One Acre Fund Head of Project Delivery Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Head of Project Delivery Jobs in Kenya

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. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions.

  • With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve 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 Role

  • Our ~70-strong Tech team is in charge of delivering and operating a broad range of IT solutions to support our activity, including both internal developments and off-the-shelf enterprise solutions used by farmers and field or HQ staff.

  • This includes mobile apps for field staff to manage farmer's orders and loans or track deliveries, BI solutions to analyze farmer yields, farmer-facing services through WhatsApp or USSD to manage their accounts, or back-office solutions to manage employee information and requests.


  • Mentor a team of ~3-4 Project Managers, and report to the director of Engineering

  • Project and Delivery Management. Oversee the successful execution of our projects, from planning to acceptance and closure - overseeing user acceptance, conducting all project monitoring and control meetings, providing clear reporting

  • Oversee our projects' delivery schedule

  • Understand projects' needs and prerequisites, work with all project contributors to identify issues and remove impediments

  • Anticipate and escalate
    project risks to propose appropriate responses

  • Contribute to our continuous improvement by refining our processes and ways of working.

    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.


    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • 8+ years of experience in software project management, including 2+ years in a people management role

  • Experience clarifying ambiguities, building agreement, and solving problems

  • An exhaustive mindset and knack for details.

  • Comfortable with Agile Scrum, awareness of software development process and pitfalls.

  • A hands-on attitude, with a love for solving problems and making things happen.

  • A PMP, Prince2 or similar recognition is recommended.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Head of Project Delivery Jobs in Kenya

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