One Acre Fund Ethiopia Systems & Operations Manager Jobs

One Acre Fund Ethiopia Systems & Operations Manager Jobs


About One Acre Fund

  • One Acre Fund works to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. In Ethiopia, we engage farmers in agroforestry and community-based seed multiplication. In partnership with the Amhara National Regional State, these programs have planted more than 10 million trees, produced over 500 MT of improved teff seed and reached more than 65,000 farmers.

  • Now, we are now in an exciting phase of work in which we are trialing novel approaches and preparing for scale-up in the coming years. We have over 8000 employees globally, and our growing Ethiopia headquarters are in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, with small offices in Addis Ababa, Finote Selam and Motta.

  • To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

  • The Systems and Operations Manager will be an part of our leadership team in one of One Acre Fund's fastest growing country programs. The Ethiopia program is poised to serve over 100,000 farmers in 2021, grow 10 million trees and launch a renewed seed multiplication program. In 2025, we plan to serve over one million farmers in Ethiopia.

  • We are looking for someone to build the systems efficiencies needed to achieve our scale targets. You will report directly to the Ethiopia Country Director or Deputy Country Director and will manage procurement, logistics, print, IT, field technology and data operations through a team of 5-10 staff.

    Responsibilities

  • Improve operations and give support our programs. In the next five years, we hope to work with more than 500,000 farmers across 1,000 communities. You will oversee the expansion of our operations systems to support this growth, improve processes to make sure we provide the best quality inputs to our clients and build internal controls and data tracking processes to help us manage
    our expanding operations.

  • Find tech solutions to help us reach scale. As the technology environment in Ethiopia evolves, we are open to new solutions that help us reach more farmers, train our staff better and solve broad agroforestry and agricultural system challenges. You'll lead exploration, recommendation and implementation of new solutions.

  • Lead Ethiopia's Systems Department. You'll manage a modest budget and a team of 5-10 people. You'll establish SOPs and goals within the department, then guide your team to success.

  • You'll represent your department on Ethiopia's leadership committee and participate in cross-departmental 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:

  • 5+ years of experience in systems and Operations (procurement, logistics, etc.) and new technology roll-out experience.

  • People management experience.

  • Project management and interdepartmental coordination experience.

  • A Bachelor's degree.

  • Fluent English.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Ethiopia Systems & Operations Manager Jobs


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