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NGO Jobs in Western Kenya - One Acre Fund


Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture
 
Function: Management
 
Employer: One Acre Fund
 
Job Title: Warehouse Associate
 

Job Location: Rural Kenya
 
Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description
 
One Acre Fund is a non-profit operating in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to grow their way out of poverty.  

One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent increase in farm income. 

We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. 

Our program has demonstrated impact – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  

We are growing quickly. In six years, we have grown to serve 135,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff.

Job Description 

We are seeking individuals to take leadership positions in the organization as a 
Warehouse Associate within the Logistics Department.  

One Acre Fund is looking for experienced, talented and candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.
   
Primary Duties of a Warehouse Associate
 
Reporting to the Logistics Manager, the Warehouse Associate will:
  • Manage all stock flows including receiving materials from vendors, inspecting and quality checking goods, and running thorough inventory checks.
  • Keep accurate records and generate reports regarding stock, deliveries, and warehouse maintenance.
  • Assist in managing weekly warehouse inspections.
  • Assist the Logistics Department with budgeting and warehouse organization.
  • Assist in planning and executing on warehouse management during all major and minor input deliveries, including hiring and managing casual labor, negotiating with transport vendors, training field staff on loading and unloading methodology, and maintaining records throughout.
  • Report monthly for a professional development training at the OAF HQ in Bungoma
  • Perform other duties as required, including administrative and procurement tasks
Career Growth and Development 

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. 

We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews. 

We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.

Qualifications

 Requirements    
  • A minimum of a Degree, preferably Bachelor of Commerce/ Business Management and/ or related relevant academic qualifications.
  • At least two years of experience in Accounting and Logistical set-up, preferably with local or international NGOs
  • Proven organizational, analytical, negotiating, communication (oral and written) and training skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
  • Knowledge and skills on data management and reporting
  • Must be computer proficient
The candidate must be willing to reside in the western and Nyanza regions of Kenya.
 
Preferred Start Date: Late September 2012
 
Compensation: Competitive Salary with Performance Based Incentives
 
Benefits: NSSF and NHIF, airtime and small transportation allowances
 
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.
 
One Acre Fund Kenya is an equal opportunity employer; both women and men are invited to apply.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

To Apply

Email cover letter with salary expectations and resume to Kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: Warehouse Associate + the place you heard of the position).

Job Title: Training and Recruitment Specialist
 
Salary: 15,000-17,000
 
Job Location: Western Kenya
 
Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description
 
One Acre Fund is an NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. 

One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. 

We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  

We are growing quickly. In six years, we have grown to serve over 135,000 farm families with more than 1000 full-time staff.

Job Description 

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; we are seeking individuals to take up the position of Recruitment and Training Specialist in our organization.  

One Acre Fund is looking for experienced and talented candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.
   
Primary Duties of a Training and Recruitment Specialist
  • Training Design – design both individual classes and full courses in professional development for Headquarters and Field Staff.
  • Delivery of trainings to Headquarters and Field Staff.
  • Lead staff onboarding and orientations at the Headquarters.
  • Work with the HR department to revise and implement the training strategy for the organization.
  • Manage and Mentor other training staff.
  • Assist HR director in recruitment of new positions.
  • Cultivate relationships with other organizations and universities for long term recruitment.
  • Deliver informational presentations to potential new recruits and local universities and technical colleges.
  • Perform other duties as required by HR or Operations Manager.
  • This position will report directly to the HR Manager.
Career Growth and Development: One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews. 

We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.
 
Requirements    
  • A minimum of a Diploma, preferably in Business Management/Human Resource or other Social Science program
  • At least two (2) years experience in staff training with a focus on staff professional development.
  • Proven organizational, analytical, designing of training materials, communication (oral and written) and training skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
  • Must have advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Preferred Attributes
  • Positive attitude and ability to work independently and in a team
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Creative approach to work
  • Proactive in identifying and solving problems.
  • The candidate should be willing to reside in Western Kenya
Preferred Start Date: Late September 2012
 
Compensation: Competitive Salary with Performance Based Incentives.  

Salary Range is 15,000/-17,000 Ksh. Depending on experience.
 
Benefits: NSSF and NHIF, airtime and small transportation allowances
 
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. 

Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.
 
One Acre Fund Kenya is an equal opportunity employer; both women and men of integrity are invited to apply.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

To Apply
 
Mandatory Requirements: submit via Email
 
1. Cover letter
 
2. Resume
 
3. Include at least 2 Samples of Training materials or programs (soft copies) you have recently created and delivered

Submit to: kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: Training and Recruitment Specialist + the place you heard of the position).

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