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  • Posted: Apr 6, 2023
    Deadline: May 22, 2023
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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 Product Development Specialist (Adoption & Scaling)

    About the Role

    • The Market Systems Specialist will work in the Product Innovations department to oversee the development of impactful products aimed at improving the livelihood of farmers and generating margin for the program. You will lead product development trial design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and transitioning to scale for the farmers we serve across all regions of One Acre Fund operation.
    • Your work will involve some departmental and management responsibilities, including coordinating with other team members, and stakeholders, and managing a team of Trial Officers, Managers, and Coordinators in a growing team. You will report directly to the Innovations Lead.
    • You will require at least 20% time observing and supervising field activities/farmers with the remaining time spent planning, modelling, coordinating with other departments, creating materials, analyzing results, and preparing reports or recommendations.


    • Design and manage market research and adoption trials aimed at recommending impactful products and services with high potential for scale.
    • Manage professional development for one or more direct reports while providing necessary support to achieve team goals
    • Run analysis on data, prepare reports and memos with recommendations for next steps
    • Liaise independently with external departments and cross-country contacts within One Acre Fund on issues relating to research and product trials

    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.

    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

    • A minimum of Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in any field of Human and behavioural Sciences like Sociology, Economics, Statistics, Marketing or any relevant field
    • 3-5 years of practical experience working on market research and Project management is required
    • Professional experience with data management, proficiency in STATA, R or any other relevant statistical software is required
    • Fluency in the English language and any other local language
    • Willingness to live and work in rural areas close to our farmers

    Health insurance paid time off

    Method of Application


    • Eligibility: This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria
    • 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.orgaddress. Please report any suspicious communication here (,but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.
    • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.
    • We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, 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.
    Interested and qualified? Go to One Acre Fund on to apply

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