Join Us at Safi Organics

Overview:
Position: Head of Strategy
Department: Office of the CEO
Location: Kenya
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Job Type: Full-time


Job Summary:
We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated individual with expertise in strategy
consulting, business development, stakeholder management and with strong project
implementation capabilities who will be instrumental in guiding Safi Organics' national
and international growth plans. As the Head of Strategy, you will play a crucial role in
leading various initiatives within the company including but not limited to identifying and
securing carbon revenues, improving existing process, building relationships in the
agriculture space and leading new site and market expansion for the organization.


Responsibilities and KPI for Head of Strategy:
 Growth Strategy Development: Lead the development of a comprehensive
growth strategy for Safi Organics, outlining key objectives, initiatives, and
timelines
 New Geographies Identification: Identify and recommend new potential target
geographies for Safi Organics'
 Partnership Development: Establish early-stage partnerships with relevant
stakeholders in target geographies
 Input/Stockfeed Sourcing: Secure agreements for locking rice husks input or
other relevant biomass feed sourcing
 Feasibility Studies: In collaboration with leadership, complete comprehensive
feasibility studies for expansion into new potential geographies, including
financial modeling, feedstock sourcing, production capacity, carbon crediting and
regulatory analysis
 Carbon Credit Plan: Establish a Safi's carbon credit strategy, in collaboration
with leadership defining carbon credit methodologies, MRV systems etc .

 Implement Carbon Credit Plan: Coordinate the implementation of carbon
crediting in Safi Organics, including managing consultants to implement various
studies and planning documents required as per the chosen methodology.
 Team Collaboration: Foster collaboration and communication within the strategy
and special projects team, ensuring alignment and synergy in efforts towards
organizational growth.
Qualifications and Skills:
 Bachelor's degree, strong quantitative or sciences background preferred.
 At least five years in top-tier strategy consulting, venture capital or business
development roles – previous managerial experience preferred.
 Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
 Self-starter with a track-record of project implementation and growing ventures.
 Excellent project management and organizational abilities.
 High degree of flexibility, strong appetite to learn, and comfort in start-up culture.
 Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
 Effective communication, relationship building/management and interpersonal
skills.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are requested to submit their updated CV and a brief cover letter
explaining their motivation to join our team as a Strategy Manager. Applications should
be sent to info@safiorganics.co.ke. Hybrid role, with offices in Kenya, Mwea.
Application Deadline: 6 th May 2024

Overview:
Position: Research Lead
Department: Research and Development (R&D)
Location: Kenya
Reports to: Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
Job Type: Full-time


Job Summary:
We are seeking a skilled and experienced researcher to lead our R&D efforts. As a
Research Lead, you will play a crucial role in conducting trials, analyzing data, and
developing innovative organic fertilizer formulations. You will work closely with Safi’s
leadership team to create organic fertilizers that align with the company’s expansion
strategy.


Responsibilities:
 With the CEO, define a biochar based organic fertilizer research agenda for Safi
Organics that reflects its growth aspirations.
 Implement the research agenda, collaborating with research organizations,
agronomists and soil scientists to develop high-quality biochar based organic
fertilizer products.
 Document research findings and contribute to intellectual property development.
 Stay abreast of industry trends and technological advancements.
Qualifications and Skills:
 Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science, Soil Science, Chemistry, or related field.
Master’s preferred.
 Proven experience in fertilizer product research and development.
 Proven expertise in the physical and chemical properties of biochar, how these
differ based on process and feedstock, biochar’s application as a soil amendment,
and a clear understanding of the latest research on biochar nutrient enrichment.
 Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
 Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.


How to Apply:
Interested candidates are requested to submit their updated CV and a brief cover letter
explaining their motivation to join our team as a Research Lead. Applications should be
sent to info@safiorganics.co.ke. Hybrid role, with offices in Kenya, Mwea.
Application Deadline: 31st March 2024

Overview:
Position: Marketing Manager
Department: Marketing
Location: Kenya
Reports to: Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary:
We are seeking a seasoned marketing manager to play a pivotal role in shaping Safi Organics’
market positioning and growth. As the Marketing Manager, you will play a leading role in
developing comprehensive marketing plans, identifying target markets, and designing campaigns
to effectively reach farmers and agricultural stakeholders.

Responsibilities:
 Develop comprehensive marketing plans to position Safi Organics as a leading organic
fertilizer in the market.
 Identify target markets and design campaigns to reach farmers and stakeholders.
 Leverage product offerings and sustainability focus to enhance brand visibility.
 Build channel partnerships and develop strategies for in-store demand generation.
 Analyze market trends and competitor activities.
 Collaborate with sales and product teams to align marketing efforts.
Qualifications and Skills:
 Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field. Master’s
degree preferred.
 More than 5 years proven experience in senior marketing roles in the agricultural sector.
 Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills and excellent communication and
presentation abilities.
 Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
 A demonstrated understanding of various marketing strategies and channels in the
Kenya’s agricultural sector.
 Demonstrated networks and ability to build and manage strong relationships with diverse
stakeholders.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are requested to submit their updated CV and a brief cover letter explaining
their motivation to join our team as a Marketing Manager. Applications should be sent to
info@safiorganics.co.ke. Hybrid role, with offices in Kenya, Mwea.
Application Deadline: 31st March 2024

Overview:
Position: Special Projects and Business Development Lead
Department: Strategy and Business Development
Location: Kenya
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary:
We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated individual with expertise in strategy
development and with strong implementation capabilities who will be instrumental in
guiding Safi Organics’ national and international growth plans. As a Special Projects
Lead, you will play a crucial role in leading various initiatives within the company including
but not limited to identifying and securing carbon revenues and leading new site and
market expansion for the organization.

Responsibilities:
 Support Safi expansion efforts, including:
o Identifying new geographies of interest
o Supporting early partnership development and input sourcing in new
geographies
o Leading feasibility studies and financial modelling on investments into new
geographies (incl. e.g., budgeting, meeting regulatory requirements etc)
 Work closely with the CEO to develop Safi carbon credit expertise, including:
o Overseeing external carbon consultants
o Supporting project development analysis
o Instituting and overseeing Safi QA/QC systems for carbon crediting.
Qualifications and Skills:
 Bachelor’s degree, strong quantitative or sciences background preferred.
 Four plus years in top-tier strategy consulting.
 Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
 Excellent project management and organizational abilities.
 High degree of flexibility, strong appetite to learn, and comfort in start-up type
culture.
 Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
 Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are requested to submit their updated CV and a brief cover letter
explaining their motivation to join our team as a Strategy Manager. Applications should
be sent to info@safiorganics.co.ke. Hybrid role, with offices in Kenya, Mwea.
Application Deadline: 31st March 2024