Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager
Dakar, Senegal
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About MyAgro:
myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 – providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.About the Role:
Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the Procurement Manager must have the ability to procure seeds and fertilizers, despite supply chain challenges and at the right price is pivotal to myAgro’s ability to serve its customers at affordable prices. Assuring them of high quality inputs to increase their yields.You will have the functional responsibility for procurement and sourcing processes, activities and performance across West Africa. In addition to setting and driving the strategic direction of procurement, you will be a business partner to colleagues at the country office, providing hands-on procurement support such as running RFPs and direct negotiations with strategic suppliers.You Will:Manage the Procurement Function

Implement the procurement plan, and achieving the KPIs
Adhere to procurement policies, procedures, tools
Collaborating with Country Directors on package price setting (including providing the input costs hypothesis)
Seed and Fertilizer – Global procurement

Keep an updated view on market situation and outlook and execute seed and fertilizer procurement (tender, negotiation etc)
Maintain ongoing relationships with market players at national and regional level (traders, seed cos, producers, blenders, other important users of fertilizer such as cotton companies, financial institutions involved in the trade)
Execute procurement processes efficiently and quickly to acquire seeds and fertilizers at the best possible price
Work with the finance team on working capital management and the logistics team on receipt and storage
Keep and updated view on myAgro overall position in terms of prices and volumes (in respect with prices in the market, or volumes to be delivered)
Build detailed insights on potential new seeds supply options (in collaboration with the Agriculture Team)
Execute disposal of surplus fertilizer stocks
Transport Procurement

Contribute to the definition of requirements and specs (together with supply chain and logistics)
Execute procurement transactions with local providers
Execute procurement transaction with regional & national providers
You Have:
You have 5+ years experience in seed/ fertilizer procurement or in procurement of items >$8M per annum in West Africa
You can clearly demonstrable familiarity with processes and legalities around importation, tendering and negotiation in West Africa
You have robust project and change management experience e.g. in procurement system rollouts
You are analytical with strong complex problem solving skills matched by deep people management experience
You are resilient – tenacious, driven with the ability to operate in a sophisticated environment leading multiple projects and partners.
You must be fluent in English; French is a distinct advantage
Our Benefits:
Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
Retirement plan contributions
Professional development and laptop stipends
Annual flight benefit
The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!
Application Process and Deadline
To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. You should also complete the Plum survey. You can find a link to the Plum survey on the application form for the role. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will contacted by our team.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.