Job Opportunity – Sourcing Manager at Kyosk in Kano, Kano State

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Position: Sourcing Manager - Farm

Industry: Company Technology / FMCG Distribution

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Kano, Kano State

Job Description

Kyosk is seeking candidates for a position in Sourcing Manager - Farm based in Kano, Kano State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

Kyosk, a tech-led company revolutionizing the FMCG distribution chain, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Sourcing Manager-Farm to join our team in Kano, Nigeria. Kyosk connects informal retailers and similar outlets directly with FMCGs, leveraging our digital-first platform to ensure retail outlets have access to stock at competitive prices delivered directly to them. We address the inefficiencies in the traditional distribution chain, which are often costly and lead to stock-outs and lost sales opportunities for FMCGs. By providing real-time data visibility, we optimize the supply chain for both retailers and FMCGs.

In addition to enhancing the distribution chain, Kyosk is committed to financial inclusion for millions of informal retailers and consumers across Africa through fintech innovations. Our goal is to fully digitize payment collections and reconciliations, driving towards 100% digitized payments.

The Sourcing Manager-Farm will be responsible for optimizing agricultural product procurement, building strong relationships with farmers, and ensuring the cost-effective and timely acquisition of high-quality crops. This role is pivotal in developing and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives, managing supplier relationships, and ensuring operational excellence throughout the procurement process.

Job Detail


  • Develop and implement a sourcing strategy to secure high-quality crops at competitive prices.
  • Identify and establish new farmer partnerships.
  • Analyze market trends and negotiate contracts.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with farmers.
  • Understand farmers' needs and challenges, working collaboratively to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes.
  • Streamline the farm-to-table procurement process to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and ensure timely delivery.
  • Collaborate with the Warehouse Manager to manage inventory levels based on production needs and seasonal variations.
  • Implement procedures to ensure consistent product quality throughout the supply chain.
  • Conduct regular farm inspections and partner with farmers to improve agricultural practices.
  • Negotiate favorable pricing with farmers and explore cost-saving opportunities.
  • Utilize data to identify trends, optimize sourcing strategies, and measure procurement performance.
  • Prepare reports to keep stakeholders informed.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant agricultural regulations and company policies.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Sourcing Manager - Farm position at Kyosk:


  • Proven experience in building and managing relationships with farmers.
  • Strong understanding of agricultural production practices and market trends.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Analytical skills with the ability to analyze data and translate it into actionable insights.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel is a must).
  • Experience with agricultural technology is a plus.
  • A passion for agriculture and a commitment to sustainable practices.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
  • An MBA is a plus.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in agricultural procurement or a related field.


  • Logistics planning and management
  • Procurement
  • Negotiation
  • Purchasing
  • Stock and inventory management
  • Corporate communications

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Sourcing Manager - Farm at Kyosk:


NGN 2,400,000 - 4,200,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary package
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic and innovative environment
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Incentives for achieving procurement targets

Date posted: June 27, 2024

Posted on: Kano


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Kyosk is at the forefront of transforming the FMCG distribution landscape in Africa. We are looking for individuals who are not only skilled in procurement and supply chain management but are also passionate about making a significant impact in the agricultural sector. If you have the expertise and drive to help us achieve our mission, we invite you to apply and join our dynamic team in Kano, Nigeria.