Operations Associate Job One Acre Fund Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Operations Associate Job One Acre Fund Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Kenya Field Operations Associate Job,  NGO Jobs In Kenya October 2020,

Position: Kenya Field Operations Associate

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.

Location: This role is based in Kakamega. You may work up to 25% remote from another location of your choice.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Duration: Full-time job

Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off

Job Description

The Field Operations Department is the largest team at all of One Acre Fund. We focus on the short-term gains of our program and the management of our 2,700-person Field Team to create results. We work with annual strategists across departments to ensure the program operates efficiently and in-sync across 50+ districts and 4 major operational regions of the country. It is the Field Operations department’s responsibility to ensure that we provide a seamless, farmer-focused service while adapting to a changing market.


  • Manage 2-3 sub-teams with up to 35 team members and develop a high-performance culture through mentorship and professional development support
  • Oversee strategic direction for 2-3 portfolios (examples: Tablet integration, Customer Protection, Field deliveries, Insurance, Warranty, Field offices) and manage cross-departmental relationships
  • Lead project design and implementation to accomplish business outcomes – set goals and measurements, report on progress, manage crisis response, hold the team accountable to strategic results
  • Participate in global Field Operations work and work with other country programs


Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically:

  • 3+ years of work experience and a demonstrated passion for development work
  • 3+ years successfully managing complex projects leading to measurable results
  • 2+ years managing teams successfully
  • Demonstrated success managing program portfolios and complex systems
  • Experience working in high-performance culture and collaborative teams
  • A willingness to commit to living in rural areas of East Africa for at least 2 years – this is a long-term, career-track role Bachelor’s degree
  • Language: English required, knowledge of Swahili preferred

How to apply

Click here to apply

NoteMust have existing rights to work in either Kenya or the US.

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.