Rwanda Regional Lead at One Acre Fund

1 Rwanda Regional Lead at One Acre Fund
Rwanda Regional Lead

One Acre Fund | Type: Job
Published: 2024-05-07 | Deadline: 2024-07-31

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

The Regional Lead will be a crucial member in supporting South Regional field Operations execution. Will be based in Huye ( Save), and will report to the Deputy Execution Lead.

The Rwanda Regional Leads are responsible for the regional performance and manage operations’ District coordinators. Regional Leads keep regions focused on the goal of making more farmers more prosperous and we rely on them to build stronger staff and stronger processes through innovating new ideas for team development and impact execution. This role is responsible for the oversight of $1.5M - $3M of clients’ credit.

This role will directly manage all the DCs in the region (JL 4- JL5) - at least 3-6 JL 4/JL5 and will indirectly manage all AFDs  (JL 3) - at least 20-30 JL3 and all the FOs/SOs (JL 1)- at least 250-450 JL1  in the region. It manages the clients' credit worth $1.5M - $3M.


  • Manage Field Team Performance in their regions
  • Manage Field Team Staff Growth in their regions
  • Own the execution and follow of all HQ strategies in their respective regions
  • Oversee operations in meetings or the field in the region
  • Manage the process of disciplinary action in the region in their respective regions

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.


Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • A university degree in business administration, management, or a related field
  • Team and performance management Skills
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Field Operations - Maintain the Critical Path and Quick Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Conflict management skills
  • Stakeholder management  skills
  • Proficient in Data Analysis.    
  • Inspiration and ability to connect tasks to program mission
  • Mentoring and team development skills      
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office-- including, Excel (can perform complex functions)

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Huye, Rwanda


Health insurance, paid time off 


This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda 

Application Link

Application Deadline

31 July, 2024

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 address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, 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.