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Nigeria Regional Field Execution Specialist

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We seek an exceptional professional with at least 3-5+ years of work experience and, ideally, a demonstrated passion for scaling businesses and day to day execution.
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 directly to the Field Operations Lead. You will be in one of the leadership positions of our largest department of 130+ field team and around 8 HQ staff. You will directly manage up to 3 supervisors and up to 30-70 field officers. You will lead the annual sales cycles, deliveries, extension services, and loan collection in a region while exploring and testing ways to increase the number of clients each team member can support

Responsibilities

Lead Regional Program Execution (40%)

    • Lead the annual sales cycles, deliveries, extension services, and loan collection in a region while exploring and testing ways to increase the number of clients each team member can support.
    • Use data to monitor and improve operational decision-making and performance management in multiple districts.
    • Measure progress against goals, report on progress, and hold the team accountable for prioritization especially in strategic areas, such as program efficiency, client density, and impact on farmers.
    • Determine weekly team execution indicators(KPIs) to reinforce weekly execution focus by creating weekly talking points and field dashboards.
    • Support efforts to integrate new technology into the daily work of the field team to increase their capacity to manage new and recurring customer needs.

Lead People (30%)

    • You will be in one of the leadership positions for our largest department, including a 130+ field team and around 8 HQ staff.
    • You may directly manage up to 2-3 supervisors and up to 30-70 field officers.
    • You will invest in the skill-building and mentorship of the Field Team staff- to drastically increase their ability to connect with, educate, and serve farmers.

Strategy and Communications (30%)

    • You will support the strategy development of the field operations workstreams for the country program: Enrollment, compliance, and repayment.
    • You will support the annual goal-setting and planning processes for the Field Operations Department, ensuring annual plans align with the long-term vision and targets for the program.
    • You will help to lead the team through change, guide the team in troubleshooting challenges and provide strategic focus and direction.
    • You will develop reports for your region and communicate it to the other leaders in the organization.

Note: This is subject to addition or subtraction of responsibilities at the organization's discretion

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:

  • Data analysis and Problem-Solving Skills- Proficiency in data analysis, dashboard development, data interpretation, and executing at scale.
  • Bachelors degree in any related field with preference for Agriculture, Business administration and Management related degree
  • Atleast 2 Years experience in Field experience in Rural areas or rural retail
  • Strategy Development: Minimum of 2 years experience in project management design, strategic thinking, designing workflows, creating field tools and talking points, and writing reports.
  • Management Experience: Minimum of two years of direct management experience with solid examples of people development or equivalent management experience.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Minna/Saki, Nigeria

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off

Eligibility

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

Application Deadline

10 Jan 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.