One Acre Fund Analyst - Office of the CEO Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Analyst - Office of the CEO Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • We are looking for someone to reflect the voice of and to execute on behalf of the Executive Director.

  • As One Acre Fund grows, our Executive Director is focused on an increasingly diverse set of priorities, from communicating with external partners to marshaling resources for new internal projects.

  • You would work very closely with him on those priorities to help move forward One Acre Fund’s overall strategy.

    The role has three main parts:

  • Executive-Level, Strategic Communications We believe well-crafted communication of our strategy is essential to One Acre Fund’s success.

  • You will reflect the voice of our Executive Director in communications with the most important influencers in the sector and internal audiences.

    Examples include:

  • Work with our Executive Director to write the concept note for a new strategic initiative to share with important donors.

  • Draft an annual strategy letter to set vision and guidance for internal staff.

  • One-Off, Fast Analyses and Tasks These are analyses and tasks of one week or shorter duration, typically exploring a new strategic direction.

    For example:

  • Write a memo summarizing the market opportunities for sorghum and millet in East Africa.

  • Recommend a methodology to use Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) to make fair impact comparisons across countries of differing wealth.

  • One Acre Fund-Wide Initiatives As we become more complex, there are an increasing number of projects that do not fall cleanly into an existing department.

  • You will move forward essential projects across multiple departments.

    For example:

  • Build an organization-wide initiative to increase the number of job candidates referred by our staff – to satisfy the hiring needs of a fast-growing organization.

  • Currently, we are planning for the Office of the CEO to include
    1-2 analysts, 1-2 managers, and a director.

  • We are excited about the possibility for this expansion to support professional development opportunities, team support, and an ability to specialize.

    Career Growth

  • We have a 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 shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications

  • We are looking for professionals with 2 or more years of work experience.

  • This is a career-track role, with a two-year minimum.

  • Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Exceptional written communicator. You can engage a range of audiences, including internal staff, external partners, and organizational leadership.
    Research ability. You have experience conducting powerful secondary research.

  • Strong work experiences, such as consulting (or similar skill set).

  • Professional/technical skills, including high proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

  • Leadership experiences.

  • Humility. We are looking for leaders who bring good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service.

  • Language English required.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Analyst - Office of the CEO Jobs in Kenya


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