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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Supply Chain Officer


Posted By on Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Job Title:              Supply Chain Officer
Employer:            One Acre Fund
Job Location:        Kigali

Industry:              Nonprofit/International Development
Function:              Procurement, supply chain, logistics

Deadline:              26 January 2016

Duration:              Minimum 1 year commitment, full-time job

Who We Are

One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. In more than five years in Rwanda, we have grown to serve 100,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure 50-100% average gain in farm income per acre. We only serve farmers, and we always put Farmers First. We are Rwanda’s fastest growing professional organization. To help manage this growth, we are looking for “Supply Chain Officer” .

Job Description
The Supply Chain Associate will be working on quality assurance, deliveries, and some procurement of major inputs, such as maize seed and bean seed for Rwanda. These items will reach over 100,000 farmers in Rwanda this year.

Responsibilities will include:

    Support Fertilizer Logistics Manager in arranging, coordinating, and tracking fertilizer deliveries from the Rwanda side.
    Execute maize, bean, and other seed quality assurance processes
    Maintain a database of logistics providers for the inputs team in Rwanda
    Generate RFQs as requested by your manager
    Facilitate seed sampling and shipment of samples to seed testing facilities internationally
    Become an expert in Rwanda seed systems
    Research new products in Rwanda as requested by your manager
    Provide high quality customer service to internal teams and external partners
    Support in other tasks relating to supply chain in Rwanda as requested by your team

Qualifications

We seek exceptional professionals with a passion for understanding logistics, supply chains and procurement. Experience in an entrepreneurial environment is a plus.

    Work experience in a demanding professional environment.
    Experience in procurement/supply chain/logistics preferred, but not required. We are looking for a smart individual that can learn quickly.
    Creativity and strong problem solving skills. You don’t take no for an answer and constantly look for alternative solutions to problems.
    Experience working with multinational companies preferred.
    Ability to work independently and make decisions.
    Strong oral and written communication skills.
    Top-performing academic background .
    Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    Language: English and French required and Swahili nice to have

To apply

Please click on this link: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/41264122616951

You will be prompted to a form that must be completed.  At the end of the form you will have the opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.

We are offering a world class professional and international environment that focuses on your career development and are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position.  If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: 0785443136 (Do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts. If you misuse this number and use it for general information about the position and not to report Fraud, we will not consider you for this position).

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