Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Job Opportunity at One Acre Fund, Program Partnership Specialist



Other Iringa District Iringa

Job Description
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team that is working to solve some of the biggest challenges facing our organization. The individual who fills this role will:

  • Lead the execution of a new partnership program between One Acre Fund and a well respected International NGO
  • Manage a medium sized team of 10-16 employees based both in the field and in the office
  • Evaluate potential partnerships with other businesses and organizations to broaden the impact of our programs
  • Collaborate with internal partners to bring innovations from other One Acre Fund countries into the Tanzania program
  • Design and execute projects to test the application of mobile technology for data collection, quality control, and performance management
  • Work together with other Program Innovations team members to set strategy and team level goals
  • Participate in other projects and work streams as assigned

Career Growth and Development

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager and a global support team will commit significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style 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. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.

We are seeking an exceptional professional with 3+ years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for international development. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Strong work experiences. Examples include demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience (e.g. leading a conference, or starting a business)
  • Demonstrated success in project and people management - creating and maintaining project calendars and plans, managing a team to success (including mentorship and performance management)
  • Top-performing academic background (include GPA on your resume)
  • 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 and Swahili Fluency, written and spoken, equally comfortable in a conference room meeting conducted in English and a farmers meeting under a shade tree conducted in Swahili
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