Motorcycle Chlorine Dispenser Circuit Rider at One Acre Fund

On Saturday, September 28th, 2013
Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture / Microfinance / WASH
Function: Field Support
Title: Chlorine Dispenser Circuit Rider
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Location: Kakamega, Western Kenya
Commitment: 2 month probationary period followed by a six month contract

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is an agricultural non-profit operating in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families grow their way out of poverty.  

We provide farmers with a “market bundle” including education, finance, farm inputs, health products, and market access. Our program has proven impact – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure a more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  

We are growing quickly. In six years, we have grown to serve 135,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff.

Job Description
One Acre Fund is piloting a safe water project in two of our districts in partnership with Dispensers for Safe Water, an Evidence Action subsidiary. 

We are seeking a Circuit Rider who will support in the delivery of chlorine to our 1300 dispensers in addition to repair and maintenance of the dispenser hardware. 
CR’s will be expected to maintain the highest degree of professionalism to ensure safe handling and accountability for all products through timely and accurate reporting and adherence to OAF policies.

Primary Duties


  • Ensure safe handling and accountability for chlorine between the store and the promoter at the dispenser site.
  • Distribute chlorine refills to promoters at chlorine dispenser sites. 
  • Correctly fill out the chlorine delivery notes ensuring the receiver signs for refills.
  • Keep an updated record of all water points supplied with chlorine refills and the number of refills supplied to each.
  • Create and maintain productive working relationships with community members and community leaders.

Warehouse / Inventory Management:-
  • Correctly fill out daily Field Store stock cards to track inventory.
  • Submit completed stock cards and delivery notes to CD Project Associate on weekly basis.
  • Manage flow and tracking of all inventory in and out of the Field Store, taking full responsibility for all inventory movements between Field Store and promoters.
Chlorine Dispenser Hardware Maintenance:-
  • Organize for and ensure availability of all the necessary repair materials and tools.
  • Make spot checks to dispensers during refills delivery to ensure  proper functioning.
  • Provide quality repair and maintenance services as required.
If you have skills and experience in these areas, please highlight them in your cover letter and resume.

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 employees are passionate about.

We are seeking exceptional professionals with a minimum of two years of work experience and a passion for serving the needs of communities in Kenya
We are looking for exemplary candidates so please only apply if you fit these criteria:
  • Motorcycle riding experience with a valid driving license
  • A personal, reliable motorcycle that can be used on a daily basis for work (fuel will be provided)
  • Ability and knowledge of tips to balance heavy loads on the motorcycle
  • Understanding of all daily routine motorcycle maintenance procedures, guidelines and the motorcycle policy for riders
  • Relevant knowledge of masonry work
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Critical thinking and judgment
  • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours during busy season
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • Ability to interact  to work in a team environment
  • Passionate about the work of One Acre Fund and the Chlorine Dispenser Project
Timeline: Candidates to submit resumes by the 15th of October 2013.
Compensation: Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience
Benefits: Transport and airtime allowances

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply

Email resumes and copy of valid drivers licence and proof of insurance to [email protected] (Subject line: CD Circuit Rider + the place you heard of the position).
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