Kenya Retail And Fleet Operations Associate

Recruiter / Employer: One Acre Fund
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

ABOUT THE ROLE

As One Acre Fund's Retail and Fleet Operations Associate in Kenya, you will directly manage transport operations, order processing and distribution to the 500,000+ farmers and 70+ Dukas that the Kenyan program serves, and your work will have a tremendous impact on our key mission of serving the small-holding farmer. You will report to the Logistics Senior Associate / Kenya Logistics Lead and will largely work with other departments including the Rural Retail, Field operations, Innovations Lab, and Business operations departments.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the execution and operational excellence of all deliveries across the Kenya Program.
  • Manage owned and subcontracted fleet of vehicles.
  • Achieve key KPI's such as On-Time Delivery, Delivery Accuracy, and Delivery Cost per Revenue.
  • Manage a team of ~30 logistics professionals comprising drivers and office staff.
  • Build a network of 3rd party transport service providers.
  • Make process changes aimed at improving efficiency and minimizing costs.
  • Build a team culture that represents One Acre Fund values and creates a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment.

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:

  • 5+ years of strong work or successful entrepreneurial experience.
  • Experience in supply chain, logistics, or other operational management.
  • Excel skills (can maintain complex spreadsheets and functions).
  • Experience setting strategic direction, managing projects from idea to implementation.
  • Leadership experience at work or outside of work.
  • Ability to build teams and work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine good humor, patience, and an approach to service to join our growing family of leaders.
  • Knowledge of Kaizen/ six sigma methodologies.
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • Language: English and Swahili required in Kenya
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