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13 New Job Positions at One Acre Fund read to apply for those studied : Finance, Accounting, Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics, Construction Management, Business Administration, Human Resources and other many related fields….) (Deadline: 23rd November to 02nd December 2021)


🏘️ About the Organization and Job Details

1.Rwanda Technical and Purchasing Coordinator

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

The seed processing team grows and processes over 2000 MT of high-quality seed every year. We require experienced and passionate technical backgrounds/ who can easily understand machine requirements to support our plant with coordination of activities, largely about purchasing machine parts and spares to keep our plant running smoothly. Working with the Seed Production and Procurement team will require frequent written and verbal communication with our suppliers and the various teams within One Acre Fund that we are procuring operational goods and services for.

Responsibilities

Market Research

  • Conduct market research for technical materials related to seed processing; including but not limited to spare machine parts, construction materials, and operational goods and services

  • Maintain the organization’s supplier database through continuous market research
  • Assess prevailing market prices to estimate financial savings made through the Procurement team
  • Maintain long-term business relationships with the organization’s suppliers and identify and build new supplier relationships for new or existing products

Purchase

  • Execute both domestic and international request for quotations, supplier selection, and purchases
  • Negotiate for the best prices for all purchased goods and services
  • Follow-up with the Finance team to ensure suppliers are paid in-full and on time
  • Build strong relationships with requesting departments to understand their procurement needs
  • Support the purchasing team with supplier and category management activities

Quality Assurance

  • Quality check goods at the point of delivery point and handle any quality/quantity issues with suppliers
  • Maintain quality verification tools/documents and share supporting documents with SAP Data Administrator as per OAF policy.
  • Keep track of quality assurance activities(Attention to every stage of delivery, etc) and issues in dedicated tool/system

Deliveries Management

  • Negotiate best delivery/payment terms with suppliers
  • Ensure in-full reception of goods at the designated delivery location in a timely manner
  • Collect all purchase supporting documents from suppliers and share with the SAP Data Administrator per policy.

Transport Management

  • Coordinate with the internal Transport team for goods’ shipment and delivery
  • Control loading and off-loading of goods at the designated delivery location
  • Guarantee delivery traceability through use of dedicated documents/tools (e.g. delivery notes and trackers)
  • Ensure shipments/deliveries are compliant with OAF transport policy

Systems and processes

  • Provide support on procurement projects execution (e.g. supplier database maintenance)
  • Work with the Infrastructure team to elaborate procurement plans for their various construction projects
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings through upstream supplier relationships

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:

  • One year of experience in procurement or sales of technical materials/services.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in procurement/supply chain/Logistics/Construction Management/technical field
  • Advanced knowledge of construction and technical materials/services
  • Strong communication skills with suppliers, peers, and management
  • You’re a dynamic and proactive person.
  • Creativity and risk analysis capacity.
  • A hands-on person who constantly looks for alternative solutions to problems
  • You have a passion for world-class customer service

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Gabiro, Nyagatare

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

Application Deadline

2 December 2021

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..

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2.Rwanda Agro-Processing Associate

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

We are looking for an entrepreneurial agronomist with agro-processing experience to co-lead the setup of one of our newest ventures in Rwanda. You will be responsible for conceptualizing, setting up, and managing agro-processing and storing hubs for grains and fresh produce. You will report to our Commercialization Director, actively working towards facilitating access to markets for smallholder farmers in Rwanda.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Agro-Processing Associate will be responsible for the successful setup and management of the hubs, this includes, but is not limited to:

  • Identifying hub location and infrastructure needs
  • Assessing machinery needs and leading negotiations with suppliers
  • Establishing hub processes and optimizing operations
  • Developing health and safety protocols
  • Overseeing quality control of all agro-processing and storage activities
  • Researching, trialing, and piloting drying and storage innovations

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:

  • We are looking for candidates with a general agro-processing for the food industry and agricultural value chain background
  • Good knowledge of at least one of the following: grain drying, grain storage (silo and warehouse), cold-chain management, aflatoxin risk reduction
  • 4+ years of experience in a dynamic agricultural organization
  • 2+ years of experience in one of our countries of operation
  • Experience working with rural development programs; interest in rural programs is required
  • People and project management skills, able to coordinate diverse teams
  • Experience managing large grants and reporting
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda with frequent travel to rural areas

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

23 January 2022 – The earlier the better for the applications

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.

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3.Global Accounts Payable Officer

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

This role resides in One Acre Fund’s Accounts Payables (AP) Team which is part of the Global Finance Function. The AP Team overseas payments for all One Acre Fund countries – Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, the US, Ethiopia, and Nigeria. The Accounts Payable Officer position ensures all payments are uploaded in our various banking platforms while communicating effectively with various departments on their payments. This role sits on a Global Team, therefore, exposing the job holder to a diverse range of information about the One Acre Fund programs.

This role will report to the Accounts Payable Manager and has no direct reports

Responsibilities

  • Manage the link between SAP and our mobile money and bank accounts. Ensure payment documentation is delivered to banks to support transfers.
  • Verify payment details, follow up on rejected transfers, and resolve issues with banking platforms.
  • Provide proof of payment for accomplished payments
  • Maintain cash balances on designated country accounts and prepare cash transfers among accounts.
  • Communicate bank balances by sending statements to relevant teams as requested and help complete the cash forecast for required countries.
  • Work with compliance and accounting teams to strengthen data flow accuracy.
  • Promote cross-country standardization of payment procedures to improve the payments process and achieve even better service to country counterparts.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by your manager.

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:

  • A university degree in Finance, Accounting, or other related fields
  • Two years of professional work experience in Finance or a related area.
  • Experience working with an ERP System (SAP experience preferable)
  • Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work.
  • Integrity.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Benefits

Health insurance paid time off

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

Application Deadline

22 November 2021

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.

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4.Global Accounts Payable Clerk

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

Finance Department is looking for a Finance or Accounting professional to join us as Accounts Payable Clerk. As a member of the Accounts Payable team, you will approve payment requests up to a specific threshold amount after reviewing their validity regarding manager approval, tax applicability, and appropriateness of source documents. You will also work with the Compliance and Accounts Payable Officers for smooth payments execution and resolution of any payment issues. You will also support projects to improve payments process efficiencies and enhancement of controls

Responsibilities

  • Review all One Acre Fund invoices and payment requests, assessing the completeness of support documents and compliance with organization policies for satisfactory payment approval. This includes Payroll, vendor, and staff payments.
  • Approve payments up to the prescribed threshold through Mobile Money and banking platforms and ensuring payment within agreed deadlines.
  • Track payment errors and propose solutions to ensure they are corrected and do not recur
  • Work with cross-country and finance team members to obtain information about payments.
  • Communicate with external service providers including banks and mobile money provider
  • Manage One Acre Fund vendor database. This includes new vendor addition, re-verification, and follow-up on non-compliant vendors.
  • Support projects to improve payments process efficiencies and controls.
  • Perform accounts payable administrative functions as may be assigned.

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:

  • 3+ years experience in Finance Operations or Accounts Payable
  • University degree or professional qualification in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience using SAP Business One and working in a multi-country organization
  • Good written and spoken English (Kinyarwanda/French a plus)
  • Details oriented

Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Benefits

Health insurance paid time off

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

Application Deadline

20 November 2021

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 feels 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.

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5.Compliance Officer

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

The Compliance Officer verifies that all payments follow established guidelines. You will provide exceptional customer service as the internal representative of the finance team working with all departments on their payments. Your work will be aimed at increasing oversight in our payments process and driving consistency in standards among our countries.

You will report to the Compliance Team Lead.

Responsibilities

  • Review requests for payment against the compliance checklist list of country-specific criteria, including the relevant withholding taxes.
  • Confirm that all requests for payments are authorized by the designated approver following finance policy.
  • Ensure that all approved requests for payments are supported with relevant documents.
  • Contact approvers or requesters to follow up on non-compliance or rejected payments.
  • Build a solid trail of documentation to be used during periodic audits.
  • Support on ad hoc department projects as designated by the Compliance Team Lead.

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:

  • A University degree in Finance, Business Administration, or a related field
  • 1+ years of work experience in Finance or a related field
  • Language: English required; French and Kinyarwanda also preferred
  • Ability to solve complex problems

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Benefits

Health insurance paid time off

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

Application Deadline

20 December 2021

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.

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6.Rwanda Recruitment Coordinator

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

One Acre Fund is a rapidly-growing organization with limitless potential for impact. We commit significant resources to our recruiting efforts in order to provide an unbiased, effective and respectful process that attracts the talent we need to end hunger in our lifetime. Every year we receive tens of thousands of applications, and we are looking for an HR/administration professional to help us manage our growing candidate pipeline. The Rwanda Recruitment Coordinator will join our Rwanda-based Recruitment Team to provide in a variety of areas.

Responsibilities

  • Application screening: Oversee candidate screening and selection process from the review of applications through the interview process for 10-12 roles ranging from junior to mid senior career level.
  • Candidate database management: Using an Applicant Tracking System and other tools to track applicant process from application to hire.
  • Candidate Communication and Support: Our hiring process is rigorous and requires a number of steps, including multiple interviews and exercises. Throughout, the Recruitment Coordinator will provide excellent customer service and support.
  • Hiring Manager Support: Assist Hiring Managers with creating interview materials, train them to use our Recruitment platforms, and provide other support as requested.
  • Interviewing: Conduct interviews at One Acre Fund.
  • Rwanda Internship Coordinator: Manage Rwanda internships entire cycle with manager support.
  • Rwanda Recruitment Process Improvements: take on ad-hoc projects as requested by the manager to advance our mission.

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:

  • 1+ years of experience in a customer service environment
  • Educational background in Business administration, human resources or related fields
  • Very good with details
  • Leadership experience at or outside of work
  • Enthusiasm for learning
  • Relationship management with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Language requirement: English

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda

Benefits

Health insurance paid time off

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

Application Deadline

8 November 2021

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.

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7.DevOps Engineer

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

Our passionate development team manages a range of web and mobile solutions to support our field operations, from registering millions of farmers and their orders, optimizing delivery truckloads and routes, tracking deliveries, collecting mobile payments, analyzing loan repayments.

Our technologies include C#, NodeJS, CouchBase, React (Native), Docker/Kubernetes, and our tooling landscape include GitHub, JIRA, Slack, Azure DevOps.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report to the DevOps manager and join a team of ~5 engineers
  • Operate a dozen applications our farmers depend on, making up ~200 containers
  • Manage and automate our cloud infrastructure based on Kubernetes / Azure Devops / Elasticsearch
  • Manage a set of tools to support a smooth development cycle from commit to deployment
  • Help shape our architecture decisions

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:

  • 3+ years of work experience; bonus points if this work was in a country/region where we operate or social impact-related.
  • High proficiency with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of CI / build and release tools (Azure DevOps is ideal)
  • Experience working with public Cloud platforms (Azure preferred, but AWS and Google Cloud also fine)
  • Scripting Skills (BASH preferred, powershell/CMD fine)
  • Basic knowledge of common application development frameworks (Experience with javascript, C#, SQL, or similar languages required)
  • Knowledge of automated testing tools recommended (JMeter / Selenium / Cypress)
  • Curious mind and a willingness to help feed the world
  • Willingness to commit to the position for at least two years

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

PERKS

  • Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits including professional development and personal travel allowances
  • 6 weeks leave
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Flexible Bring-Your-Own-Device policy with laptop allowance
  • Free-lunch Fridays and regular happy hour nights
  • A rare opportunity to make an impact in the world by working with a top-ranked social enterprise!

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

26 December 2021

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.

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8.Carbon Projects Manager

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

One Acre Fund is bolstering its Agroforestry work with payments for ecosystem services, especially the development and sale of verified carbon emissions reductions. We believe that helping smallholders participate in carbon markets represents an opportunity for advancing climate justice by increasing smallholder profitability and resilience, and for contributing to climate change mitigation.

We are looking for an entrepreneur with experience in the fields of Agroforestry and Carbon Emissions Reductions to lead our nature-based carbon projects. You will manage all aspects of our carbon work, including the participatory design of carbon projects, guiding field teams in the design and implementation of our CER pilots, developing robust monitoring and verification processes, managing carbon project certification, and supporting CER financing and sales.

This position is in the Global Impact division and will report to the Global Agroforestry Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Carbon Program Design. Design carbon projects that boost farmer prosperity and mitigate climate change

  • With smallholders and local community members, use participatory methods to co-design carbon projects that stand up to rigorous certification standards.
  • Work with partners to build One Acre Fund’s multi-year strategy and actionable plans for operations.
  • Identify and support the introduction (or new development) of technology that dramatically improves smallholder access to carbon markets.

Carbon Project Implementation

  • Lead the implementation of carbon work across the organization.
  • Develop carbon project design documents for approval by established standards.
  • Line up technical support resources for field teams to ensure that project implementation, monitoring, and verification meet certification requirements.
  • Work with our Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team to build a world-class MRV system for CER verification.

External engagement, project financing, and sales.

  • Support One Acre Fund’s work in building relationships with global buyers and financing partners to stand up and sell certified carbon projects.
  • Develop partnerships with project developers, carbon certification standards, and technical partners in all of the above responsibilities.
  • Contribute to advocacy work that improves access to carbon markets for smallholder farmers.

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:

  • 3+ years of experience leading nature-based carbon projects, including implementation and certification.
  • Proven ability to lead complex projects and manage successful teams.
  • History of collaboration with primary actors in the carbon sector, including implementers, technical advisors, and certification standards.
  • Familiarity with carbon emissions reductions verification methodologies and standards.
  • Experience implementing projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Cross-cultural competence and ability to work with diverse teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication across a wide range of audiences.
  • English Fluency. Other preferred languages include Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa, Amharic, or French.
  • Travel within the region up to 30% of the time.

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda, with substantial travel time (other locations in Eastern and Southern Africa are possible)

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 21 December 2021

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.

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9.Rwanda Rural Retail Lead

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 lead the Rural Retail program, which encompasses 120+ retail locations and 175+ team members. In partnership with small business owners, we deliver quality products and services to 100,000+ farmers, including advisory services and asset-based micro-financing. To succeed, you will need to manage a high pace of growth, while ensuring service quality, partner satisfaction, and improvement on our financials. You will help to shape and achieve on the country program’s vision, reporting to the Deputy Country Director. You will directly manage three people: the Operations Manager, the Repayment & Strategy Associate, and the Expansion Specialist.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Run a quality program
  • Improve the program: Get the program to profitability. Deepen impact.
  • Grow the program: We aim to grow to a national scale in the next 18 months.
  • Develop your team: Everyone on the team, from your direct reports to the newest Shop Officer, should be mentored, challenged, and supported.
  • Learn and share learnings: There are other budding retail programs at One Acre Fund. And our donors want your insights.

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:

  • 6+ years of professional experience, and a Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years managerial experience
  • Experience in leading a team (of 3+ people), setting goals and strategy
  • Intermediate to advanced analytical skills
  • Fluent in English

If you additionally fit two or more of the below qualifications, you would make an excellent candidate.

  • On-the-ground experience in low or lower-middle-income countries
  • Consulting experience or mindset: You can approach big problems, and you know how to create a framework to proceed.
  • Financial proficiency: You can read simple financial statements, and explore opportunities for improvement.
  • Retail experience
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda

PREFERRED START DATE

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.

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 21 November 2021

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 feels 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.

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10.Senior Mobile Software Engineer

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

Our passionate development team manages a range of web and mobile solutions to support our field operations, from registering millions of farmers and their orders, optimizing delivery truckloads and routes, tracking deliveries, collecting mobile payments, and analyzing loan repayments.

Specific challenges that our mobile solutions have to overcome include:

  • High usability requirements – targeting users with little computer proficiency
  • Offline-first, to provide a good experience with no or limited network connectivity
  • Running on cheap hardware

Our mobile technology is React-Native, Sentry, Detox, and our tooling landscape is based on GitHub / JIRA / Slack / Azure DevOps.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report to our Mobile team lead
  • Work as part of a small, collaborative, and agile team of mobile developers
  • Design, develop, document, test, and support our mobile solutions according to our standards
  • Ensure smooth progress of your projects
  • Participate in your Agile team’s lifecycle
  • Contribute to your department’s improvement by sharing knowledge, sharpening your skills, suggesting different ways of working, and developing
  • Provide technical mentoring to junior team members

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:

  • 5+ years of experience in Software Development
  • Expert level in one or more mobile frameworks, ideally React-Native for Android, with 3+ years of experience
  • A mindset of testing and automation
  • Experience working in Agile
  • A passion for solving problems and a customer mindset

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

PERKS

  • Health insurance and other comprehensive benefits including a professional development stipend
  • 6 weeks of leave
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Flexible Bring-Your-Own-Device policy with laptop allowance
  • Free lunch on working days and regular happy hour nights
  • A rare opportunity to apply your skills to make an impact in the world by working with a top-ranked non-profit!

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:19 December 2021

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.

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11.Rwanda Credit Analyst/Manager

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 oversee a total of over $20 million loan portfolio from farmer revenue and the Government of Rwanda subsidy revenue. You will design a customer repayment experience and strategy that leads to full recovery of all clients’ credit. You will develop systems to ensure seamless farmer subsidy registration and data reconciliation. . The work you do in this role is fundamental to the Rwanda program sustainability and requires data analysis, innovation, and reporting.

You will report to the Rwanda Field Operations Director and manage a team of 4-5 staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Client credit recovery
    • Create annual plans for recovery with input from all relevant team members
    • Bring credit recovery to at least 98% of the total credit
    • Lead credit recovery performance analysis to understand performance risks and tailor solutions accordingly
    • Create periodic credit recovery performance reports to share with country leadership
  • Subsidy invoicing
    • Develop an understanding of the subsidy processes from client’s registrations in Smart Nkunganire to invoicing in the MOPA.
    • Build controls in our subsidy processes to ensure compliance with all Government of Rwanda guidelines about the subsidy program
    • Lead cross-team collaboration workaround subsidy processes from registration to invoicing
    • Create periodic subsidy performance reports to share with country leadership

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:

  • You have 3 or more years of experience in strategic or consulting contexts or program management experience
  • You are comfortable going to the field, take full ownership of projects, and bring them to results independently.
  • You can quickly identify what matters and communicate that.
  • You are a logical thinker and comfortable with analysis – We are looking for someone who can use analysis to create insights and inform recommendations.
  • You understand complex concepts quickly and learn fast! – We are looking for someone who can step into any situation and start adding value very quickly.
  • You have experience working in the banking sector or microfinance, although this is not a strict requirement.
  • You at least have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • You speak English (Kinyarwanda or French is also very useful)

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Rubengera, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 14, 2021

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 feels 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.

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12.Accounts Receivables Accountant

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

Reporting to the Financial Reporting Associate, the Accounts Receivables Senior Accountant will make sure that the accounting procedures in relation to One Acre Fund’s Farmer Receivables (across 8 countries of operations) are followed and all financial reporting controls are implemented and running.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce Quarterly/Monthly Accounts receivables and balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Own the reporting process for the core program & trials across 8 countries of One Acre Fund Operations;
  • Prepare and post journal entries in SAP ;
  • Analyze and verify Accounts Receivables related general ledger account balances, including making recommendations for adjustments;
  • Identity, suggests, and support the process improvements in relation to Accounts Receivables;
  • Coordinate the communications between Business Operations and Finance to ensure that monthly reporting is smooth;
  • Project management: you will implement projects in relation to the process improvements for the receivable reconciliation/reporting process;
  • Support the team during the country and global audits;
  • Other tasks as requested by senior management.

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:

  • A university degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related fields
  • Part or fully CPA qualified;
  • At least 4 Years of experience in Accounting (preferably in a similar role)
  • Project management skills
  • Language: English (with French a plus)
  • Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets)

PREFERRED START DATE

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.

JOB LOCATION

Kigali, Rwanda

BENEFITS

Health insurance paid time off

ELIGIBILITY

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

28 November 2021

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.

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13.Global Ombuds/Mediator

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Global Ombuds mediates employee conflict and investigates DEI-related employee conduct and bias complaints and resolves them, usually through recommendations or mediation sessions. The Global Ombuds also works with the Office of the CEO and the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council to identify systemic issues leading to poor employee conduct or culture and makes recommendations for improvement. The objective of this role would be to help One Acre Fund create a safe, supportive, inclusive workplace, and to ensure that employees can report and resolve instances of bias in a fair, transparent process free from retaliation. The Global Ombuds would report to the Office of the CEO and would manage one direct report, and would work with HR and Legal Teams. The Global Ombuds would:

  • Create the structures and processes needed to manage cases
  • Resolve cases related to bias, minor misconduct cases, and staff conflict
  • Provide One Acre Fund staff support and mediation services
  • Escalate cases of formal discrimination and grave misconduct to Legal
  • Report aggregated trends and make recommendations to the CEO, DEI Council, Company Board, and Managing Counsel

RESPONSIBILITIES

While the Global Ombuds will be first and foremost involved in staff mediation work, they will have a number of other responsibilities, which may take up a greater or lesser percentage of the Global Ombuds’ bandwidth, depending on the caseload of staff mediation cases.

A. Staff Mediation (60%)

  • Resolve cases of bias, staff conflict, micro-aggressions through mediation, training, and recommendations.
  • Ensure confidentiality and fairness in resolving cases

B. Awareness & Training (15%)

  • Lead programs and communication to increase all staff awareness of and access to reporting channels.
  • Shape the organizational culture we want at OAF through preventative training and other interventions.
  • Ensure that staff view the Ombuds and reporting channels as accessible, trusted, and unbiased.

C. Identify trends and support systemic solutions (10%)

  • Analyze case data, draft reports, and make recommendations.
  • Advocate for any necessary changes to organizational structures, plans, or processes to ensure that One Acre Fund is building the culture we want.
  • Provide support scoping or implementing relevant DEI projects.

D. Stakeholder Management (Community of Practice leadership) (15%)

  • Delegate cases to and support in-country mediators / staff-liaison officers
  • Offer performance support and professional development resources to in-country mediators
  • Build knowledge of the Ombuds services and gain a better understanding of staff sentiment by attending regional meetings and country-level leadership meetings

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:

  • 5 or more years of experience in mediation/Ombuds/conflict resolution work
  • 3+ years of experience in any of our countries of operation
  • 2+ years in management
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural, diverse workplace.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some experience in corporate Culture or DEI work, or experience in the legal field is a plus.
  • English is required, knowledge of French/Swahili/Kinyarwanda/Kirundi/Chichewa/Amharic is preferred.

PREFERRED START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Flexible within East Africa; Kigali, Rwanda is preferred.

BENEFITS

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:23 November 2021

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 feels 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.

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