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  • Posted: Mar 10, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 7, 2023
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    One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty.
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    Analyst / Manager, Office of the CEO

    About the Role

    We are looking for a project management professional to help lead the Office of the CEO (OOCEO), comprised of 2-3 analysts and 1-2 managers. The Office of the CEO reflects the voice of and executes strategic projects on behalf of the Executive Director. As One Acre Fund grows, our Executive Director is focused on an increasingly diverse set of priorities, from communicating with external partners to marshaling resources for new internal programs. Analysts and Managers in this office will lead a varied portfolio of projects, linked by a common theme of improving our CEO's efficacy.


    • Drive major organization-wide initiatives and strategy development by directly implementing the priorities of the CEO and leading change management initiatives that shape the future of One Acre Fund.
    • Identify and flag to the CEO potential areas where the organization needs more focus or support. This is done through broad involvement in multiple strategic bodies throughout the organisation.
    • Lead high-priority programmatic work by collaborating with relevant One Acre Fund teams to design and implement strategic improvements to One Acre Fund’s business model.
    • Own organizational Governance workstreams to ensure the smooth running of One Acre Fund’s senior leadership bodies, conducting recurring reviews of decision-making bodies, tracking high-level decisions to make sure decision-making at OAF is transparent, inclusive and effective, and coordinating the creation of our annual organizational OKRs.
    • Lead general OOCEO administrative tasks to ensure the CEO’s priorities are reflected where appropriate.
    • Depending on the level at which this role is hired, you will likely manage a team of OOCEO Analysts / Senior Analysts. You will help ensure their professional development and high-quality project work. This includes conducting weekly check-ins with team members to guide their work and conducting bi-annual professional development reviews.


    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

    • 3 or more years experience in consulting, project management or executive support.
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in economic development or a relevant field
    • Project Management Skills
    • Stakeholder Management Skills

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