Training and Recruitment Specialist Jobs at One Acre Fund

On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Title: Training and Recruitment Specialist II
Salary: Competitive depending on education & experience
Job Location: Kisii, Nyanza
Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is an NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential.
One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income.
We provide farmers with a “market bundle” that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access.
Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.
We are growing quickly. In six years, we have grown to serve over 135,000 farm families with more than 1000 full-time staff.

Job Description 

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; we are seeking individuals to take up the position of Recruitment and Training Specialist II in our Kisii Nyanza Office.

One Acre Fund is looking for experienced and talented candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.

Primary Duties of a Training and Recruitment Specialist

  • Training Design – design both individual classes and full courses in professional development for Headquarters and Field Staff.
  • Delivery of trainings to Headquarters and Field Staff.
  • Lead staff onboarding and orientations at the Headquarters.
  • Work with the HR department to revise and implement the training strategy for the organization.
  • Manage and Mentor other training staff.
  • Assist HR director in recruitment of new positions.
  • Cultivate relationships with other organizations and universities for long term recruitment.
  • Deliver informational presentations to potential new recruits and local universities and technical colleges.
  • Perform other duties as required by HR or Operations Manager.
This position will report directly to the HR Manager.

Career Growth and Development:

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills.
We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews.
We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.

  • A minimum of a Diploma, preferably in Business Management/Human Resource or other Social Science program
  • At least two (2) years experience in staff training with a focus on staff professional development.
  • Proven organizational, analytical, designing of training materials, communication (oral and written) and training skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
  • Must have advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Preferred Attributes
  • Positive attitude and ability to work independently and in a team
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Creative approach to work
  • Proactive in identifying and solving problems.
The candidate should be willing to reside in Kisii, Nyanza.
Compensation: Competitive Salary based on experience and Education
Benefits: Performance based bonuses, airtime and small transportation allowances
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.
One Acre Fund Kenya is an equal opportunity employer; both women and men of integrity are invited to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

To Apply
Mandatory Requirements: submit via Email
1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Include at least 2 Samples of Training materials or programs (soft copies) you have recently created and delivered

Submit to: [email protected] (Subject line: Training and Recruitment Specialist II + the place you heard of the position) and salary expectation.

Deadline for resume submissions is on the 15th of May 2013 at 5pm.

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