One Acre Fund Logistics and Supply Chain Loss Prevention Associate Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Kenya is our largest and fastest-growing country of operation. Our vision for 2030 is to transform every farming community in Kenya through sustained food security and pathways to prosperity.

Distribution is fundamental to the core model of One Acre Fund and the Logistics team works specifically to enable this cutting edge, cost-efficient, and professional rural delivery system.

The Logistics and Supply Chain Loss Prevention Associate will be an integral part of the team that delivers millions of kilograms of goods each year directly to hundreds of thousands of farm families across East Africa. Your work will have a tremendous impact on the organization’s key mission of serving the small-holding farmer.

One Acre Fund Logistics and Supply Chain Loss Prevention Associate Jobs in Kenya


Develop & implement solutions to improve loss prevention across country teams:

  • Assess loss prevention work across country logistics teams bi-annually to identify problems leading to loss (controls, security, safety, QA) & update/develop loss prevention project pipeline
  • Central planning & solution development for loss prevention problems
  • Roll out solutions across country teams
  • Identify how to ramp up & manage controls during busy distribution seasons
  • Execution excellence and oversight of loss prevention portfolio:
  • Put clear accountability measures in place for each country to effectively manage controls, safety, and security to improve controls relating to loss prevention - you are responsible for ensuring every country team is prioritizing & maintaining loss prevention portfolio
  • Staff up country teams to be able to manage loss prevention portfolio - could hire a full-time staffer to manage this portfolio or identify a loss prevention champion on the ground in smaller, less mature countries who can manage this portfolio as a core part of their role - this person’s primary manager will be the Global Loss Prevention Associate/Manager with dotted line management to Country Logistics Lead
  • Lead monthly loss prevention calls w/ loss prevention staff to brainstorm issues and roll out new processes & procedures

    Stakeholder engagement & coordination:

  • Work with key stakeholders to improve the controls environment & design systems to prevent loss
  • You are the intersection point between legal, audit, Government Relations, Business Development, and finance
  • Work with global logistics leadership and country teams to make loss prevention recommendations based on a deep understanding for how these external factors impact logistics work
  • Digest & prioritize asks coming from different stakeholders - decide what to implement, when, and how
  • Develop technology solutions to streamline loss prevention processes that
    integrate with the supply chain universe
  • Ensure loss prevention processes & procedures fit well with broader financial controls environment at the organization

    Capacity building:

  • Train country staff on loss prevention controls and hold them accountable to pre-set expectations:
  • Understand tools, systems, and processes surrounding loss prevention controls
  • Effectively train staff on how to execute loss prevention processes, use software & systems relating to loss prevention, and how to more independently solve problems relating to loss prevention
  • Set clear expectations at all levels of the logistics team, and tracking KPIs to hold individuals accountable to excellent execution
  • Develop and roll out reports to help country teams self-assess success
  • Driving Innovation in supply chain team loss prevention: Work with supply chain leadership and country logistics leads to drive innovation across supply chain teams by executing strategic projects and thinking creatively on how to reduce loss. Example projects include:
  • Procurement fraud prevention strategy & training
  • Data expectation setting & improvement across supply chain teams - streamline the data process
  • Rolling out safety protocols
    Security rubric (key holder policy, bin transfer)


  • Must possess an appreciation for the challenges of logistics in a developing economy with an understanding of how the industry functions
  • Strong work experiences with demonstrated leadership and management experience. Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience (e.g. starting a program in a developing country, leading a conference, starting a business,).
  • Experience in supply chain, logistics, or other operational management required.
  • Development sector experience is an asset but not required.
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to quickly review, synthesize, analyze, and communicate data (applied mathematics or systems engineering background an asset)
    Creativity and strong problem solving skills.
  • Top-performing educational background; related Master’s Degree is an asset, but not strictly required.
  • Language: Fluent English required. French desired. Regional languages an asset.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Head of Kenya Expansion Jobs in Kenya

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