Africa Coffee Program Lead at Nestle

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Nestlé Kenya Limited was established in 1967 and is wholly owned by the Nestlé Group.Nestlé Kenya plays a strategic role as part of the Nestlé Equatorial African Region. The Nairobi factory supplies products tothe local market, in addition to exporting to some EAC, COMESA and European markets.

Type of contract: Permanent contract

  1. Master Degree in Agriculture, Management, or equivalent
  2. 10 years experience as agriculture project manager in sustainability operations with strong project management and facilitation/engagement skills

Position Summary

As a Coffee Program Lead your main role is to lead the Nespresso coffee sustainability and sourcing in Asia and Africa. Your main mission is the following:

  • Define strategy for the regions and implement
  • Oversee the Nespresso sustainable quality coffee sourcing
  • Manage stakeholders for trust and efficiency

A day in the life of…

Sustainable Quality Coffee Sourcing:

  • Oversee the sourcing of coffee volume from the region including financial and physical traceability
  • Ensure the quality of field data capture in the management system F.A.R.M.S
  • Identify key risks and opportunities: Volume and price during harvest, labour conditions, Deforestation, Biodiversity, cluster development, COVID

Strategy and field implementation:

  • Manage direct and indirect teams located in Kenya and in each country under management responsibillity
  • Translate the global impact strategy into a regional and country specific strategies.
  • Establish long-term roadmaps,  targets, technical assistance, projects and interventions, training (suppliers, farmers and agronomists)
  • Design local projects and interventions to address root causes of key local challenges
  • Guarantee the good execution of all activities in direct connection with suppliers
  • Contribute to the HQ consolidation on progress vs. strategy, agronomy expertise, key challenges management (Coffee sourcing, Child labour, Gender equality, Living income, Biodiversity…)

What will make you successful

Skills/Competencies/Attributes:

  • Team management skills
  • Proven track record in delivering results by working with cross-functional teams
  • Communication skills to engage with local partners and global organisations
  • Ability to work in a multinational and multi-stakeholder environment

Education

  • Master Degree in Agriculture, Management, or equivalent

Experiences:

  • 10 – 15 years experience as agriculture project manager in sustainability operations with strong project management and facilitation/engagement skills
  • Strong understanding of the African and Asian context & in purchasing & demonstrated on-the-field experience in rural development projects


Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 30 November. 2021



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