Summit: Data and Standards Manager Job 2019

By | March 22, 2019

Summit: Data and Standards Manager Job 2019

Job Category: Operations – Agriculture | Animal Health | Botanic | Fishing | Horticulture

Our client in the Horticulture Sector with an aim to enhancing market access of the Kenya Flowers is seeking to recruit a Data and Standards Manager who will oversee a company’s various data systems and maintain and promote the company-owned certification standards, locally and internationally. The successful candidate will be responsible for organizing, storing and analyzing data as efficiently as possible, while always upholding agreed-upon security standard. The ideal candidate Must be strong in analytic and excellent in making presentations to large diverse audiences

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining, interpreting and developing the Company-owned certification standards
  • Proactively promote the Company-owned Standards at local and international levels.
  • Promote a culture of good practice among producer members by supporting training on the adherence
  • Coordinate internal compliance reviews and monitoring activities, including periodic reviews.
  • Work closely with auditors and other partners to improve the standards.
  • Assess data needs of members, partners and other stakeholders and recommend appropriate action
  • Assist colleagues to convert data into usable information needed by the industry, retrieve reports
  • Ensure that the company’s data is stored, managed and analyzed correctly.
  • Ensure that company’s data systems are secured and protected from potential breaches or malicious
  • Create policies and review each of company’s pre-existing data management policies to ensure that
  • Evaluate adequacy of existing data tools. Implements new technologies in information management to
  • Develop innovative methods and techniques for analyzing and presenting data to relevant stakeholde
  • Research, analyses and evaluate new applications of information technology and makes recommendatio
  • Work with Company’s teams to support the management of infrastructure systems (i.e., membership da
  • Collaborate with fellow staff members to discuss any data problems that may arise and develop pote


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in Data Management.
  • Strong leadership and analytical skills, with ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Highly developed social skills and ability to listen as well as communicate in different environme
  • Understanding of agricultural commodity markets and value chains will be an added advantage.
  • Advanced computer skills in Word, PowerPoint and Excel (including v-lookups, pivot tables).
  • Detail-orientated and able to identify alternative solutions.
  • Ability to interact with people of all ages and culture in the formal setting
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team and work flexible hours

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi City Kenya

Career Level: Management

Salary: KES 200,000.00

Deadline: April 21, 2019


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.