One Acre Fund Field Operations Associate Jobs in Kakamega, Kenya

One Acre Fund Field Operations Associate Jobs in Kakamega, Kenya


Job Summary

  • Seeking an operations-minded professional with 3+ years of experience to drive innovative solutions in a rapidly changing program model and transitioning ground operations to a technologically-sound platform that creates operational efficiency.

    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.

  • We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.

  • We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers 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 Team

  • The Field Operations Department is the largest team at all of One Acre Fund.

  • We focus on the short-term gains of our program and the management of our 2,700-person Field Team to create results.

  • We work with annual strategists across departments to ensure the program operates efficiently and in-sync across 50+ districts and 4 major operational regions of the country.

  • It is the Field Operations department’s responsibility to ensure that we provide a seamless, farmer-focused service while adapting to a changing market.

    Responsibilities

  • Manage 2-3 sub-teams with up to 35 team members and develop a high-performance culture through mentorship and professional development support

  • Oversee strategic direction for 2-3 portfolios (examples: Tablet integration, Customer Protection, Field deliveries, Insurance, Warranty, Field offices) and manage cross-departmental relationships

  • Lead project design and implementation to accomplish business outcomes – set goals and measurements, report on progress, manage
    crisis response, hold the team accountable to strategic results

  • Participate in global Field Operations work and work with other country programs

    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

  • 3+ years of work experience and a demonstrated passion for development work

  • 3+ years successfully managing complex projects leading to measurable results

  • 2+ years managing teams successfully

  • Demonstrated success managing program portfolios and complex systems

  • Experience working in high-performance culture and collaborative teams

  • A willingness to commit to living in rural areas of East Africa for at least 2 years – this is a long-term, career-track role Bachelor’s degree

  • Language: English required, knowledge of Swahili preferred

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Field Operations Associate Jobs in Kakamega, Kenya

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