Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services that were previously unavailable. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.
Thousands of retailers across East and West Africa use Wasoko's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.
Dominate the duka market across Africa by being their #1 partner for all goods and services by 2021. Sokowatch aims to be the platform through which our customers access a comprehensive offering of financial services that allow them to achieve both their personal and professional goals.
Location; Kisii, Kenya
The role; Lead the logistics function at the branch level from warehouse to stock ordering and delivery to Sokowatch customers
Continuous improvement effort to the LCS SOPs with an aim to:
Primarily focused on inventory management (*commodities and spare parts)
Document and track on a real time basis all price conflicts (where PO value / quantity is not equal to supplier AP invoice value / quantity) thus giving visibility to the LCS
On time and quality inventory audit reporting
Inventory movements reported are realistic i.e. no fictitious over or under reporting of inventory quantities
Document and track all supplier deliveries to provide valuable insights to the LCS Manager for replenishment cycle adjustment / review
Throttle up any inventory related issues to the business for support where FMCG BU intervention is required or through the LCS Manager for strategic decision / support where necessary
Adopt and maintain standardised inventory reporting templates across the country
Analyse branch inventory movement reports and surface analytics to the LCS Manager for ease of decision making e,g.
Gate keep and surface feedback on the TOP X SKUs product mix performance and off take
Own, drive and encourage good warehousing practice e.g.