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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Kenya Rural Retail Strategy & Operations Analyst

    About The Role

    We are looking for a motivated Strategy and Operations Analyst to work on a variety of improvement projects related to the Rural Retail program, communications, operations and overall strategy. You will report directly to the Rural Retail Innovations Lead, and likely manage 1-2 staff.


    • Make program design recommendations and systems improvements;
    • Lead hypothesis testing and general research effort to inform strategies;
    • Support data analysis needs across the department;
    • Work on short-term support projects as informed by the operations needs.

    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.


    We are looking for a professional with 3+ years of relevant work experience in strategy (financial, operational, business, or other), management consulting, or similar style project experience, and a passion for our mission. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

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

    • Advanced Office/Google Suite, especially Excel (can perform complex functions).
    • Experience with other professional programs (e.g. R, STATA) is a plus.
    • Strategic and operational skills are required, i.e. you will create frameworks, do basic/complex data analysis and plan and follow up on operational details.
    • Ability to understand and breakdown complex concepts quickly and determine to operational solutions.
    • Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
    • Bachelor's degree or higher.
    • English required and Kiswahili an advantage.

    Preferred Start Date

    Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

    Method of Application

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

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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