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  • Posted: Feb 3, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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.
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    Global Transport & Logistics Associate

    About The Role

    The Global Transport & Logistics Associate role will manage OAF global supply chain logistics operations across several product categories and provide expertise to country teams in logistics operations best practices.

    • You will ensure our products are delivered on time, in an efficient and cost-effective manner to country program warehouses in Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi, Burundi, and Tanzania
    • You will provide expertise to OAF country program teams regarding transport operations best practices
    • You will ensure timely delivery of inputs to Sub-Saharan smallholder farmers
    • You will be part of the Global Supply Chain Division and report directly to the Non-Agricultural Procurement Manager


    • Ensure goods arrive at One Acre Fund's domestic warehouses 100% on time and in full, and ensure less than 0.5% loss of goods in transit due to mishandling at loading/re-bagging or transportation process
    • Manage partnerships and performance reviews with high quality third-party logistics providers to simplify and de-risk logistics operations
    • Reduce transport costs across all countries and product categories by 3-5% through strategically negotiated LTAs and regular process improvements
    • Guide transport time-saving improvements through streamlined/consolidated product delivery and other logistics process automation
    • Lead coordination between Global Supply Chain and in-country Logistics teams to drive best practice transportation at all stages of delivery to farmers
    • Support Procurement activities across all countries of operation

    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:

    • At least 3+ years of experience in logistics, procurement, operations, data analysis, or supply chain management
    • Project management experience required - you know how to map out a clear and easy to digest project plan
    • Data Analysis skills required: experience structuring analyses related to logistics subject matter
    • Language: Fluent in English & Swahili
    • Experience in import/export or similar operations

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to One Acre Fund on to apply

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