Organization: One Acre Fund
Office: One Acre Fund Kigali, Rwanda
About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, our farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.
About the Young Professionals Program
One Acre Fund’s Young Professionals Program offers high-performing African graduates meaningful internships and training opportunities at a high-performing, mission-driven organization. Our internships are paid and all interns can expect to receive substantive work assignments working on high-impact projects that support One Acre Fund’s operations.
When joining, interns will participate in an onboarding program and receive training on how to design and execute projects. Over the period of your internship, you will get the opportunity to work with like-minded individuals and receive learning opportunities to build strong foundations for your future career.
About the Role
One Acre Fund Rwanda has a whole market strategy servicing farmers through various channels. Core program serves over 600,000 farmers, the rural retail program in partnership with agrodealers serves over 150,000 farmers and our tree program in partnership with the government serves over 700,000 farmers.
You will work directly with the deputy country director of the Rwanda program and will have multiple interactions with multiple stakeholders to ensure we are progressing on our country program’s strategic plan.
Research: Carry out research for new products and services that will deliver more impact to farmers and increase our country program’s sustainability.
Data Analysis: Gather and analyze data to develop hypotheses on program performance that will guide internal stakeholder discussions.
Project Management: Coordinate projects, field visits and other tasks as assigned. c8Fwc4y CWdPSF
Ad-hoc tasks as identified by your manager.
Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we deeply invest in our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training, and regular feedback on your performance. We’ll hold career reviews every one-three months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and gain rewarding technical experience.
Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for . For this role specifically, you will have:
Young professionals with BA/BS in Accounting, Business, Finance, or Information Systems, with coursework in accounting, data analytics, economics, computer programming or another relevant curriculum.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Demonstrate personal accountability and urgency in completing assignments and achieving results.
Language: Fluency in written and verbal English is an important requirement.
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Interns will be provided with a reasonable stipend for the duration of their contract. Rural area based fellows will be provided assistance in locating suitable housing.
This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda
We hire on a rolling basis which means that applications are reviewed and processed on a continuous basis until a hire is made.
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.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here ( email@example.com ), 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, color, 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.