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Assistant Lake Logistics and Net Manager Jobs

3 weeks ago   Jobs Offers   Nairobi   98 views

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Location: Nairobi

Job Description/RequirementsIndustry Background:The commercial aquaculture industry in East Africa is growing rapidly, based on strong demand and excellent natural resources. Population growth, urbanization, and income growth are all rapidly fueling consumers’ ability and desire to buy fresh fish; however, access to fresh fish has declined driven by dwindling wild-catch stocks (e.g., tilapia population has dropped90% over the last 30 yearsand continues to decline).Victory Farms Kenya:Victory Farms is a fully vertically integrated aquaculture company, with farm operations in the Lake Victoria region. Its founders are committed to building a global 'best-in-class' company, which means placing sustainability at the core of operations. The company was established in 2015 and is now the fastest growing fish farm in the region, accounting for roughly50% of local fish productionand75% of the industry’s annual growth, and is uniquely positioned to continue to scale by employing best-in-class technologies, people and processes to build the leading global tilapia farm.OPEN POSITION: Assistant Lake Logistics and Net ManagerAs we scale from a start-up farm to a more structured entity, we are looking to add an Assistant Lake Logistics and Net Manager to our team who can add immediate value to the organization. The ideal candidate will be able to provide supervision and direction to the team.A successful candidate will:• Be highly organized with a focus on system building• Have a solid background in aquaculture sciences, with at least a B.Sc. level of education• Have a minimum of 5 years' experience in Aquaculture (preferable but not essential)• Be fluent in English• Be highly computer literate, with emphasis on Microsoft Excel• Be willing to relocate to rural Kenya• Be willing to get their hands wet and dirty and be as passionate about fish as we areMain areas of responsibility:• Supervises the movement, distribution and storage of Nets at the farm• Net inventory and net tracking management• Data collection of boat route across the lake, delivery times of goods going and coming from the lake as feeds, nets, fish, etc.• Data collection of the assets used for the operations in the lake such as: replacement of feedrings, replacement of top covers, traceability of the use of nets in the water, etc.• Traceability and strong coordination skills for the repair and manufacture of onshore networks and their timely delivery to the lake, according to daily requirements.• Leading training classes or providing one-on-one training of logistics to coxswains• Strong skills in logistics planning and operation.• Implement protocols on feeds and goods delivery at the lake• Implement discipline and termination procedures• Direct and review work plan for assigned staff in Net fabrication Area and Pier.• Managing projects as assigned and organizing teams to assist in these effortsSummaryJob Title:Assistant Lake Logistics and Net ManagerLocation:Homa BayCompensation: CompetitiveStart date: ImmediateApplication Deadline:20th November, 2021Please send a CV and cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications.

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