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Kenya Enrollment Project Specialist

Seeking an exceptional project manager to support our client acquisition strategy.

Job overview

Location
Kenya
Career Level
Professionals
Kenya

Kenya

Kenya was our founding country of operation, and it remains our largest in terms of both numbers of clients and staff.

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. 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.

Job Description

The Enrollment team is a sub-department of Program Design, overseeing the strategy and planning to achieve our goal of serving more farmers. As an Enrollment Specialist, you will support the implementation of our enrollment strategy in the field. The Enrollment Specialist reports to the Enrollment Lead.

You will:

  • Coordinate key enrollment activities, including the training of ~3000 field staff, and creation of marketing materials
  • Design and manage new projects to further improve our program and reach more farmers
  • Conduct prototyping and field testing of new ideas, as well as surveys, focus groups and other research methods to learn from our farmers and field staff
  • Support the Enrollment Lead in developing the long-term strategy and yearly plan for enrollment
  • Lead monitoring and reporting of results.

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 2+ years of work experience. Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Project management: You can create detailed project plans, 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
  • Strong educational background; minimum Bachelor's Degree
  • English required; Kiswahili strongly preferred
  • Willing to be based in Kakamega, Kenya.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kakamega, Kenya

Compensation

Commensurate with experience

Duration

Full-time job

Benefits 

Health insurance, paid time off

Sponsor International Candidates

No; Must have existing rights to work in Kenya. 

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.

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.