Location(s) : Kenya
Department : Management
Job Type : Full-time
Application Deadline : 31-12-2019
One Acre Fund is recruiting for Head of Kenya Expansion
JOB SUMMARY
In our mission to serve every farming community in Kenya, we're seeking a results-driven professional to lead strategy and operational planning for rapid geographic and organisational growth.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Build 5-year strategy for expansion to new areas
Drive from strategy to a concrete yearly plan for expansion activities
Coordinate expansion decision-making and implementation across departments
Lead major projects to increase our program performance in new expansion areas
Conduct surveys and analysis to identify expansion opportunities
Manage a small team of middle- to senior-level staff
Oversee a field team leading operations in newer expansion areas
Manage communication of key decisions and priorities across all teams, from senior leadership to field staff
REQUIRED DISCIPLINE:
MIN REQ. EXPERIENCE:
6
MIN QUALIFICATION:
Tertiary/Diploma
DESIRED SKILLS:
3
years of managing a successful team
Project management: Design, plan and implement complex projects to success
Growth mindset: Enthusiasm for learning, feedback and continuous improvement
Results-oriented: You set goals and take ownership of driving towards them
Cross-cultural fluency: You will collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
Strong educational background; minimum Bachelor's Degree
A willingness to commit to living in a rural area for at least two years
English required; Kiswahili strongly preferred
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.