One Acre Fund Insurance and Risk Management Specialist Jobs in Africa

One Acre Fund Insurance and Risk Management Specialist Jobs in Africa



Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.


Responsibilities


Strategy and Vision

  • Contribute to the One Acre Fund’s Insurance goals and planning processes for each country team
  • Measure progress against goals and hold team accountable to delivering results in key strategic areas.
  • Support with data analysis to evaluate different insurance policies, helping One Acre
  • Fund select the best value insurance policies for farmers & the organisation

    Insurance Execution

  • Support with planning & coordination throughout the season in each country of operation
  • Support with data analysis to evaluate different insurance policies, helping One Acre Fund select the best value for farmers & the organisation
  • Liaise with external parties to maintain insurance program, including data cleaning & analysis
  • Respond to ad-hoc data requests from external & internal stakeholders

    Enterprise Risk Management Monitoring

  • Maintain tools that ensure One Acre Fund has fully visibility
    into our organisational risks, including dashboards to support One Acre Fund leadership in making informed decisions about enterprise risk
  • Support with analysis to evaluate areas that One Acre Fund can improve Enterprise Risk Management
  • Potential: owning a project to source new policies for specific Enterprise Risk Management risk

    Research & Product Improvements

  • Conduct reviews of case studies on market trends & developments in insurance, distilling key takeaways for One Acre Fund
  • Monitoring insurance landscape & key players, noting areas for partnership
  • Potential: Scope product design improvements for e.g. Funeral or Health Insurance

    Requirements


  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree is required for this position with strong demonstrated previous work experience
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in Excel and/or Google sheets required
  • Well-organized with demonstrated experience managing projects with high degree of complexity and detail
  • Ability and demonstrated experience to work under pressure, producing quality work with little supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with a strong sense of accountability and responsibility
  • Willingness to ask questions, comfort pointing out challenges or mistakes and an ability to give clear, direct
    and professional upward and downward feedback
  • Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service to join our growing family of leaders
  • Language: English required


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Insurance and Risk Management Specialist Jobs in Africa

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