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One Acre Fund Job Recruitment

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

Website 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 per cent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

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One Acre Fund Job Recruitment

 

 

Job Title: Nigeria Research and Evaluation Lead

Location: Minna, Niger
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible

About the Role

  • As the Nigeria Research and Evaluation Lead, you will independently oversee the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) department, taking responsibility for impact evaluations and other studies aligned with program goals.
  • Reporting directly to the Global MEL Regional Manager, you will manage a team responsible for MEL processes and are expected to foster creativity and process improvement.
  • Your role involves representing the department and collaborating with Global One Acre Fund Leadership for strategic decision-making on MEL initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Develop survey designs, conduct field testing, and refine survey instruments.
  • Perform data analysis and generate reports to draw meaningful conclusions and actionable insights.
  • Oversee the management of the in-country MEL team which collectively supports a team of over 60 part-time Enumerators. Responsibilities include:
    • Mentor M&E managers through field visits, meetings, career conversations, and professional reviews.
    • Conduct in-field supervision of critical M&E activities, maintaining a focus on achieving high data quality standards.
    • Supervise in-field follow-up procedures to address and rectify survey data quality issues promptly.
  • Supervise the recruitment and growth of M&E staff, involving the following responsibilities:
  • Facilitate regular training sessions to enhance the skills of data collectors.
  • Address performance issues with underperforming staff.

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
For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Professional experience of 7+ years, reflecting an interest in international development.
  • Academic or professional background in designing, implementing evaluations/research, and analyzing findings.
  • Strong quantitative skills and experience with statistical software, preferably STATA or R.
  • Preferred Master’s Degree in International Relations, Public Policy, Statistics, or a related field, but not strictly required.
  • Proficiency in English is essential, and knowledge of Hausa is an added advantage

Eligibility

  • 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.

Benefits

  • Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

Application Closing Date
16th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Nigeria Health Safety and Security Coordinator

Location: Abuja (FCT), Nigeria with travels across project locations
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible

About the Role

  • The Safety & Security Coordinator will be an integral member of the Nigeria team and will report to the Government Relations lead.
  • You will ensure effective security operations, risk mitigation and staff care to support our staff and keep operations up and running.
  • You will develop a safety and security strategy, build capacity for staff on security management, monitor security threats and trends, responding where required, providing the country team with information and technical and operational assistance, and monitoring the compliance to security risk management plan by all staffers.
  • You will be the point person for staffers on safety & security issues.

Responsibilities
Analysis, Reporting and Coordination:

  • Conduct Situational and Security Risk Assessments to determine risk levels for staff, provide operations updates and recommendations.
  • Conduct security trend analysis and provide advice for program planning.
  • Engage with stakeholders in coordination of contingency plans and information.
  • Monitor the security preparedness of country staff and enforce staff compliance with internal security rules and SOPs, ensuring they are communicated to all staff and understood.
  • Ensure regular communication GR lead and country director on key security issues and imperative for business.
  • Provide HSS advice and support to 1AF Nigeria leadership decision-making, providing valuable information for the Country Crisis Management Team.
  • Develop relationships with local security contacts and independently expand networks of information sources.

Strategy Development & Management:

  • Develop and ensure compliance with Country Security Plans, policies, Contingency Plans, SOPs, mitigation measures, and Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).
  • Ensure internal incident tracking system is utilized; create a security incident database and perform incident mapping, assessments and analysis.
  • Update the Risk Analysis Matrix (threat, likelihood, impact, level of vulnerability, level of risk).
  • Be the primary responder to security incidents involving staff during and after office hours, and escalating incident response management to leadership when needed.

Staff Training & Capacity building:

  • Ensure all field staff are fully cognizant of prevailing security threats, duly advises on means of reducing their vulnerability to those threats and develops action plans for security upgrades.
  • Conduct capacity building, coaching and drilling with concerned staff to enhance their capacity in implementation of the preparedness and security measures.

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:

  • A relevant University Degree or equivalence
  • At least two years of professional experience on similar roles.
  • Experience developing security risks mitigation strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting security risk assessments and reporting.
  • Experience engaging with external partners to gather information.
  • Experience analyzing information and providing recommendations and advisory to organizations’ leadership.
  • Demonstrated project management abilities, in unstructured environments
  • Collaborative approach and ability to work across many different departments effectively
  • Proficiency in MS Suite, particularly spreadsheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets) for contact and risk management experience
  • Language: English and Yoruba fluency required.

Eligibility:

  • This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria.

Benefits
Health insurance, paid time off.

Application Closing Date
3rd May, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • 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 @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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 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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