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Field People Lead - Kenya - Kenya

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10506
Job Location Kenya
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role Field People Lead - Kenya
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Kenya
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Kenyan or East African Nationalities
Degree Bachelor’s degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is looking for a First People Lead to join their team based in Kenya.


The Field Staff Management (FSM) Team is the people arm of the Field Operations (FOPs) department and is primarily responsible for empowering, managing, growing and developing our professional rural field-team in such a way that each member of the field can successfully execute key responsibilities and achieve excellent performance in the field.
You would manage 3,000 field staff, who are the frontline workers providing farmers with products and services.
You would be focused on executing our core program’s functions through strong staff management, and assisting in the design and implementation of strategic projects that aim to improving staffing and performance.
Specific responsibilities include:
Direct management of 3-5 high-level staff, and support the indirect management of 3,000 field staff.
Create, execute and monitor essential strategies for One Acre Fund’s field program
Oversee staff performance management and create initiatives to build staff capacity and performance
Create high-level, detailed project plans and coordinate across multiple teams to ensure smooth project operations


Key Skills

  • Job Role: Field People Lead - Kenya
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
We are looking for exceptional professionals with 5 years of work experience, and a demonstrated long-term passion for international development.
2 years managing a large team. Strong people management experience preferred.
Experience leading professional development and capacity building for large teams
High emotional intelligence: Self-regulation and empathy in particular
Expertise in managing performance management
Strong leadership experiences with the demonstrated ability to lead a team to accomplish its goals
A true team player: You’ll be willing to do whatever it takes to help the Kenya team
Excellent judgment in sensitive people issues and management skills
Strong creative problem solving skills
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
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 le

Additional Requirements

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