One Acre Fund Rwanda Procurement Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

One Acre Fund Rwanda Procurement Specialist Jobs in 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

You will manage the Rwanda Procurement operations and team, overseeing the purchase of operational goods and services on behalf of One Acre Fund smallholder farmers. The team fulfills all the procurement needs necessary for the proper functioning of One Acre Fund's program.



  • Manage a team of 9+ people while providing support to the daily operations of the team and their professional development.

  • Train purchasers in identifying quality, high-level suppliers and negotiating the best prices and terms.

  • Set clear and well-documented expectations for all team members and hold staff accountable to these rigorous expectations.

  • Identify and address team development needs.

  • Set short to medium term (0-6 months) team and project goals with some Manager support.

    Excellence in Execution

  • Deliver requested items to customers on time, with the correct specifications and at below market prices.

  • Coordinate quality assurance activities and implement best practices.

  • Maintain accurate procurement data in all systems.

  • Work with other teams to reduce overall spend.

  • Maintain transparency
    and compliance of the procurement process.

    Process Improvement

  • Review existing policies and systems to identify improvements that save time and money.

  • Implement standard practices to improve efficiency, effectiveness and customer service.

  • Support strategic sourcing initiatives

    Stakeholder management

  • Represent the Sourcing team to internal customers and suppliers.

  • Manage contracts with suppliers

    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.


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

  • 4+ years of work experience in a related field.

  • People management experience required

  • Project management experience is desirable

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Language: English and Kinyarwanda required, French or Swahili is an asset.

  • Planning and forecasting

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Data analysis skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Rwanda Procurement Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

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