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Nigeria Corporate Operations Specialist

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We are on the lookout for an experienced and talented Corporate Operations Specialist who has the experience and competence to transform our corporate operations functions as we scale in the delivery of world-class services and impact to our farmers
Location
Nigeria
Career Level
Professionals

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

You will report to the People Lead at One Acre Fund Nigeria. Your primary role will be to ensure basic Corporate Operations Services are all met 1) on time, 2) with quality, and 3) are included in weekly progress reports to your manager (the Nigeria People Lead). You will manage and help perform all Corp Operations responsibilities which includes Office Administration, transport and logistics support, travel support, and Infrastructure management support. You will coordinate services across all One Acre Fund Nigeria working with other administrative staff across our offices to ensure efficient implementation of all Corporate Ops functions.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth daily operations of key Corp Ops services and functions such as:
    • Office Supplies & Management
    • Organizational Vehicles and Fleet Management
    • Property Management (residential & offices)
    • Operations Payment Requests vetting & controls
    • Oversee space management and service provision in all our office and apartment locations.
  • Manage inventory, ensure the correct order of supplies, see to the maintenance and replacement of operational equipment, optimizing processes, overseeing the Ops team, and liaising with vendors and other external stakeholders.
  • External Visitor Support: Coordinate and support visitor logistics for interview candidates, One Acre Fund employees from other country programs, and donor visits. Communicate before, during, and after visits to ensure a smooth and comfortable visit.
  • Receive feedback and provide communication on regular services and operational needs and requests: Positively receive feedback from staff, respond within agreed timelines and make sure to close the loop.
  • Coordinate and facilitate team bonding events and initiatives for all offices.
  • Infrastructure management: Monitor the outfitting, improvements of current and future offices and residential apartments, ensuring safety, security, and consistency of quality.
  • Expansion Support: Ensure base level foundation support for expansion offices as business operations grow.

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:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of experience providing corporate services or admin functions to a large or growing organization with multiple sites.
  • Success in creating detailed project plans and implementing complex projects to success.
  • Experience providing oversight and managing teams across multiple sites
  • Vendor management
  • A high degree of ownership and the ability to propel improvements.
  • Comfort building relationships across diverse groups of people.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Minna, Nigeria

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off 

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria

Application Deadline

17 January 2023

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Important

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

DEI

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

Anti discrimination

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.