Nigeria Program Growth Lead
Minna, Niger, Nigeria
1d ago

Description : One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund

is a social enterprise that supplies smallholder farmers with asset - based financing and training they need to grow more food and earn more money.

Instead of giving handouts, they invest in farmers to generate a gain in farm income.

About the role

They are looking to hire a Nigeria Program Growth Lead who will :

  • Lead strategy and the growth of the Impact Ventures Program in Nigeria
  • Lead the development, implementation and growth of trials / innovations that can scale and reach and impact the lives of farmers in Nigeria
  • Lead high-level trial / project design and discussions which include marketing strategy, pricing, and distribution of the product / service
  • Monitoring and evaluation (M and amp;E) plan and execution work with the M and amp;E team to design data collection plans to evaluate impact at trial / project conclusion
  • Work with other departments and global research teams to build programme solutions and innovations.
  • Communicate updates and results to the deputy country director
  • Constant interactions with the field teams in the field communicating with potential smallholder farmer clients to understand real-time challenges.
  • Identify opportunities to improve operations and program performance, through weekly tracking of Measurements, and identifying / working on process improvements.
  • Manage budgets and create forecasts for expansion and other programme innovations.
  • Hire and develop teams to operationalize plans
  • Requirements :

    Be able to manage projects that involve scaling up

    Be able to implement strategies based on field data and programmatic evidence

    Be Fluent in English; knowledge of Hausa (and other Nigerian languages.

    How Important are you to the bottom line?

    You will lead strategy and the growth of the Impact Ventures Program in Nigeria.

    What do you need to have done in your career?

    A Bachelor and #x27;s degree in Business Administration, International Development, Agric Economics, or related fields.

    4- 5 years of relevant professional work experience, including leading teams or entrepreneurial experience (e.g. starting a new program, department or launching new projects)

    Benefits :

    Competitive compensation

    International Health Insurance

    An Excellent Work Culture that gives access to Social Committee activities that keep colleagues engaged and connected

    You will have opportunities to work and connect with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and expand into new focus areas or teams through a Internal Transfer Program

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