Global Supply Chain Seed Procurement Specialist job at One Acre Fund
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Global Supply Chain Seed Procurement Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

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One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, September 08 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1.6 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms more productive. Our 10,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across ten African countries, 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 earn 40 percent more profits on the land they enroll with One Acre Fund.
Our Rwanda program, founded in 2007, operates under the local brand Tubura. We have more than 3,200 staff located in all four Rwanda provinces and Kigali. Together, we directly serve more than 790,000 farmers. To learn more about our work, look at our Rwanda program blog for more information.

About the Role
The Global Seed Supply Chain Specialist ensures high-quality seed is purchased in a cost-efficient, market-determined, and compliant manner. You will ensure seed inputs are delivered on time through execution excellence and strategic projects and partnerships. Your role is part of the Global Supply Chain Division - Agriculture Purchasing Team. You will report to the Global Seed Procurement Manager This is a hybrid-based role - you will be expected in the OAF Kigali office 2 to 3 days a week

Procure high-quality seed with supply chain excellence
• Complete execution of each country of operations seasonal procurement strategy to deliver +90% on-time delivery of high-quality affordable inputs
• Drive long-term seed supply chain reliability by evaluating supplier capacity, current inventory levels, and market trends for purchases you execute
• Function as the liaison between the OAF country programs and the suppliers you execute procurements form
Maintain seed, operations, and internal stakeholder relationships
• Build partnerships for seasonal procurement needs through articulation of OAF country program procurement needs
• Represent OAF externally with suppliers
Certification & Quality Assurance:
• Ensure all seed is certified to the country’s standards before distribution to farmers
• Assist in facilitating internal seed quality testing for all seed purchases
• Manage and track all certification documentation for seed purchases
• Ensuring loading QC is done for all seed purchases

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 2+ years of the supply chain, operations, or procurement expertise
• Bachelor's degree required
• English fluency required
• Basic Seed mastery: processing, quality control, country standards & industry understanding. Understanding of the Southern and East Africa seed systems
• Experience creating relationships with clients or vendors
• Experience leading negotiations and data-driven decision-making
• Project management experience

Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Job Location
Kigali, Rwanda
Health insurance, paid time off
This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Sunday, September 08 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 12-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-06-2064
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