Logistics Support Data Analyst at One Acre Fund

On Friday, June 27th, 2014
Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture / Microfinance
 
Function: Logistics, Management, Auditing
 
Title: Logistics Support Data Analyst
Employer: One Acre Fund
 
Job Location: Western Kenya
 
Commitment: Six Months Contract with the possibility of extension based on performance

Organization Description: One Acre Fund is an agricultural non-profit operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families grow their way out of poverty.  

We provide farmers with a “market bundle” including education, finance, farm inputs, health products, and market access. Our program has proven impact – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure a more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  
We are growing quickly. In six years, we have grown to serve 135,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff. Last season our Kenyan logistics department delivered over 6 million Kgs of inputs to our farmers. 

This season will be even larger!

Job Description: One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; increasing the number of sub-locations, districts, and members we serve in each year.  

We are seeking a Logistics Support Data Analyst who will use a proprietary inventory management software (Training offered upon hiring) to keep track of inventory movements across all One Care Fund Kenya’s warehouses and stores. 
The Analyst will be asked to keep organized records and perform reconciliation of data where necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Inventory Management – Overseeing and handling day-to-day management of inventory related operations including, but not limited to:
  1. Daily cycle counts
  2. Ensuring all inventory movements are tracked in the stock cards and through receipts
  3. Tracking input transfers
  4. Data entry of daily/weekly stock movements across 7+ warehouses across Kenya
  5. Support regular auditing of all inventory and inventory related documentation
  • Inflow support – Help organize and QC any numbers going into and out of the inflow Database
  • Manage payment request process: Handle all logistics payment requests.
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting timely and relevant internal inventory reports to the Logistics Team Management as well as to other relevant internal and external parties.
  • Security of all documents such as stock cards, delivery notes, receipts, distribution sheets, purchase orders and invoices for the logistics department.
  • Any other related duty as assigned by the supervisor
If you have skills and experience in these areas, please highlight them in your cover letter and resume.

Career Growth and Development: One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular 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 employees are passionate about.

Qualifications

We are seeking exceptional professionals with a minimum of two years of work experience and a passion for sustainable agricultural development in Kenya.  
We are looking for exemplary candidates so please only apply if you fit these criteria:
  • Must have a minimum of a college Diploma in business management, logistics or relevant discipline.
  • Attention to detail, critical thinking, strong organizational and analytical skills. 
  • Experience with inventory management a plus.
  • Demonstrated Computer Skills, specifically in using Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel is a plus.
  • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours during busy season.
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job
  • Clear written and oral communication
  • Typing speed of 50 words per minute
  • Strong math skills
  • Demonstrated proactive problem-solving
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • High quality work with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interact  to work in a team Environment
  • A willingness to commit to living in Western Province
  • Language: Fluent in Kiswahili and English Required.
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by Monday, July 16 2014. 
We will begin interviews soon after and plan to make an offer to begin immediately.

Compensation: Competitive Salary based on qualifications and experience
Benefits: Performance Based bonuses, Housing, transport and airtime allowances
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to [email protected] (Subject line: Logistics Support Data Analyst + the place you heard of the position) and salary expectation
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