing teamwork is necessary and that each role supports the other.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable experience in operations coordination and project management.
  • University degree or advanced work experience in supply chain management, project management, business management, community development, or other related fields.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and ability to speak and write in English fluently.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, strong work ethic and unimpeachable integrity.
  • Readiness and ability to regularly perform under pressure and within short time frames.
  • Readiness to travel anywhere in the country under short notices and occasionally work odd hours.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer applications, especially: gmail and google drive.

Instructions

Send all applications through https://jobs.wrkhq.com/agricycle by 9 July 2021 at 5pm EAT. Attach the following as one combined PDFa) cover letter addressed to the Director of East Africa; b) CV with three reachable referees; and c) academic and other qualification documents. Clearly state the position you are applying for in your letter. Agricycle does not charge for applications or interviews.

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