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 per cent 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

You will manage the employee lifecycle and data for staff throughout their tenure at One Acre Fund. You will take care of One Acre Fund’s greatest asset — its people — by providing equitable, inclusive, and customer-centric HR services. You will be a point for staff questions and data support and support other Global HR team improvements towards increasing staff satisfaction and team efficiency. You will report to the Staff Care Lead and be a part of making One Acre Fund an employer of choice in international development.


  • Provide HR administrative support to staff from beginning to end of service
  • Manage staff data on our HR Information System
  • Manage staff email accounts and ensure data accuracy
  • Support and implement Global HR strategic improvements
  • Support staff questions by responding to staff tickets

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 1 or more years of experience in HR Operations/Administration.
  • Experience with HRIS is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Experience with google sheets and google app scripts is preferred but not mandatory
  • English is required in all locations. Other notable and useful languages are Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa, Amharic and French.

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Remote, but within OAF Program Countries.


Health insurance paid time off 


This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents within OAF Program Countries

Application Deadline

28 December 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 address. Please report any suspicious communication here ([email protected]), 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, colour, 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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