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New Country Scout Associate job at One Acre Fund
One Acre Fund 20 Days Ago
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 27 October 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 28-09-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-09-2050
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
New Country Scout Associate

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
27 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


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, the farmers we serve 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 Role
Seeking an exceptional project manager with a strong 'get stuff done' (GSD) mindset to help scout a new market for 1AF. You will lead data collection and analysis in this new market and will recommend what intervention 1AF should pilot in what location. You will establish our brand, get support from a variety of stakeholders, and recruit the team required for piloting.

• Prepare scouting plans based on desk research findings
• Scout specific locations for 1AF in a new market
• Build and deploy appropriate data collection tools in the field
• Recruit and manage data collection team on the ground
• Create a data collection framework for both quantitative and qualitative data
• Engage with the local community and other partners to gather relevant information
• Build 1AF brand awareness on the ground - for farmers, the government, and more broadly in this sector
• Report on location and business model feasibility based on pre-determined metrics
• Roll-out small trials to test key impact hypotheses

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 experience in project management or setting up a field program
• Experience managing survey development and deployment
• Experience with both qualitative and quantitative data collection
• Team management
• Stakeholder management and Communication
• Data analysis skills (Excel - can perform complex functions)
• Ability to synthesize large amounts of data and distill it down to essential findings
• English and French required

Job Location
Kigali, Rwanda

• Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.


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 address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, 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 feels 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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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