Odoo ERP Technical Consultant

The location of this position is to be Nairobi, Kenya. An expat benefit package is not available for this position. The most appropriate candidate will be eligible to work in and already reside in Kenya.

FH Heartbeat

At Food for the Hungry, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call “The Heartbeat.” This includes our Values, Vision and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as an organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty.


Food For The Hungry (FH) is currently in the process of rolling out Odoo ERP to manage some of its core functions including procurement and payroll functions. The organization is seeking the services of an individual consultant to provide primary support, continuous development and integration of the platform.


  • Modify and add additional functionality to existing Odoo modules
  • Recognize the impact of changes related to core vs non-core modules
  • Integrate Odoo with third-party modules and systems using the API library, SDK and web services (e.g MS Dynamics)
  • Determine technical requirements from given business requirements
  • Thoroughly test and deploy changes to modules
  • Maintain change/version history of all changes in code, configuration, and salary rules.
  • Manage salary rules by interpreting user needs, writing salary rules, and organizing rules so that they are reusable and maintainable.
  • Maintain Odoo administration configuration settings
  • Manage process to ensure that Odoo is up-to-date on the latest security releases.Manage process to perform a major release upgrade ensuring that all apps, external products, API connections, and custom code performs as required.
  • Ensure that Odoo is at peak performance by doing regular performance tuning of Odoo and OS configuration
  • Manage Odoo implementations including new business units analysis and configuration
  • Ability to integrate two Odoo installations into one installation.
  • Provide insight into solving problems


  • Odoo programming and configuration skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with XML, Python and JavaScript
  • Understanding of PostgreSQL is highly preferred
  • Ability to understand different business processes
  • Ability to learn fast and execute accordingly


  • Previous experience with Odoo ERP implementation and integration or 2 to 3 years of proven experience as ODOO functional consultant/Business analyst.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, in Management Information Systems or Computer Science


Proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Safeguarding Policy

Food for the Hungry is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for all beneficiaries it serves. It is FH's policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that prevents and deters any actions and omissions that put any beneficiaries, including children and the most vulnerable at risk. All personnel are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy could result in termination.

Food for The Hungry
Nairobi, KE