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  • Posted: Dec 5, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 18, 2022
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    One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty. Headquartered in Bungoma, Kenya, the organization works with farmers in rural villages throughout Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and recently Malawi. Using a market-based ap...
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    Nigeria HR Specialist - Learning and Development

    About the Role

    • You will report to the Nigeria People Lead. You will support the People lead in designing learning and development plans to inform career growth, professional development, and equity at One Acre Fund.
    • You will coordinate HR programs and also implement annual training initiatives and plans.
    • You will also prepare performance development review (PDR) summary reports and design PDR training content based on the reports.
    • You will model One Acre Fund values, invest in people, engage across the team and act as a business advisor and strategic partner in matters relating to learning and development and performance management.

    Learning and Development:

    • Help create L&D solutions to support the organizational change and development outlined in the annual L&D strategy using the 70:20:10 model, a blend of methodologies including computer-based, self-managed learning, remote delivery cascade, classroom and on-job learning.
    • Manage the annual L&D Training tracker database and share weekly and monthly reports with line managers and supervisors on training administered and new training topics to be reviewed
    • Monitor the training calendar for all upcoming training and notify teams in advance of training schedules
    • In liaison with the respective line managers, provide support training sessions for common essential HR training topics that are mandatory to be administered to all staff annually
    • Facilitate and host monthly HR department operations introductory training for new hires
    • Record, collate and retain management information to demonstrate progress against Goals and departmental objectives.
    • Prepare reports on training effectiveness
    • Contribute to L&D internal communications.

    Performance Management:

    • Work with the direct supervisors to identify and design development plans to bridge competency gaps and areas for improvement.
    • Support the People lead in developing standards for competency assessment for recruitment, development and promotion of employees.
    • Implement the competency framework system and train department heads to carry out competency assessments, determine employee development needs and provide support.
    • Design communication programs to link talent development more to performance management.

    HR Projects:

    • Support internal HR projects by facilitating processes, creating tools and coordinating the implementation
    • Coordinate with other team members to find a strategic ground for implementation

    Continuous Improvement:

    • Identify and recommend updates to train and development procedures for continuous improvement
    • Identify process, tools and systems gaps and recommend ways to improve and bridge the gaps
    • Keep up-to-date with market-leading training practices that can be used by employees for their development

    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.

    For this role specifically, you will have:

    • 5+ years of professional experience in Human Resources with at least 3+ years as a learning and development specialist with an understanding of the Performance Management process
    • 2+ years of experience in instructional design for training
    • Experienced in managing projects and people
    • Creativity thinking to look for alternative solutions to problems.


    • This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria.


    • Health insurance paid time off.

    Application Closing Date
    9th January, 2023.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to One Acre Fund on to apply

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