Fuel Planning Assistant

KOKO Networks

KOKO Networks

kigali, rwanda
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023
About KOKO Networks
KOKO Networks is a venture-backed climate-tech company with 1,200+ employees across East Africa & India. Our mission is to imagine and deliver technology that improves life in the world’s fastest growing cities. We offer a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth. Our core lines of business currently include: (1) KOKO Fuel, an ultra-clean liquid bioethanol cooking fuel solution delivered via a network of smart fuel ATMs and leveraging existing downstream liquid fuels infrastructure; (2) KOKO Climate, which retails the emissions reductions that occur from switching households from deforestation-based charcoal to KOKO Fuel; and (3) KOKO Club, a tech-enabled, direct-to-consumer, instant fulfillment retail platform operated in partnership with neighborhood retailers. In 2021, KOKO was selected as the world’s leading emerging markets climate technology solution by FT/IFC.
Your Role
As Fuel Planning Assistant, you will play a supporting role to ensure KOKO Points remain stocked with fuel at all times and without any quality incidents. You will work closely with KOKO’s Commercial, Operations, and Engineering teams to drive optimal use of Depots, Micro Tankers, and related technology and software for timely, safe and error free deliveries.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for day to day planning and coordination with micro tanker operators for lifting fuel from partner depots and delivery into the network through micro tankers
  • Ensure good work management of provided work orders, instructions and schedules to meet daily targets and maintain high quality outputs
  • Ensure effective and prompt communication to driver operators to ensure a smooth running of day-to-day operations, including timely feedback and resolution of field incidents and other issues reported by driver operators
  • Analyze daily operational performance to identify opportunities to improve operations of Micro Tankers and KOKO systems and communicate these suggestions to relevant KOKO/VEK teams for resolution
  • Monitor and ensure effective reporting on daily fuel inventory levels, movements and quality
  • Maintain interface with the Network Operations department to report and resolve technical issues
  • Maintain customer satisfaction through professional conduct and engagements
  • Ensure adherence to respective Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures

What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • A Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering or a related field
  • 1 year experience in a busy planning setup or heavy logistics role
  • Ability to adapt in a highly technological environment
  • Excellent analytical, and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A team player able to work effectively with others and independently with minimal supervision
KOKO is committed to gender and racial diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply!