One Acre Fund Hiring


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One Acre Fund Hiring,

One Acre Fund Hiring

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One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty.

Kenya Platform Supervisor

  • About the Role

You will be the go-to person for coordinating the Maize buy-back project. From managing logistics for gathering maize to making sure deliveries are on time and collecting revenue, your role is essential for keeping everything running smoothly. You will keep an eye on inventory levels and make sure they’re accurate, and you will also handle payments to our platform farmers. Essentially, you will make sure that everything goes smoothly from the moment we acquire the maize, through inventory and deliveries, all the way to revenue and payments. It’s a vital role that ensures the smooth operation of the Maize buy-back project.

Responsibilities

  • Handle and process payments to platform farmers
  • Manage logistics for aggregation
  • Oversee and keep track of inventory levels, performing regular inventory reconciliation
  • Supporting farmer mobilization to improve volumes of grains aggregated
  • Create and develop relationships with buyers of grains, including surveying markets weekly
  • Manage the coordination of sales, ensuring deliveries, and handling the collection and reconciliation of revenue.
  • Manage warehouse in compliance with our policies and vision.
  • Set up the layout and ensure efficient space utilization.
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene, and security.
  • Be accountable for inventory received, stored, and delivered

Qualifications

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

  • Diploma in agribusiness, business, economics, business administration, and supply chain management, – with 2-year equivalent experience
  • Project management skills and the ability to create and stick to timelines
  • A track record in planning field activities and troubleshooting issues
  • Broad knowledge of supply chain operations, warehousing, and warehouse management software, or the demonstrated ability to acquire and proficiently apply new skills in these areas
  • Experience implementing process improvement initiatives
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
  • General knowledge of Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and warehouse management best practices.
  • Other: Teamwork
  • Language: English, Kiswahili required

Application Deadline: 06 March 2023

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Kenya Warehouse Supervisor [Fixed- Term]

About the Role

You will manage and oversees the operations of their warehouse. You will oversee the efficient and safe receipt, storage, retrieval and dispatch of several products. You will ensure workplace health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the security of the building and the stock within it. You are expected to ensure warehouse operation targets are achieved and that all warehouse processes are running smoothly and promptly. You will report to the Regional Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a warehouse in compliance with One Acre Fund policies and vision.
  • Oversee receiving, warehousing, distribution and maintenance operations.
  • Set up the layout and ensure efficient space utilization in the warehouse.
  • Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the warehouse.
  • Manage stock and reconcile live inventory with a data storage system (SAP).
  • Recruit, train, coach and motivate the warehouse’s casual labour workforce.
  • Act as liaison between One Acre Fund and NCPB Depot.

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:

  • A mimimum of a Diploma in logistics, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
  • 2 years of experience in Warehousing or Supply Chain Management.
  • Experience implementing process improvement initiatives.
  • Hands-on experience with warehouse management software and database.
  • A leader who can manage other staff (1 assistant and casual).
  • General knowledge of warehouse management best practices.
  • Use different G-Suites like Google sheets in your daily mandate

Application Deadline: 19 March 2023

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Tupande Data Engineer

About the Role

One Acre Fund plans to serve 10 million farmers by 2030. To reach this goal, leaders across all of our business units need access to timely and actionable data. As a member of the Business Intelligence (BI) team, you’ll partner with leaders across the organization to identify strategic opportunities for data to drive value for our farmers. You’ll work with members of the tech division and data engineers to build our data warehouse, create datasets, and design dashboard and reporting solutions. You’ll become an expert on our data and its source systems through your work. At the root of it, you will identify the most effective ways to get data into the hands of decision-makers with the highest possible value addition; and then you’ll do it from start to finish.

As a successful candidate, you’ll be comfortable building relationships in a multi-country, cross-cultural environment and enjoy the challenge of designing global solutions that work in unique and complex local country contexts. You’ll work with both technical and non-technical peers. We’re looking for someone who will love working with data and seeing the results improve the lives of millions of farmers.

Responsibilities

  • Create an ETL package to pull impact data into our warehouse; perform transformations to create project-specific datasets, and design a portal to share with external researchers
  • Strategically expand self-service BI, empowering users across all teams to access data directly – we believe in getting data into the hands of those who know it best
  • Identifying data gaps within the Kenya program. Then designing pipelines to pull the data from source systems into our data warehouse, perform transformations and make it available to data analysts/scientists
  • Optimize SQL queries to improve report performance
  • Create a UAT strategy in coordination with our stakeholders; drive testing requirements for a new dataset in the data warehouse; and build confidence in the accuracy of our data across the organization

Qualifications

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

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, economics, statistics, finance, or a related technical field
  • 3+ years of work experience or equivalent skills
  • Technical knowledge:
    • BI platforms: preferably Power BI; Superset, Metabase
    • ETL: building and testing ETL packages in SSIS, Jupyter notebooks, Kafka, Spark etc
    • SQL: write complex, optimized queries with large relational datasets
    • Programming Languages: Python, R
    • Data Warehouse/Lake solutions: MSSQL, Snowflake, Azure Data Lake
    • Data Modeling: SQL and NoSQL data
  • Documentation
  • Project management and collaboration skills
  • Fluency in English required

Application Deadline: 23 April 2023

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