Fresher Procurement Coordinator International NGO Jobs – One Acre Fund (OAF)

Job Title:      Procurement Coordinator
Organisation: One
Acre Fund (OAF)
Duty Station: Jinja,
Uganda
About US:
One Acre Fund (OAF)
is an International NGO that supports smallholder farmers to increase their
harvests and thus increase their incomes with a strong footprint in Kenya,
Rwanda, Burundi, and Tanzania. In these countries our 3,000+ strong staff
serves over 200,000 smallholding farmers and helps them to grow their way out
of hunger and poverty. To do this, One Acre Fund provides farmers with
high-quality inputs like seed and fertilizer, financing, and training.
Job Summary: The
Procurement Coordinator will manage the Uganda Procurement team, implement
standardized processes, execute with sustained quality improvements, and drive
5% of purchasing cost out of the system.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Team Management: Mentoring
    the Uganda team which is responsible for purchase, in-house printing,
    stores management & incoming QC.
  • Define Processes and Team Vision: Implementing procurement mechanisms and systems by incorporating
    procurement best practices and identifying strong, long-term supplier
    relationships. You will also be in charge of building excellent inventory,
    quality assurance & print management systems to support procurement
    operations.
  • Manage day to day purchasing Execution: Triaging requests as they come in to
    assess lead times and project possible delays and challenges. You will be
    responsible for running quarterly forecasting activities across teams to
    come up with a quarterly procurement plan. ·         Conducting market research to
    determine multiple sources of supply of all goods and services requested
    by the different user departments
  • Manage procurement support functions: Oversee execution of strong inventory
    management practices in procurement stores – including data management,
    best practices etc. Developing best practices for mitigating risk to One
    Acre Fund through enhanced quality assurance mechanisms for procurement material.
    Maintaining accurate procurement data in the SAP system.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the One Acre Fund Procurement Coordinator must
    hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. Specialization in
    Procurement/Logistics/Supply Chain Preferred. Two years of work experience
    in a demanding professional environment inclusive of people or project
    management experience at work or outside of work.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, Interpersonal skills,
    Creativity and a dedication to great customer service
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    required, experience using SAP preferred
  • Excellent communication skills with suppliers and peers with
    demonstrated fluency in English and Luganda/Lusoga
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting an
updated CV and cover letter to ugandajobs@oneacrefund.org with
the subject line as “Procurement Coordinator.”
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