One Acre Fund Supply Chain Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

One Acre Fund Supply Chain 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

  • The Global Sourcing team brings high-quality, life-changing inputs to our clients at low cost as possible. We source over $70M worth of inputs to One Acre Fund's regional warehouses across 7 countries. As a team, we develop a flexible sourcing strategy, navigate within a complex and evolving regulatory environment and develop tight quality controls to guarantee inputs make it from supplier to One Acre Fund warehouse at the best possible price and quality.

  • It is our job to represent the voices of our smallholder farmers at the top of the value chain, bringing them the same purchasing power, state of art quality control mechanisms, and in time deliveries as any large-scale agribusiness.

  • As a Seed Supply Chain Specialist, you will oversee the following Measurements in Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Zambia:

  • 5% cost savings.

  • 90+% on time and in full delivery (OTIF).

  • No quality issues reaching the farmer.


  • You'll manage the team responsible for purchasing all seed for all of our One Acre Fund program countries. You'll achieve this by coaching, empowering,
    and supporting your team to:

  • Work with country teams to set a high level purchasing strategy including market scanning, supplier selection process, negotiations and contracting.

  • Bring high-quality seed on time and in full to all country clients as efficiently as possible.

  • Mitigate seed supply chain changes and fuel year-over-year cost savings through supplier relationship management and seed industry connects.

  • Lead seed partnerships with suppliers ensuring supply chain reliability.

  • Support and integrate input procurement and partnerships for crop commercialization.

  • Support the Rwanda Seed team in ensuring all seed is internally tested at Gabiro before distribution to farmers

  • Guarantee standard controls and SOPs are followed, data are accurate and updated real-time.

  • Set the seed team vision and improve becoming the most efficient team.

  • Fuel personal growth through tailored coaching unleashing the full potential of your team members.

    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:

  • 3+ years of experience in procurement or supply chain management.

  • Experience coaching direct reports. Remote management experience.

  • Enjoy collaborating, with good supplier management skills in using your to work.

  • Experience in agriculture or the East African seed sector preferred but not strictly required.

  • Fluent English and Kinyarwanda.

    How to Apply

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

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