One Acre Fund Program Strategy Director Jobs in Kakamega, Kenya

One Acre Fund Program Strategy Director Jobs in Kakamega, Kenya

Job Summary

  • The Program Strategy Director leads the strategy and planning for our largest field program.

    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.

  • We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.

  • We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

    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.

  • The Program Strategy team leads the strategy and planning for Kenya’s field program.

    The team consists of four sub-departments, each focused on an essential program goal:

  • Impact – maximizing the yields and quality of life benefits for farmers

  • Enrollment and marketing – increasing the number of farmers we serve

  • Repayment – ensuring our program remains financially sustainable while maintaining excellent customer service

  • Expansion – bringing our program to new areas of the country

  • As Program Strategy Director, you will oversee the strategy and management of these four sub-departments. Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, you will be a member of One Acre Fund Kenya’s senior leadership team.

    You will:

  • Work with other senior leaders to shape One Acre Fund Kenya’s vision and goals

  • Oversee the strategy and planning of Program Design’s four sub-departments

  • Directly manage two senior staff, and a lead a team of 13 staff

  • Foster a healthy team culture of inclusion, fun and continuous improvement

  • Lead recruitment and talent
    development for the Program Design team

  • Manage a budget of KES 1.6 billion

    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 looking for professionals with 8+ years of experience leading teams to success, and a passion for serving smallholder farmers.

    Kenyan nationals who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Strategy: You can critically analyse a complex problem, and identify bold solutions to address it

  • Project management: You can design, plan and implement complex projects to success

  • Results-oriented: You set goals and take ownership of driving towards them

  • Growth mindset: You’re enthusiastic about learning, feedback and continuous improvement

  • Cross-cultural fluency: You will work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds

  • Mentorship: You support others to achieve their professional goals

  • Strong educational background; minimum Bachelor’s Degree

  • A willingness to commit to living in a rural area for at least two years

  • English required; Kiswahili strongly preferred

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Program Strategy Director Jobs in Kakamega, Kenya

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