Job Vacancy – Fulfillment Operations

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February 12, 2018 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting a Fulfillment Operations Executive for our client, Zipline in Dodoma, Tanzania.


Do you love to find new ways to solve old problems in a high-energy environment with an inspiring team of innovators, driven to tackle seemingly impossible challenges?  Are you someone who shines under pressure? Then keep reading.

Zipline is at the forefront of a logistics revolution, using battery powered autonomous aircraft to deliver just-in-time, lifesaving medical supplies around the world and we’re looking for motivated, proactive team members to join us.
At the moment, Zipline is delivering 20% of all the blood being transported outside of Kigali, Rwanda. We are expanding rapidly throughout the world and looking for amazing individuals who are passionate about the nexus of public health and cutting-edge technology to change the world.
Zipline is currently a team of 99 rockstars, with an R&D branch in California, USA and a distribution center for drone deliveries in Muhanga, Rwanda.


As a member of Zipline’s Fulfillment Operations team in East Africa, you will be in charge of making sure delivery of medical products from Zipline distribution center to hospitals around East Africa are completed seamlessly. In order to achieve this, you will be involved in client support, quality assurance, inventory & warehouse tracking, and more.
WITHIN 1 MONTH: You will become a certified Fulfillment Operator, and take an active role in ensuring that you have all the tools and knowledge you require to get the job done. You will work with an advocate to track and report your progress against a clear set of training and certification KPIs.
WITHIN 3 MONTHS: You will be able to handle all communications with our customers and handle new challenges that arise with the team. You will work with a team and peer mentor to ensure you have full understanding of all the aspects of our supply chain, inventory management, and stakeholders.
WITHIN 6 MONTHS: You will be given more responsibilities such as drafting reports for our different stakeholders, collecting feedback from customers, compiling reports, and analyzing findings. You will also be able train new recruits on fulfillment material and shadow them during the first month
WITHIN 12 MONTHS: You will be able to process all deliveries autonomously and create new procedures as needed based on company growth and diversification of projects. You will play an active role creating new Fulfillment Operations strategy and collaborating with teams and leadership on ongoing projects.


  • Inventory & Warehouse Management: Organizing and managing supplies and equipment to ensure as the company scales, proper management procedures are in place.
  • Product Handling: Manage & prepare packages to be delivered via drone to the hospitals and clinics to ensure quality & speed of delivery.
  • Best Practices & Safety Management: Work with a team to perform daily quality control, oversee safety and regulations at the Zipline distribution center.
  • Strategic Improvement & Planning: Participate in constant analysis and improvement of Standard Operating Procedures based on community feedback, and government and company requirements.
  • Forecasting: Predicting & modeling volumes of supply chain.


  • Bachelor’s of Science – Preferably in Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biomedical Laboratory and Microbiology.
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Fluency with local dialect


  • Understanding of handling, supply chain, and inventory management, preferably of medical products.
  • A problem solver who gets excited about making processes more efficient by analyzing our historical trends.
  • Proactive with excellent organization and attention to detail, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Passionate about making sure that each component of our supply chain and order processing is handled perfectly.
  • Obsessed with customer experience and making sure the quality of our deliveries always exceeds expectations.
  • Building relationships with health facilities who serve as our collaborators.
  • Upbeat and positive, a collaborator who wants to succeed while also helping teammates grow.


  • Training: The team will go through a rigorous training process as part of the on-boarding process. This training will be across multiple teams, so you will learn about the full scope of our operations at Zipline.
  • Professional Development: Zipline is a fast growing startup and there will be many opportunities for you to rise as a leader, taking on more responsibility, and having more direct input into our processes and strategy
  • Benefits: Zipline offers benefits to its team including health insurance, access to a library of management books, and transport & housing for people commuting to different distribution centers.


Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3240”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3240 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Wednesday, 28 February 2018


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.

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