1. Technical Support Activity: FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND OPERATIONS at Eldoville Dairies, Kenya
Date: Jan 2015 - June 2015
Overview of the Financial Advisory and Operations Support:
This support was to assist the company streamline the financial functions of the company, by reviewing and strengthening the performance of the business finance function.
The support areas included:
- Improvement in financial reporting;
- Streamlining of internal controls; and
- ERP system implementation.
Consultant: Adept Systems, Kenya
2. Technical Support Activity: PROJECT MANAGER at Eldoville Dairies, Kenya
Date: March 2015 – Ongoing
Overview of the Project Management Support:
This technical support is to engage a technical consultant to support the team in the installation of equipment, setting up the processes and documenting them to achieve the highest standards in certification for the dairy processing factory.
The project manager’s scope of work includes:
- Supervising the sourcing, procurement and logistics of the equipment to the factory site;
- Supervising all mechanical and electrical installations with some actual practical input;
- Training of production staff on processes and procedures and institutionalize a procedures and process manual for the factory;
- Ensure consistency in quality of products from the processing plant right from start; and
- Supervise the plant testing processes and eventual commissioning and related activities.
Consultant: Expat Dairy Consultant
3. Technical Support Activity: COMMERCIAL STRATEGY SUPPORT at Eldoville Dairies, Kenya
Date: Sept 2015 – Ongoing
Overview of the Commercial Strategy Support:
This technical support was to engage a consultant who will provide the strategic direction that the company should take post commissioning of the factory.
The engagement was to be carried out in three steps:
- Review of current reality: assessment of market potential of the company and the gaps that exist.
- Review product portfolio role.
- Execution of the strategy.
Consultant trainers: Arch Africa, Kenya