NGO Jobs and Vacancies - One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund
Job Vacancy: Development Operations Engineer
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Job Summary: Improve efficiency and integration across the IT Operations, Quality Assurance, and Software Development Teams.
Job Description: As development operations engineer, you would be responsible for increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the development team- your job would be to make everyone else’s job easier.
This involves coordination with the IT Operations, Quality Assurance and Development teams, with the primary goal of automating manual tasks. You would be involved in reviewing and altering processes/procedures across the organization, reviewing and integrating third-party tools as appropriate and maintaining the test servers used internally. After training, you would also help automate the production server environment and react to problems as they occur.
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
We are seeking an exceptional employee, ideally with a demonstrated passion for our mission.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
·         2+ years of technical work experience required. Examples include a demanding professional work experience or entrepreneurial experience. Bonus points if this work was in a developing country or NGO-related.
·         Strong educational background; Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
·         Strong, demonstrable technical skills in the C family of languages (C# preferred, related languages such as Java acceptable), SQL (MSSQL preferred) and shell scripting (Powershell preferred)
·         Knowledge of Network Architecture and Server Administration (IIS/Windows tools)
·         Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (Azure preferred)
·         Knowledge of Software Development Process and DevOps Tools, including:
·         Version control software (Git preferred)
·         Build automation tools (Jenkins preferred)
·         Deployment tools (Octopus Deploy preferred)
·         Automated Testing Tools (JMeter, Katalon and Selenium preferred)
·         Configuration Management tools (Docker, Otter preferred)
·         Monitoring Software (Splunk preferred)
·         Strong communication skills and ability to work independently/self-manage
·         Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
·         Motivated problem-solver with a history of taking on independent side-projects.
·         Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
·         Language: English required in all locations.
Preferred Start Date: Flexible
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, annual flights and other quality of life benefits
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes. East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/92df488f1
Closing date: 06/29/2019
Note: Please submit a Resume/CV, not exceeding more than 1-2 pages, which includes, Education, Work Experience, Specialized/Technical Skills, Achievements/Awards and any other Experience (Volunteering, Extracurriculars, etc). References do not need to be included, and will only be required upon request, after the final interview
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.

Job Title: Kenya Transport Administrator
Job Location: Kakamega, Kenya
Job Description: Seeking a highly organized administrator to own all transport-related payments and oversee essential transport databases and tracking processes. The transport team has a lot of areas for improvement and increased efficiency, and a talented team player could quickly and easily take on significant new responsibilities. There is very clear space to move up for someone who can take on more complex work.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
·         This administrator owns the tracking and data for one of our most high-value and high-risk sub-teams.
·         Processing all transport-related payments, including taxi receipts, insurance, maintenance invoices and fuel requests.
·         Place all transport-related procurement requests.
·         Perform and track safety checks on OAF vehicles and taxis and own all necessary follow-up.
·         Organize and maintain transport databases including license repositories, fuel spending tracking, maintenance spending tracking, and document repositories in hard and soft copy.
·         Relationship management between vendors and taxi drivers.
·         Complete special projects as needed.
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
Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:
·         A Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree with at least 1 year work experience: vehicle/mechanic experience preferred but not necessary.
·         A valid Kenyan Driver’s License.
·         Experience with work planning tools and strategies e.g. Google Calendar and Google Sheets.
·         Basic office skills including typing, scanning, and printing.
·         Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tools at once.
·         Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
·         Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
·         Attention to detail.
·         Great communication skills.
·         Good time manager.
·         Proficient in English and Swahili.
·         Basic financial/mathematical skills.
Preferred Start Date: 20th May 2019
Job Location: Kakamega, Kenya
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Duration: Full-time job.
Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off
Sponsor International Candidates: No; Must have existing rights to work in Kenya.
CLICK HERE to apply online.
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.

Job Title: Administrative Officer
Job Location: Kakamega
Reports To: Administrative Coordinator
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Most of the world’s poor are farmers, representing the largest and most uniform group of poor people in the world. One Acre Fund is a growing NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre Fund invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income.
We provide farmers with a “market bundle” that includes education, finance, farm inputs and solar lights, and market access. Our program is proven impactful-every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure 50-100% average gain in farm income per acre. We have laser-like focus on generating better lives for the people that we serve.
We are growing quickly. In ten years, we have grown to serve over 600,000 farm families with more than 6,000 full-time field staff. Our approach has won widespread validation, winning grants from The MasterCard Foundation and Gates Foundation.
Website: www.oneacrefund.org.
JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is essentially our front-desk manager and is the friendly first face that our farmers, staff, donors and guests meet when they enter our office. The Administrative Officer will play a crucial role in staff experience, and will also be responsible for much of the organization tracking, and set-up that ensures a world class experience for those in our office.
YOUR ROLE
Seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing administrator to be the face of the Kakamega office at our reception desk and to support our operations with basic tracking and communications.
Your responsibilities will include:
1. Welcoming visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
2. Directing visitors by maintaining employee and department directories and giving instructions when necessary
3. Maintaining safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
4. Maintaining continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities and continuing needs
5. Owning Reception First Aid Kit and be responsible for regular checks and tracking of supplies
6. Arranging couriers; sorts and distributes post
7. Updating and maintaining databases such as the office online booking system, office supplies distribution list and the lunch token tracker
8. Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
9. Coordinating and organizing appointments and meetings as well as meeting space
10. Maintaining office filing and storage system
11. Monitoring incoming emails and answer or forward as required
OUR REQUIREMENTS
We are seeking one exceptional professional with a demonstrated passion for our mission.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
·         Strong educational background
·         Outgoing, friendly, and flexible. This position fields multiple requests and competing priorities from many teams and one must be able to interact across diverse staff and visitors with a smile.
·         Organization. This person manages many of our assets as well as many incoming requests, so they must be exceptionally well organized in order to prioritize their own time correctly as well as keep track of our assets.
·         Strong Communications. This person does a lot of communicating with staff at all levels of the organization and must be able to think through messages, carefully communicate challenges quickly and clearly both in person and over email, as well as type quickly with few mistakes in grammar and syntax.
·         Attention to Detail
·         Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
·         Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
·         Language: English and Swahili required
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
If you feel motivated to work for One Acre Fund as the Administrative Officer and if you fulfill our requirements for this role, we look forward to receiving your application by 14th May, 2019.
To apply, please click on this LINK.
You will be prompted to a form that must be completed.
At the end of the form you will have the opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.
PLEASE NOTE
You must be 18 years or older to qualify for any position at One Acre Fund.
One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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