One Acre Fund is Recruiting For Strategy & Operations Analyst
One Acre Fund
Lagos, NG
4d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Job Description

  • We are looking for a motivated project analyst to join our Rwanda Finance & Strategy team.
  • You will work on short-medium term projects across multiple functions to solve complex operational, strategic and financial problems to support long term strategy.
  • About the Role

  • We are looking for a motivated project analyst to join our our Strategic Projects team sitting in the Rwanda Strategy & Finance department.
  • You will work on short-medium term projects across multiple functions to solve complex operational, strategic and financial problems to increase farmer impact, improve operations and achieve higher sustainability.
  • You will be creating structure out of ambiguity.

  • With so many varied projects, no day is ever the same, and the role includes exposure to high-level strategy, working within different departments, and getting into the field.
  • You will report to the Strategic Projects Manager and take on full ownership of projects, from planning, through to execution and follow-up, often working directly with project partners, including sometimes the Country / Deputy-Country Directors.
  • The projects will vary depending on program priorities and project complexities, but you will manage anywhere from 2-5 projects at any given time, and are expected to handle any type of project from quantitative modelling to primary research with a focus of analyzing and solving the problem at hand.
  • You may be asked to take on direct management responsibilities within our growing team of analysts. Longer-term, there will also be opportunities to lead increasingly large projects or join / lead a department you are supporting.
  • 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 relevant work experience in strategy (financial, operational, business, or other), management consulting, or similar style project experience, and ideally a demonstrated passion for our mission.
  • Strong educational background; bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Technical skills; Advanced Office / Google Suite, especially Excel (can perform complex functions). Experience with other professional programs (e.
  • g. R, STATA) is a plus.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience at work or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning and openness to feedback.
  • Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to understand complex concepts quickly and to learn fast
  • You have at least one year of experience working in the developing world, although this is not a strict requirement.
  • Language : English Required (Kinyarwanda is also very useful).
  • 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.
  • Benefits

    Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits.

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