Administrative Jobs at Apollo Agriculture, VVOB, Zambeef Products and Associated Printers

Deadline of this Job: 28 January 2023
Head of Beverage and Food sections at Bar and Restaurant

Deadline of this Job: 24 January 2023
More Than Just Print.
– Degree in Computer science or related
– At least 3 years working experience in related field
– Experience in records management will be an advantage .

Deadline of this Job: 25 January 2023
The Required Skills for this Role Include:
• Responsible for planning daily production in keeping with finished product stock levels and raw material intake.
• To work hands on with milk from milk intake to cheese making, maturation and packaging for sale.
• With maximum attention to detail, implement all cheese-making stages (pH, temperature, time and other flow process steps) specific to a cheese variety in a high care environment.
• Assist in maintaining a clean and safe cheese-making environment.
• While cheese matures, test samples for moisture content, acidity levels, saltiness, bitterness and all other qualities that defines a good cheese so as to effect positive adjustments in future batches to be processed.
• Responsible for the implementation of product development for new cheese varieties.
• Ensure that raw materials are laboratory tested in order to meet set product specification.
• Ensure set process parameters are monitored and maintained.
• Responsible for stock control management and ensuring that loses are within ZAMMILK acceptable levels.
• Responsible for ordering of consumables and packaging materials while monitoring stock levels.
• Responsible for ensuring that raw materials and finished products are transported as per standing instruction.
• Ensure that packed product batch details and weights are conforming to the final Product specification.
• Ensure that product integrity in terms of seals and labelling are as per specification.
• Ensure and maintain Good manufacturing Practices according to current Food safety Management systems.
• Responsible for repair and maintenance of the Cheese Plant
• Ensure that Waste is disposed of as per waste disposal procedure, ensuring no product residuals on materials to be disposed and segregation of waste according to type (paper and plastic).
• Conduct daily and monthly stock take

The Required Qualifications are:
• Grade 12 certificate
• University Degree or Diploma in the related field
• Two years of experience

The Required Attributes Include:
• Ability to operate various plant equipment
• Able to communicate and delegate work to subordinates
• Able to generate daily production figures, statistics.
• Problem Solving ability (able to respond to unanticipated problems during the process with plan B solutions)
• Creative Mind-Cheese making is an art and requires a creative mind in order to develop new cheese recipes and varieties.
• Team work – team player
• Food Safety- implement a culture of Food Safety in all Process steps of the Cheese plant

Deadline of this Job: 05 February 2023
Hello! We’re excited to see you found your way to this job opening. That must mean you share our ambition to ensure learners around the world enjoy their fundamental human right to quality education, without exception. We are hiring a Global Strategic Advisor, Research.

Purpose of the function
As our Global Strategic Advisor, Research, you will be responsible for overseeing VVOB’s research agenda and initiatives, and for developing and strengthening VVOB’s evidence-based practices. As a member of VVOB’s programmes team, the Global Strategic Advisor, Research will work closely with the Global Strategic Education Advisors and the Global Strategic Advisor, M&E at head office, and with relevant staff in different VVOB country offices, to advance VVOB’s research on education programmes and to strengthen M&E systems for better evidence generation.

About the Organization
VVOB is a global organisation with projects in 9 countries. Our head office is based in Brussels, Belgium.
When you join VVOB, you become a key player in VVOB’s mission to ensure quality education as a key enabler for achieving the sustainable development goals. We implement our projects with one shared passion: to ensure the improvement of quality education. To achieve its mission, VVOB focuses on the professional development of teachers and school leaders. We do this in close partnership with ministries of education. Our approach has been globally recognised: we are a winner of the D4D prize, a finalist of the Klaus J. Jacobs Best Practice Prizes and are featured in the 2023 HundrED Global collection. We are ambitious and committed; we are curious and innovative when facing complex challenges; we focus on results and have fun together; we sometimes make mistakes but learn from them; we act with integrity and respect; and above all, we are a team!
Research is a key component of VVOB’s new Learning Unlimited strategy. Our interventions are informed by the best available evidence from research and practice. Monitoring, evaluation, and research helps us identify what works best – and what doesn’t. That’s why we invest in monitoring, evaluation, and research as an integral part of our interventions to better understand, apply and scale approaches. We share our learning with our partners and other stakeholders for wider use and scaling.

Deadline of this Job: 04 February 2023
About Apollo Agriculture
Apollo Agriculture is a tech-enabled commercial farming platform that helps small-scale farmers maximize their profits. We provide optimized financing, high-quality farm products, and digital advice. Our mission is to ensure that small-scale farmers are able to unlock the economic value of their land, and in turn, boost their incomes while feeding a growing continent.Apollo Agriculture has emerged as Africa’s leading agricultural fintech, growing our revenue 10x since our Series A. We now have our capable teams spread across our offices in Nairobi, Amsterdam, Bangalore, and Lusaka and are helping our farmers increase their profitability 2-3x. Having recently closed our $40M Series B financing, we are focused on expanding geographically, enhancing our products and technology, and continuing to build our world-class team.

About The Role
Apollo is seeking a Country Commercial Lead to help drive the rapid scaling of the company in Zambia. This role will be responsible for ensuring optimal performance across our sales channels, putting systems and processes in place to support rapid growth, and ensuring efficiency across a large and growing sales team. The Commercial Lead will develop the blueprint for our sales organization and its key systems and processes, which will be directly leveraged as Apollo expands to new districts within Zambia. This is a senior leadership role – the successful candidate will play a key role in shaping Apollo’s approach to connecting with and winning our customers, which is at the very core of our business.Management: This role reports to the Country Head – ZambiaResponsibilities:
• Own and continuously improve Apollo’s sales strategy: Evaluate all aspects of Apollo’s current sales process and work closely with other departments to make improvements. Optimize the processes by which we manage our network of field sales agents. Ensure that all processes enable clear insight into performance as well as tools for performance management
• Build processes and drive operational excellence: Establish qualitative and quantitative metrics and standards to collect insights and measure Sales function performance, pushing for efficiency and increased productivity by building processes and systems to support this. Work with other functional heads, particularly in our Product and Business Operations teams, to design and execute experiments geared towards identifying challenges, gathering insights, and informing creative new approaches – be a driving force for innovation.
• Lead and develop a world-class sales team: Oversee the recruitment, training, and development of a world-class sales team, owning employee retention and performance management to ensure high-performing and motivated sales teams.
• Expand our operations in Zambia: Manage operational execution of expansion into new territories in Zambia, including scouting of expansion districts identified, new products proposed, government relations, etc

• Committed to a customer-first sales process: You have experience in sales, sales strategy, and field operations, and you believe that understanding our customers’ perspectives is essential to building our business. You are excited to build and manage a team that maximizes Apollo’s opportunity to learn from our customers and respond to their changing needs. You are comfortable and excited to spend time in the field to more deeply understand our customers
• Strategic and analytical: You are excited to own and improve our sales processes, in close consultation with Apollo’s product and technology teams. You are a skilled consumer of both qualitative and quantitative data, thrive in roles that leverage systems and process thinking and are excited to build and learn from well-thought-out experiments in to inform process and system building
• Experienced as a manager, team builder, and networker: You have exceptional people management and communication skills and have built and managed strong teams in other roles. You love the idea of mobilizing the talents of people on your team and excel at communicating goals and targets across teams, getting buy-in, and motivating teams to high performance
• Experienced as an operator, ideally in a B2C sales setting in a comparable industry: You have experience working with a similar target market and understand the unique challenges they face. An understanding of managing a distributed agent network would be a plus. You are excited about the implications of technology to transform African agriculture and make it work better for farmers.
• 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.
• Back up our talk with a competitive compensation and benefits package and challenging projects.
• Value autonomy, honesty, transparency, and respect.
• Are excited to hear from you!

Apollo Agriculture does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Apollo Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.Apollo Agriculture is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we may conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.Apollo Agriculture does not charge money or any kind of fee at any stage of the recruitment process.