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Job Recruitment in a Non-profit Social Enterprise (One Acre Fund) - 2nd August 2019

Aug 2, 2019, 5:26 PM
One Acre Fund is a non-profit social enterprise that supplies financing and training to help smallholders grow their way out of hunger and build lasting pathways to prosperity. We are recruiting to fill the positions below:     Job Title: Human Resources Specialist Locations: Abuja and Minna, Niger Job Type: Full-time Preferred Start Date: 1st October, 2019 Specific Responsibilities
  • As the Human Resources Specialist, you will report to the Pilot Manager. You will establish the groundwork for the growth, sustainability, and professional development of our team as it grows. You will set up essential human resources policies, oversee staff payroll and benefits, and support the program's recruiting and onboarding.
  • HR Policies, Payroll & Benefits: As a pilot for a global organization, the team in Nigeria has made due with the minimal context-specific HR policies. One of your main roles will be to integrate Nigeria's context with global processes to professional the standards and support of our team!
  • Staff Development: Once you have familiarized yourself with how One Acre Fund invests in its team- from mentorship, to bi-annual reviews, to development plans, to hard & soft skills development- you will ensure managers and staff meet the minimum requirements while maximizing development opportunities.
  • Onboarding: The faster new team members become comfortable with their surroundings, the sooner they can turn their attention to making an impact in the lives of our clients. You will oversee and improve on the reception and onboarding process, building new staffs' experience from accepting the role until their first biannual review
  • Hiring: As a pilot, our staffing needs right now are small. But by 2021, we may need to double or even triple our team! Between now and then, you can establish great hiring processes to ensure the program can meet those targets. You will inform current hiring processes and test approaches to hire better, faster.
  • Recruitment: As One Acre Fund is relatively new in Nigeria, you will build recruitment nodes, networks, and policies to support current recruitment efforts, while laying the foundations for accelerated growth in the coming years. You will manage relationships with the global recruitment team & recruiting firms to short-list top candidates, while working with pilot leadership to determine staffing strategies 2020+.
Career Growth and Development
  • We have a 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. You will help shape the growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
Qualifications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, collaborative, and interested in building a team with different backgrounds
  • Willing to see a problem, find a solution, and make it happen; experience working in a startup or new market environment desired
  • +5 years of professional work experience OR an undergraduate degree and 2+ years of professional work experience in Human Resources, Recruitment in Nigeria
  • Written & verbal fluency in English required; written & verbal fluency in Hausa desired
  • Thoughtful understanding of the employment and labor laws of Nigeria
  • Maintain complex spreadsheets on Excel and familiarity with Google Suite/Microsoft 365
Compensation
  • Consistent with experience
Benefits:
  • NHIS Health insurance, 25 days paid leave, 7 days paid sick leave, Relocation allowance, part-time housing in Minna
  • Sponsor International Candidates
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Data Quality Coordinator Location: Minna, Niger Duration: Full-time job Career Level: Professionals Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible Job Description
  • As an organization, we constantly seek to impact more farmers. In Nigeria, this work started two years ago. This role is part of a small team based in Minna, whose purpose is to successfully establish the OAF model in Nigeria, starting small but scaling-up rapidly within the next few years. The Data Quality Coordinator will report to the Nigeria Innovations Associate.
  • The Data Quality Coordinator will manage and oversees the development of surveys and the execution of the data gathering efforts of the pilot. More specifically, this role includes: planning and creating surveys on CommCare software, cleaning and analyzing data from surveys, and recommending programmatic decisions based on that analysis. By constantly developing, gathering and analyzing data about the program’s impact on farmers’ lives, the pilot will be in a position to scale much more quickly.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Support the development of and detailed planning for executing rolling surveys: The Data Quality Coordinator will work closely with the Innovations Associate to design surveys based on programmatic need and generate them in the CommCare software.
  • Manage the execution of day-to-day survey operations: This is partly a field-based position. Expect to spend some time interacting with smallholder farmers, whether to observe the efficiency of the survey tools or conduct back-checks on data already collected. When in the office, expect to develop survey tools, train enumerators on same, review, clean, and analyze data in a way that allows the program to learn quickly.
  • Team building and management: The Data Quality Coordinator will oversee and conduct training of enumerators as required. This is to ensure that they are ready and able to collect high quality data while also supporting farmers on a daily basis in the field, as well as steadily building capacity and competency across the team.
Career Growth and Development
  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.
  • ou’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 We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2+ years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for our mission. Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:
  • Humility: We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with patience and a humble approach to service to join the pilot’s leadership.
  • Creativity and strong problem solving skills are a must. You constantly look for alternatives and solutions to problems in order to get the job done.
  • Strong communication skills, as you will be interacting with farmers & traditional leaders, as well as team members, peers and pilot leadership.
  • Work experience in M&E and survey operations, especially in a demanding environment such as rural agricultural or in volatile areas is strongly required.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis tools such as STATA or R is required. Sound working knowledge of CommCare, ODK, or similar software is preferred.
  • Strong computer skills in at least Microsoft Word and Excel required.
  • At least 2 years of survey management experience at work or outside of work.
  • A willingness to live in Minna, close to our customers full-time - this is a long-term, career-track role.
  • Language proficiency in both English and Hausa, written and verbal is desirable.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply       Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Location: Minna, Niger Duration: Full-time job Career Level: Global Professionals Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible Job Description
  • As an organization, we constantly seek to impact more farmers. In Nigeria, that work is just beginning. This role is part of a small team based in Minna, whose purpose is to successfully establish the OAF model in Nigeria, starting small but scaling-up rapidly within the next few years. The Nigeria Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manger will report to the Nigeria Innovations Associate.
  • The Nigeria M&E Coordinator will plan and oversee the day-to-day execution of the data gathering efforts of the pilot. More specifically, this role includes: staff management of a team of 2-4 enumerators, planning and creating surveys on CommCare software, cleaning and analyzing data from surveys, and recommending programmatic decisions based on that analysis. By constantly gathering and analyzing data about the program’s impact on farmers’ lives, the pilot will be in a position to scale much more quickly. On a day-to-day basis, the Nigeria M&E Manager will execute a mix of activities, depending on the annual planting calendar:
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Collaborate on strategy for survey and data gathering efforts: The M&E Coordinator will work closely with the Innovations Associate and Data Manager to optimize learnings from a continuous survey effort.
  • Manage the execution of day-to-day survey operations: This is a largely field-based position. Expect to spend most days interacting with field-based staff and our customers, whether to oversee survey collection, run focus groups, or visit trial plots to monitor maize growth. When in the office, expect to work plan and collaborate with other teams to maximize your team’s capacity.
  • Team building and management: This is a management position. The M&E Coordinator will manage a team of ~8 enumerators. This includes hiring and training staff, ensuring they are ready and able to support farmers on a daily basis in the field, as well as steadily building capacity and competency across your team as it grows.
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 We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2+ years of work experience in a professional M&E Environment with a demonstrated passion for our mission. Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:
  • Humility: We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with patience and a humble approach to service to join the pilot’s leadership.
  • Creativity and strong problem solving skills are a must. You constantly look for alternatives and solutions to problems in order to get the job done.
  • Strong communication skills, as you will be interacting with farmers & traditional leaders, as well as team members, peers and pilot leadership.
  • Work experience in M&E or survey operations, especially in a demanding environment such as rural agricultural or in volatile areas.
  • At least 2 years of people or project management experience at work or outside of work.
  • A willingness to live in Minna, close to our customers full-time - this is a long-term, career-track role.
  • A Bachelors Degree in Statistics or any related field
  • Strong computer skills in at least Microsoft Word and Excel required. Familiarity with ODK, CommCare, or similar survey software is preferred.
  • Language proficiency in both English and Hausa, written and verbal is required.
Compensation/Benefits
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience.
  • Health insurance, paid time off.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply   Note: Must have existing rights to work in Nigeria.

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