Releaf Job Recruitment in Nigeria [2 new vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies at Releaf Africa in Nigria May 2022 


Releaf invents both financial and food processing technology to increase smallholder harvest yields and create high-quality raw material supply chains for African Consumer Brands, starting in the $3B Nigerian vegetable oil market. We believe this layer of the economy is underdeveloped, valuable, and possible to scale quickly in. Our first patented technology is Kraken, Africa’s first industrial oil palm (nut) processor compatible with smallholder varieties. We 1. Aggregate smallholder crops, 2. Process them with Kraken, and sell high-quality vegetable oil to Consumer Brands. 80% of oil palm supply comes from smallholders and Kraken can process 500 metric tons weekly.

Releaf is led by Ikenna Nzewi and Uzo Ayogu, who have been friends and co-founders since college at Yale and Duke. Releaf is backed by Y Combinator, Kepple Africa, Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy, and Samurai Incubate, amongst numerous HNIs including Justin Kan, Stephen Pagliuca, Iyin Aboyeji, and Jeff Ubben.

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May 2022. Accounting Associate

Job Title: Accounting Associate | Releaf | Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • Releaf is seeking an Accounting Associate to join our growing Finance team and support its mission on Industrialization of food processing in Africa.
  • You will be based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and will report to the Finance Manager.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global team, use new technologies, support development of policies and procedures, account payable and account receivable support, bank reconciliation and ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.

Role Responsibilities

  • Account Invoicing – Generate weekly invoices to clients, resolve any invoice billing errors, track account receivable with customer invoices and follow up with clients on payment. Reconcile weekly clients invoices with daily payment and provide weekly reports to the Finance Manager.
  • Account Payable Support – Keep track of all payments and expenditures, Purchase orders, Supplier invoices etc. Reconcile weekly supplier invoices and manage any invoicing discrepancies.
  • Account Receivable Support – Coordinate daily transfer/payment to accounts receivable account, verifying daily total outstanding and prepare report.
  • Routine bank account reconciliation and journal entry
  • Perform routine bookkeeping functions to produce analysis and reports as requested by Finance Manager.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of HND / B.Sc in Accounting, Business Management or a similar field.
  • Strong experience as an Accountant with a minimum of 2 year’s experience preferably in a manufacturing or food processing environment.
  • Experienced using Accounting softwares – preferably Quickbooks
  • Well vast on bank reconciliation
  • Knowledgeable on month end accounting close
  • Daily book-keeping management.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Attention to detail is essential.

Application Closing Date
3rd May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

GIS Lead Developer, Nigeria



Location: Nationwide (Remote)
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • The GIS Developer will take lead in the development of the next version of Releaf’s FPS (Factory Positioning System), a GIS web app that allows Releaf to determine the best locations to set up any of its processing facilities.
  • You will be responsible for leading technical and feasibility assessment, architecture and design planning, as well as all features, implementation and integration of custom software and database applications.

Role Responsibilities

  • Develop enterprise applications, mapping products, mapping tools, and spatial information management solutions
  • Lead technological and feasibility assessment, system architecture and design planning
  • Provide technical support to end-users and track and resolve issues using the project management board.
  • Assesses interrelationships with other systems, both manual and computerized, to ensure compatibility.
  • Coordinate the organization of GIS data from various sources into a recommended database structure.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of an HND / BSc in Geology, Geospatial Studies or a similar field.
  • 3 – 5 years experience in applications development
  • Advanced knowledge of the Web API and Performance Considerations
  • Advanced knowledge of Web Security Implementation
  • Experience with: JavaScript, ArcGIS API for JavaScript, REST web services
  • Experience customizing ArcGIS Enterprise native apps (WebAPP Builder, Survey123, GIS Dashboard)
  • Carrying out web application development/design, software implementation, and documentation.
  • Installation and testing of customized web applications integrated with ESRI products.
  • Proficient in Python scripting (ArcPy, ArcGIS API for Python)
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail is essential.

Core KPI

  • Project Implementation
  • Timeline for completion
  • Features delivered
  • Project stability/scalability.

What Rockstar Achievements Would Look Like

  • Robust FPS software that can leverage sourced GIS data and Releaf historical data to build projections into a map view, provides features that enable the user to position Releaf assets in the best possible location.

Application Closing Date
7th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This is a remote role and only candidates from Nigeria will be preferred at this time in the shortlisting phase. Thank you.


Logistics Manager, Cross Rivers



Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • The Logistics Manager will be responsible for all processes that involve warehousing/aggregating, and movement of raw materials or finished goods across the company’s assets. You will be a leader that can be in the field or build a field team to ensure that there are logistics assets available to hit our aggressive revenue & profit targets

Role Responsibilities

  • Strategically plan and manage last mile, aggregation (warehousing), and long haulage
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Evaluate budgets and expenditures, advises on resources needed to beat departmental goals
  • Fraud detection and uncovering theft
  • Manage relationship between logistics stakeholders like 3PLs, to improve logistic network and coverage
  • Research and develop logistic framework needed for success in potential expansion location
  • Work with procurement and production team on schedule for logistics assets to optimize the assets for profitability.

Core KPI:

  • Logistics Cost/T
  • Utilization of Last Mile Vehicles
  • # of Long Haul Assets Available
  • # of Trucks Moved/Week
  • # of Tonnes moved/week
  • Warehousing Capacity & Utilization

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of HND / BSc in Supply Chain, Business Management or a similar field preferred.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience as a Logistics Manager or in a similar position.
  • Running inbound & outbound logistics ideally in a rural setting and worked with a network of third party logistics partners – key focus on contacts in the North & warehousing experience
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and any supply chain software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Supervisory and management experience.
  • Attention to detail is essential

What Rockstar Achievements Would Look Like:

  • Robust logistic network for timely RM & FG movements and delivery.
  • Clear visibility on all logistics assets and their level of utilization.

Application Closing Date
8th April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 Data Analyst

Location: Remote
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the business plan by designing, creating and coordinating systems that collate and analyze data to continuously improve business practices. Interpret and analyze data reports and provide ongoing reports, evaluate and utilize data and train users on reporting tools and provide support.
  • You are highly analytical and enthusiastic about applying a quantitative framework to business problems through performing analysis, data mining, predictive modeling, business forecasting, applied statistics.

Role Responsibilities

  • Collect and managed useful data while also identifying trends and patterns
  • Fix coding errors and other data problems in designing and maintaining data systems
  • Collaboration with the software team to align data between SALT and sheet infrastructure and resolve issues
  • Work with various stakeholders to generate various reports, visual charts to show performance
  • Filtering and cleaning data
  • Working with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locating and defining new process improvement opportunities

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of HND / B.Sc in Statistics, Business Analytics or a similar field.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience as a Data Analyst or in a related field.
  • Ability to analyze existing tools and databases and provide software solution recommendations.
  • High-level experience in methodologies and processes for managing large-scale databases.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling large data sets and relational databases.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in more than one of the following: SQL, Microsoft Excel, Python, Power BI, R
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills. 
  • Attention to detail is essential

Core KPI:

  • Is the project on track?
  • Is our analysis deriving any results which might help the organization to grow further.
  • Financially are we saving any funds for the company?
  • Are we having null or fewer complaints from the stakeholders?
  • Is the information or data we are sharing with stakeholders up to date or correct?

What Rockstar Achievements Would Look Like

  • Seamless sync between sheet infrastructure and SALT platform. 
  • Low latency of data input and reporting. 
  • Clear visibility on all metrics at all time, with zero error on metric

Application Closing Date
4th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Internal Auditor – Inventory

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • Internal Auditor – Inventory will be responsible for ensuring accurate counts of inventory stock at different Sourcing locations, identify discrepancies and must document it according to company protocols.
  • He/She will ensure accurate check and balance on inventory sourced, inventory procured, inventory financed, inventory at different locations and inventory dispatched.

Role Responsibilities

  • Review inventory reports and locate discrepancies in data.
  • Monitor stock levels in Farm gate, Aggregation point and Warehouse to ensure efficient inventory management
  • Perform checks and balances on direct inventory procurement and inventory financed in advance to farmers,
  • Routinely checks Sourcing and Procurement agents to ensure maximum control against thefts and general losses.
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Establish performance goals for the procurement and inventory department.
  • Perform financial reporting by importing current audits and past audits in order to compare and contrast onGoogle Sheet.
  • Interview Sourcing Agents, Delivery Agents in order to verify questionable stores.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of HND / B.Sc in Accounting, Business Management or a similar field.
  • Strong experience as an Internal Auditor in the Manufacturing and Food processing industry with a minimum of 4 year’s experience.
  • Ability to plan the raw material procurement process is essential.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ethical, Discreet, and trustworthy
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail is essential.

Application Closing Date
4th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Procurement Supervisor



Location: Calabar, Cross River
Employment Type: Full-time

Role Summary

  • The Procurement Supervisor is responsible for sourcing activities (PR, pricing, negotiation, buying) around our sourcing centres in Cross River.
  • You will coordinate the activities of your field officers under your report and ensure that they exceed their targets.

Role Responsibilities

  • Building a strong sourcing on-ground network on field officers that consistently exceed their targets
  • Monitor and audit all raw material purchase
  • Ability to use data to optimize sourcing strategy
  • Develop procurement strategies
  • Coordinate with logistics team to ensure accurate raw material weights both at source and destination.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of an HND / BSc in Supply Chain, Business Management or a similar field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience as a Procurement Officer or in a similar position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Good analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Supervisory and management experience.
  • Rural Community relationship and management
  • Attention to detail is essential.

Core KPI:

  • T/week sourced: 350T and more
  • Avg. imprest/T sourced
  • Cost savings/T sourced.

What Rockstar Achievements Would Look Like

  • You will coordinate a robust team that exceeds targets, cost savings on cost to procure raw materials, supplier quality improvements, supplier base expansions, etc.
  • You can use quantifiable data to drive decisions that will largely impact procurement positively.

Application Closing Date
30th March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online