Kenya Logistics Associate

Coordinate the delivery of life-altering inputs to farmers across Kenya.

Job overview

Logistics and Procurement
Location Type
Various location types


Kenya was our founding country of operation, and it remains our largest in terms of both numbers of clients and staff.

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 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.

We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.

Job Description

Working with our One Acre Fund Logistics team presents the opportunity to build upon strong operational foundations, deepen and extend geographic reach, and explore new ways to impact our well-established network of thousands of farm families.

Distribution is fundamental to One Acre Fund’s core model and the logistics team is a cutting edge, cost-efficient, and professional rural delivery system.  The Logistics Associate will be an integral part of the team that delivers millions of kilograms of goods each year directly to hundreds of thousands of farm families across Kenya.  Your work will have a tremendous impact on the organization’s key mission of serving smallholder farmers. Responsibilities will include:

  • Executing Input Distributions throughout the growing season - planning and executing the delivery of life changing agricultural inputs to farmers across Kenya.
  • Serving as a liaison between One Acre Fund departments to ensure smooth execution of annual inputs distribution.
  • Managing a team of warehouse and logistics professionals. This includes roughly 15 warehouse teams as well as an office staff dedicated to critical activity planning, providing key oversight, and managing third-party partnerships.
  • Develop world class supply chain leaders through regular capacity building, mentorship, and stretch opportunities.
  • Building and managing a network of third-party service providers including transportation, warehousing, and input suppliers.
  • Designing and running operational trials with an emphasis on good data collection and analysis.
  • Implementing scalable policies and procedures to enable our program model to grow effectively as we expand our geographic density and reach.
  • Overseeing inventory management across all One Acre Fund Kenya warehouses.
  • Serve as strategic thought partner to Kenya Logistics Manager and decision maker.

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.


We are seeking exceptional professionals with 2-5 years of work experience and a strong desire to make a positive impact for Kenya’s hard-working farmers. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Strong work experiences. Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience, e.g. starting a field program in a developing country, leading a conference, starting a business, solid Volunteer Service Organization accomplishments, etc.
  • Experience in supply chain, logistics, or other operational management.
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to quickly review, synthesize, analyze and communicate data.
  • Strong educational background; a related degree in Supply Chain Management, applied mathematics, systems engineering, or operational management is preferred but not required. Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
    Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience directly managing individuals and teams.
  • Language: Fluent English required.  A knowledge of Swahili or regional Kenyan languages are highly desired.
  • We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service to join our growing family of leaders.

Preferred Start Date



75% Kakamega, 25% Nairobi or location of your choice


Minimum 2-year commitment, full-time job


Commensurate with experience


Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

Sponsor International Candidates 

Yes. East Africans strongly encouraged to apply.

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