Thursday, March 9, 2017

One Acre Fund,Operations Innovations Manager Jobs in Rwanda



One Acre Fund - TUBURA
Join the fastest growing organization in Rwanda!  Build a career and deliver impact in the community! 
Employer:                     One Acre Fund (Tubura)
Job Location:                Rubengera, Karongi (with travel during the week)
Duration:                       1 year+
Preferred Start Date:     Immediate
Career Development      Project Management skills via weekly meetings, in-field coaching, and performance reviews; d
evelopment of social/business process/rural research skills
Organization Description
One Acre Fund - Tubura is a social enterprise that serves smallholder farmers with a bundle of training, inputs and credit. Currently, we serve 100,000 Rwandan farmers, under the brand ‘Tubura’. We do not give handouts, but ask farmers to invest in their future through participating in our program. Their investment in modern agricultural techniques increases their harvest. To further equip Tubura to make Rwandan smallholder farmers more prosperous, we are looking for applicants who are driven, hardworking, and have successful professional records to fulfill different roles on our team.  See www.oneacrefund.org for more information.
Job Description
One of TUBURA’s core distinguishing characteristics is our desire and ability to innovate our program model according to our clients’ needs. As our program grows, we will need a dedicated team of innovators and problem solvers to help us continue to improve how we deliver our service to farmers. The newly founded Operations Innovation team has been tasked with this responsibility and will depend on its team to fulfill its mission. The role a manager is to assist this team with implementing trials, pilots, and research assignments to help us achieve a better, more efficient program.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Project Lead – You will oversee and assist on multiple trials and/or projects assigned by your manager. You will be in charge of ensuring project quality and completing deliverables on time.  You will be responsible for:
    • Executing field experiments and trials
    • Following up in the field
    • Project Management and Design
    • Managing pre- and post-trial surveys
    • Ensuring excellent communication/collaboration amongst your team and all other stakeholders
  • Thought Partner – You will work alongside a senior member of our team who will work closely with you on your project management. Your manager will work closely with you to further evolve an idea or explore a new concept in the field and you will participate in group discussions to improve, change, or stop an idea from progressing.
  • Data Analyst – We use data every day to make decisions, change strategies, or explore new ideas. We are all data analysts: collecting clients’ perspectives, field teams KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators), repayment information, focus group responses and much more. You will be responsible for ensuring that data collected is highly credible, rigorously analyzed, and clearly presented to your manager and other team members.
Qualifications
  • Commitment to living in a rural area for an extended period of time
  • Ability and willingness to travel 1-3 days a week in rural areas depending on project
  • Excellent command of English –near fluency
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills: intermediate typing, intermediate Microsoft Word skills, intermediate excel skills
  • At least 1 year work experience
To apply
Please click on this link: 
Please complete the linked form carefully, only top candidates will be considered. It is not necessary to attach a cover letter or CV but you may do so at the end of the form.
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. If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura HR Hotline: 0785443574 (Please do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts).

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