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Accounting Manager - Kenya
 
Accounting Manager Responsibilities

  • Oversee Day to Day Management of LG’s Finances and Financial Reporting. Track and post all financial transactions in Quickbooks, manage payroll, bank account reconciliation, purchases, capital expenditures, daily cash management and other bookkeeping duties.
  • Oversee Inventory Controls across multiple product stores
  • Produce Monthly Financial Statements and Analyses
  • Coordinate Year-End Audit
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years of accounting experience preferably in retail or wholesale of consumer packaged goods. Strong inventory control experience in SKU intensive businesses.
  • Exceptional math and analytical skills. Well versed in MS Excel. Proficient in QuickBooks
The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and requires in-country travel 10-15% of most months.

Compensation
  1. A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health, vacation, and bonus opportunity.  
  2. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for others.

Living Goods Kenya Business Manager
 

Kenya Business Manager Responsibilities
  • Build National Sales Force:  Oversee recruitment of agents and all field activities including sales and marketing, distribution, and finance.
  • Build and Support Field Team: Recruit, train, motivate and mentor all Branch Managers and ensure they are supported to achieve success.
  • Innovation: Generate and deploy innovative tests and promotions that have the opportunity to significantly improve profitability and human impacts.
  • Master Mobile Tools: Optimize the use of the mobile communications platform to drive sales, deepen impacts, reduce costs, and increase profitability.
This position is based in Nairobi with up to 40% travel time within Kenya.  

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in sales and sales force management, preferably in consumer packaged goods. Proven track record of driving sales success.
  • Experience recruiting, managing and motivating large teams.
  • Strong math and financial skills. Well versed in MS Excel.
  • Able to travel in country 30-50% of the month.
  • College degree preferred.
Compensation
  1. A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health, vacation, and bonus opportunity. 
  2. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for others.
Living Goods Kenya Procurement Manager
 
Kenya Procurement Manager Responsibilities
  • Product Research / Sourcing:  Scour the market for innovative high-impact products that customers will value for Living Goods to test and sell.
  • Maximize Margins: Oversee bidding and negotiating with suppliers to drive down product costs.
  • Oversee Purchasing / Inventory Management: Manage purchasing and logistics to maximize in stock rates and inventory turns.
  • Manage Distribution: Coordinate shipping of product in country, importation, and inventory control across multiple product stores.
This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and requires in country travel 10-20% of each month

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product procurement, preferably in consumer packaged goods. Proven track record of driving down product costs.
  • Exceptional negotiating skills.
  • Strong math and financial skills. Well versed in MS Excell.
  • College degree preferred.
Compensation
  1. A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health, vacation, and bonus opportunity. 
  2. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for others.
Living Goods Regional Direct Sales Manager - Kenya
 

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 4 years of sales experience preferably in direct selling, retail or wholesale of consumer packaged goods. Experience in recruiting and managing sales agents. Proven track record of exceeding sales and profit targets.
  • Strong math and analytical skills. Well versed in MS Excel.
  • Outstanding verbal communications
  • Willingness to be in the field, hands-on with LG’s sales force and clients
  • Regional sales managers will be based in major trade hubs across Kenya and require in country travel 40-60% of most months.
Compensation
  1. A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health, paid time off, and a significant performance bonus opportunity.  
  2. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for others.
Living Goods Training and Monitoring Manager - Kenya

Training and Monitoring Manager Responsibilities
  • Innovate in Social Impact Delivery: Create and test innovative approaches for helping LG sales agents to improve health and economic impacts for struggling families.
  • Oversee Training: Oversee training of branch staff and Living Goods agents in community health, basic entrepreneurship, door to door sales and use of innovative mobile tools.
  • Manage Monitoring and Quality Control: Employ a range of effective tools, including mobile, for measuring social impacts, and ensuring program quality. Assist in the implementation of best practice external evaluations. Analyze monitoring and evaluation data to deliver insights for improving impact.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in one or more of the following: monitoring and evaluation of social programs - experience with mobile data collection a plus; community health training; consumer research; micro enterprise program delivery.
  • Strong math and analytical skills. Well versed in MS Excel.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • College degree preferred.
The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and requires in country travel 20-50% of most months.

Compensation
  1. A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health, vacation, and bonus opportunity. 
  2. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for others.
Life at Living Goods
 
Living Goods is aiming to make game-changing, landscape-shifting changes that dramatically improve the lives of the poor. We think big, but we operate small and nimble. At LG, you will have the chance to use your creativity and work with your teammates to conceive and test new ideas every day. 

If you work well in a dynamic, highly collaborative culture, if you set high standards for yourself and your colleagues, if you know how to fail fast and learn fast, if you meet challenges with calm determination and a sense of humor, you will be happy at Living Goods. See www.livinggoods.org/principles.

Living Goods head office sits in California, USA where some of the most successful companies in the world were born – including Facebook, Apple, Yahoo, and Google. 

Living Goods is financed by some of the most successful business people and investors in world including the founder of eBay – an $11 billion global platform that empowers millions of small businesses around the world.

How to Apply
 
Please submit a single file with resume/CV and cover letter describing your interest, qualifications, and how you learned of the position to jobs@livinggoods.org. 

Please type “Position – [Last Name]” in the subject line.

New opportunities at Living Goods get filled quickly.
 
Apply today!

For more information about Living Goods, please visit: www.livinggoods.org
 
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