Are you looking to change careers or a new challenge, here’s an opportunity for you to do just that at one acre fund that is currently rebranding to tupande

About the Role

The Field Operations Department (FOP) exists to support the performance of the Kenya Field Program which is a 2,700-person Field Force, spread across 5 regions.

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The FOP Department cultivates this workforce to independently achieve sustained food security within their community. The Strategy Associate role, reporting to the Regional Manager, develops an understanding of business strategy, optimizes performance management systems to upskill our Field Force for increased ownership of improved farmer profit and quality of life.


• Achieve regional performance targets, including SROI, sales, collections, and net promoter score

• Lead data analytics projects that supporte decision-making

• Support annual budgeting for your operational

region and lead cost efficiency plays

• Achieve outcomes of projects to improve regional performance

• Simplify Field Force engagement to reduce operational costs and narrow workforce focus while not losing impact, sales, collections, and net promoter score outcomes

• Develop contingencies for sales and financing

• Improve client experience in the region

Manage performance outcomes through improved client behavior in planting compliance, soil health, tree adoption, and optimized agronomy

• Represent regions in high-level discussions at country level

• Embody One Acre Fund values and invest in a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.

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:

• Bachelor’s degree

• Experience building performance culture with a

large team

• Experience with complex strategy

• 3+ years experience in an operational role

• Experience analyzing complex data • Commitment to live and work in rural areas of

East African for at least two years

• Language competency: English is required.

Swahili-speakers encouraged to apply.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kakamega, Kenya


Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits


This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Kenya


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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.

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