One Acre Fund Head of Kenya Expansion Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Head of Kenya Expansion Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

One Acre Fund Kenya is our largest and fastest-growing country of operation. Our vision for 2030 is to transform every farming community in Kenya through sustained food security and pathways to prosperity.

The Head of Expansion leads the strategy and planning to grow our operations to new areas, and reach hundreds of thousands more farmers each year.

The Head of Expansion will join our Program Design team, and report to our Director of Program Design.

Responsibilities

  • Build 5-year strategy for expansion to new areas
  • Drive from strategy to a concrete yearly plan for expansion activities
  • Coordinate expansion decision-making and implementation across departments
  • Lead major projects to increase our program performance in new expansion areas
  • Conduct surveys and analysis to identify expansion opportunities
  • Manage a small team of middle- to senior-level staff
  • Oversee a field team leading operations in newer expansion areas
  • Manage communication of key decisions and priorities across all teams, from senior leadership to field staff

    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 can shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications
  • We are looking for professionals with 6+ years of relevant work experience, and a passion for serving smallholder farmers.

    Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • 3+ years of managing a successful team
    Project management: Design, plan and implement complex projects to success
  • Growth mindset: Enthusiasm for learning, feedback and continuous improvement
  • Results-oriented: You set goals and take ownership of driving towards them
  • Cross-cultural fluency: You will collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
  • Strong educational background; minimum
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A willingness to commit to living in a rural area for at least two years
  • English required;
  • Kiswahili strongly preferred

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th November 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Head of Kenya Expansion Jobs in Kenya

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