Zambia Transport and Warehouse Supervisor

Website One Acre Fund

About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

About the Role
The Transport and Logistics Supervisor will help drive the efficiency of the organization’s transport system and will be pivotal in logistics operations including supervising stock counts and managing warehouse managers during input distribution

Success will be smooth daily transport management, ensuring vehicles undergo scheduled maintenance, minimizing unplanned downtime, and accurate monthly stock inventory.

You will be under the Corporate Operations Department and will report directly to the Operations Lead and help manage 2-3 seasonal staff

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily operations of One Acre Fund vehicles.
  • Coordinate vehicle maintenance to ensure optimal performance and cost.
  • Monitor fuel consumption and expenses, implementing cost-saving measures.
  • Plan monthly reporting and reconciliation at all warehouses including warehouse checklists and inventory reconciliation
  • Support the management of warehouse officers and casuals during input distribution

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:

  • 2+years of experience in transport and logistics including warehousing
  • Diploma in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, and Google Sheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets)
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English

Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible

Job Location
Kabwe, Zambia

Benefits
Health insurance, paid time off

Eligibility
This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Zambia

Application Deadline
17 June 2024

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here ([email protected]), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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