Manager, Office of the CEO

One Acre Fund

About the organization

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms 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.

We are growing quickly. We serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.

Duties

We are looking for someone to help lead the Office of the CEO, comprised of 1-2 analysts and 1-2 managers. The Office of the CEO reflects the voice of and executes on behalf of the Executive Director. As One Acre Fund grows, our Executive Director is focused on an increasingly diverse set of priorities, from communicating with external partners to marshaling resources for new internal programs. Managers in this office will lead a varied portfolio of projects, linked by a common theme of improving our CEO’s efficacy.

Find more details on the Job Description here: https://grnh.se/81289bc01

Qualifications

We are looking for professionals with 5+ years of work experience. We are looking for extraordinary candidates to help take our organization to the next levels of impact and scale. This is a career-track role, with a two-year minimum. Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

Experience in strategic and consulting contexts, e.g. working with C-suite leaders, change management, or long-term planning.
Ability to roll up one’s sleeves and directly move projects forward, as opposed to solely making recommendations or presentations.
Experience managing team performance and developing leaders; experience in remote management a plus
Exceptional written communicator. We are looking for clear communicators who have an ability to engage a range of audiences, including internal staff, external partners, and organizational leadership.
Research ability. You have experience conducting powerful secondary research.
Humility. We are looking for passionate leaders with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service.
Language: English.

Salary

Competitive

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