One Acre Fund Global Logistics Specialist Jobs in Kenya and Rwanda

One Acre Fund Global Logistics Specialist Jobs in Kenya and Rwanda


About One Acre Fund

  • Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

  • To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

  • As Logistics Specialist, you will report directly to the Global Logistics Director and manage 1 central data officer. You will be in charge of enforcing data integrity and adherence to the Global Logistics department's policies to support country input distribution and other units such as rural retail, tree production and deliveries, local hubs, crop commercialization / buyback and direct deliveries.

  • You will use systems and data expertise to influence strategy and related business infrastructure. You will support building scalable and connected supply chain and logistics systems without any double-data entry. With more digitalization and automation we have real-time data and full transparency, reduced process times, improved data integrity, and reliable operations with reduced cost and risk. You will fall in love with this role if you are passionate about maximizing impact through operationalizing data.

    Responsibilities

  • Manage inventory data and report for up to 9 markets while ensuring the highest integrity (complete, accurate, reliable and in context)

  • Grow with dynamic requirements from country programs and teams to guide and oversee the implementation of inventory policies and Service level agreements geared towards efficiency gains

  • Find and implement operational efficiencies and innovations to upgrade existing high touch, manual processes related to inventory through a data-driven approach / decision science

  • Learn One Acre Fund systems and analysis tools to get the right inventory data, analyze and share with team members for execution

  • Improve speed and accuracy of all
    logistics data and upgrading existing paper-based warehouse systems through coordinating the roll-out of a WMS and other digitalization / automation opportunities

  • Develop controls to prevent inventory shrink and checklists, guides and scorecards improve process / procedural efficiency

  • Monitor warehouse compliance with One Acre Fund policies and local regulations

    Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications

    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • 2+ years of experience in inventory management, logistics, or other operational management.

  • Previous staff management and project management experience an asset.

  • Can maintain complex spreadsheets using functions in either Excel or Google Sheets.

  • Can present complex data/research in a digestible way.

  • Interest in operational and technical challenges related to inventory.

  • You love to learn with passion and commitment!

  • Flexible, dynamic, self-demanding, and independent.

  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP and business intelligence / analytics solutions such as Power BI an asset.

  • SQL and some data analysis with Python or R an asset.

  • Fluency in English required; French and regional languages an asset.

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Operations, Computer Science, IT, Statistics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration, or related field.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Global Logistics Specialist Jobs in Kenya and Rwanda


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