Wednesday, July 20, 2016

One Acre Fund,Rwanda Procurement Manager Jobs in Rwanda

Job Description – Rwanda Procurement Manager
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Industry:              Nonprofit/International Development
Function:             Procurement, supply chain, logistics
Employer:            One Acre Fund
Job Title:             Procurement Manager
Job Location:       Kigali

Deadline:            27th July 2016
Duration:             Minimum 2 year commitment, full-time job
Who We Are
One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. In more than five years in Rwanda, we have grown to serve 100,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure 50-100% average gain in farm income per acre. We only serve farmers, and we always put Farmers First. We are Rwanda’s fastest growing professional organization. To help manage this growth, we are looking for “Procurement Manager”.
Job Description
The Procurement Manager will manage our local purchasing function in Rwanda, managing the sourcing, quality assurance, and deliveries of all operational goods and services for the Rwanda program.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Build and execute high level procurement systems to reduce waste and improve efficiency
  • Approve the payments for necessary goods and services once approved for need
  • Develop sourcing strategies aimed at working with high quality suppliers through market research, regular supplier assessment, and supplier relationship building
  • Collaborate across Tubura teams to forecast major purchases, ensure requests are submitted on time, and maintain strong relationships with team leads for open communication
  • Anticipate potential challenges in sourcing and market analysis to reduce risk
  • Control spend and build long term culture of cost saving within procurement team
  • Perform risk management for suppliers and systems
  • Manage accurate data entry into SAP system and Google tracker
  • Follow up with suppliers and clients to ensure goods are delivered on time and at the right specifications
  • Create a positive work environment for procurement team to feel well supported and happy
  • Track payments and all team expenditure
  • Put in place a strong and easy to follow quality assurance process to ensure quality of all delivered goods
  • Plan and execute vendor tendering and pre-qualification process
  • Other activities as requested by your manager
We seek exceptional professionals with a passion for understanding logistics, supply chains and procurement. Experience in an entrepreneurial environment is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in a demanding professional environment.
  • Experience in procurement/supply chain/logistics preferred, but not required. We are looking for a smart individual that can learn quickly.
  • Creativity and strong problem solving skills. You don’t take no for an answer and constantly look for alternative solutions to problems.
  • Experience working with multinational companies preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to handle a demanding, high pressure environment
  • Ability to think strategically to solve challenging problems and requests
  • Excellent organizational, customer service, and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong sense of ethics, honesty and integrity and Strong quantitative thinking skills
  • Strong sense of accountability and responsibility
  • Top-performing academic background.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Language: English and Kinyarwanda required, French nice to have
To apply
You will be prompted to a form that must be completed.  At the end of the form you will have the opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.
We are offering a world class professional and international environment that focuses on your career development and are looking forward to receiving your application.
Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position.  If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: 0785443574 (Do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts. If you misuse this number and use it for general information about the position and not to report Fraud, we will not consider you for this position).
One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer; all candidates with legal working age will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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