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Career Opportunities in Soko Kenya

Soko is an innovation in global fashion and technology: a brand that connects online consumers to global makers and handcrafted jewelry from the developing world. With Soko, you can discover incredible design and creative ingenuity made in communities that lay outside of the digital economy.

We are looking for an
 Soko Inventory and Assembly Officer who will play a critical role in supporting the company’s core business and operational functions in a variety of capacities.

We’re light on process and bureaucracy, but big on personal responsibility, we want a team player who wants to be a part of a high performance team and having shared ownership of our product vision which is crucial to succeeding at Soko


Start date: Immediate

Skills and Qualifications
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage own time with changing priorities
  • A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with forecasting, quantification, and procurement planning;
  • Experience ERP implementation is desirable
  • management or related field, with proven skills in using software programs to aide these technical tasks.
  • Proven track record of developing, implementing, and improving systems.
  • Prior experience managing and growing teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Intelligent and eager to learn.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail a must.
  • Hardworking and honest.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible and eager to lend a hand wherever needed, even if a specific task may fall outside the core job description.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management / logistics / supply chain.
Responsibilities
  • Assisting with Product Delivery and Quality Control.
  • Manage the Inventory by keeping daily stock levels in storage and online.
  • Manage an accurate inventory that is adequately recorded at all times.
  • Responsible for keeping the office inventory well managed/neat/and clean.
  • Help with Daily Office and Task Management.
  • Help coordinate Artisan Communication and Payment.
  • Communicate with the Artisan Management team on re-order needs & Quality of products in stock.
  • Coordinate Daily Vendor and Product Shipments.
  • Preparation of monthly KPI reports
  • Handle and control inventory stock counting and accuracy checks
  • Minimize overstocks and removal of obsolete stocks
  • Implement control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved.
  • Collaborate Sales team to ensure that they have adequate stocks
  • Controlling the movement of stocks and ensuring that the stock system is up-to-date.
  • Ensure minimum or no overstocking and understocking
  • Stock counter-check and monthly inventory audits – you are expected to occasionally counter check the stock levels in the various locations and ensure that the numbers match what is in the inventory software system.
  • Timely reports to management
  • Ensuring goods are stored safely
  • Use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements
  • Use IT systems to manage stock levels.
  • Overseeing packing of materials & tools to site and confirming the packing list (may be the same as the Sales Order) with the appropriate project manager.
  • Making of  Purchase orders– Immediately work on a particular job begins, a purchase order for the same should be created immediately. The PO should be closed when materials leave the workshop.
  • Manage Importing/supplies of any needed Raw Materials.
  • Accountable to Office Management and work with management to Develop Systems for Inventory Management.
  • Facilitate the finishing (EP coating, Chrome plating and Gold plating) of soko products,
  • Manage the in-house assembly team and the assembly of component based products required for samples, online, wholesale and bulk orders. Your duties will be as from time to time specified by the Company.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an attention to detail
  • Willing to work hard, learn and meet tight schedules
How to Apply

If interested in this amazing opportunity, passionate to innovate and grow within emerging markets while having fun, send your CV to info@shopsoko.com with the subject title INVENTORY OFFICER CV


We are looking for an Inventory and Assembly Manager who will play a critical role in supporting the company’s core business and operational functions in a variety of capacities.

We’re light on process and bureaucracy, but big on personal responsibility, we want a team player who wants to be a part of a high performance team and having shared ownership of our product vision which is crucial to succeeding at Soko

Start date: Immediate
 
Skills and Qualifications
  • 4+ years work experience and proven track record in supply chain planning and inventory management
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage own time with changing priorities
  • A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with forecasting, quantification, and procurement planning;
  • Experience ERP implementation is desirable.
  • Proven track record of developing, implementing, and improving systems.
  • Prior experience managing and growing teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Intelligent and eager to learn.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail a must.
  • Hardworking and honest.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible and eager to lend a hand wherever needed, even if a specific task may fall outside the core job description.
Responsibilities
  • Assisting with Product Delivery and Quality Control.
  • Manage the Inventory by keeping daily stock levels in storage and online.
  • Manage an accurate inventory that is adequately recorded at all times.
  • Responsible for keeping the office inventory well managed/neat/and clean.
  • Help with Daily Office and Task Management.
  • Help coordinate Artisan Communication and Payment.
  • Communicate with the Artisan Management team on re-order needs & Quality of products in stock.
  • Coordinate Daily Vendor and Product Shipments.
  • Preparation of monthly KPI reports
  • Handle and control inventory stock counting and accuracy checks
  • Minimize overstocks and removal of obsolete stocks
  • Implement control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies are highlighted, addressed and resolved.
  • Collaborate Sales team to ensure that they have adequate stocks
  • Controlling the movement of stocks and ensuring that the stock system is up-to-date.
  • Ensure minimum or no overstocking and understocking
  • Stock counter-check and monthly inventory audits – you are expected to occasionally counter check the stock levels in the various locations and ensure that the numbers match what is in the inventory software system.
  • Timely reports to management
  • Ensuring goods are stored safely
  • Use data from IT systems to evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements
  • Use IT systems to manage stock levels.
  • Overseeing packing of materials & tools to site and confirming the packing list (may be the same as the Sales Order) with the appropriate project manager.
  • Making of  Purchase orders– Immediately work on a particular job begins, a purchase order for the same should be created immediately. The PO should be closed when materials leave the workshop.
  • Manage Importing/supplies of any needed Raw Materials.
  • Accountable to Office Management and work with management to Develop Systems for Inventory Management.
  • Facilitate the finishing(EP coating, Chrome plating and Gold plating) of soko products,
  • Manage the in-house assembly team and  the assembly of component based products required for  samples, online, wholesale and bulk orders. Your duties will be as from time to time specified by the Company.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an attention to detail
  • Willing to work hard, learn and meet tight schedules
How to Apply

If interested in this amazing opportunity, passionate to innovate and grow within emerging markets while having fun, send your CV to info@shopsoko.com with the subject title INVENTORY MANAGER CV


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