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

We are looking for a professional with 2+ years work experience in HR generalist roles. The specific purpose of this role is to provide HR support to meet the evolving people management needs of the business. The candidate will report to the Employee Relations Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Support the organization in implementing value adding HR functional plans that deliver business results.
  • Talent management routines including planning and talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management, HR compliance and operations.
  • Provide professional employee relations guidance to colleagues and managers.
  • Follow up on feedback from partners on the effectiveness of the team using appropriate channels including project evaluations, satisfaction surveys among others..

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:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management or related field.
  • Registered and certified member of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
  • At least two years of work experience within the Human Resource function.
  • Excellent skills in using MS Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and HRIS.
  • Knowledge of Kenyan Employment and Labor laws.
  • Collaborator with people management attributes

Preferred Start Date

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to Covid-19 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a start date.

Job Location

Kakamega

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off 

Eligibility

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

Application Deadline

26 January 2022

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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