One Acre Fund Strategy Associate Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Strategy Associate Jobs in Kenya


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

  • The Field Operations Department (FOP) exists to support the performance of the Kenya Field Program which is a 2,700-person Field Force, spread across 5 regions. The FOP Department cultivates this workforce to independently achieve sustained food security within their community.

  • The Strategy Associate role, reporting to the Regional Manager, develops an understanding of business strategy, optimizes performance management systems to upskill our Field Force for increased ownership of improved farmer profit and quality of life.

    Responsibilities

  • Achieve regional performance targets, including SROI, sales, collections, and net promoter score

  • Lead data analytics projects that support decision-making

  • Support annual budgeting for your operational region and lead cost efficiency plays

  • Achieve outcomes of projects to improve regional performance

  • Simplify Field Force engagement to reduce operational costs and narrow workforce focus while not losing impact, sales, collections, and net promoter score outcomes

  • Develop contingencies for sales and financing

  • Improve client experience in the region

  • Manage performance outcomes
    through improved client behavior in planting compliance, soil health, tree adoption, and optimized agronomy

  • Represent regions in high-level discussions at country level

  • Embody One Acre Fund values and invest in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.

    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:

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Experience building performance culture with a large team.

  • Experience with complex strategy.

  • 3+ years experience in an operational role.

  • Experience analyzing complex data.

  • Commitment to live and work in rural areas of East African for at least two years.

  • Language competency: English is required. Swahili-speakers encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Strategy Associate Jobs in Kenya


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