Kenya Extension and Aggregation Supervisor job at One Acre Fund
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Vacancy title:
Kenya Extension and Aggregation Supervisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Business Operations ]

Jobs at:

One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
24 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Kirinyaga , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About the Role
One Acre Fund Kenya is transitioning from a startup to a mature operation – and we need staff members to continue our growth trajectory.
The mandate of the Market Access team is to start up agribusinesses that work for smallholder farmers, focusing on high-value crops such as macadamia and avocados. As an Extension and Aggregation Supervisor, you will manage a team of officers and their interactions with farmers. You will be reporting to the E & A coordinator in the Market Access team.

• Develop knowledge of the standard market requirements
• Onboard new officers and delegate the responsibility accordingly to the region and the assigned tasks.
• Handel and guide a team of 5 to 10 officers to run successful operations in Macadamia and Avocado crops.
• Monitor the performance of officers through digital tools
• Hold weekly team meetings to resolve issues, celebrate successes and set priorities for the week
• Mentor staff on their management of farmers and technical knowledge.
• Make daily field visits to ensure information is accurate and officers are meeting expectations.
• Input and update the reports promptly.
• Analyze data and feedback from the field, relay issues and solutions the to HQ team
• Coordinate sourcing from smallholder farmers and work with stakeholders based on the given SOPs.
• Coordinate and work on the Global GAP certification process for the team.

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:
• 2+ years of work experience in a related field, including management of a team or field staff
• Knowledge of the avocado/ Macadamia value chain (e.g. fruit varieties, quality, seasonality) is appreciated
• A track record in planning field activities and troubleshooting issues
• Ability to coordinate teams for harvesting and sourcing from smallholders
• Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
• Coaching skills to develop junior team members
• National ID Card
• Minimum Education; Bachelor in Agriculture and Business management, or related field
• Language: English, Kiswahili required

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

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

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 February 2023
Duty Station: Kirinyaga
Posted: 11-01-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-01-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-01-2067
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