- Kenya, Rwanda
- Career Level
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.
The Impact Ventures Department aims to build ultra-scalable new channels and business models that can grow to serve more than half a million farmers in just a few years. We have a diverse portfolio of investments, from government partnerships to short-term behavior change campaigns to tree seedling nurseries. What they share is a commitment to serve millions of farm families while maintaining operations that are financially efficient.
We are seeking someone to help identify, design and scale-up early-stage ventures in partnership with country and global teams. Given how the department supports the portfolio of investments is constantly changing, this role will require an openness to add value in multiple ways. You will report into the Impact Ventures Growth Director.
Role responsibilities could include the following (specific responsibilities dependent on organizational needs):
Develop strategies to scale current Impact Ventures investments to reach hundreds of thousands of clients.
Dream big and operationalize new ideas,whether enhancing existing pilots or contributing to country/organizational strategy in identifying new opportunities to pursue.
Develop relationships and coordinate with partners who are relevant to our work. Partners could include One Acre Fund Country Directors, executives at social enterprises, and officials in government ministries.
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.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. 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.
Kigali, Rwanda or Nairobi, Kenya
Commensurate with experience
Health insurance, paid time off
No, African nationals strongly encouraged to apply.
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