Job Opportunities at One Acre Fund


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Job Opportunities at One Acre Fund,

Job Opportunities at One Acre Fund

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One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty.

Kenya Technical Supervisor

About the Role

Reporting to the Production Coordinator, the Technical Supervisor will make sure machines are operated correctly, maintains on-site safety, keeps machines up and running; and all quality and safety standards are implemented and running.

Responsibilities

  • Planning for all the factory-related activities with proper feedback to the Quality Assurance manager Manage the operation of factory machinery.
  • Manage factory labour and ensure performance is up to standard Providing on-the-job training.
  • Through the supervisors and labour, implement efficient and correct practices that maximize production Assistance in the production
  • Complete labour muster roll
  • Prompt reporting observing factory protocol
  • Properly maintain and logically store data generated in the course of production including data from machines such as colour sorter.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant safety procedures and legislation
  • Ensure factory machinery are well maintained

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and investing 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:

  • Must hold a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant qualification.
  • Minimum of two years experience in factory processes.
  • Experience in the use of a computerized Information system.
  • Experience in factory and labour administration.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Sagana, Kenya

Benefits

Health insurance paid time off

Eligibility

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

Application Deadline

3 December 2022

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Global Remote Sensing Manager

About the Role

The role of the Remote Sensing Manager is to make One Acre Fund more impactful by improving farmer livelihoods in the context of a changing climate. You will: 1) lead outreach and interactions with remote sensing providers, 2) serve as the in-house expert on remote sensing capabilities and 3) coordinate deployment of remote sensing technologies across different use cases. You will report to the Global Impact Director.

Responsibilities

  • Scope, contract and coordinate remote sensing providers and partnerships to unlock new impact
  • Support the impact team to deploy remote sensing technologies across its portfolio, including in crop health, micro-insurance, and payments for ecosystem services
  • Manage the exchange of data between One Acre Fund and external remote sensing providers
  • Liaise with internal operations teams to ensure that remote sensing tools are integrated into fieldwork
  • Motivate people to use new data platforms to deepen the impact
  • Lead research projects on remote sensing for more frontier use cases
  • Represent division leadership, internally or externally

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and investing 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:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience with remote sensing applications for agriculture, agroforestry, or nature-based carbon programs.
  • University degree in a related field (e.g. Earth Imagery, Precision Agriculture, Environmental Science + GIS). An advanced degree is a bonus.
  • Verbal and written abilities across different audiences – from non-technically-trained colleagues to external experts.
  • Demonstrated data skills and ability to advise on the design of internal data sets to better suit remote sensing platforms.
  • Experience building trust and understanding for peers from diverse contexts to bring them together to collaborate, especially with new technologies and innovations.
  • The ability to coordinate diverse work streams and external relationships.
  • Enthusiasm for learning.
  • English required. Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, or French.
  • Willingness to travel within the region.
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Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kigali, Rwanda or Nairobi, Kenya

Benefits

Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

Eligibility

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

Application Deadline

25 January 2023

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


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