One Acre Fund Impact Analyst/Manager Jobs
One Acre Fund Impact Analyst/Manager Jobs
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
The Impact Division supports all One Acre Fund programs to deepen and broaden our positive impact, wherever we work. We improve farmer livelihoods in the short-term, promote sustainable agricultural practices to ensure long-term profitability, and address non-agricultural needs of rural households (energy, nutrition, etc) to improve quality of life.
The Impact Division comprises many functions including Research and Development teams based in country, centralized technical experts, and company-wide Monitoring & Evaluation. The global teams provide support to country teams, and directly lead specific multi-country priorities, like crop insurance, agroforestry, behavioral studies, and nutrition.
The role of the Impact Analyst/Manager is to make the entire Impact Division a more efficient and powerful engine for improving farmer livelihoods. You will:
Improve knowledge flow and management across the Impact Division,
Improve impact communications to motivate people around all aspects of our impact,
Lead strategic research or operational projects, and
Increase the reach and effectiveness of Impact Division leadership.
This role will report to the Global Impact Director.
Improve Impact Division Communication & Coordination
Help set and track progress against global and program-specific impact goals
Manage historical impact knowledge and ensure quality of study results
Set agendas and facilitate monthly Working Group meetings
Motivate people around our impact
Increase visibility of our impact work by partnering with our communications team to increase frequency and quality of impact-related communications
Lead strategic research or projects.
Specific projects will depend on candidate's background and interests, organizational priorities, bandwidth of implicated teams, and timing, but might include:
Innovation Research - Research opportunities for expansion areas or for radically new/improved services
Climate Change Adaptation - continually refine our CCA strategy, identify areas where we need increased investment or research, and drive progress
ESG - regularly review our ESG practices, make actionable recommendations for improvement, and support implementation where appropriate
Partnerships - Research or develop new partnerships that could unlock significantly greater impact
Increase reach of Impact leadership
Support Impact Director to "win back" 20% of time to focus on what's most important
Represent division leadership, internally or externally
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:
University degree in Agriculture or a related field (e.g. Ecology, Environmental Science). Advanced degree is a bonus.
Very strong verbal and written communication across a wide range of audiences - from non-technically-trained colleagues to external experts.
Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to advise on trial or study design. Basic knowledge of R preferred.
Experience building trust and understanding the motivations of different individuals and teams from diverse contexts in order to to bring them together to collaborate.
Leadership experience, whether at work or outside of formal employment.
Strong organization skills and ability to "keep the trains running on time", while managing several diverse tasks.
Enthusiasm for learning and an openness to feedback.
English required. Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, or French a plus.
Willingness to travel within the region is preferred.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Impact Analyst/Manager Jobs
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