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Overseeing long-term purchase planning 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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelors
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1.6 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms more productive. Our 10,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across ten African countries, 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 earn 40 percent more profits on the land they enroll with One Acre Fund. Our Kenya program, founded in 2006, is our largest .We operate under the farmer brand Tupande, serving 830,000 farmers and employing 4,000 staff. We aim to transform every farming community in Kenya by delivering sustained food security and pathways to prosperity. tupande.co.ke.


About the Role

You will manage the Kenya Strategic Procurement Function, overseeing long-term purchase planning on behalf of One Acre Fund smallholder farmers. You will report to the Logistics procurement Lead.


Responsibilities

  • Contract Management :establish high-quality contracts for frequent and critical procurement needs 
  • Supplier Performance Management :Identify and address supplier performance gaps including to maintain supplier business relationships 
  • Process improvement: Contribute to continuous improvement of existing processes 
  • Partner management: represent OAF with external partners and suppliers.
  • Team Management and Development   
  • Demand and Procurement Forecasting


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:

  • 3+ years in team and people management in a similar position
  • 5+ years of work experience in the supply chain field
  • Great Data Analysis skills with excellent excel and numerical skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience working in a multinational or multicultural environment
  • Project management experience is desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field
  • Professional qualification such as CIPS or CILT
  • Language: English and Swahili required


Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible


Job Location

Kakamega, Kenya


Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off


Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Kenya


Application Deadline

20 May 2024


One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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