Area Distribution and Logistics Support Assistant

About the role:

Apollo Agriculture is seeking experienced and talented individuals to take up the Area Distribution & Logistics Support Assistant position in the Logistics & Distribution Department. The Area Distribution & Logistics Support Assistant will be based at the Apollo Warehouse in Trans Nzoia. The Assistant will report directly to the Logistics and Distribution Associate. This is a contract position running up until June 2021.

What you will do:

Distribution partners recruitment, onboarding and continuous training.
On-ground logistics support for Apollo field activities.
Distribution channel relationship management to include stocking & technical support for Apollo partners.
On-ground escalations resolution for Apollo Teams.
Apollo & other partners connector.
On the ground insights on channel development and overall processes improvements.
Improving brand visibility via the channel.
Other channels explorations and testing.

Being a resident of Trans Nzoia is an added advantage
Have 1-2 years’ experience in distribution/channel management.
Have experience in a fast paced start-up environment (added advantage).
Possess a related University Degree qualification from an accredited institution.
Have heart and grit!
Can establish priorities and multi-task.
Are analytical, computer literate, proactive and team player.
Are a self starter and someone who takes initiative.
Are proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and Email.
Have strong work ethic – will be responsible for Specific areas.
Have integrity – you will bear personal responsibility for your area of operation.
Possess working knowledge of an inventory management software (e.g. ERP)
Have the ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
Have an analytical mind with strong math skills.
Possess excellent organisational and planning skills
Have outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
Have at least 3 able and willing guarantors.
Possess a certificate of good conduct certified by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

Are a collaborative team of smart and ambitious people who are dedicated to serving our customers.
Make magic happen to solve hard problems and always come with solutions when challenges arise.
Are comfortable taking risks that can result in radical scale, and understand that failures are opportunities to learn and improve.
Are considerate listeners and take the time to deeply understand and seek out ideas from the people around us, even when we disagree.
Offer a dynamic environment that fosters talent, collaboration and growth.
Take pride in our work and share the responsibility to see it through from conception to deployment.
Value autonomy, honesty, transparency, and respect.


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About Apollo Agriculture

Apollo helps farmers in emerging markets increase their profits. We use agronomic machine learning, remote sensing, and mobile technology to help farmers access credit, high-quality farm inputs, and customized advice. Our first product is a customized package of farm inputs, farming advice, and credit delivered to farmers in Kenya.