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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 training 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.
One Acre Fund in Nigeria is growing, increasing the number of clients we serve each year and trialing innovations to boost our impact on farmers each year. We often work in remote, complex environments where local dynamics can affect our ability to serve farmers well.
LOCATION: OYO, KWARA, NIGER
Provide Feedback: Give clear and actionable feedback to Field Officers; Receive and implement feedback from Field Director in his/her own work
Work plan and prioritize work: Organize their own schedule and that of their POD to meet key targets and manage site specific problems
Track cash compliance: Ensure Field Officers are following cash policies consistently
Problem solve FO Issues: Actively work with Field Officers to understand their challenges and propose solutions; manage the customer service provided to clients
Train FOs: Responsible for the training and professional development of their Field Officers in the field and at staff meetings
Attend Meetings: Attend weekly meetings to improve personal performance and strategize about the growth of their POD
Review Performance: Participate in formal quarterly reviews of their POD using regular observations from the field
Communicate: Communicate new materials, feedback, priorities and trainings to Field Officers; report KPIs and challenges/solutions for site issues
Oversee and be accountable for day-to-day activities of One Acre Fund’s Field Operations programs including but not limited to:
Recruitment and hiring of seasonal staff (e.g. Field Officers, Mobilization Officers)
Distribution of inputs
Key performance indicators (KPI) collection and analysis
Contribute to programme design, preparation, and strategy through activities such as but not limited to;
Scouting for suitable sites
Liaising with Government officials to obtain necessary approvals and operational support during the season
Providing the program lead with operational insights and feedback in an actionable way
Experience implementing projects at the field level
Experience in management or team leadership
Diploma or higher in Agriculture or related fields
1-2 years of relevant work experience
Hard working, diligent and well organized
Proactiveness, and problem solving skills
Ability to manage a team and processes and systems through checklists and work plans
Ability to communicate effectively and manage meetings
Ability to train and support the learning of colleagues in the field
Willingness and ability to do physically demanding work and to pass long days in the field
Women are encouraged to apply
Field Supervisors can earn a competitive salary with additional bonuses depending on performance.
Additionally, One Acre Fund also provides monthly allocations to cover work-related costs of transport and airtime.
One Acre Fund covers the cost of annual health insurance for the immediate families of our employees.
Career and skills development opportunities are also provided.
PLEASE NOTE: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position.
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