12 Job Positions at One Acre Fund (Deadline: From 11th Oct, to 21st Dec,2021)

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12 Job Positions at One Acre Fund (Deadline: From 11th Oct, to 21st Dec,2021)

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1.Carbon Projects Manager

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

One Acre Fund is bolstering its Agroforestry work with payments for ecosystem services, especially the development and sale of verified carbon emissions reductions. We believe that helping smallholders participate in carbon markets represents an opportunity for advancing climate justice by increasing smallholder profitability and resilience, and for contributing to climate change mitigation.

We are looking for an entrepreneur with experience in the fields of Agroforestry and Carbon Emissions Reductions to lead our nature-based carbon projects. You will manage all aspects of our carbon work, including the participatory design of carbon projects, guiding field teams in the design and implementation of our CER pilots, developing robust monitoring and verification processes, managing carbon project certification, and supporting CER financing and sales.

This position is in the Global Impact division and will report to the Global Agroforestry Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Carbon Program Design. Design carbon projects that boost farmer prosperity and mitigate climate change

  • With smallholders and local community members, use participatory methods to co-design carbon projects that stand up to rigorous certification standards.
  • Work with partners to build One Acre Fund’s multi-year strategy and actionable plans for operations.
  • Identify and support the introduction (or new development) of technology that dramatically improves smallholder access to carbon markets.

Carbon Project Implementation

  • Lead the implementation of carbon work across the organization.
  • Develop carbon project design documents for approval by established standards.
  • Line up technical support resources for field teams to ensure that project implementation, monitoring, and verification meet certification requirements.
  • Work with our Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team to build a world-class MRV system for CER verification.

External engagement, project financing, and sales.

  • Support One Acre Fund’s work in building relationships with global buyers and financing partners to stand up and sell certified carbon projects.
  • Develop partnerships with project developers, carbon certification standards, and technical partners in all of the above responsibilities.
  • Contribute to advocacy work that improves access to carbon markets for smallholder farmers.

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:

  • 3+ years of experience leading nature-based carbon projects, including implementation and certification.
  • Proven ability to lead complex projects and manage successful teams.
  • History of collaboration with primary actors in the carbon sector, including implementers, technical advisors, and certification standards.
  • Familiarity with carbon emissions reductions verification methodologies and standards.
  • Experience implementing projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Cross-cultural competence and ability to work with diverse teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication across a wide range of audiences.
  • English Fluency. Other preferred languages include Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa, Amharic, or French.
  • Travel within the region up to 30% of the time.

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda, with substantial travel time (other locations in Eastern and Southern Africa are possible)

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 21 December 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


2.Rwanda Rural Retail Lead

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

You will lead the Rural Retail program, which encompasses 120+ retail locations and 175+ team members. In partnership with small business owners, we deliver quality products and services to 100,000+ farmers, including advisory services and asset-based micro-financing. To succeed, you will need to manage a high pace of growth, while ensuring service quality, partner satisfaction, and improvement on our financials. You will help to shape and achieve on the country program’s vision, reporting to the Deputy Country Director. You will directly manage three people: the Operations Manager, the Repayment & Strategy Associate, and the Expansion Specialist.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Run a quality program
  • Improve the program: Get the program to profitability. Deepen impact.
  • Grow the program: We aim to grow to a national scale in the next 18 months.
  • Develop your team: Everyone on the team, from your direct reports to the newest Shop Officer, should be mentored, challenged, and supported.
  • Learn and share learnings: There are other budding retail programs at One Acre Fund. And our donors want your insights.

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:

  • 6+ years of professional experience, and a Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years managerial experience
  • Experience in leading a team (of 3+ people), setting goals and strategy
  • Intermediate to advanced analytical skills
  • Fluent in English

If you additionally fit two or more of the below qualifications, you would make an excellent candidate.

  • On-the-ground experience in low or lower-middle-income countries
  • Consulting experience or mindset: You can approach big problems, and you know how to create a framework to proceed.
  • Financial proficiency: You can read simple financial statements, and explore opportunities for improvement.
  • Retail experience
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda

PREFERRED START DATE

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 21 November 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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 feels 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.

Read more here and apply


3.Senior Mobile Software Engineer

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

Our passionate development team manages a range of web and mobile solutions to support our field operations, from registering millions of farmers and their orders, optimizing delivery truckloads and routes, tracking deliveries, collecting mobile payments, and analyzing loan repayments.

Specific challenges that our mobile solutions have to overcome include:

  • High usability requirements – targeting users with little computer proficiency
  • Offline-first, to provide a good experience with no or limited network connectivity
  • Running on cheap hardware

Our mobile technology is React-Native, Sentry, Detox, and our tooling landscape is based on GitHub / JIRA / Slack / Azure DevOps.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report to our Mobile team lead
  • Work as part of a small, collaborative, and agile team of mobile developers
  • Design, develop, document, test, and support our mobile solutions according to our standards
  • Ensure smooth progress of your projects
  • Participate in your Agile team’s lifecycle
  • Contribute to your department’s improvement by sharing knowledge, sharpening your skills, suggesting different ways of working, and developing
  • Provide technical mentoring to junior team members

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:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development
  • Expert level in one or more mobile frameworks, ideally React-Native for Android, with 3+ years of experience
  • A mindset of testing and automation
  • Experience working in Agile
  • A passion for solving problems and a customer mindset

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

PERKS

  • Health insurance and other comprehensive benefits including a professional development stipend
  • 6 weeks of leave
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Flexible Bring-Your-Own-Device policy with laptop allowance
  • Free lunch on working days and regular happy hour nights
  • A rare opportunity to apply your skills to make an impact in the world by working with a top-ranked non-profit!

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:19 December 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


4.Rwanda Credit Analyst/Manager

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

You will oversee a total of over $20 million loan portfolio from farmer revenue and the Government of Rwanda subsidy revenue. You will design a customer repayment experience and strategy that leads to full recovery of all clients’ credit. You will develop systems to ensure seamless farmer subsidy registration and data reconciliation. . The work you do in this role is fundamental to the Rwanda program sustainability and requires data analysis, innovation, and reporting.

You will report to the Rwanda Field Operations Director and manage a team of 4-5 staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Client credit recovery
    • Create annual plans for recovery with input from all relevant team members
    • Bring credit recovery to at least 98% of the total credit
    • Lead credit recovery performance analysis to understand performance risks and tailor solutions accordingly
    • Create periodic credit recovery performance reports to share with country leadership
  • Subsidy invoicing
    • Develop an understanding of the subsidy processes from client’s registrations in Smart Nkunganire to invoicing in the MOPA.
    • Build controls in our subsidy processes to ensure compliance with all Government of Rwanda guidelines about the subsidy program
    • Lead cross-team collaboration workaround subsidy processes from registration to invoicing
    • Create periodic subsidy performance reports to share with country leadership

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:

  • You have 3 or more years of experience in strategic or consulting contexts or program management experience
  • You are comfortable going to the field, take full ownership of projects, and bring them to results independently.
  • You can quickly identify what matters and communicate that.
  • You are a logical thinker and comfortable with analysis – We are looking for someone who can use analysis to create insights and inform recommendations.
  • You understand complex concepts quickly and learn fast! – We are looking for someone who can step into any situation and start adding value very quickly.
  • You have experience working in the banking sector or microfinance, although this is not a strict requirement.
  • You at least have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • You speak English (Kinyarwanda or French is also very useful)

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Rubengera, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 14, 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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 feels 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.

Click here to read more and apply


5.Accounts Receivables Accountant

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

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Associate, the Accounts Receivables Senior Accountant will make sure that the accounting procedures in relation to One Acre Fund’s Farmer Receivables (across 8 countries of operations) are followed and all financial reporting controls are implemented and running.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce Quarterly/Monthly Accounts receivables and balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Own the reporting process for the core program & trials across 8 countries of One Acre Fund Operations;
  • Prepare and post journal entries in SAP ;
  • Analyze and verify Accounts Receivables related general ledger account balances, including making recommendations for adjustments;
  • Identity, suggests, and support the process improvements in relation to Accounts Receivables;
  • Coordinate the communications between Business Operations and Finance to ensure that monthly reporting is smooth;
  • Project management: you will implement projects in relation to the process improvements for the receivable reconciliation/reporting process;
  • Support the team during the country and global audits;
  • Other tasks as requested by senior management.

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:

  • A university degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related fields
  • Part or fully CPA qualified;
  • At least 4 Years of experience in Accounting (preferably in a similar role)
  • Project management skills
  • Language: English (with French a plus)
  • Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets)

PREFERRED START DATE

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance paid time off

ELIGIBILITY

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE

28 November 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


6.New Country Scout Associate

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

Seeking an exceptional project manager with a strong ‘get stuff done’ (GSD) mindset to help scout a new market for 1AF. You will lead data collection and analysis in this new market and will recommend what intervention 1AF should pilot in what location. You will establish our brand, get support from a variety of stakeholders, and recruit the team required for piloting.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare scouting plans based on desk research findings
  • Scout specific locations for 1AF in a new market
  • Build and deploy appropriate data collection tools in the field
  • Recruit and manage data collection team on the ground
  • Create a data collection framework for both quantitative and qualitative data
  • Engage with the local community and other partners to gather relevant information
  • Build 1AF brand awareness on the ground – for farmers, the government, and more broadly in this sector
  • Report on location and business model feasibility based on pre-determined metrics
  • Roll-out small trials to test key impact hypotheses

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 project management or setting up a field program
  • Experience managing survey development and deployment
  • Experience with both qualitative and quantitative data collection
  • Team management
  • Stakeholder management and Communication
  • Data analysis skills (Excel – can perform complex functions)
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data and distill it down to essential findings
  • English and French required

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:27 October 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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 feels 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.

Click here to read more and apply


7.Global Ombuds/Mediator

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Global Ombuds mediates employee conflict and investigates DEI-related employee conduct and bias complaints and resolves them, usually through recommendations or mediation sessions. The Global Ombuds also works with the Office of the CEO and the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council to identify systemic issues leading to poor employee conduct or culture and makes recommendations for improvement. The objective of this role would be to help One Acre Fund create a safe, supportive, inclusive workplace, and to ensure that employees can report and resolve instances of bias in a fair, transparent process free from retaliation. The Global Ombuds would report to the Office of the CEO and would manage one direct report, and would work with HR and Legal Teams. The Global Ombuds would:

  • Create the structures and processes needed to manage cases
  • Resolve cases related to bias, minor misconduct cases, and staff conflict
  • Provide One Acre Fund staff support and mediation services
  • Escalate cases of formal discrimination and grave misconduct to Legal
  • Report aggregated trends and make recommendations to the CEO, DEI Council, Company Board, and Managing Counsel

RESPONSIBILITIES

While the Global Ombuds will be first and foremost involved in staff mediation work, they will have a number of other responsibilities, which may take up a greater or lesser percentage of the Global Ombuds’ bandwidth, depending on the caseload of staff mediation cases.

A. Staff Mediation (60%)

  • Resolve cases of bias, staff conflict, micro-aggressions through mediation, training, and recommendations.
  • Ensure confidentiality and fairness in resolving cases

B. Awareness & Training (15%)

  • Lead programs and communication to increase all staff awareness of and access to reporting channels.
  • Shape the organizational culture we want at OAF through preventative training and other interventions.
  • Ensure that staff view the Ombuds and reporting channels as accessible, trusted, and unbiased.

C. Identify trends and support systemic solutions (10%)

  • Analyze case data, draft reports, and make recommendations.
  • Advocate for any necessary changes to organizational structures, plans, or processes to ensure that One Acre Fund is building the culture we want.
  • Provide support scoping or implementing relevant DEI projects.

D. Stakeholder Management (Community of Practice leadership) (15%)

  • Delegate cases to and support in-country mediators / staff-liaison officers
  • Offer performance support and professional development resources to in-country mediators
  • Build knowledge of the Ombuds services and gain a better understanding of staff sentiment by attending regional meetings and country-level leadership meetings

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:

  • 5 or more years of experience in mediation/Ombuds/conflict resolution work
  • 3+ years of experience in any of our countries of operation
  • 2+ years in management
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural, diverse workplace.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some experience in corporate Culture or DEI work, or experience in the legal field is a plus.
  • English is required, knowledge of French/Swahili/Kinyarwanda/Kirundi/Chichewa/Amharic is preferred.

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Flexible within East Africa; Kigali, Rwanda is preferred.

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:23 November 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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 feels 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.

Click here to read more and apply


8.Rwanda Product Scaling Specialist

About the Role

The Product Scaling Specialist will manage the design, implementation, and evaluation of OAF margin product trial projects. You will contribute to the organizational strategy, OKRs, and improvement of farmer livelihoods, impact and margin to the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Project Management & Trial Ownership; Lead multiple trials – be the primary contact person for the trials, organize the execution and communication with internal and external stakeholders to ensure efficient and quality products delivery to farmers and after-sales service support.
  • New Products Research: Identify and propose new products to offer farmers, then independently undertake appropriate desk research, farmer OAF staff interviews to understand farmer needs and OAF opportunities to deliver them. Use the research findings to develop cases for or against new products and/or trials. Support other Product Scaling staff in qualitative research including focus groups.
  • Product Trial Design: Design new products trials. This will include written project documents explaining the trial from start to finish along with proper project management tools, impact models, project plans, calendar, budget, evaluation plans. Also, elicit contributions from all relevant all partners.
  • Product Trial Evaluations: Coordinate the development of trial evaluations, from survey design to data analysis, report writing, and presentation to stakeholders. Liaise with the Data Project Specialist throughout the evaluation process, depending on the complexity of the trial. Ensure a good mix of quantitative and qualitative methods is used.
  • Performance Management: Oversee one or two direct reports and casuals supporting the trial projects.

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:

  • 3 years of experience in the project management field.
  • Project and trial design, quantitative and qualitative research, data analysis, and report writing.
  • Written and oral English language fluency is a must and Kinyarwanda for farmer engagement and communication.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant areas such as Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Economics, Development Studies, with some components of research and data analysis training will be an added advantage.

Preferred Start Date

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Benefits

Health insurance paid time off. In addition to paid maternity and paternity leave, we offer additional benefits to new parents.

Eligibility

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

Women are encouraged to apply. We are committed to gender equity in our staff operations, representation, and experience. In 2020, women made up 40% of our clients and 44% of our total staff. We have and will continue to intentionally grow these numbers.

Application Deadline:17 October 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


9.Rwanda Program Growth Data Specialist

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Marketing and Enrollment Data Specialist will be a crucial member in supporting marketing and enrollment strategy design in Rwanda. We are currently delivering impact to thousands of Rwandans serving over 700,000 farmers across Rwanda. By the end of 2022 we will be serving over 1,000,000 farmers across Rwanda and this role plays a crucial role to us achieving this milestone. The hire will be a core member of the Field Operations Team, based in Rubengera, and will report to the Marketing and Enrollment Lead.

The Marketing and Enrollment Data Specialist will take ownership of quantitative research and analysis that helps the Rwanda Core Program reach their 5-year client credit size goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy Research

The Marketing and Enrollment Data Specialist will research questions around client product adoption and digging into what factors lead clients to (or not to) adopt specific products. This strategy research will take place both in the office and in the field.

You will take the lead on managing crucial sub-projects of small to medium complexity. This will include the following:

  • Analyze the data we have on client product adoption throughout our Core Program.
  • Lead relevant desk and field research into transaction size and how best we can increase this, and any other relevant research to help us understand our clients and the market, and to help guide our strategy.
  • Utilize the research insights to provide applicable recommendations to address specific challenges and lead the implementation of the suggested recommendation addressing a specific challenge.

Reporting and Analysis

You will develop and maintain marketing and enrollment data dashboards to offer analysis for the wider OAF team, this will also include the updating of the Marketing and Enrollment BI interactive map.

In addition to this you will share research findings with the wider team through memos, leading important field team meetings and delivering important reports. You will provide crucial information to help align stakeholders on projects so that they are accomplished and allow us to serve more farmers.

Work with other Strategy Leads

You will work with the Execution Team, Product team and Repayment Lead to design the incentives structure for the field team, in addition to product pricing options and prepayment amounts for clients. This work will ensure that you communicate openly and give and receive feedback well.

Field Operations Tasks

You will attend field visits to monitor the execution of strategy in the field. This will occur throughout the marketing and enrollment period and during other times of the year to improve familiarity with farmers and our program, to more effectively develop strategies that increase the scope and depth of our impact.

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:

  • Experience in data analysis using R, Stata, Python, or excel skills (can perform complex functions).
  • Experience managing, cleaning, and analyzing data.
  • Work experience overseeing data collection in a rural setting.
  • Experience developing research assessments about product adoption and client behavior.
  • We are looking for passionate professionals that combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service.
  • A willingness to commit to living in rural Rwanda for at least two years – this is a long–term, career–track role. The ideal candidate will have at least one year demonstrated experience working in the developing world, although this is not a strict requirement.
  • Language – English, and Kinyarwanda

PREFERRED START DATE

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

JOB LOCATION

Rubengera, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance paid time off

ELIGIBILITY

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE:17 October  2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


10.Global Logistics Specialist

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

As Logistics Specialist, you will report directly to the Global Logistics Director and manage 1 central data officer. You will be in charge of enforcing data integrity and adherence to the Global Logistics department’s policies to support country-input distribution and other units such as rural retail, tree production, and deliveries, local hubs, crop commercialization/buyback, and direct deliveries. You will use systems and data expertise to influence strategy and related business infrastructure. You will support building scalable and connected supply chain and logistics systems without any double-data entry. With more digitalization and automation we have real-time data and full transparency, reduced process times, improved data integrity, and reliable operations with reduced cost and risk. You will fall in love with this role if you are passionate about maximizing impact through operationalizing data.

Responsibilities

  • Manage inventory data and report for up to 9 markets while ensuring the highest integrity (complete, accurate, reliable, and in context)
  • Grow with dynamic requirements from country programs and teams to guide and oversee the implementation of inventory policies and Service level agreements geared towards efficiency gains
  • Find and implement operational efficiencies and innovations to upgrade existing high touch, manual processes related to inventory through a data-driven approach/decision science
  • Learn One Acre Fund systems and analysis tools to get the right inventory data, analyze and share with team members for execution
  • Improve speed and accuracy of all logistics data and upgrading existing paper-based warehouse systems through coordinating the roll-out of a WMS and other digitalization/automation opportunities
  • Develop controls to prevent inventory shrink and checklists, guides and scorecards improve process / procedural efficiency
  • Monitor warehouse compliance with One Acre Fund policies and local regulations

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 inventory management, logistics, or other operational management
  • Previous staff management and project management experience an asset
  • Can maintain complex spreadsheets using functions in either Excel or Google Sheets
  • Can present complex data/research in a digestible way
  • Interest in operational and technical challenges related to inventory
  • You love to learn with passion and commitment!
  • Flexible, dynamic, self-demanding, and independent
  • Experience with SAP or similar ERP and business intelligence/analytics solutions such as Power BI an asset
  • SQL and some data analysis with Python or R an asset
  • Fluency in English required; French and regional languages an asset
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Operations, Computer Science, IT, Statistics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration, or related field

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

  • Kigali, Rwanda | Nairobi, Kenya
  • Iringa, Tanzania | Zomba, Malawi | Muramvya, Burundi | Kabwe, Zambia (negotiable)
  • Regional Travel up to 20% of the time on an as-needed basis

Benefits

Health insurance paid time off. In addition to paid maternity and paternity leave, we offer additional benefits to new parents.

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of either Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, or Malawi.

Women are encouraged to apply. We are committed to gender equity in our staff operations, representation, and experience. In 2020, women made up 40% of our clients and 44% of our total staff. We have and will continue to intentionally grow these numbers.

Application Deadline:07 October 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


11.Rwanda Operations Manager

ABOUT THE ROLE

The biggest responsibility of the Systems Division (or operations team) is to ensure that everything is in place to deliver inputs (seed, fertilizer, solar, phones) to farmers 2 times per year. This includes (1) ordering inputs ahead of the season, (2) receiving and ensuring they meet requirements, (3) setting up our data and documentation for the season, (4) getting these inputs to farmers and back to our warehouses, (5) responding to client concerns through our hotline, and (6) conducting reconciliation and fraud investigations after each season. As the Rwanda program grows, the Systems Division is also increasing our support to new programs in Rwanda that operate differently.

  • You will be reporting to the Head of Operations for Rwanda (we refer to this as “Systems Lead”). You will work closely with her on a range of projects to further the goals of the team. These exact responsibilities will change over time depending on the needs.
  • You will initially begin with no management responsibilities. However, you will take on at least 1 and up to 4 direct reports over time, based on the department needs and your interests.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the Rwanda team’s representative to our Global Tech team to develop technologies that better serve our farmers and field teams
  • Lead the input (seed/fertilizer/solar/etc) ordering process end to end (from creating projections to final delivery to our warehouses)
  • Manage innovations within our distribution to increase efficiency and reduce risks.
  • Serve as the point-person for compliance-related matters within the Systems division, including certification
  • Identify strategies and take on projects to help Systems effectively serve other Teams
  • Over time, undertake management responsibilities as agreed upon by you and the Rwanda Systems Lead

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:

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters Degree preferred
  • 5 years total work experience, including 3 years of experience in Rwanda in senior roles. Note that people without these criteria will not be considered.
  • Someone able to full own projects, and really drive projects forward independently.
  • Communication and critical thinking skills – We are looking for someone who can quickly identify what matters and communicate that clearly and concisely.
  • Understand complex concepts quickly and learn fast! – We are looking for someone who can step into any situation and start adding value very quickly.
  • Logical thinker and comfort with analysis – We are looking for someone who is a structured thinker and can use quantitative analysis to create insights and inform recommendations
  • English required. Kinyarwanda strongly desired.

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 21​st October 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


12.SAP Success Factor Engineer

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

Working within the Technology Division of the organization you will be in a position to serve as the technical expert, providing specific expertise in the areas of system functionality, system features, report generation, data integrity, and data analysis for One Acre Fund SuccessFactors solution. You will report to the head of our enterprise resource planning team where you will work alongside an experienced team of engineers and consultants. This position is for someone who not only wants to continue learning but also does well in different situations and is comfortable with being presented with new challenges. You will provide business and technical software assistance to our team that uses SuccessFactors daily.

In taking on this responsibility: You will manage the maintenance of the HRIS, SAP SuccessFactors solution, and its modules; You will manage the Service delivered to the HR and Technical Division Departments where the integrated solutions overlap; You will maintain other applications that work together with the HRIS like the payroll system, google workspace among others.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will design, manage system processes and documentation based on lessons learned, continuous improvement, and quarterly releases for modules
  • Create and publish dashboards and metrics
  • Work with other system administrators to ensure consistency, share best practices, improve processes and develop system knowledge
  • You will lead process improvement efforts, in the areas of workflow, system enhancements.
  • You will develop and write quality assurance tests and participate in their execution
  • Manage daily operations and special projects.
  • You will consult with the HR and IT leaders, with an approach to future release functionality
  • Have deep system knowledge to make the process and system changes, including configuration, permissions.
  • Ensure processes across solutions
  • Manage implementation of new products, new processes, and requirements
  • Manage release updates and work with leadership to determine enablement plan
  • Manage to test system changes in Test and Production environments
  • Coordinate’s delivery of training for end-users (Documentation/Training materials)
  • You will monitor and triages interface issues with 3rd party vendor solutions.

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:

  • 3+ years professional experience in IT with a focus on HR systems management
  • Success Factors Expert Accredited in Employee Central and Onboarding, with system implementation experience plus one other SuccessFactors module such as: Performance, Goals, Compensation, Recruiting, or Recruiting Marketing
  • Advanced administrator skills with SuccessFactors Employee Central and Onboarding
  • Knowledge of HRIS system integrations
  • Experience in the development of functional design specifications for business application
  • Complex scenarios and the ability to identify the causes, and recommend corrective and preventative actions
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent computer-related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Language: English

PREFERRED START DATE

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, paid time off

ELIGIBILITY

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11 October 2021

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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

Click here to read more and apply


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