Office Administrators at One Acre Fund

On Monday, November 17th, 2014
Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture
Function: Staffing
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Title: Nyanza District Office Administrators (2)
Job Location: Kisii, Nyanza
Commitment: Six months renewable subject to performance

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 District Office Administrator. 

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

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of basic accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of clerical practices and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Computer skills and knowledge of office software packages
  • Leadership experience in team management.
  • Willingness to work in Nyanza.
  • At least a Diploma in business, social science and IT and related courses from a recognized institution.
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.

Key Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Judgment and problem solving ability
  • High levels of flexibility and multi-tasking.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Work and time management.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy and integrity.
  • Problem analysis and assessment.
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili.
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers.
  • Commitment to humble service, continual growth and career development.
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
Submit to: [email protected] (Subject line: Office Administrator + the place you heard of the position) and salary expectation.

Deadline for resume submissions is on the 24th November 2014 at 5pm.

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