One Acre Fund Kenya Retail and Fleet Operations Associate Jobs

One Acre Fund Kenya Retail and Fleet Operations Associate Jobs


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 One Acre Fund's Retail and Fleet Operations Associate in Kenya, you will directly manage transport operations, order processing and distribution to the 500,000+ farmers and 70+ Dukas that the Kenyan program serves, and your work will have a tremendous impact on our key mission of serving the small-holding farmer.

  • You will report to the Logistics Senior Associate / Kenya Logistics Lead and will largely work with other departments including the Rural Retail, Field operations, Innovations Lab, and Business operations departments.

    Responsibilities

  • Oversee the execution and operational excellence of all deliveries across the Kenya Program.

  • Scale fleet operations from the current outsourcing model to internal operations and deploy 30 trucks by the end of 2022.

  • Manage owned and subcontracted fleet of vehicles.

  • Achieve key KPI's such as On-Time Delivery, Delivery Accuracy, and Delivery Cost per Revenue.

  • Manage a team of ~30 logistics professionals comprising drivers and office staff.

  • Build a network of 3rd party transport service providers.

  • Make process changes aimed at improving efficiency and minimizing costs.

  • Build a team culture that represents One Acre Fund values and creates
    a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.

    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:

  • 5+ years of strong work or successful entrepreneurial experience.

  • Experience in supply chain, logistics, or other operational management.

  • Advanced data analytics skills (Great use of data analysis tools such as pivots or solver).

  • Experience setting strategic direction, managing projects from idea to implementation.

  • Leadership experience at work or outside of work.

  • Ability to build teams and work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

  • Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine good humor, patience, and an approach to service to join our growing family of leaders.

  • Knowledge of Kaizen/ six sigma methodologies.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in a related field.

  • Language: English and Swahili required in Kenya.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Kenya Retail and Fleet Operations Associate Jobs


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