Kenya Behavior Change Specialist

Job Summary

We are looking for a Behavior Change Specialist who will lead the implementation of behavior change interventions focused on improving the impact of our program.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements


Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 7,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, our farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.


We are looking for a Behavior Change Specialist who will lead the implementation of behavior change interventions focused on improving the impact of our program. This will include leading a team that's running a project with community nutrition trainers, conducting on-the-ground research on behavior change, and creating new services that attract clients. You'll be involved in the design and implementation of our behavior change interventions and report to the Kenya Behavior Change Associate.


  • Manage innovations aimed at improving customer experience and program impact
  • Coordinate with other teams and partners to implement behavior change programs
  • Use Human-Centered Design approaches to learn from customer to improve our training and nutrition programs
  • Rapidly scale successful new program interventions
  • Directly manage several reports and invest in their professional growth


We 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.


Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, we are looking for the following:

  • 2+ years of experience working on behavior change projects
  • Experience managing complex projects
  • Experience mentoring others and supporting them to achieve their professional goals
  • Familiarity with a focus group and survey design
  • Commitment to building an inclusive and diverse team culture
  • Excel or Google Sheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets))
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Fluent in English & Kiswahili
  • A willingness to commit to living in a rural area

Application Method
All applications will be received through this link, please apply here:


Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.


Kakamega, Kenya


Health insurance paid time off 


No; Must have existing rights to work in Kenya


We hire on a rolling basis which means that applications are reviewed and processed on a continuous basis until a hire is made.

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 address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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