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    BURN is working to create a world where cooking positively impacts all life on earth by producing the worlds most efficient biomass, liquid fuel, and electric cookstoves. BURN is the largest vertically integrated modern cookstove company in the world, providing world-class R&D, manufacturing, and carbon offset projects from our HQ in Kenya and across …

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    Field Operations Manager – Nigeria

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    BURN is looking for a Field Operations Manager – in Nigeria who will work closely with various management teams to ensure that business operations are efficient.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Inventory planning and management: Lead all inventory planning and management efforts in the country; design and develop appropriate processes and procedures to optimize inventory levels and controls across the network of warehouses and stockiest points. Build a network of regional warehouses and stockiest points from scratch.
    • Inbound logistics: Manage all clearing and importation of finished goods and potentially CKD kits into Somalia from Kenya and China.
    • Outbound Logistics: Ensure seamless transfer of stock from the central warehouse to the network of regional warehouses and stockiest points.
    • Carbon registration: Assist in the design and development of strategies to ensure 100% end-user data/ registration in both B2B and B2C distribution settings. Ensure all carbon data requirements are adhered to at the warehouse and stockist points.
    • Aftersales: In collaboration with the management team, design and develop the aftersales strategy. Build and manage the call centre and network of repair stations from scratch.
    • Team Management: Build and manage a team of warehouse officers and support staff.
    • Collaboration: Be an organizer and go between Finance, Admin, and other support functions.
    • Forecasting: Own all shipment forecasts and liaise regularly with production and operations teams at HQ.
    • Reporting: Produce analytical reports for the management team on the performance of operations.
    • Monitoring of Trade Regulations: Stay updated with trade regulations about cooking appliances. Closely monitor any changes in tax/ duty and escalate accordingly.

    Skills and Experience

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree from a university (Master’s degree / MBA is a plus)
    • 3+ years of B2B and B2C sales and operations experience at a mid-level in Somalia.
    • 3 years of supply chain management experience (demand, supply, and inventory planning) in Nigeria preferably in an environment of finished goods, parts and kits would be a plus.
    • 3+ Years experience building and managing a network of warehouses and stockiest points.
    • 2 Years managing an aftersales office and team.
    • 3 Years experience importing goods into Nigeria and working with customs.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Strong analytic/number crunching background, supported by excellent graphical presentation skills.
    • Strong leadership and people development skills.
    • Experience managing ‘know your customer programs; develop incentives to ensure the return of end-user data in both B2C and B2B settings.
    • Enthusiastic, proactive, organized, creative, a desire to “sell for good” and a willingness to get your hands dirty.
    • Experience working on carbon offsetting projects, preferably with a focus on renewable energy products.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Burn Nigeria on to apply

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