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Job Summary

Seeking an exceptional project management professional with 4-5+ years of experience scaling impact projects (Agriculture, Health, Environment etc.) to help rapidly scale up our Tree program over the next 5 years.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:4 years

Job Description/Requirements

About One Acre Fund

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 8,000+ 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, the farmers we serve harvest 50 per cent 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.

About the Role

You will work with the Impact Ventures Lead in operationalizing and implementing the delivery of the Nigeria Tree Program, provide oversight to a team of field managers, and report to the Deputy Country Director.


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead the launching and execution of streams of scalable innovations and trials
  • Build detailed trial project plans, including execution calendar
  • Develop trial budgets and building of sustainable financial models
  • Management of field teams to achieve program vision and goals
  • Contribution to high-level strategy development and detailed field execution


  • High-level trial design – Lead discussions on what questions to test through the trial, how to test them, and how the learning will improve longer-term program design. Some important components for discussion include marketing strategy, pricing, and distribution of the product/service.
  • Trial monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan and execution – work with the M&E team to design trials and data collection plans to evaluate the impact at trial conclusion
  • Collaborate with other teams – Work with other departments and global research teams to build program solutions and innovations. Communicate updates and results to key stakeholders.

Operations/Team Management:

  • Spend dedicated time with the field teams in the field talking to our potential smallholder farmer clients to understand real-time challenges.
  • Identify opportunities to improve operations and program performance, through weekly tracking of Key Performance Indicators, and identifying/implementing process improvements
  • Manage budgets – monitor current budgets and forecast budgets for expansion and other program innovations.
  • Manage a team – hire, develop and lead teams to implement operations

Career Growth and Development

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, you will have:

  • 4 to 6+ years of relevant professional work experience in Nigeria with experience in mentorship and leadership of teams; entrepreneurial experience preferred (e.g., starting a new program or department, launching new initiatives across a large field team)
  • Willingness to live outside capital cities, close to our customers, as this is where most of the work will be based.
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of Hausa (and other languages spoken in Nigeria)
  • Proficiency with Google Suites
  • Friendly personality, and a team mindedness
  • University degree required in Business Administration, International Development, Agric Economics, or related fields.
  • Entrepreneurial experience and an ability to hit the ground running and start adding value quickly.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Minna, Nigeria (This role is based in Minna with the opportunity for flexible work.)


Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits


This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria

Application Deadline

25 April 2023

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

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, 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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