One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. Instead of giving handouts, we invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We supply a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing, training, and market facilitation—and we deliver these services within walking distance of the 515,000 rural farmers we serve. We measure success in our ability to make farmers more prosperous and we always put Farmers First.
The Planning and Data Lead guides and manages the overall direction of the Data Unit of the Kenya Logistics Team, and leads the planning and data work for our Core Deliveries Unit. This person is responsible for ensuring all necessary planning, data gathering, analysis and reporting happens across both these units of the Logistics team. The Planning and Data Lead oversees all Inventory Data Management and works with the Logistics Team management to craft a long-term vision around the analysis and use of our data to improve delivery execution, reduce inventory loss and provide superior service to our farmers.
Responsibilities of the Planning and Data Unit Lead will include:
Career Growth and Development
One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager and a global support team will commit significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.
We are seeking an exceptional professional with five years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for international development. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
Broad knowledge and experience in:
Using SAP Business Solutions for Inventory Management (or similar ERP/Inventory Management Software)
Data visualization software / tools, preferred if this experience is with Microsoft’s Power BI tool
Excellent skills in:
Specific experience in:
Language: English required
Preferred Start Date
We offer a modest starting salary that affords a high quality of life in our areas of operation. This is a career-track role with performance-based raises and the ability to expand responsibilities over time.
Housing, transportation, and airtime allowances
Minimum three year's commitment, full-time job.
Please note that we are not able to sponsor a visa for this position.
Interested and qualified? Go to One Acre Fund career website on oneacrefund.org to apply