ABOUT ONCE ACRE FUND
One Acre Fund is a social enterprise serving 450,000 smallholder farmers in 6 countries across East and Southern Africa and Asia. They work to provide their clients with the tools and financing needed to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. They invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income by offering farmers a service bundle to ensure success. They have a team of over 5,000 members strong globally and are entering their third consecutive year of 50%+ growth.
Once Acre Fund are currently launching their Nigeria program and are therefore looking for a Program Associate. This role is part of a small team based in rural Niger State, Nigeria that strives to put an end to poverty by transforming the lives of Nigerian farmers. The team’s purpose is to launch One Acre Fund’s model in Nigeria, starting small but scaling up rapidly within the next few years.
The Nigeria Program Associate will report to the New Country Expansion Trial Lead. They will support the launch of the model near Minna, Nigeria. More specifically, the Nigeria Program Associate will support all aspects of the launch of the One Acre field operations, provide constant insights for revisions of the products and services offered, and build and manage the local field teams. If successful, the program will scale to thousands of households and the Program Associate will play a key role in the scale-up process.
Professionals with 3-5 years of experience and a strong commitment to rural development to help execute our pilot programs in northwestern Nigeria.
Minimum 2-year commitment, full-time job
Applications are received on an ongoing basis