One Acre Fund Rwanda Field Operations Staff Strategy and Support Associate - Manager Jobs

One Acre Fund Rwanda Field Operations Staff Strategy and Support Associate - Manager Jobs


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. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

  • To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

  • We are looking for a manager who will be excited to develop strategies and oversee projects that provide direct support to over 2,000 One Acre Fund employees. Our Field Operations execution team will serve over 900,000 farm families in 2022, and we are expanding our focus to serve the team that serves our farmers. This role is a leadership role within the Program Growth team, which houses strategy development for team, impact, and customer experience.

  • You will lead the implementation of a professional development & training program for our field-facing team members and plan initiatives to integrate technology more seamlessly into our day-to-day work. This role also oversees specific projects on staff satisfaction and growing team culture, improving staff psychological safety, and professional development training modules. In this role, reporting directly to the Program Growth Team Lead, you will manage two direct reports and lead
    a team of nineteen.

    Responsibilities

  • Oversee TUBURA's expansion into ~200 new cells a year, bringing in ~100,000 new farmers to the program.

  • Coordinate with stakeholders across the Rwanda program throughout the Expansion process.

  • Oversee the hiring and onboarding processes for new field-based staff (~200/year).

  • Create strategic initiatives that improve job satisfaction, professional development and psychological safety across the entire Field Operations team.

  • Oversee plans to improve digital literacy within our team.

  • Help integrate technology, specifically through tablets and applications, to allow information flow to and from the field more easily.

  • Manage our internal Human Resources and administrative responsibilities.

  • Invest in direct reports' professional advancement and develop a celebratory team culture.

    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.

    Qualifications

    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • 5+ years of which were as a people manager of a team with multiple layers of management.

  • 3+ years of experience in project-based management; from ideation to implementation and post-project analysis.

  • Fluency in English is required, with a strong preference for Kinyarwanda as well.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Rwanda Field Operations Staff Strategy and Support Associate - Manager Jobs

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