One Acre Fund Kenya Corporate Operations Lead Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Kenya Corporate Operations Lead Jobs in Kenya

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.

As the department head, you will work together with global and Kenya leadership to contribute to setting a clear vision and set of priorities for Corporate Operations. You will drive forward building our team culture within our headquarters and across all our Kenya offices.


  • Office Management: You will oversee the team who ensures the smooth running of office systems and services, both at our headquarters and regional offices.
  • Facility & Residential Property Management: You will manage a team that runs our housing facilities and ensures top-quality maintenance, cleanliness, and hospitality services for homes and guest rooms. This will include working with department managers, support staff, our internal Infrastructure team and external security providers and to provide administrative support for these processes.
  • Transport Management: You will manage a team which provides safe vehicles, develops transport policies and systems, and liaises with external providers (taxi companies, shuttle services, etc.) with an aim of providing reliable and consistent transport support to our team.
  • Security Management: You will be the primary liaison with our OAF Security Team, guaranteeing safety and security to every single member of the organization.
  • External Visitor Support Systems: You will manage a team of people who host visitors, candidates, and donors and provide them with high-level strategic and logistical support.
  • Welcome and On-boarding: Ensure visitors, interview candidates, and new hires
    are welcomed when they arrive. You will manage a team that offers logistical support and runs the organization’s on-boarding program.


  • Strong work experience. Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience (e.g. leading a conference, managing a large team, starting a business).
  • Strong educational background; Bachelors Degree in relevant field
  • Prior experience in external relations, property management, logistics, and/or office administration is ideal, but mostly we are looking for a smart generalist with great communication skills and a knack for quick and effective execution of projects.
  • Management: Passionate about managing others and invested in their development; prior management experience a plus.
  • Team building. We are looking for someone who can motivate others to get work done and build a strong team unit and culture.
  • Driven and results-oriented. This role requires excellent self-management, keeping up with a fast pace of work, while constantly improving and meeting deadlines.
  • Language: English required, Swahili useful.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by Friday 12th July, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Kenya Corporate Operations Lead Jobs in Kenya

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