Kenya Innovations Associate

One Acre Fund

About the organization

We are looking for an Innovations Associate who will run 1-3 high priority projects. You will be involved in all phases of innovation management, from design to execution to evaluation. You will report to the Innovations Senior Manager.

Duties

One Acre Fund Kenya is our largest and fastest-growing country of operation and is one of the largest social enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa. By 2030, we aim to transform every farming community in Kenya and serve more than 1.5 million Kenyan farm families.

The goal of the Program Innovations department is to design programmatic changes that increase the One Acre Fund’s scale and sustainability. These changes include using technology to improve the efficiency of our field program and creating new methods to attract clients. We are looking for an Innovations Associate who will run 1-3 high priority projects. You will be involved in all phases of innovation management, from design to execution to evaluation. You will report to the Innovations Senior Manager.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Manage complex innovations aimed at improving client retention and field staff efficiency
Create detailed project plans and coordinate across multiple teams to ensure smooth project operations
Use qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate project results
Directly manage 1-2 entry-level staff and invest in their professional growth.

Qualifications

We are looking for professionals with 3+ years of relevant work experience and a passion for serving smallholder farmers. Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

2+ years of experience managing complex projects and coordinating across multiple teams
An ability set goals and take ownership of driving towards them
Experience improving established processes
Enthusiasm for learning, feedback, and improvement
Familiarity with research methods such as human-centered design
Experience assessing project outcomes and making data-driven recommendations
Familiarity with statistical concepts and the ability to use Excel/Google Sheets to do basic analysis
Experience mentoring others and supporting them to achieve their professional goals
Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse team culture
Education: Bachelor's Degree
English required; Kiswahili preferred
A willingness to commit to living in a rural area for at least two years

Salary

Competitive

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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