One Acre Fund Kenya Government Relations Specialist Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Kenya Government Relations Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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

  • We want to reach every farming community in Kenya by 2030. You will oversee compliance work, risk mitigation and resolution, managing operational partnerships and champion building of programs.

  • You will report to the Government Relations Lead;


    Partner Engagement and Relationship Management

  • You will manage relationships with government officials at the Local/County level.

  • You will coordinate our involvement in operational partnerships together with the government and other large development agencies by identifying opportunities and managing the required administrative work streams

  • You will coordinate and support our teams with government relations work streams

    Team Management

  • You will manage the team of Local Government Officers (LGOs), providing them with managerial support and process authorization

  • You will also oversee the team's professional development by providing career development

    Research and Strategy Development

  • You will research and report on new policies or regulatory developments that may affect any of our operations.

  • You will track and help resolve regulatory
    risks affecting us.

  • You will support strategy development and operational planning – support with the implementation of short-term and long-term goals, policies, and operating procedures

  • You will support in coordinating all field events which include input delivery visits, harvest visits, and exhibition days among others

    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:

  • 4+ years of experience with Sociology, International Development/Relations, Public Policy, Government Relations, Business Administration, or any other related field
    Management skills with the ability to coordinate across diverse teams.

  • An understanding of the local government protocol and procedures.

  • Language: English and Swahili.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Kenya Government Relations Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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