Sales Operations Associate

  • Ruiru Kamiti Road, Tatu City, Kenya
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Copia gives all consumers access to high-quality goods and services, regardless of their income level, access to technology, or location.  By harnessing mobile technologies, a network of last-mile Agents, and proprietary logistics technology, Copia serves a high growth market that formal retail and e-commerce cannot penetrate. 

Customers place orders online or offline – using our website www.copia.co.ke, USSD, or our network of over 20,000+ digitally connected last-mile Agents located across 16 counties.   Our internally managed, technology-enabled warehousing and logistics operation delivers the order to the Agent in 2-4 days.   

Job Description

The core of this role is to support the Sales team at Copia by monitoring, planning & reporting on Sales Inventory Usage. You will ensure that all sales channels have adequate materials to achieve their objectives while reducing losses & inefficiencies within the process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design ways to optimize inventory control procedures
  • Inspect the levels of sales supplies and raw material to identify shortages
  • Ensure stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct business demand
  • Prepare weekly/monthly usage reports &escalate any inefficiencies 
  • Use ERP systems to record & monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory
  • Collaborate with procurement to replenish stock hence avoiding insufficiency or excessive surplus
  • Analyze data e,g weekly/monthly usage to anticipate future needs
  • Collaborate with procurement & Finance in achieving cost-effective deals
  • Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure seamless distribution
  •  Report to sales leaders on stock levels, issues etc.
     

Qualifications

  • University Degree/Diploma in a business related field from a recognized University/College
  • Proven experience as inventory Associate or similar position will be an added advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. ERP)
  • Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Technical Skills and Behavioural Attributes
  • You possess a great work ethic with ability and will power to just get things done.
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills.
  • High sense of initiative.
  • Should have good organizational skills.
  • Have the ability to plan, organize, and structure work.
  • Highly skilled in Excel, Word, and other word processing software programs.
  • Ability to multitask.
     

Additional Information

Working with Copia will give you an opportunity to: 

  • Have IMPACT by bringing accessibility to affordable goods and services to traditionally underserved customers and locations 

  • Quickly GROW your professional skillset by being part of a fast-paced, high growth and innovative organization.      

  • THRIVE in a fun and entrepreneurial culture that values input and action from all.