Rwanda Transport Officer at One Acre Fund

1 Rwanda Transport Officer at One Acre Fund
Rwanda Transport Officer

One Acre Fund | Type: Job
Published: 2024-05-07 | Deadline: 2024-06-16

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

Transport Officer will work with One acre fund Rwanda, Seed Innovation Centre department (SIC)/. You will report directly to the Seed Innovation Lead. The Seed Centre at RICA aims to provide business-to-business (B2B) services to Rwandan seed companies, helping them to solve needs (e.g., variety and parent seed issues, and talent gap challenges) so that Rwandan smallholder farmers can access affordable, improved seeds locally achieve bigger harvests each season. Our transport officers are here to support the mission of our organization, by supporting our staff and maintaining our fleet in excellent condition. 


Logistics Support

  • Bring OAF staff and officials to the field.
  • Transport materials and equipment to the field.

Vehicle Maintenance

  • Ensure that the assigned vehicle is compliant with the OAF minimum operating standards and OAF Vehicle Policy requirements
  • Perform minor repairs, submit maintenance and service requests to the transport manager ensure that the vehicle under their care is kept clean and in good running condition.
  • Ensure safety and custody of the vehicles including tools.
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, registration, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.
  • Ensure that, in the event of an accident involving the office vehicle, the necessary steps required by rules and regulations are followed.
  • Ensure the logbook is up to date.
  • Conduct weekly vehicle checks to ensure the vehicle under your care is in good working condition.

Customer Service 

  • Ensure that all required driving training is completed and certifications are kept up to date
  • Exchange relevant information and maintain an open line of communication with colleagues and your manager

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.


Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Knowledge: Sound knowledge of road safety regulations
  • Valid Driving license B and D,
  • 3-5 years working experience in local roads and routes,
  • Utilize maps, GPs systems, and car manuals,
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written Kinyarwanda and English.
  • Punctual and reliable, customer service,
  • Working knowledge of vehicle mechanics.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda


Health insurance, paid time off 


This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda

Application Link

Application Deadline

16 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 address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, 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.