One Acre Fund DEI Lead Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund DEI Lead Jobs in Kenya

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.


    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; One Acre Fund DEI Lead Jobs in Kenya

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