Kenya Talent Development Associate

  • One Acre Fund
  • Kenya
  • Dec 11, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Full time Professional Services

Job Description


We are seeking an exceptional professional with 3-5 years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for education and international development.  Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • Leadership and management experience at work, or outside of work. Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience, e.g. leading a team or a conference, ownership over large, long-term projects, significant teaching or training experience, starting a business, solid Volunteer Service Organization accomplishments (VSO, Peace Corps, JICA, etc).
  • Critical thinking and strong analytical attitude: quick to process information and act accordingly.
  • Driven by continual growth: development orientated with a passionate for the work – seeing people growing is the motivator.
  • Strong attention to detail: writing and editing trainings / project plans.
  • Compelling communicator: ability to connect and persuade over email, in person, or on the phone.
  • Top-performing undergraduate background.
  • Humility. We are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service to join our growing family of leaders.
  • A willingness to commit to living in Kakamega for at least two years – this is a long-term, career-track role.
  • Language: English required; Kiswahili preferred.