One Acre Fund Rwanda Food Processing and Retail Specialist Jobs

One Acre Fund Rwanda Food Processing and Retail Specialist 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

  • As the Food Processing and Retail Lead, you will help to build and launch One Acre Fund's first end-to-end food value-chain intervention, innovating and executing along the value-chain to successfully produce and retail One Acre Fund's first commercial food product.

  • You will play an important role in local food system transformation, as we seek to identify, produce, and retail food products that are both sustainable and nutritious. You will deliver holistic impact to farmer nutrition, income, and sustainability.


  • You will work with across teams to aggregate and store raw materials from One Acre Fund clients

  • You
    will oversee the establishment of the first-ever One Acre Fund food processing facility, sourcing the necessary machinery and equipment, staffing the facility, and managing production experiments of new food products

  • Working with One Acre Fund's behaviour change experts, you will help to develop a retail and marketing strategy for the successful market entry of the new food product

  • You will report to the Director of Sustainable Food System Innovations & Partnerships.

    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.


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

  • 3+ years experience of work experience in food science, food processing, or food retail.

  • 2+ years of experience working with external partners.

  • Bachelors in Food Science or related field preferred.

  • Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Rwanda Food Processing and Retail Specialist Jobs

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