Posted: Jan 07,2019
Closing: Open until Filled
Location: Kenya
Source: partner

We are looking for an experienced and energetic project manager to manage the implementation of our new ERP system for a nine-month consultancy, with potential for further extension.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Manage the ERP Project, set up and implementation.
  • Work with the implementation partner on all the setup and hardware needs.
  • Ensure the project is running according to timeline and initiate corrective actions.
  • Learn how to use the system, develop training plans and train employees on the ERP system.
  • Develop a detailed resource plan for the period leading up to go-live to ensure successful changeover from one system to another.
  • Develop a framework and plan for data migration.
  • Work with the implementation partner to develop a framework for ERP system maintenance, backup and updates.
  • Ensuring best practice in ERP implementation methods are used during the implementation.
  • Plan a post-implementation timeline for support.
  • Troubleshoot any issues post go-live and be the liaison person with the implementing partner or ERP provider to solve the issues.

Desired Skills & Experience: 

  • 5 years of experience in implementing an ERP system (preferably SAP, Epicore or similar).
  • 5 years of project management experience (preferably from large scale IT infrastructure projects).
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A hands-on attitude and willingness to jump into a variety of projects and issues.
  • Degree in a technical field (Engineering, Computer Science, IT etc.) desirable

Desired start date

Flexible, but ideally over the next couple of months.

Salary range:

US$2,000 – US$3,000 per month, depending on experience and skill level.

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About BURN

Based in Ruiru, Kenya, BURN Manufacturing designs, produces and distributes Kenya’s best selling, most durable and economical charcoal and wood cookstoves that also dramatically reduce harmful smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.

Not only do we sell the world’s most fuel-efficient charcoal and wood household stoves, but BURN is also the only jiko company which manufactures all of its products in sub-Saharan Africa’s only state-of-the-art clean cookstove manufacturing facility.  We are extremely proud to employ 225 team members throughout Kenya and support a workforce which is 60 percent female, thus empowering women in roles traditionally considered to be “for men only.”

Since 2013, BURN has sold more than 500,000+ Jikokoa ™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves have helped 3,000,000 beneficiaries save $151 million in fuel expenditures and 2.6 million tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~15,000 stoves per month and are on track to double sales over the next 12 months