NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – One Acre Fund 2020
Career Kenya: NGO Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya – One Acre Fund 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Global Finance Controller

Position: Global Finance Controller
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Preferred Starting Date: As soon as possible
Benefits: Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive
benefits

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.
Reporting to the CFO, the Global Finance Controller will
manage the financial information at One Acre Fund that inspires internal
decision-making and gives external partners the comfort to continue supporting
us to achieve our bold growth goals and vision.
You will lead a team of 35+ to manage the finance data from
initiation of transactions, through review all the way to final reporting. The
functional responsibilities of your team include accounting, reporting,
compliance, disbursements/AP, cash management and systems improvement.
You will ensure that One Acre Fund has the systems in place
to support program scale and coordinate audits in all 10+ countries of
operation. You will work with the CFO to harmonize financial operations,
develop financial strategies, monitor all financial activities, ensure
compliance with finance and tax regulations, and maintain good relationships
with external service providers.
  • Directly
    manage the leads of reporting, compliance and operations
  • Systematize
    performance monitoring through indicators to shape a result-oriented team
  • Provide
    leadership in enhancing the customer service centrist approach to the
    team’s work
  • Recruit
    and develop an excellent finance team
Operations, Reporting & Compliance
  • Monitor
    cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
  • Prepare
    and provide periodic financial performance reports
  • Oversee
    all external audits as needed by donors and for national regulators
  • Ensure
    that all of our financial practices are in line with statutory regulations
    and legislation
  • Use
    tech tools and data to increase the value added by finance
  • Identify,
    champion and implement improvements that strengthen the ICOFR
We are looking for passionate finance professionals who
combine leading with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to
apply:
  • Over
    ten years of experience in a senior management role with both external
    audit and in-house financial management (large multinational experience a
    plus)
  • People
    management skills with the ability to engage direct and indirect reports
    and peers
  • Experience
    monitoring and improving control policies to ensure compliance
  • Combine
    the ability to participate in and shape strategic discussions with a
    willingness to zoom-in to the detail and troubleshoot underlying root
    causes
  • Business/Accounting
    degree or CPA (or equivalent) mandatory, master’s or certification in
    related field a plus
  • Excellent
    written and spoken English
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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.
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.
Position: Product Integration Specialist
Location: Rubengera, Rwanda
Preffered Starting Date: As soon as possible
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off
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.
One Acre Fund relies on its Product Innovation team to find
the most impactful agricultural practices and products for farmers. Every
season we run both farmer trials and surveys to inform our extension and
product offering decisions. Great innovation comes from excellent background
research, a true understanding of our client base, excellent trial
implementation, and a strong integration process that allows us to translate
trial results into our full program.
Over the past 12 years our program has grown in Rwanda,
allowing us to have a strong field-facing team which is able to capture farmer
need and demand for a variety of products. As we constantly strive to offer the
best service to our clients, we are looking for a committed
agricultural/business professional who can identify, develop/adapt, test and
scale various products that can be offered to improve the livelihoods of our clients
in rural areas.
The Product Integration Specialist (JG4 PG11-12) will be
based in the Product Integration team within the wider Product Innovation
department.  In general s/he will be a leader within the wider Impact
Division, helping to improve the One Acre Fund program by being a technical
leader in product development and evaluation.
  • Background
    research: 
    the Specialist will be responsible for
    identifying and proposing new products to offer farmers. As such, s/he
    shall be able to independently undertake appropriate desk based research
    to develop cases for or against new products and/or trials.
  • Trial
    design:
     the Specialist will be responsible for
    taking an active role in designing new product trials especially within
    his/her portfolio, but will be available to assist on other trials as
    well.  This will include a written document explaining the trial from
    start to finish along with proper project management tools such as
    calendar, issues trackers, theory of change etc. S/He will elicit all
    necessary feedback for such trial designs from all relevant stakeholders
    (both internal and external to the organization). Trial designs, though
    started independently will be heavily discussed and overseen by Team Lead.
  • Evaluation
    planning: 
    As part of trial designs, all products under
    the Specialist’s portfolio will be evaluated appropriately to allow for
    proper conclusions to be drawn.  Evaluation plans are expected for
    all new product trials, which include: sampling strategy, sample size, map
    of study, and analysis strategy.  Depending on the complexity of the
    trial, the Specialist will collaborate with Integration Data
    Director/Specialist and/or Team Lead for development of any evaluation
    plan.
  • Survey
    development
    : Specialist will elaborate all drafts of
    surveys pertaining to product portfolio either independently or with
    support from the Data Specialist. S/He will seek input from all necessary
    stakeholders.  S/He will ensure proper input into CommCare or other
    survey tool and verify that it is functioning properly in partnership with
    Integration Data and Field Directors.
  • Report
    Writing: 
    In conjunction with Integration Data
    Specialist, the Integration Specialist will write up synthetic reports of
    all trials, surveys or evaluations for internal consumption.  Reports
    should include, where appropriate, adoption, cannibalization, qualitative
    interviews, post-morta as well as quantitative evaluations.
  • Impact
    Model ownership:
     Where appropriate (new product or
    intervention) Specialist will own the updating and elaboration of impact
    models, ensuring that they reflect the most realistic impact of a new
    product or intervention
  • Communication: Specialist
    will manage progressively more communication within One Acre Fund relating
    to product trials or evaluations s/he is managing.
  • Partnership: Where
    necessary the Specialist will be responsible for day-to-day management of
    relationships with external partners who are involved in providing a
    product/service under the Specialist’s portfolio
  • Team
    Performance Management:
     The Specialist will support team
    capacity development initiatives as necessary
Career Growth & 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.
We are seeking a business or agribusiness or research
professional with +2 years of work experience and a passion for our mission.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
  • Project
    management skills and the ability to create and stick to timelines.
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in agriculture, agribusiness, business, economics, international
    trade, and development or a related field required
  • Understanding
    of program evaluation strongly preferred, demonstrated the ability to use
    data for decision-making required, understanding of basic statistics also
    required.
  • Passion
    for team building and collaboration with colleagues from diverse
    backgrounds and through multiple media including remote work
  • Stata,
    R or another statistical package preferred, Microsoft excel required
  • Written
    and oral English required, knowledge of French, Kinyarwanda or Swahili
    very useful

NB: Must
have existing rights to work in Rwanda

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.

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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