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Job Summary

Seeking an exceptional generalist with 2+ years of people, project management and data management experience to lead our Facility Services Management team and ensure exceptional service delivery.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelors
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 2 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 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.


About the Role

You will lead operations for all our Kenya offices, residences, and guesthouses across all our regions of operation ensuring the provision of exceptional, cost-effective services that positively impact productivity, increase sustainability, and result in an excellent experience for all staff


You will be in the Corporate Operations Department within the People Division. You will report to the Corporate Operations Manager

  • You will manage the:
    • Corporate Operations Coordinator (1)
    • Facility Services Management Coordinator (1)
    • Senior Nairobi Administrative Supervisor (1)


Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily operations to maintain quality standards and exceptional service provision.
  • Implement and audit management systems to maintain expected performance standards. 
  • Manage assets through their life cycle for space/work resourcing. 
  • Manage large and minor projects, ensuring completion and customer satisfaction.
  • Lead the end-to-end planning, organization and delivery of important Tupande and global events, supporting the achievement of the event goals
  • Analyse expenditure to develop strategies to manage or reduce recurring expenses while maintaining quality.
  • Develop a performance culture through mentorship and professional development.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive workplace culture, implementing initiatives to boost team morale.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards in our facilities.


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.


Qualifications

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. 
  • 2 years of Project management and implementation. 
  • Proficiency with maintaining complex spreadsheets (can perform complex functions) and databases. 
  • Efficient work organisation.
  • Ability to build and lead cohesive teams
  • Ability to communicate with other colleagues and stakeholders
  • 2+ years of work experience.
  • English and Kiswahili required


Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible


Job Location

Nairobi, Kenya, with occasional travel to our regional offices. This job is onsite and you will be in the office 100% of the time.


Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off 


Eligibility

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


Application Deadline

02 September 2024


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, 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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