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One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund

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Position: Bahir Dar - Procurement Specialist
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Bahir Dar - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

About the Role

You'll manage the Ethiopia Procurement operations and team, overseeing the purchase of operational goods and services on behalf of One Acre Fund smallholder farmers. The team fulfills all the procurement needs necessary for the proper functioning of One Acre Fund’s program. You will report to the Systems Lead in the Systems Department.

Responsibilities

Management

  • Manage a team of 1-2 people while providing support to the daily operations of the team and their professional development.
  • Set clear and well-documented expectations for all team members and hold staff accountable to these rigorous expectations.

Excellence in Execution

  • Deliver requested items on time with the correct specifications below market prices
  • For seed procurements, ensure that all seed meets our quality and purity requirements i.e. coordinate quality assurance activities and implement best practices
  • Maintain accurate procurement data in all systems
  • Maintain transparency and compliance of the procurement process
  • Operate with absolute integrity at all times while dealing with vendors and payments
  • Follow a detailed procurement and documentation process with few mistakes

Process Improvement

  • Review existing processes including policies and systems to implement improvements that save time and money
  • Implement standard practices to improve efficiency and service while supporting strategic sourcing initiatives

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:

  • Project management skills
  • 2+ years experience in Procurement related work
  • A creative mind where you constantly look for alternative solutions to problems when you hit an obstacle
  • Customer service oriented - able to regulate emotions during stressful times and communicate in a helpful fashion
  • 1+ years of experience in leadership and team management.
  • Experience using Google Suites and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent data analysis skills
  • Language: English and Amharic required

Preferred Start Date

  • As soon as possible

Job Location

  • Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Benefits

  • Health insurance paid time off

Eligibility

This role is open to Ethiopian citizens, permanent residents, and origin cardholders.