2 JOB POSITIONS AT Jibu : ( Deadline : 01 May 2019 )

2 JOB POSITIONS AT Jibu  : ( Deadline : 01 May 2019  )

 

 

2 JOB POSITIONS AT Jibu : ( Deadline : 01 May 2019 )

 

 

JOB AT Jibu : Head of Production and Quality : ( Deadline : 01 May 2019 )

 

Location: Kampala, Uganda or Kigali, Rwanda

 

Reports to: COO, Jibu

 

Apply by: April 9th, 2019

 

Start Date: May 1st, 2019

 

About Jibu:

 

Jibu is a social enterprise pioneering a powerful new model that provides opportunities for entrepreneurs in underserved, emerging market communities to own businesses that ensure access to basic human necessities, with water as an anchor product. Jibu has scaled a network of locally owned, financially independent and self-sustaining franchises that provide safe drinking water to their communities while offering life-changing training and employment. Driven by a belief in the power of eye-to-eye partnership to unleash latent entrepreneurial talent, Jibu is transforming the challenge of addressing basic human needs into an expansive opportunity that allows thousands of entrepreneurs to build lasting solutions, one neighborhood at a time. The company’s ultimate vision is to train, finance, and grow a network of co-invested business owners who will revolutionize the way critical resources participate in emerging markets. For additional information, please visit:
//jibuco.com/

 

 

The Successful Candidate:

 

Jibu is looking for an experienced professional with demonstrated ability to provide leadership, training and engineering support in a fast-paced, growing business in a developing market.

 

Successful candidate will:

● Have strong project management experience to implement processes, tools and innovations across all markets in various countries

● Have strong leadership and communication skills and be capable of effectively
training, inspiring, growing and advising a team of engineers and local technicians

● Obsess over product quality

● Be proactive in identifying and eliminating problems.

● Be a self-starter who thinks critically and problem-solves quickly

● Be proactive, researching and learning whatever is needed to tackle new challenges.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

1.Lead Quality Assurance

Develop and improve quality management system, including quality audits, laboratory testing, quality enforcement, non-conformity response, and root cause analysis.
Develop, improve, monitor, and enforce standard operating procedures.
Advise on functional KPIs for production and quality staff.
Compile comprehensive reports about product quality across all markets to Country Directors and Executives.
2. Lead Equipment Asset Management

Maintain >99% equipment uptime
Track and analyze equipment service records
Eliminate inefficiencies and wasted resources
Identify and clearly communicate opportunities for cost reduction relating to
component selection, retrofits, and machine design.
Manage equipment assets inventory for machines, spare parts and tools
Advise on design decisions, technical specification, quality requirements, and
warranty issues with key suppliers
3. Lead Occupational Health and Safety

o Develop, monitor, and enforce standards around OHS for Jibuco technicians
and franchise equipment operators.

4. Coordinate effectively with country directors in Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya to make sound business decisions.

o Communicate technical issues clearly with a non-technical audience
o Collaborate and compromise to solve problems.
o Contribute to hiring process for technical staff by advising on job descriptions
and conducting interviews.
o Develop a strategy around certification of production points to ensure full
compliance with country specific regulations.

5. Develop implementation plans to effectively and systematically implement hardware and/or process changes at 100+ production sites in 6+ countries.

o Coordinate effectively with Training, Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance,
Franchise Support functions.
6. Lead technical decisions in Expansion Planning
o Coordinate the raw water sample testing and taste testing for new markets
and advise and lead the equipment selection for new markets and in-market
expansion
o Facilitate the development of a Water Safety Plan for new Markets to comply
with regulatory and Jibu standards

 

7. Contribute to site selection for new production facilities

8. Champion capacity building for engineers and technicians at Jibu and for equipment
operators at Jibu franchises.

o Develop training resources
o Conduct effective trainings
o Develop troubleshooting guides and manuals for on-site repair and replacement activities

9. Operations Excellence

o Develop Standard Operating Procedures for all layers:
▪ JibuCo Technical Team
▪ Franchises
o Review and improve the design of production design and process to improve
on product quality
o Introduce 5S and OE measures to achieve consistently save procedures at all
production sites.

10. Contribute to New Product Development

o Advise on technical specification and quality requirements for products,
production equipment, and processes.

11. Travel throughout Africa: 20-40%

 

Qualifications:

● Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality Management, or similar degree. (required)

● At least 2 years (required) or 5 years (preferred) of management-level experience and
certifications in some or all of the following disciplines:

o Quality management systems
o Equipment asset management
o Occupational health and safety
o Production management

● Proven track record of self-directed growth into new skills without formal training.
(required)

● Experienced in managing regulators and complying to their standards (preferred).

● Cultural knowledge and experience working in an emerging market context. (required)

● A team player with a sense of adventure wanting to make a difference. (required)

● Near perfect English language skills (required), additional local languages (preferred)
Compensation: Commensurate with experience

 

 

To apply

Send CV or resume and cover letter to [email protected] Due to the volume of applications, we may not be able to respond to every individual application we receive.

If you do not receive an invitation for an interview from us within 4 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

 

 

JOB AT Jibu : Head of IT : ( Deadline : 01 May 2019 )

 

 

Location: Kampala, Uganda or Kigali, Rwanda

 

Reports to: COO, Jibu

 

Apply by: April 9th, 2019

 

Start Date: May 1st, 2019

 

About Jibu:

 

Jibu is a social enterprise pioneering a powerful new model that provides opportunities for entrepreneurs in underserved, emerging market communities to own businesses that ensure access to basic human necessities, with water as an anchor product. Jibu has scaled a network of locally owned, financially independent and self-sustaining franchises that provide safe drinking water to their communities while offering life-changing training and employment. Driven by a belief in the power of eye-to-eye partnership to unleash latent entrepreneurial talent, Jibu is transforming the challenge of addressing basic human needs into an expansive opportunity that allows thousands of entrepreneurs to build lasting solutions, one neighborhood at a time. The company’s ultimate vision is to train, finance, and grow a network of co-invested business owners who will revolutionize the way critical resources participate in emerging markets. For additional information, please visit: //jibuco.com/

 

The Successful Candidate:

 

Jibu is looking for an experienced professional with demonstrated ability to provide leadership, training, and IT support in a fast-paced, growing business in a developing market.

Successful candidate will:

● Excel in clear communication with both IT developers and non-technical
stakeholders.

● Be proactive in identifying and eliminating problems.

● Be a self-starter who thinks critically and problem-solves quickly.

● Believe no task is below them; no challenge is beyond them.

● Is adaptive and can translate user feedback and needs into technical specifications.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

1. Lead Software Development for SEMA, Jibu’s in-house POS/CRM software

o Deeply understand SEMA schema, design, and code

o Innovate and drive new software solutions to help Jibu grow, in close
collaboration with country directors, Marketing, Franchise Support,
Production & Quality, Finance, Training, and Supply Chain functions.

o Lead the software development process; Validate and specify feature
requests, develop the big-picture road map, facilitate the prioritization
process and coordinate the implementation with software developers.

o Liaison between Jibu internal stakeholders and software developers

o Lead the maintenance of the App: Collect and consolidate user feedback
and bug reports, translate the bug reports to feature requests,
troubleshoot and provide day-to-day support

o Manage the Version log

o Implement new versions across the Jibu network and identify critical
training points.

o Co-develop training materials with training manager.

2. System Administration for cloud software such as Google Suite, mWater, and SEMA.

 

3. Oversee internal IT infrastructure

 

o Office hardware
o Internet
o Determine office IT support strategy

 

4. Lead IT Training and capacity building for Jibu staff and partners, many with
limited technical experience

 

o Develop and improve training resources
o Deliver trainings for groups or individuals, including train-the-trainer
o Onboard new staff in productivity tools necessary for their jobs

 

5. Provide hands-on IT help as necessary

 

 

 

 

6. Travel: 10-25%

 

Qualifications

Diploma (required) or Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Development, or a related field.

● Specific experience using

o JavaScript (required) and ReactNative (preferred) to create and modify
Android Apps
o MySQL for Database Management (preferred)
o Git and GitHub for version control and collaboration (preferred)
o Third-party APIs (preferred)

● At least 2 years of management-level experience in software development.
(preferred)

● Experience in working for a young emerging market company

● Cultural knowledge and experience working in an emerging market context.
(preferred)

● A team player with a sense of adventure wanting to make a difference. (required)

● Near perfect English language skills (required), additional local languages
(preferred).

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

 

 

To apply

Send CV or resume and cover letter to [email protected] Due to the volume
of applications, we may not be able to respond to every individual application we
receive. If you do not receive an invitation for an interview from us within 4 weeks of
applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 





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