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Product Scaling Specialist Job at One Acre Fund - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
One Acre Fund 39 Days Ago
Overview
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 17 September 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 06-09-2021
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Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-09-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Product Scaling Specialist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

One Acre Fund

Deadline of this Job:
17 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, September 06, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
The Product Scaling Specialist will manage the design, implementation, and evaluation of OAF margin product trial projects. You will contribute to the organizational strategy, OKRs, and improvement of farmer livelihoods, impact and margin to the organization.

Responsibilities
• Project Management & Trial Ownership; Lead multiple trials - be the primary contact person for the trials, organize the execution and communication with internal and external stakeholders to ensure efficient and quality products delivery to farmers and after-sales service support.
• New Products Research: Identify and propose new products to offer farmers, then independently undertake appropriate desk research, farmer OAF staff interviews to understand farmer needs and OAF opportunities to deliver them. Use the research findings to develop cases for or against new products and/or trials. Support other Product Scaling staff in qualitative research including focus groups.
• Product Trial Design: Design new products trials. This will include written project documents explaining the trial from start to finish along with proper project management tools, impact models, project plans, calendar, budget, evaluation plans. Also, elicit contributions from all relevant all partners.
• Product Trial Evaluations: Coordinate the development of trial evaluations, from survey design to data analysis, report writing, and presentation to stakeholders. Liaise with the Data Project Specialist throughout the evaluation process, depending on the complexity of the trial. Ensure a good mix of quantitative and qualitative methods is used.
• Performance Management: Oversee one or two direct reports and casuals supporting the trial projects.
• 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.

Qualifications
• Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
• 3 years of experience in the project management field.
• Project and trial design, quantitative and qualitative research, data analysis, and report writing.
• Written and oral English language fluency is a must and Kinyarwanda for farmer engagement and communication.
• A Bachelor's degree in relevant areas such as Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Economics, Development Studies, with some components of research and data analysis training will be an added advantage.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

 

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