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One Acre Fund


Impact Analyst / Manager
Location: Rubengera, Rwanda
Job Purpose: We are looking for an exceptional, collaborative, data-minded professional with a passion for driving sustainable, smallholder agriculture to help shape our organization’s future impact.
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
The Impact Division supports all One Acre Fund programs to generate more impact, wherever we work. We help the organization keep three core aspects of “impact” at the forefront of our work:
·         Improving farmer livelihoods and profitability in the short-term
·         Ensuring long-term profitability through sustainable agricultural practices (soil health, crop diversity, etc.)
·         Addressing non-agricultural needs of farming households (energy, nutrition, etc.)
The Impact Division comprises many functions including R&D teams (innovation strategy, trial design, analysis, program design, etc.), central Agricultural Research & Consulting, and org-wide Monitoring & Evaluation. We also directly lead specific org-wide initiatives like crop insurance, agroforestry, behavioral studies, and nutrition & health.
We are looking for an exceptional communicator and collaborator to improve the Impact Division at the global level. The role of the Impact Analyst or Manager is to make the entire Impact Division more effective. Four critical components of this role are to 1) improve knowledge flow and management across the Impact Division, 2) improve communications, internally and externally, to motivate people around all aspects of our impact, 3) lead strategic research or operational initiatives, and 4) increase the reach and effectiveness of Impact Division leadership.
To succeed in this role, you will need to be an extremely strong communicator, exceptionally well-organized, and able to manage a number of complex projects at once. You should also have a strong background in Agriculture or a related field (Ecology, Environmental Science, etc.), as well as experience with study design & data analytics. This role is an opportunity to take our impact work to the next level. You’ll drive results and shape our organization’s impact, all while enabling your colleagues to be better at their jobs.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Improve Impact Division Communication & Coordination
·         Goal setting and tracking – Help set and track progress against global and program-specific impact goals.
·         Impact knowledge management and quality Control – Track past, ongoing, and planned trials and studies; manage results in an accessible way; drive design & analysis quality through internal peer review board.
·         Maximize the utility and effectiveness of working groups in driving impact across the organization. Set agendas and work with participants for the monthly Global Impact Working Group and monthly Impact Lead meetings.
·         Field team support – Keep your finger on the pulse of every team and make strategic recommendations for better resource allocation, work prioritization, etc. This could take the form of dedicated support to a few programs, or broader support and coordination across many programs.
Motivate people, internally and externally, around our impact
·         Increase visibility of and motivation around our impact work internally by partnering with our communications team to increase frequency and quality of impact-related communications.
·         Improve external understanding and support of One Acre Fund’s mission via engaging visual representation of impact and systematic reporting.
Lead strategic research or operational initiatives that are highly important to One Acre Fund and organizational leadership and do not have a natural owner within an existing department. Specific projects will depend on candidate’s background and interests, organizational priorities, bandwidth of implicated teams, and timing. Some examples could be:
·         Innovation Research – Research new impact opportunities for expansion areas or for radically new/improved services.
·         Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) – continually refine our CCA strategy, identify areas where we need increased investment or research, and take initiative to drive progress.
·         Climate Change Mitigation – help monitor and improve our organizational carbon footprint.
·         Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) – regularly review our ESG practices, make actionable recommendations for improvement, and support implementation where appropriate.
·         Partnerships – Research or develop new partnerships that could unlock significantly greater impact.
Increase reach of Impact leadership
·         Support Impact Director to “win back” 20% of time to focus on what’s most important.
·         Conduct regular prioritization reviews with division leadership to ensure we’re tackling the most important problems.
·         Represent division leadership, internally or externally, when necessary.
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 impact-oriented professional with 3-5+ years of relevant work experience and a demonstrated passion for our mission.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
Passion, motivation, & humility
·         Genuine passion for continually, sustainably, improving farmer livelihoods.
·         Motivated by helping others. This role isn’t about individual achievements but about supporting teams across One Acre Fund to achieve our common mission.
Strong technical aptitude
·         University (or higher) degree in Agriculture or a related field (e.g. Ecology, Environmental Science).
·         Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to advise on trial or study design. Basic knowledge of R preferred.
·         Genuine enthusiasm for learning and an openness to feedback.
Communication
·         Strong verbal and written communication across a wide range of audiences – from non-technically-trained colleagues to external experts.
·         Open listener; can develop trust of colleagues and teams.
·         English required. Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, or French a plus.
Leadership & Collaboration
·         Ability to understand motivations and capacities of different groups/teams from diverse backgrounds or contexts, to bring them together to collaborate effectively, and to capitalize on their relative strengths and weaknesses.
·         Demonstrated leadership experience, whether at work or outside of formal employment.
Productivity
·         Strong organization skills and ability to “keep the trains running on time”
·         Systematic thinker, able to track of hundreds of diverse tasks and initiatives.
·         Demonstrated ability to deliver results quickly, whether working independently or implementing direction and advice.
Other requirements
·         High proficiency in MS Excel, Word, Power Point (or online equivalents).
Ability to travel within the region – preferred
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Location: Rubengera or Kigali, Rwanda
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Duration: Full-time job
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes; East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/1360dfdc1
Closing date: October 28, 2019

Brand Strategist
Job Purpose: Lead efforts to build One Acre Fund’s brand and position our fast-growing organization in diverse markets across Africa.
Location: Kigali, Rwanda / Nairobi, Kenya
About One Acre Fund: Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly.
We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
The Brand Strategist will lead One Acre Fund’s efforts to build our brand and maintain the positive reputation that allows us to achieve our goals for farmers.
This is not a traditional marketing role, focused on selling a product.
This is a unique opportunity to position a fast-growing organization in six diverse markets across Africa.
You’ll define what makes us unique and communicate it to the world.
It’s an ideal role for someone who loves drawing insights from data and using them to direct world-class creative.
You’ll work closely with our in-house teams (digital, media, creative, and culture) to develop audience insights, craft key messages, and design integrated marketing campaigns.
You’ll advise senior leaders and deliver data showing that our brand reputation supports our core business objectives.
Responsibilities include:
Employer Branding
You’ll inspire a generation of talented professionals to build a career in agriculture, which is at the heart of national development.
As we scale, we’re hiring hundreds of critical roles each year, with a particular focus on African professionals at all levels and senior leaders who will shape our next phase of growth.
·         Advise senior leaders and the recruitment team on shaping our employee value proposition
·         Lead market research projects to generate and apply insights on potential applicants
·         Design data-driven campaigns to build awareness, capture leads, and convert job applications
·         Work with culture and internal communications team to activate employees as brand advocates
Corporate Reputation
You’ll ensure brand consistency across a multinational organization.
As we grow, we get more complex: we’re expanding our services for farmers, piloting new business, and entering new regions.
You’ll shape a clear external narrative around what we do, and champion its consistent use across the organization.
·         Develop strategies to establish One Acre Fund as a thought leader on topics of national interest
·         Create data-backed briefs for the creative and media teams on content marketing campaigns
·         Advise field teams on positioning new products for farmers or launching business sub-brands
·         Manage global digital channels (website, social, emails) and advise on country-specific channels
Digital Distribution and Analytics
You’ll design sophisticated distribution and measurement strategies that put us at the forefront of digital in East Africa.
Our audiences are increasingly online, but digital access and preferences vary by country.
Working with a direct report and vendors, you’ll design digital outreach strategies for each market.
·         Develop strategies for digital distribution in each market across paid, owned, and earned media
·         Define goals for digital campaigns and provide hands-on guidance to direct report for analysis
·         Propose budget and scope for partnerships with vendors (ads, search, website) and digital tools
·         Report regularly on key brand performance indicators and marketing ROI to senior leadership
Management
You’re a strong manager and team player.
You’ll report to the Global Communications Director, manage one direct report executing digital marketing, and lead productive collaboration with colleagues handling media, writing, design, photo/video, culture and internal communications.
·         Manage one direct report who executes digital marketing and coordinates external vendors
·         Mentor staff on partner teams (recruitment, fundraising, field operations) on marketing
·         Contribute to the Communications team’s development, culture and performance
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 communicator with at least 7 years of brand management or marketing experience.
The ideal candidate will enjoy both big-picture strategy and hands-on execution with a cross-functional team.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
·         Minimum 7 years of brand management or marketing experience
·         Substantial experience shaping a brand and quantifying the results to executive leaders
·         Demonstrated ability to use data insights to shape strategy, creative briefs, and content
·         Exceptional communication skills and ability to define persuasive core messages
·         Familiarity with website, search, email, digital ads, and social media best practices
·         Strong detail orientation and an ability to manage complex projects with creative teams
·         Management experience is preferred, but not required
·         Prior experience leading brand or marketing efforts for a cause-driven organization preferred
Preferred Start Date: Flexible
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Location: Nairobi
Sponsor International Candidates: No; must have existing rights to work in Kenya. East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/59de605f1
Closing date: November 27, 2019

Kenya Deputy HR Payroll Coordinator
Location: Kakamega, Kenya
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly.
We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
The Human Resources team works to ensure that all staff are looked after through every stage of the employee life-cycle and where there are gaps, we seek to plug them through innovative solutions.
With well-established and highly functional payroll systems in place, One Acre Fund employees will be free to excel in their work and to maximize the impact One Acre Fund can have on the lives of the smallholder farmers that we work with.
Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Payroll System
·         Provide direction for implementation of new payroll processes.
·         Recommend changes around the payroll system to meet operational requirements.
Training
·         Provide training on implementing payroll programs to the HR Associates.
Employee Supervision
·         Assign duties and responsibilities to the Payroll Administrator.
·         Supervise and provide assistance for the day to day payroll function.
·         Monitor and evaluate Payroll staff.
·         Perform checks of Payroll Registers.
·         Evaluate payroll deadlines and monitor staff meeting the deadlines.
·         Maintain good communication within the Payroll sub department.
Leadership Practices
·         Positively viewed and has the support of those with whom you work most directly in carrying out your responsibilities.
·         Actively demonstrate and subscribe to the OAF practice of leadership.
·         Provide representation on external bodies which align with roles and responsibilities of the position and demonstrate a benefit to the organization.
Confidentiality
·         At no time discuss, in public, information pertaining to employees or the operation of the department. The Payroll Coordinator is expected to respect the confidential nature of the position by avoiding discussion about any topics that are not formally communicated.
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:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field.
·         1- 2 year experience in a Payroll office of a large organization
·         Excellent skills in using MS Excel, word.
·         Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll system
·         Knowledge of Kenyan Employment and Labor laws.
·         Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
·         Excellent problem solving/judgment skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
·         Strong organizational skills and ability to work under pressure.
·         Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
·         Confidence working with numbers.
·         Good spoken and written communication skills.
·         Team player.
Job Location: Kakamega, Kenya
Duration: Full-time job.
Sponsor International Candidates: No; Must have existing rights to work in Kenya.
Application link: https://grnh.se/a1b806ae1
Closing date: October 28, 2019

Director of Software Engineering
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Job Purpose: Seeking an exceptional software engineering manager with 10+ years experience developing software and leading teams to drive technology innovation and impact.
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly.
We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
We believe that innovative technology is the key to scale and to building the most efficient and effective rural distribution network on the African continent.
Today, we reach 800,000 farm families; and we aspire to serve more than 10 million households in the coming decade.
Our future tech vision and strategy focuses on a mobile tech transformation: equipping our 5,000+ field staff with the mobile-based tools to reach more farmers efficiently; developing scalable, direct communication channels with farmers (USSD and SMS) to improve customer service; and digitizing and decentralizing data collection tools to speed up data flows and improve efficiency.
We are looking for an exceptional professional with the technical experience and strong execution skills to bring this vision to life. In this technical leadership role, the Director of Software Engineering will transform our technology into a core organizational strength.
In this role, you will oversee a team of more than 20 staff, including developers and quality assurance officers.
You will be a key leader in the Technology Division responsible for guiding One Acre Fund to develop highly innovative technology solutions in the agri-tech space. Your role is highly cross-functional and requires you to create alignment across multiple teams.
You will engage in highly technical activities, such as building a team culture around agile best practices, to reviewing code to ensuring our systems are scalable as well as team management and leadership.
Specific responsibilities include:
Set and steer software strategy & vision: In collaboration with other leaders Tech division, you will develop our internal software strategy and ensure alignment with broader business strategy.
Specifically:
·         Build a high performing team that will leverage industry best practice for software engineering in an agile environment including continuous integration, dev ops, automated testing and information security
·         Work closely with the product management team to develop a unified product road map across distinct products ensuring appropriate assignment of developer resources to support it
Develop leaders and build team: You’ll lead a high performing team of 10+ developers and 20+ total staff, including direct management of 4-5 team leads. You will be responsible for professional growth, performance management, and team culture and cohesion.
Specifically:
·         Rapidly growing the careers of leaders across the tech division through weekly check-ins and workshops, ongoing development feedback, and regular career reviews
·         Providing technical mentorship
·         Leading recruitment efforts to ensure we are building our team with top talent as we grow
·         Serve as a leader and role model within the Technology Division, and embody One Acre Fund’s core values: Humble Service, Hard Work, Continual Growth, Family of Leaders, Dream Big, and Integrity.
Lead efficient and timely delivery of impactful, innovative software products:You will deploy and manage developer resources in order to help solve some of our organization’s most important challenges by leveraging technology.
Specifically:
·         Develop technical solutions using the most appropriate technology platforms and frameworks appropriate for custom software systems in a developing country context
·         Develop a standard for the reliability of all custom systems, guaranteeing uptime and ensuring critical systems are available and failures are addressed in a timely manner
·         Support and improve departmental and team agility and productivity
·         Define system architecture and manage the entire software development life cycle
·         Ensure software meets quality, security, and stability standards
Communicate and engage with key stakeholders: You will engage with a broad group of stakeholders from across the tech function and the rest of the organization to solve problems and align priorities.
Specifically:
·         Represent technology stakeholders in organizational decision-making, and effectively communicate opportunities and challenges with top leadership.
·         Play a key role in cross-functional working groups focused on using technology to solve business challenges.
·         Communicate business strategy and decisions to software team, and ensure alignment from top to bottom.
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 professional with over 10 years of work experience in software engineering and ideally a demonstrated passion for international development.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
·         10+ years experience in software development, with 5+ years in a leadership role
·         Experience working in a developing country context highly preferred
·         Demonstrated experience building and leading software engineering teams with an emphasis on scaling them to meet the demands of a rapidly growing business, and adhering to best practices related to code quality, software security concerns, architecture and agile methodology
·         Ability to manage the software development life cycle to ensure timely releases, by monitoring the progress of all developer teams, supporting them to remove blockers and reporting their status
·         Reasonable familiarity with C#, MS SQL T-SQL, Javascript, and Angular, with the ability to review and understand code written in these languages to assist in logical or language blockers. Deep knowledge of at least one of these languages.
·         CouchDB and Couchbase experience preferred but not required.
·         Experience implementing tools necessary for continuous integration and facilitating technical aspects of continuous delivery. Experience with Jenkins is a plus.
·         Strong architectural skills with the ability to understand how to translate business rules, processes and needs into appropriate technical solutions.
·         Superior verbal, written communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts across varied functional audiences
·         Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to lead and motivate teams, guide others without direct authority and influence senior leadership to collective success in a sometimes ambiguous environment
·         Detail oriented with the ability to juggle multiple priorities
·         Results oriented, with a strong business judgment and willingness to roll up your sleeves and do what’s necessary to get the job done
·         Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service to join our growing family of leaders.
·         Language: English required in all locations
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes. East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/320611f51
Closing date: October 28, 2019

Senior Software Engineer
Job Purpose: Looking for experienced developers to build solutions in C# / Angular that empowering our field team to enroll and deliver high-quality inputs to smallholder farmers in East Africa and across the world.
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly.
We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
One Acre Fund relies on a custom Client Management System (CMS) & Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Information System to help us run our field program.
Our CMS currently handles the enrollment of close to a million smallholder farm families across multiple countries, tracks client orders, manages the delivery of seed, fertilizer, and solar lights to within walking distance of every client, processes millions of payment transactions, and creates a wide variety of business intelligence reports.
The Senior Software Engineer will be based in Kigali, Rwanda.
S/he will be responsible for the following:
·         Managing a small, collaborative, agile team of software developers.
·         Writing, testing, and deploying code for our Angular, NodeJS, .NET (C#), SQL stack.
·         Participating in pair programming and peer code reviews.
·         Maintaining coding standards and exemplifying best practices.
·         Following an initial period of close mentorship, supervision will consist of a weekly 1 hr check-in with the director of the department.
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 professional with 7-10+ years of experience, solid programming skills, project leadership, and team management.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
·         7-10+ years of strong work experience in a professional environment.
·         Project leadership experience, multiple years of team management experience a plus.
·         Solid programming skills. Strong proficiency with at least one major front-end Javascript framework: Angular, React or Vue. Strong proficiency in at least one major back-end language: NodeJS,
·         .NET (C#) or Java. Strong proficiency with SQL is required.
·         Experience with automated testing frameworks and continuous integration a plus.
·         Very strong self-manager. Someone who is very well-organized, and can manage their communication, time, and work independently.
·         Previous experience living in a developing country is desired, but not a requirement.
·         Willingness to commit to the position for at least two years.
·         Language: English required, French is a plus.
Preferred Start Date: ASAP
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Duration: Full-time job
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes. East Africans strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/cee41e091
Closing date: October 28, 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.

Software Engineer
Job Purpose: Use your programming skills and knowledge of database concepts to improve our existing technical systems.
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly.
We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
One Acre Fund relies on a custom Client Management System (CMS) & Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Information System to help us run our field program.
Our CMS currently handles the enrollment of close to a million smallholder farm families across multiple countries, tracks client orders, manages the delivery of seed, fertilizer, and solar lights to within walking distance of every client, processes millions of payment transactions, and creates a wide variety of business intelligence reports.
The Software Engineer will be based in Kigali, Rwanda.
S/he will be responsible for the following:
·         Working as part of a small, collaborative, agile team of software developers.
·         Writing, testing, and deploying code for our Angular, NodeJS, .NET (C#), SQL stack.
·         Participating in pair programming and peer code reviews.
·         Following coding standards, and learning best practices.
·         Following an initial period of close mentorship, supervision will consist of a weekly 1 hr check-in with your manager.
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 professional with 3-5+ years of experience, solid programming skills, self-management, and a knowledge of automated testing frameworks and database concepts.
Candidates fitting the following profile are strongly encouraged to apply:
·         3-5+ years of work or internship experience in a professional environment.
·         Solid programming skills. Proficiency with at least one major front-end Javascript framework: Angular, React or Vue. Proficiency in at least one major back-end language: NodeJS, .NET (C#) or Java. Proficiency with either SQL or a No-SQL database is required.
·         Experience with automated testing frameworks and continuous integration is desired, but not a requirement.
·         Very strong self-manager. Someone who is very well-organized, and can manage their communication, time, and work independently.
·         Previous experience living in a developing country is desired, but not a requirement.
·         Willingness to commit to the position for at least two years.
·         Language: English required, French is a plus.
Preferred Start Date: ASAP
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Duration: Full-time job
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes. East Africans strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/38fdb82a1
Closing date: October 28, 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

Software Quality Assurance Engineer / Specialist
Purpose: Seeking an exemplary software quality assurance specialist to improve our core program’s software and tools by creating, maintaining and increasing unit and automated tests coverage.
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Agile testing:
·         Plans and executes the monthly testing cycle for the QA team in addition to your own tasks. Manages the SQA test calendar, leads in bug triaging and cross communication between clients, QA and the development team.
·         Complete ownership of the release testing cycle, embedded assignments, and management of at least one staffer. Act as lead within the embedded teams for first level bug triaging.
Management:
·         Management: Directly manage one or more JG2-3 staffers and has made significant progress in the professional development of said staffer(s) via documented development plans, promotion plans and Performance Development Reviews.
·         Manages one or more servers and researches/troubleshoots solutions independently or have a record of creating improved technical systems in Information Technology Development
Planning:
·         Plans release testing and testing components of each report within their embedded teams, track report automation progress and share with management.
·         Give input on future staffing decisions and departmental planning, prioritizing work and shifting tasks regularly to ensure smooth completion of sprint and release cycle tasks.
Automation
·         Begin intermediate automation tasks for your own projects, share knowledge through technical documentation and assist junior reports and staff on UI recording. Strengthen reports domain knowledge of OAF tools
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 professional with 2-3 years of relevant professional experience at established professional organization required when hired externally into this pay grade.
Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:
·         Strong undergraduate degree from a recognized institution in Software Engineering, Computer Science or any related field.
·         Increased personal and professional exposure by contributing more with cross functional teams e.g. via presentations, documentation, brainstorming sessions, standups etc.
·         Leadership potential exemplified by acting as a values role model for others. Supports building a strong and positive team culture. Leads by example.
·         Great people management skills or potential.
·         Personal organization skills: Ability to prioritize and manage larger workloads effectively, delegate and plan for future projects and manage delegation.
·         Fluency in English. Kiswahili is a plus
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Location: Kigali, Rwanda
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 Rwanda.
Application link: https://grnh.se/29e6b1481
Closing date: October 28, 2019
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.

Business Intelligence Analyst
Purpose: Work with leaders across the organization to design and build visually compelling business intelligence (BI) solutions; develop our data warehouse as the key driver of information across One Acre Fund
Location: Kigali, Rwanda / Nairobi, Kenya
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly.
We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
One Acre Fund plans to serve 10 million farmers by 2030.
To reach this ambitious goal, leaders across all of our countries of operation need access to timely and actionable data.
As a member of the Business Intelligence (BI) team, you’ll partner with leaders across the organization to identify strategic opportunities for data to drive value for our farmers.
You’ll work with members of the tech division and data engineers to build our data warehouse, create datasets, and design dashboard and reporting solutions.
Through your work, you’ll become an expert on our data and it’s source systems. At the root of it, you will identify the most effective ways to get data into the hands of decision makers with the highest possible value addition; and then you’ll do it from start to finish.
As a successful candidate, you’ll be comfortable building relationships in a multi-country, cross-cultural environment and enjoy the challenge of designing global solutions that work in unique and complex local country contexts. You’ll work with both technical and non-technical peers.
We’re looking for someone who will love working with data and seeing the results improve the lives of millions of farmers.
Example projects include:
·         Coordinate between field teams in multiple countries to identify the most pressing global data needs
·         Create an ETL package to pull impact data into our warehouse; perform transformations to create a multi-country panel data set; and design a portal to share with external researchers
·         Strategically expand self service BI, empowering analysts across all business units to access data directly – we believe in getting data in the hands of those who know it best
·         Present a business case with strong ROI; then design and build a repayment dashboard to track farmer repayment across all countries of operation
·         Optimize SQL queries to improve report performance
·         Create a UAT strategy in coordination with our stakeholders; drive testing requirements for a new dataset in the data warehouse; and build confidence in the accuracy of our data across the organization
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
·         Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, economics, statistics, finance, or a related technical field
·         Successful candidates typically have at least two to three years of work experience or equivalent skills
·         Technical knowledge:
1.       BI platforms: preferably Power BI; Tableau, Qlik or similar is also okay
2.      ETL: building and testing ETL packages
3.      SQL: writing complex, optimized queries with large relational datasets
·         Strong project management skills in a multicultural, multinational environment: converting business needs into technical requirements, managing competing priorities simultaneously, and working in an Agile environment
·         Communication in person and in writing with technical and non-technical colleagues at all organizational levels and across cultures
·         People management skills, including the ability to give timely and unbiased feedback and to coach through technical and non technical problems
·         Fluency in English required, Kiswahili and/or French a plus
·         A willingness to live and work in East Africa for at least two years
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: Kigali, Rwanda or Nairobi, Kenya
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes, Africans nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/4dccb3971
Closing date: October 28, 2019
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.

SQL Server Database Administrator
Purpose: We are seeking a Database expert with 5+ years of experience in Database Administration, Development and scaling of distributed databases.
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Job Description
One Acre Fund has several applications implemented in a SQL server merge replicated architecture using web synchronization to a hosted server.
There are nearly 100 locations in 8 different countries, which communicate with our main production server through merge replication.
In addition, we are using transactional replication to other hosted servers for various database loads.
As the number of locations and countries grows over time, we are seeking an exceptional professional to serve as SQL Server Developer / Administrator who can build and improve on our current database architecture, as well as plan ahead for future scaling.
In addition, the SQL Server Administrator will assist with trainings when One Acre Fund expands to new countries.
The SQL Server Administrator will perform the following and other duties as assigned:
Database backups and security
·         Create and maintain security policies for developers connecting to SQL server.
·         Monitor and test automated backups, ensure offsite storage, and perform consistency checks.
·         Evaluate server performance and make recommendations for improvements to the server administrator
·         Maintain and test disaster recovery and emergency failover procedures.
Database architecture ownership and performance tuning
·         Make recommendations on the database schema to meet business objectives
·         Make recommendations on database structure to conserve space and ensure sustainable storage requirements
·         Monitor indexes and query execution plans and suggest improvements
·         Implement archiving strategies
Communicate with our developers and field operations team
·         Act as gatekeeper for direct data manipulation/cleaning requests.
·         Create scripts for setting up a test environment with production data for developers.
·         Create and maintain a training environment tailored to different country program needs.
·         Assist with database architecture changes and staging data migrations.
Support
·         Maintain and improve field location database maintenance scripts.
·         Monitor field location database performance.
·         Monitor replication performance.
·         Assist local IT staff with troubleshooting in case of connectivity problems with the database.
Other
·         Our IT needs keep growing and the SQL Server Administrator may be asked to help out in other areas occasionally.
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 professional with 5 years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for our mission.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
·         Excellent communication skills. The person in this position will have to communicate with team members remotely on a regular basis.
·         Strong previous experience in database administration
·         Experience with database optimization strategies, query plan analysis and resource profiling
·         Experience with replication a plus
·         Expert T-SQL skills, strong scripting skills, and the ability to create clear documentation.
·         Previous experience with server/network administration a plus.
·         English required; French a plus.
·         A tremendous attention to detail
Preferred Start Date: ASAP
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits
Sponsor International Candidates: Yes. East African candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Application link: https://grnh.se/b87472b81
Closing date: November 24, 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.
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