One Acre Fund Global Monitoring and Evaluation Director Jobs in Africa

One Acre Fund Global Monitoring and Evaluation Director Jobs in Africa



Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 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.

We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.

The M&E department at One Acre Fund is really akin to an in-house research and evaluation firm, and conducts rigorous evaluations and analyses which greatly inform internal decision-making as it’s #1 priority.


Responsibilities


  • Develop and continue to professionalize M&E staff at all levels to set the standard for excellence in rural data collection.
  • Ensure that M&E data and results continue to inform program strategy by working with program leadership to understand and devise strategies to implement results which maximize program impact.
  • Continue to deepen One Acre Fund evidence base including periodic experimental studies of our primary program impact on farmer profit as well as building evidence-based of secondary impacts on farmer quality of life.
  • Ensure that One Acre Fund's newly evolving
    work in the areas of agro-forestry and nutrition evaluation work have a strong evidence base and make pivotal contributions to some of the fastest growing organizational programs.
  • Ensure the continuation of the highest quality of data collection and highest rigor of analysis that One Acre Fund has come to be associated with.
  • Oversee the analysis and recommendations which inform that ability of organizational leaders to choose among multiple investments.
  • Liaise with partners and donors to ensure that M&E data and analysis is responsive to their requests and requirements.
  • Internally support adjacent departments (e.g. the Agricultural Research Team, The Field Operations team and the Product Innovations Department).

    Requirements


  • Masters degree required, PhD a plus
    Proven ability to manage teams and develop leaders; experience in remote management a plus
  • Proficiency in STATA and strong quantitative and qualitative research skills
  • Experience overseeing data collection in rural areas
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong data and analytical skills
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural workplace in a developing country, ideally in East Africa
  • Creativity and strong problem-solving skills
  • We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with patience and a humble approach to service
  • Language: Fluent English required. Swahili, Kinyarwanda and/or French a plus.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Global Monitoring and Evaluation Director Jobs in Africa

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