OAF DEI Lead Jobs in Rwanda

OAF DEI Lead Jobs in Rwanda

About the Role

  • We are nothing without the thousands of staff who devote themselves to making smallholder farmers in Africa more prosperous.

  • Culture doesn't happen accidentally: we must intentionally nourish the potential of our team.

  • One Acre Fund aspires to be an organization in which every staff member has a daily felt sense of belonging, the ability to grow their career, and the opportunity to work with a diverse team.

  • The DEI Lead will report to our Director of People Operations and lead plans designed to work toward this aspiration.


  • Oversee our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy

  • One Acre Fund is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. You will be the primary focal point for these activities and ensure progress against shared goals.

  • Oversee all DEI efforts at the global and country level. This includes organization-wide priorities and supporting country teams and holding them accountable to progress.

  • Manage 1-2 organization-wide DEI projects at any given time. Examples include: strengthening internal anti-discrimination policies and reporting channels; leading global team diversification efforts; or improving our promotions processes to support the equitable growth of our team.

  • Chair our internal 14-member DEI Council.
    Work with
    our internal communications team to build awareness of our DEI efforts and motivate action.

  • 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:

  • 3+ years of work experience in DEI, organizational culture/design, talent management, or internal communications, including 3+ years of experience in one of our countries of operation
    Passion for shaping organizational culture, staff engagement, and change management

  • Experience managing large projects in diverse organizations

  • Ability to persuade stakeholders at all different levels of the organization to take action in support of our DEI strategy

  • Hunger for self-improvement and upward growth
    Bachelor's degree

  • Language: Fluent English required, other East African languages (e.g. Swahili, Kinyarwanda) beneficial

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; OAF DEI Lead Jobs in Rwanda

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