About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly 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 currently 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.
One Acre Funds Impact Ventures Department aims to build ultra-scalable new channels and business models that can grow to serve more than half a million farmers in just a few years.
We have a diverse portfolio of investments, from large government partnerships, to short-term behavior change campaigns, to rural retail shops, to tree seedling nurseries.
What they share is a commitment to impact millions of farm families while maintaining operations that are cost-neutral or highly financially efficient, in order to reach as many people as possible.
We are seeking an exceptional individual to launch a new Impact Ventures program in Nigeria. Strong candidates would be setting up and managing an initial trial with the future expectation of scaling to become the lead for a region-wide / nation-wide venture in Nigeria.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
The Pilot Lead is responsible for the overall launch and leadership of the new pilot program and guiding its growth through :
The role is multi-faceted and suited to those who enjoy working under pressure with high levels of responsibility and building a program from the start.
Examples of the type of tasks required of the role are :
g. multi-year organization chart, Professional Development Curriculum)
Some key components for discussion include marketing strategy / tactics, pricing, and distribution of the product / service.
Communicate updates and results to key stakeholders.
Based on a successful pilot year, there is a possibility for the person in this role to continue to build and grow this into a larger multi-year programme in subsequent years.
Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. Youll 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. Youll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to :
g. starting a new program or business unit, launching a new initiatives across a large field team, etc.)
Proven ability of creative problem-solving, successful implementation and execution of strategy based on field data and programmatic evidence.
This includes willingness to live outside capital cities, close to our customers, as this is where most of the work will be based.
Commensurate with experience
Health insurance, paid time off.
Sponsor International Candidates
Yes. Nigerian candidates are encouraged to apply.
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