- Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
- Career Level
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly, serving more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa with more than 7,500 full-time staff. We aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Note there is also a more senior version of this role available here.
Our Program Rotation Associate position is designed to develop new opportunities and fill temporary staffing gaps. Rotation projects smooth out short-term constraints to support continuous program growth. Because you will have exposure to many different parts of the organization, this is an an excellent opportunity for an early-mid career professional to quickly grow into leaders at One Acre Fund.
Selected Program Rotation Associates will rotate through a series of field-based postings, followed by a permanent posting or further rotations depending on the candidate’s interests:
The role has a dual reporting structure:
Example rotations include:
The Program Rotation team works with One Acre Fund's leadership to determine specific rotation projects and the eventual permanent role. We see this role as a way to develop future leaders in international development through exposure to a diverse set of organizational needs and a focus on professional development
We have a culture of personal ownership, constant learning, and investment 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 will help shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
We are looking for professionals with 2 to 5+ years of work experience, and a long-term commitment to our mission. Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
You will rotate depending on organization priorities
Consistent with experience
Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Yes; must have existing rights to work in in the African continent
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).