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Program Strategy Lead at One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty.

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 Design 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 a Program Lead, you will oversee one of the four sub-departments. You will report to the Program Design Manager. The sub-department you lead will depend on your interests and skills. You will:

  • Develop the 5-year and annual strategy for your sub-department
  • Manage a team of 1-3 staff, investing in their professional growth
  • Lead complex projects and strategic improvements required for the program to achieve its long-term goals

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

We are looking for professionals with 3+ years of relevant work experience, and a passion for serving smallholder farmers. Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Strategy: You can break down a complex problem, and identify bold solutions to address it
  • Project management: Design, plan and implement complex projects to success
  • Growth mindset: Enthusiasm for learning, feedback and continuous improvement
  • Results-oriented: You set goals and take ownership of driving towards them
  • 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

Preferred Start Date

We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Benefits 

Health insurance, paid time off and comprehensive benefits.

Sponsor International Candidates

No; Must have existing rights to work in Kenya

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