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One Acre Fund

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, our farmers 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

One Acre Fund Zambia is looking for a Forestry Associate to lead our campaign
to support 360,000 smallholder farmers in Zambia to plant six million trees
and create $5,400,000 of farmer financial impact by 2025.

The Forestry Associate will oversee the success of this plan, with support
from the Global Agroforestry team.

You will report to the Zambia country director and will be mentored by the
Global Agroforestry Team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Build the Zambia agroforestry vision and strategy and drive operations to
achieve rapid scale

Farmer demand: Rigorously assess farmer demand for multiple agroforestry
species

Trial design, mobilization and adoption: design attractive packages and
coordinate with a tree field team to achieve targets

Multi-department risk assessment and mitigation: Mitigate risks through
collaboration with Field Operations, Logistics, Business Operations, and
Inputs teams.

Tree Production and Logistics: Trial multiple production/sourcing and
distribution methods for tree seedlings

Oversee the hiring of the field team, leading expansion into new areas,
building a performance management system, and more.

Maximize Impact of the tree program:

Financial impact projections: Develop tree impact models, work with M&E to
implement agroforestry impact assessments

Maximize farmer returns through training

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:

Experience leading complex projects

Project management skills and ability to “keep the trains running on time”
Systematic thinker, able to track many diverse tasks and plans.
Problem solving and creative solutions

Other requirements

Financial and data modeling skills – basic financial models and use data to
make decisions

University or advanced degree in agroforestry or a related field is preferred.

Familiarity with carbon markets and carbon finance is an added advantage.

Familiarity with impact measurement (e.g., randomized control trials) is
beneficial

High proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite/Workplace (especially MS
excel (can perform complex functions) / Google Sheets) required.

2 years of experience developing strategy and building operations to grow in
rural, smallholder contexts.

English required

PREFERRED START DATE
As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION
Kabwe, Zambia

BENEFITS
Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits

ELIGIBILITY
This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Zambia

APPLICATION DEADLINE
8 June 2021

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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