One Acre Fund Warehouse Associate Job in Western Kenya

Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture / Microfinance
Function: Logistics, Management, Auditing
Title: Warehouse Associate
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Location: Western Kenya
Commitment: Six Month Contract with the possibility of extension based on performance

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is an agricultural non-profit operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families grow their way out of poverty.  
We provide farmers with a “market bundle” including education, finance, farm inputs, health products, and market access. Our program has proven impact – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure a more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  
We are growing quickly. In six years, we have grown to serve 135,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff. 
Last season our Kenyan logistics department delivered over 6 million kgs of inputs to our farmers. 
This season will be even larger!

Job Description

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; increasing the number of sub-locations, districts, and members we serve in each year.  

We are seeking Warehouse Associates who will manage our warehouses throughout Kenya, tracking inventory and deliveries, managing casuals, keeping materials organized and serving our field operations.

Primary Duties

  • Inventory Management – managing deliveries and transfers of goods from suppliers and to other warehouses. Responsible for maintaining accurate records using stock cards, transfer receipts and other tools. The warehouse associate will take responsibility for any missing or unaccounted for inventory!
  • Responsible for daily reporting of warehouse activities
  • Counting the inventory and reporting input counts on a daily basis
  • Responsible for projects as assigned by the Logistics Manager such as supporting our fleet of trucks and pikis, building delivery systems for weekly deliveries to district offices and managing the distribution of chlorine to dispensers in villages across several districts
  • Maintaining the safety and security of all inputs stored in the warehouse.
  • Organize all inventory per established warehouse layout. Make sure all walkways within the warehouse are clear and all inputs are clearly labeled by name and size
  • Making sure at all times the warehouse is ready and in order for physicals counts by the internal auditors.
  • Responsible for receiving official OAF visitors to the warehouses e.g (OAF Donors)
  • Facilitate through the Logistics manager the  renewal of lease agreements with NCPB
  • Receive and prepare invoices from NCPB and put up payment request quarterly.
  • Security of all documents such as stock cards, delivery notes, receipts
If you have skills and experience in these areas, please highlight them in your cover letter and resume.

Career Growth and Development

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. 
We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews. 
We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that employees are passionate about.


We are seeking exceptional professionals with a minimum of two years of work experience and a passion for sustainable agricultural development in Kenya.  
We are looking for exemplary candidates so please only apply if you fit these criteria:
  • Must have a minimum of a college Diploma in business management, logistics or relevant discipline.
  • Leadership experience at work, including managing a team of people (Desirable)
  • Demonstrated Computer Skills, specifically in using Microsoft Excel is a plus.
  • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours during busy season
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job
  • Clear written and oral communication
  • Strong math skills
  • Demonstrated proactive problem-solving
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • High quality work with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interact  to work in a team Environment
  • A willingness to commit to living in Western Province or Nyanza
  • Language: Fluent in Kiswahili and English Required.
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
Timeline: Candidates to submit resumes by the 25th of February.
Compensation: Competitive Salary based on qualifications and experience
Benefits: Performance Based bonuses, transport and airtime allowances
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer. 

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to (Subject line: Warehouse Associate + the place you heard of the position) and salary expectation

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