One Acre Fund Kenya Innovations Director Jobs

One Acre Fund Kenya Innovations Director Jobs

Job Description

  • One Acre Fund Kenya is our largest and fastest-growing country of operation, and is one of the largest social enterprises in sub-saharan Africa.

  • By 2030, we aim to transform every farming community in Kenya, and serve more than 1.5 million Kenyan farm families. We're looking for an experienced, fiercely entrepreneurial, and humble leader to lead our innovation work in Kenya - aimed at building scalable solutions for smallholder farmers.

  • In this role, you will direct several innovation portfolios - aiming to delivery high-quality products and services to as many smallholder farmers in Kenya as possible.

  • You will help shape the 3-10 year strategy for the Kenya program (serve every farming community in Kenya), and instill this vision on the team, scope out projects, and then implement through their direct reports (portfolio leads).

  • You will report directly to the Chief Innovation Officer - One Acre Fund Kenya.

    You will

  • Lead several innovations portfolios, guiding the vision, execution, and scale of these projects.

  • This will require strong management skills, and an ability to coach innovation portfolio leads to results.

  • Manage the Innovation Lab / Innovation Department - a large team executing on complex innovation projects aimed at increasing
    impact for our customers, and increasing market penetration for our Kenya Program.

  • Shape the vision, and create the strategy for the Kenya Program - outlining key innovation investments are needed to serve every farming community in Kenya.


  • 8+ years of experience leading medium to large teams, working on complex projects

  • Experience managing team performance and developing leaders

  • Demonstrated ability taking innovations from ambiguous ideas to large-scale solutions

  • Ability to both see and communicate the big picture strategy, while guiding the details of executing projects

  • Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine leadership with good humor, patience and a humble approach to service and interested in joining our family of leaders.

    How to Apply

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