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Supply Chain Operations and Analytics Associate

Kenya

  • Organization: OAF - One Acre Fund
  • Location: Kenya
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date:

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

As the Supply Chain Operations & Analytics Associate, you will be part of the Global Sourcing Team. You will lead the data management and visualization workstream. You will collaborate with a consultant to create insightful dashboards. You will also propose and lead approved systems and operations improvement projects that result in increased supply chain efficiency.

You will report to the Supply Chain Operations Senior Manager

Responsibilities

  • Lead the Supply Chain product solutions (forecasting and inventory planning system, procure to pay solution and more), ensure our processes are efficient and manage a prioritized backlog of systems improvements.
  • Manage external consultants to create analytics reports to inform your supply chain strategy and operations recommendations, improve data visibility and visualization to empower internal clients, approvers and purchasers to make informed decisions.
  • Collaborate with country program teams, Finance and Tech to achieve Supply Chain goals.

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 of experience in a Logistics, Sourcing, Finance, or Data Analytics role.
  • 1+ years experience working on the backend of a Data Visualization software such as Superset, PowerBI, Tableau, R or Stata.
  • Data and analytical skills; Ability to transform data into information and communicate it in an easily understandable manner. And; ability to maintain complex spreadsheets (can perform complex functions).
  • Top-performing academic background.
  • Proficient workplace English.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Nairobi, Kenya

Benefits

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

Eligibility

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

Application Deadline

16 September 2022

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 ([email protected]), 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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