One Acre Fund Innovations Director Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Innovations Director Jobs in Kenya


  • One Acre Fund Kenya is our largest and fastest-growing country of operation, and is one of the largest social enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • By 2030, we aim to transform every farming community in Kenya, and serve more than 1.5 million Kenyan farm families.

  • We're looking for an experienced, fiercely entrepreneurial, and humble leader to co-direct our innovation work in Kenya - aimed at building scalable solutions for smallholder farmers.

  • In this role, you will lead a sub-set of innovation portfolios - aiming to delivery high-quality products and services to as many smallholder farmers in Kenya as possible.

  • You will help shape the 3-10 year strategy for the Kenya program (serve every farming community in Kenya), and instill this vision on the team, scope out projects, and then implement through their direct reports (portfolio leads).

  • You will report directly to the Chief Innovation Officer - One Acre Fund Kenya.

    You Will

  • Lead several innovations portfolios, guiding the vision, execution, and scale of these projects. This will require strong management skills, and an ability to coach innovation portfolio leads to results.

  • Co-manage the Innovation Lab / Innovation Department - a large team executing on complex innovation projects aimed at increasing impact for our customers, and increasing market penetration for our Kenya Program.

  • Shape the vision, and create the strategy for the Kenya Program - outlining key innovation investments are needed to serve every farming community in
    Kenya.

    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

  • 8+ years of experience leading medium to large teams, working on complex projects

  • Experience managing team performance and developing leaders

  • Demonstrated ability taking innovations from ambiguous ideas to large-scale solutions

  • Ability to both see and communicate the big picture strategy, while guiding the details of executing projects

  • Humility We are looking for passionate professionals who combine leadership with good humor, patience and a humble approach to service and interested in joining our family of leaders.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Innovations Director Jobs in Kenya


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