Overview

One Acre Fund is a non-profit social enterprise that supplies financing and training to help smallholders grow their way out of hunger and build lasting pathways to prosperity.Job DescriptionThe Program Design department’s vision is to provide strategic direction and annual planning for core activities, driving towards the achievement of the Kenya program’s ambitious scale and impact goals.Roles And Responsibilities Will Include



Own selected initiatives from Repayment project pipeline
Testing the efficacy of/updating select Repayment tools and recommendations on how the tools could be improved further
Conversion of select Repayment materials for Tablet use
Explore additional Telerivet (2-way SMS messaging) functions for Repayment
Other activities as assigned by Manager

Career Growth and DevelopmentWe 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.QualificationsWe are seeking an exceptional, early career professional with 0-1 years of experience. Candidates fitting the following profile are strongly encouraged to apply:

Citizenship in Kenya – you will be asked to submit a copy of your passport biodata page or your national ID card
Exceptional recent college graduates or young professionals. Individuals who hold a Bachelor’s degree as of June 2019 are eligible for One Acre Fund internships/fellowships
Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Google suite (Calendar, sheets, docs etc).
Analytical background and understanding of statistical methods, including use of R or STATA strongly preferred
Ability to coordinate across different teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
Experience in project management and developing media content (e.g. photography, creation and editing of videos etc for Tablet use) preferred
Exceptionally strong oral and written communication skills – writing sample may be requested
Demonstrated leadership experience at work and outside work
Highly motivated, enthusiastic attitude and creative problem-solver
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Application Deadline22nd April 2019Preferred Start DateJune 2019Job LocationKakamegaCompensationCommensurate with experienceDuration3 monthsCompensationInterns will be provided with a reasonable stipend for the duration of their contract. Rural area based fellows will be provided assistance in locating suitable housing. The fellowship/internship program is a recruiting initiative.Note: Please submit a Resume/CV, not exceeding more than 1-2 pages, which includes Education, Work Experience, Specialized/Technical Skills, Achievements/Awards and any other Experience (Volunteering, Extracurriculars, etc). References do not need to be included, and will only be required upon request, after the final interview.One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here. More Information

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