Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture

Function: Finance

Employer: One Acre Fund

Job Vacancies Title: District Bookkeeper

Job Location: Rural Kenya

Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is a start-up 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 135,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff.

Job Description

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; we are seeking individuals to take these careers in Kenya positions in the organization as District Bookkeepers. One Acre Fund is looking for experiences, talented and candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.

Contract details: Permanent and subject to performance

Candidate Profile

Interested Applicants must meet the following criteria and requirements (all of equal importance):
  1. Completion and good results in high school and college
  2. 2-5 years work experience in a similar capacity, with excellent references
  3. Strong work ethic and strong numerical skills
  4. Attention to detail
  5. Good computer literacy and database management abilities
  6. Quick learner and team player
  7. Excellent written and verbal communicator
  8. Strong sense of accountability and responsibility
  9. A logical mind with the capacity to overcome difficult problems creatively
  10. Good organizational skills
  11. A strong sense of ethics, honesty and integrity
Bookkeeper Roles and Responsibilities
  • Record and update all relevant client information on a weekly basis (enrollment, inputs, repayment)
  • Quality check, and reconcile repayment vs revenue data on a weekly basis across various trackers
  • Generate weekly repayment and revenue reports for the District leadership and Headquarters
  • Follow-up with the appropriate field staff to resolve discrepancies or questions on client information
  • Record all district cash transfers, expenses and revenues, while observing and enforcing all expense compliance rules
  • Filing of Client and District Documentation with Treasurer and/or Data Entry Specialist assistance
  • Assisting with data-entry or tracking needs to support other district operational needs
  • Work with the Treasurer and Data Entry Specialist to accomplish District Finance Team goals
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.

Kenyan Vacancies Location

The candidate should be willing to reside in our areas of operation in the Western regions of Kenya, which include, but are not limited to: Bungoma, Chwele, Teso, Webuye, Lugari, Butere, Busia, and Kakamega

Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by 2nd May 2O12. We will begin interviews in March and plan to have new staff begin in March.

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 of integrity are invited to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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Email cover letter and resume to kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: District Bookkeeper + the place you heard of the position) and salary expectation.

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Industry: Nonprofit / International Development /Agriculture / Microfinance

Function: Logistics, Management

Employer: One Acre Fund

Job Location: Western Kenya

Commitment: Long Term Career in Kenya Position

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is an agricultural 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 five years, we have grown to serve 70,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff.

Job Description

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; increasing the number of sub-locations, districts, and members we serve in each year.

We are seeking Logistics Managers to take on a leadership role in the logistics department in our national headquarters in Bungoma, regional headquarters in Kisii, and district offices.

Primary Duties of Logistics Managers

Lead in All Aspects of our Logistics Operations: the Logistics Managers will be involved in all aspects of our logistics operations including procurement of major inputs, management of transportation vendors and services, distribution of inputs to field staff and directly to members, warehousing, re-packaging, sourcing of new products, and more.

Procurement of Major Inputs: These inputs primarily include maize seed and fertilizer and this work will involve some more complex tasks like sourcing specialized blended fertilizer mixes for OAF members.

Managing Inventory and Input Delivery: Including securing warehouse space, tracking inventory moving in and out of OAF warehouses, and managing shipping contracts for delivery of all major inputs to the field.

Lead in Procurement and Logistics Support for Field Trials and New Products: Supporting field trials such as sourcing, re-packaging, and delivering new tree seed varieties, managing the supply of chlorine for communal chlorine dispensers supported by OAF, and developing a delivery system for live banana tissue culture at scale for a new OAF banana product.

Management of Logistics Staff: Manage a growing logistics staff responsible for moto-transport programs, material repackaging, warehouse management, etc. Provide constructive feedback and mentorship to staff and establish professional development plans for relevant staff.

Assist with Budgeting – senior staffs are responsible for maintaining a budget for their team and tracking costs in order to minimize unnecessary costs. Managers will be asked to identify and implement efficiency measures that allow our operations to move closer to financial sustainability.

Collaborate with Other Teams – There are many teams within the headquarters, corporate, and field staff. Senior staff are responsible for using clear communication among departments and with our hard working staff in the field.

Proactively Solve Problems – One Acre Fund needs decisive leadership on our team. Individuals should want to make each task better and not be comfortable unless they are improving our operations and themselves and their team. Managers must anticipate issues and solve them early.

If you have these skills and experiences in these areas, please highlight them on your cover letter and resume.

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

We are seeking exceptional professionals with a minimum of three years of work experience, and a demonstrated long-term passion for sustainable agricultural development in Kenya.

We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are proactive; please only apply if you fit these criteria:
  • Strong work experiences. Examples include a demanding professional work experience in business or NGO’s, or successful entrepreneurial experience.
  • Leadership experience at work, or outside of work. Demonstrated experience leading a team and managing other people.
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets on the job
  • Clear communicator/mentor
  • Proactively solve problems
  • Top-performing undergraduate degree in business, administration, finance, accounting, agricultural studies or other relevant fields from a recognized University (please include grades and test scores on your resume)
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated computer skills in email, internet usage, Microsoft Office
  • High quality work with a strong attention to detail
  • A willingness to commit to living in Western Province or Nyanza for a long term position
  • Language: Fluent in Kiswahili and English Required.
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
Please highlight the following skills if you have them
  • Experience managing supply chains
  • Experience in product procurement and managing relationships with multiple vendors
  • Experience in distributing large quantities of product or inventory across a wide geography
  • Experience in inventory, warehouse, and factory management.
  • Experience with staff development and performance management
Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by April 30thApril. We will begin interviews in May.

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 is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply For the Above Kenyan Jobs

Email cover letter and resume to kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: Logistics Manager + the place you heard of the position) and include salary expectations

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An IT company is urgently looking for Mobile Developers

Key Qualifications

IT Background

Proficiency in Mobile Application development (JavaME and Android)

Knowledge on Wap and HTML5

Ability to work as a team

Ability to work with strict deadlines

Must own a laptop

Remuneration

An attractive package will be offered

Start Date

Immediately

Send your Applications (ref: Mobile Developer) including your CV to: harriet@shimbamobile.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews to be held on Saturday 14th April 2012.

The Selected candidates will start work on Monday 16th April 2012.

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Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture

Employer: One Acre Fund

Job Title: Training and Recruitment Specialist

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 five years, we have grown to serve over 70,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff.

Job Description

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; we are seeking individuals to take leadership position in the organization as Recruitment and Training Manager.

One Acre Fund is looking for experiences, talented and candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.

Primary Duties of a Training and Recruitment Specialist
  • Training Design – individual classes and full courses in professional development for Headquarters and Field Staff
  • Delivery trainings to Headquarters and Field Staff
  • Work with HR department to revise and implement the training strategy for the organization
  • Manage and Mentor training staff
  • Assist HR director in recruitment of new positions
  1. Cultivate relationships with other organizations and universities for long term recruitment
  2. Deliver informational presentations to potential new recruits
  • 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.

Qualifications

Requirements
  • A Higher Diploma, preferably in Business Management/Human Resource or other Social Science diploma.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in HR with a focus on staff training
  • Proven organizational, analytical, designing of training materials, communication (oral and written) and training/presentation skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
  • Must be computer proficient
The candidate should be willing to reside in Western Kenya

End Date for Resumes submission:
20th April 2012 at 5pm.

Preferred Start Date: Soon as Possible

Compensation: Competitive Salary with Performance Based Incentives.

Benefits: NSSF and NHIF, airtime and work related 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


Email cover letter and resume to kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: Training and Recruitment Specialist + the place you heard of the position) and Salary Expectations

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Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture

Function: Finance

Employer: One Acre Fund

Job Title: District Treasurer

Job Location: Rural Kenya

Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is a start-up 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 135,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff.

Job Description


One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; we are seeking individuals to take position in the organization as District Treasurer. One Acre Fund is looking for experiences, talented and candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.

Contract details: Permanent and subject to performance

Candidate Profile

Interested Applicants must meet the following criteria and requirements (all of equal importance):
  • Completion and good results in high school and college
  • 1-3 years work experience in a similar capacity, with excellent references
  • Strong work ethic and strong numerical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literacy
  • Quick learner and team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Strong sense of accountability and responsibility
  • A logical mind with the capacity to overcome difficult problems creatively
  • Good organizational skills
  • A strong sense of ethics, honesty and integrity
Treasurer Roles and Responsibilities
  • Record Field Officer repayment information, and follow up on balance or receipt issues
  • Record weekly District KPIs
  • Review and reconcile revenue information with Bookkeeper and bank data sources
  • Record all district cash transfers, expenses and cash revenues in the expense log
  • Submit all expense and bank transfer documentation to HQ on a weekly basis
  • Manage the district bank account for cash for operations, and/or repayment revenue
  • Filing of Client and District Documentation, and assisting Bookkeeper in doing so
  • Work with the Bookkeeper and Data Entry Specialist to accomplish District Finance Team goals
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.

Location

The candidate should be willing to reside in our areas of operation in the Western regions of Kenya, which include, but are not limited to: Bungoma, Chwele, Teso, Webuye, Lugari, Butere, Busia, and Kakamega

Preferred Start Date:
As soon as possible

Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by 2nd May 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 is an equal opportunity employer: both women and men of integrity are invited to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: District Treasurer + the place you heard of the position) and Salary Expectation

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