21 Positions at One Acre Fund: (Deadline 21 May 2020)

21 Positions at One Acre Fund: (Deadline 21 May 2020)

21 Positions at One Acre Fund: (Deadline 21 May 2020)

15 Positions of Rwanda Shop Manager at One Acre Fund: (Deadline 21 May 2020)

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 more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

Job Description

The Shop Manager will manage the success of a handful of Partner Shop store locations – likely between 4 shops. Your main goal will be the success of the shop program in the sector under your responsibilities.

Your responsibilities as a Shop Manager would include:

  • Manage field execution of Shop activities, both in the field and in-store; spend a majority of days “in the field” to guarantee an understanding of our farmers, our program, and our partners
  • Connect daily work with the vision and goals of the Shop program
  • Manage officer-level staff:
  • Help officers to prioritize their work, based on performance (i.e., targets vs. actual) across a handful of priority areas
  • Provide support with work-planning and collecting of results
  • Assist officers to solve simple problems in the field
  • Evaluate officer performance and coach them to improve, so that they implement all activities as planned
  • Conduct bi-annual performance evaluations
  • Coordinate with mid-level field partners, like Agro dealers and Sector Executives
  • Train, supports and builds a relationship with Shopkeepers – so that they perform well their PShop tasks
  • Provide insightful field reports, helping not only to explain performance results but also to recommend best ways to meet field goals
  • Ensure the smooth and timely operations of their shops, by verifying officers respect required processes – including submission of sales data, requests for shop materials, and submission of payment requests
  • Help grow our team: leads in the hiring of casuals; may help HQ team to hire officers, and supports in the onboarding of new field team members
  • May help in the development or field testing of field-facing materials
  • See themselves as the ultimate owner of their own professional development, working with their manager to grow their careers.

Career growth

We have a 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

We are looking for 15 exceptional professionals with 2+ years of work experience in rural areas and demonstrated passion for serving smallholder farmers to increase the impact we make to farmers through Pshops projects.

Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Management or any related field is preferred
  • Understand short-term goals/priorities and translating them into activities.
  • Able to communicate/work together with different stakeholders for example Sector lever leaders and Agro dealers cooperative leaders
  • Have experience in the coaching field team
  • Experience in marketing and Mobilization in a rural area
  • Experience in a managing field team.
  • Write and speak Kinyarwanda and Intermediate written and verbal communicator, English
  • Have basic computer skills (MS Word and MS Excel)
  • Committed to being based in one of the sectors under their responsibilities.

Preferred Start Date

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to COVID-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the situation, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

Job Location

Gatsibo, Kayonza, Rwamagana, Kamonyi, Rulindo, Gakenke, Rwanda

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Duration

Full-time job.

Benefits 

Health insurance paid time off

Sponsor International Candidates

NoMust have existing rights to work in Rwanda.

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.

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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5 Positions of Rwanda Shop Director at One Acre Fund : (Deadline 21 May 2020 )

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 more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

Job Description

You will be in charge of our district operation in one of the mentioned districts where you will manage 3 to 4 people. Your main goal will be the success of the P-shop program in your district.

Your responsibilities as Shop Director would include:

  • Oversee field execution of program activities, both in-the-field and in-store; spend a majority of days “in the field” to guarantee an understanding of our farmers, our program, and our partners
  • Connect daily work with the vision and goals of the PShop program
  • Train and coaches all staff, especially the Managers
  • Oversee Managers to accomplish shop-level targets, through a weekly meeting(s).
  • Help Managers to identify their field visit priorities. This is important since Managers each manage 5-6 shops and officers, and thus have less than one day per week to visit each officer.
  • Conduct bi-annual performance evaluations for the Shop Managers, and support them to make progress against goals
  • Create an inclusive work environment, where staff at all levels feel empowered to contribute ideas
  • Coordinate with important field partners, including District leaders
  • Be the highest-level contact person for our Agro-dealer partners, if/when they need to escalate an issue above the Shop Managers
  • Discuss weekly with the field team, digging to really understand in depth our performance results; then, weekly provide field reports to HQ including not only an explanation of current results and Goals analysis but also a summary of next steps already planned in the field
  • Identify instances where tools are needed to make the field team’s jobs easier or to improve our results. Create and field tests such materials (for example indicators collection tools, or agenda for monthly partnership meetings) – with support of their manager.
  • See themselves as the ultimate owner of their own professional development, working with their manager to grow their careers

Career growth

We have a 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 an opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications

We are looking for five professionals with a demonstrated experience in problem-solving and think critically.

Strict requirements include:

  • Having people management experience and ability to motivate people, required
  • Have a bachelor’s degree or some university education level
  • Demonstrate experience managing medium to large projects, required
  • Goal and detail-oriented, with an eye to assessing where activities are not meeting expectations
  • Experience creating comprehensive implementation plans to get us to our goals
  • Fieldwork / rural work experience preferred
  • Experience getting to the cause of a problem, both by conversation, questioning and by direct observation
  • Able to propose solutions for field problems, and to broker compromises between different stakeholders groups
  • Accept to live in the district under your responsibilities for at least 2 years
  • Technical skills: Microsoft Office, including basic analysis in Excel; comfortable discussing numbers, averages, and percentages
  • Take feedback and grow quickly
  • Excellent in Kinyarwanda and Intermediate written and verbal communicator, English

Preferred Start Date

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to COVID-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the situation, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

Job Location

Gakenke, Rurindo, Kayonza, Rwamagana, Kamonyi or Gatsibo, Rwanda

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Duration

Full-time job

Benefits 

Health insurance paid time off

Sponsor International Candidates

NoMust have existing rights to work in Rwanda.

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.

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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Rwanda Purchasing Coordinator at One Acre Fund: (Deadline 21 May 2020 )

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. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

Job Description

The Rwanda Procurement team is responsible for over $1.5 million in spending each year across over 2,000 transactions and is responsible for all operational goods and service purchasing on behalf of over 300,000 smallholder farmers. This team purchases all items needed to keep our program running.

Working with the Procurement team requires frequent written and verbal communication with our suppliers as well as the various teams within One Acre Fund that we are procuring operational goods and services for. We are seeking a Purchasing Coordinator to provide support to the Rwanda Procurement team to put food on the farmer’s table by providing clients with access to the highest quality products, at the right time, every time, as cost-effectively as possible.

This position is responsible for executing all local purchasing functions in Rwanda by sourcing operational goods and services from suppliers to all OAF Rwanda offices. You will be responsible for a variety of categories including agricultural inputs and livestock products. The role is also responsible for identifying, planning and implementing key projects to improve quality, reduce cost, increase productivity and improve cycle time, resulting in internal clients’ satisfaction.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Market Research
    • Conduct market research related to operational goods and services.
    • Reinforce the organization’s supplier database through continuous market research.
    • Assess prevailing market prices in order to estimate financial savings made through the Procurement team.
    • Maintain long-term business relationships with the organization’s suppliers as well as identify and build new supplier relationships for new or existing products.
  • Purchase
    • Execute requests for quotations, supplier selection, and purchases from Kigali and regions.
    • Negotiate for the best prices for all purchased goods and services.
    • Follow-up with the Finance team to make sure suppliers are paid on time.
    • Build strong relationships with requesting departments.
    • Support the Purchasing team on supplier and category management activities.
  • Deliveries and client communication
    • Negotiate best delivery/payment terms with suppliers.
    • Ensure the reception of goods at the organization’s Kigali offices.
    • Collect all purchases’ supporting documents from suppliers and share with SAP Data Administrator in a timely manner.
    • Improve customer satisfaction through the use of proactive communications – constantly keep clients updated on their requests status.
  • Systems and processes 
    • Provide support on various procurement project execution.
    • Work with internal departments to elaborate procurement plans for their various projects.
    • Identify opportunities for cost savings through upstream supplier relationships.

The Purchasing Coordinator will also perform any other duties as assigned by the manager.

The overarching goals of this role are:

  • 5% cost saving.
  • 90% of items delivered on time and in full.
  • 95% positive customer satisfaction.

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

We are seeking exceptional professionals with experience in and a passion for procurement and/or supply chain preferably with an agribusiness background. Experience in an entrepreneurial environment is a plus.

Candidates that meet the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum 2-year work experience in a demanding professional environment.
  • Experience or education in procurement/supply chain/logistics – agribusiness background preferred, but not required. We are looking for a smart individual that can learn quickly.
  • Attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Solid customer service skills and ability to handle a demanding, high-pressure environment.
  • Strong work ethic and sense of responsibility.
  • Strong quantitative thinking skills.
  • Language: Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda (required), French (preferred)

Preferred Start Date

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to COVID-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

Job Location

Rubengera, Rwanda

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Duration

Full-time job.

Benefits 

Health insurance paid time off

Sponsor International Candidates

NoMust have existing rights to work in Rwanda.

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.

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

 

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