One Acre Fund NGO Kenya Immigration Specialist Jobs

One Acre Fund NGO Kenya Immigration Specialist Jobs

Job Description

One Acre Fund is growing quickly, and to support this growth, we are always welcoming new staff on the team.

The Global HR team plays a major role in ensuring compliance with statutory requirements in each of our countries of operation.

This position offers the successful candidate a strong career opportunity to be part of a growing HR team that helps support over 300+ international staff.


  • Build and maintain relationships with external immigration stakeholders, such as government Immigration personnel alongside the Government Relations team, both in-person and remotely
  • Support the Global HR team in strengthening internal One Acre Fund compliance to Immigration and taxation rules through long-term initiatives and short-term projects
  • Manage complex immigration matters, including coordinating appeals to rejections/deferrals by understanding and articulating the process, gathering/creating all required documents, and chasing points of contact for formal communication on the outcome; proactively communicate progress updates on applications and appeals to relevant internal stakeholders and the Government Relations team
  • Draft and deliver reports and strategies for internal and external use
  • Ability to travel at short notice to other One Acre Fund countries and work remotely for 2-4 weeks at a time, for up to 12 weeks per year
  • Assist the Deputy HR Administrative Coordinator/Assistant with routine immigration matters as well as regular and persistent
  • follow up with service providers, and support One Acre Fund staff with immigration processes and providing regular updates
  • Provide cover for your team when other members are on leave
  • Other HR services as needed

    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.


  • We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2-5 years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for our mission.

    Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Should have 2-5 years’ strong work experience, preferably in a HR role
  • Previous immigration and work authorization experience preferred
  • Strong educational background. Must have a university degree
  • Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suites
  • Must be willing to travel; as such, must also have a valid passport
  • Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Other important skills required for this role: organized; attention to detail; ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision; strong writing skills; willingness to learn fast

    Other desired skills:

  • openness to feedback/criticism; professional communication
  • Language: English required, working proficiency in French is a plus

    Preffered Start Date



  • Commensurate with experience


  • Health insurance, paid time off

    Sponsor International Candidates

  • No; must have existing rights to work in Kenya. Kenyan nationals / East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 5th October, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund NGO Kenya Immigration Specialist Jobs

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