One Acre Fund Innovations Project Specialist Jobs in Zambia

One Acre Fund Innovations Project Specialist Jobs in Zambia


About the Role

  • The Project Specialist will help shape operations strategy to create noticeable and lasting impact for smallholder farmers while increasing program sustainability. The main responsibilities of this position are to help design and coordinate multiple field operations and innovation projects. Projects may relate to market access, carbon financing, marketing, farmer enrollment (sales), and credit collection. Reporting to both the Innovations and Field Operations departments, the specialist will work with the field operations team (100+ staff) which facilitates weekly execution of our program in the field, and the innovations team which develops and tests changes to the program model.

    Responsibilities

  • Design interventions and trials such as market access and carbon financing that are scalable, efficient, and impactful

  • Implement parts of the Zambia core program such as enrollment (sales), input delivery, farmer training, and credit collection

  • Plan and execute projects while tracking costs and reconciling budgets

  • Measure and report on progress, and work with heads of departments to prioritize projects and resources.

  • Take on projects that involve spending time in the field.

    Qualifications

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

  • 3+ years of experience in either project management, or monitoring & evaluation

  • Bachelor's in any discipline with a preference for agriculture or statistics.

  • Fluency in Microsoft excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) or Google Sheet

  • Ability to plan and prioritize work and work under little supervision.

  • Language: English required and any local language.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Innovations Project Specialist Jobs in Zambia



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