One Acre Fund Hiring GSC Senior Seed Analyst

15 Vacancies Open At One Acre Fund
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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. 

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About the Role

The  Senior Seed Analyst Role is responsible for seed quality assurance, compliance and adherence to KEPHIS & ISTA standards. You will oversee seed lab management and ensure the lab meets KEPHIS  accreditation standards.You’ll be in Global Supply Chain- Seed Team. The role will be based in the Seed Lab at Kakamega .You will report to Seed Specialist.

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for smooth  seed lab and inground station  operations
  • You will lead seed quality  assurance.
  • Maintain  internal and external  relationships on seed quality assurance.
  • Team management at the Kakamega Lab

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.

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Qualifications

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

  • Must be a KEPHIS Gazetted seed analyst
  • 2 years of experience in seed testing.
  • Basic level of excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) proficiency
  • Project management and record management skills

Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible

Job Location

Kakamega, Kenya

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off 

Eligibility

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

Application Deadline

16 September 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 @oneacrefund.org 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, 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.