One Acre Fund Program Rotation Manager Jobs in Kenya and Nigeria and Tanzania and Uganda

One Acre Fund Program Rotation Manager Jobs in Kenya and Nigeria and Tanzania and Uganda

  • As One Acre Fund grows to serve more than one million farmers, flexibly responding to new challenges and gaps that would otherwise slow growth will be crucial.

  • The Program Rotation Manager is a way for outstanding management professionals to contribute to the highest-priority challenges facing our organization.

  • For you, this role offers rapid professional growth by providing exposure to the full scope of One Acre Fund’s operations, preparing you for a permanent executive leadership role in the organization.

  • Selected Program Rotation Managers would rotate through a series of high priority leadership postings, followed by a permanent posting or further rotations depending on the candidate's interests:

  • First 12-24 Months Rotate between several ~6-month long management posts

  • Afterwards Permanently fill a high priority role of interest for the candidate

  • The role has a dual reporting structure:

  • During your rotations you will report directly to a project lead

  • You'll also have a constant dotted-line management relationship to the Director of Strategy & Research for support and continuity of professional development

    Examples of possible rotations include:

  • New Department Standup Rotation Managers could lead programmatic changes for One Acre Fund, like standing up a new Global Field Operations team or organizing a global approach to a new source of impact like agroforestry.

  • Program Expansion Potential projects include leading new country / region expansion, managing the pilot of a new business model or product offering, like One Acre Fund branded agro-dealers

  • Focused Department Leadership Support an essential department with enhanced strategic leadership during an important period of change, e.g. during a department restructure, expansion or culture reset

  • The Program Rotation team works with One Acre Fund's leadership to determine specific rotation projects and the eventual permanent role.

  • This process aims to balance organizational need and your professional goals.

  • You will experience a full spectrum of leadership challenges in a growing social enterprise, while receiving intensive professional development from our senior leaders.

    Career Growth and Development

    A Program Rotation Manager will receive:

  • An assigned mentor from One Acre Fund’s senior leadership who remains consistent between rotations to provide long-term
    anchoring and career growth in the organization

  • Diverse projects across different geographies and departments for a comprehensive work experience
    Challenging work assignments that address both important One Acre Fund priorities and your personal development goals

  • We have a culture of personal ownership, constant learning, and investment 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 will help shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


  • We are looking for professionals with 5+ years of relevant work experience and a commitment to our mission.

    Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated previous work experience at a management level in challenging environments

  • History of quickly producing impactful results through your team(s) at scale - low lag time from project start to delivering impact

  • Desire to work in different geographic locations, in a field setting. For at least 12-18 months, multiple relocations around sub-Saharan Africa are expected and most rotations are field based

  • Experience managing diverse teams, especially sales, operational, and field teams. Experience coordinating between multiple departments is a plus

  • Excellent data analysis skills, able to work with data to develop informed, evidence-based strategies

  • Interested and experienced in building collaborative teams, including colleagues from diverse backgrounds

  • Language English required, French a plus in Rwanda and Burundi. Swahili-speakers are particularly encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Program Rotation Manager Jobs in Kenya and Nigeria and Tanzania and Uganda

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