One Acre Fund Kenya Impact/Crop Health Specialist Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Kenya is our largest and fastest-growing country of operation. Our vision for 2030 is to transform every farming community in Kenya through sustained food security and pathways to prosperity.


Distribution is fundamental to the core model of One Acre Fund and the Logistics team works specifically to enable this cutting edge, cost-efficient, and professional rural delivery system.


At One Acre Fund, we call impact our “north star.” Our goal is to increase impact for the hundreds of thousands of farmers we serve across Kenya by encouraging them to purchase impactful products and training them on better agricultural techniques. The Impact Specialist’s work helps us to better enable life-changing impact to farmers.

One Acre Fund Kenya Impact/Crop Health Specialist Jobs in Kenya


Responsibilities;


Stakeholder Coordination and Communication

  • Coordinate impact/crop related operational activities with Field Operations and other departments, including, but not limited to, field officer quizzes,
  • Centralized Execution Audits, field messaging, crop SMSs, KPIs, and impact related surveys.
  • Build strong relationships with Field Leaders to identify areas of concern in the field, including responding to Field Leader questions and proactively
  • Seeking input/feedback on crop health related issues.
  • Representing the impact perspective in cross-team working groups such as weekly execution meetings and expansion and tree working groups.

    People Management

    Crop Health Response Team management:

  • Directly manages, mentors and coaches the Crop Health Team Coordinator, including investing in professional development, scoping and assigning projects, and supporting on project execution.
  • Proactively support the continued development of the Crop Health Response Team agents, and oversees the structure and processes of that team.

    Driving Strategic Improvements

  • Seeks opportunities to drive for improvement by identifying challenges and drafting long term solutions in order to increase the impact to our clients.
  • Manages key projects from our Impact Strategy Pipeline.
  • Prioritizes, plan and execute process improvements.
  • Acts as a strategic thought partner for the Impact Lead in the development and implementation of our organisational Impact Strategy.

    Requirements

  • Strong academic background required.Knowledge of crop health issues and integrated pest management is preferred.
  • Strong work experience in a similar field is required, with demonstrated success.
  • Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience.
  • Experience managing a team is preferred.
  • Must be able to identify and prioritize team’s professional growth.
  • Demonstrated project management abilities; successfully managing projects with high degree of detail and strong results.
  • Proactive problem solving skills.
  • Independently identifies and owns challenges and works with other stakeholders to deliver long term effective solutions.
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills. Able to use data to drive decision making.
  • Stakeholder coordination and communication skills. Independently manages communication flow and decision making among key stakeholders.
  • Able to tailor communication to specific audiences.
  • “Driving to results” - able to collaboratively set goals and hold team accountable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate ideas and plans in a structured way.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Kenya Impact/Crop Health Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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