One Acre Fund Recruitment Associate - Human Resources - 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.

The Recruitment Associate will join our Global Recruitment Team and report to our Candidate Experience Manager.

One Acre Fund Recruitment Associate - Human Resources - Jobs in Kenya


  • Application screening: Oversee candidate screening and selection process from the review of applications through the interview process.
  • Candidate database management: Using our Applicant Tracking System and other tools, track applicant process from application to hire.
  • Candidate Communication and Support: Our hiring process is rigorous and requires many steps, including multiple interviews and exercises. Throughout, the Recruitment Associate should provide excellent customer service to all candidates.
  • Hiring Manager Support: Assist Hiring Managers with creating interview materials, train them to use our Recruitment platforms and best practices, and provide other support.
  • Recruiting special projects: The Recruitment Associate will come up with strategies to recruit and grow staff. Example projects might include pushes to reduce time to hire and improve candidate communications.
  • People Management: The Recruitment Associate will take on management of 2-3 Recruiters covering a portion of our operations. The management includes:
    mentoring Recruiters to grow professionally by providing frequent feedback, guidance. Give twice a year performance reviews
    monitoring goals and driving team performance
    Interviewing: Conduct interviews for your roles, and other roles, at One Acre Fund. Also, observe direct
    reports’ interviews on a monthly basis to improve their performance.
  • Outreach activities: Represent One Acre Fund at recruiting events in the region.This also includes leading our employee referral program in-country.


  • People management skills, prior people management experience required, remote management experience a big plus.
  • Think creatively. You are also trying to find new ways to make things better.
  • Great spoken and written English fluency required, French or Swahili a plus.
  • You are a great cross-cultural communicator: You'll speak with candidates and Hiring Manager from East African and around the world and would be excited to work with them in a friendly and professional way.
  • Typing speed of 40 words per minute or better.
  • Familiarity or expertise in Greenhouse
  • Applicant Tracking System is a plus.
  • Experience as a Recruiter, talent acquisition specialist or with full-cycle recruitment or similar is helpful
  • A humble approach to service: We are looking for passionate professionals who combine with good humor, patience, and humility.

    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 Recruitment Associate - Human Resources - Jobs in Kenya

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