Nigeria Corporate Operations Specialist

October 21, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty. Headquartered in Bungoma, Kenya, the organization works with farmers in rural villages throughout Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and recently Malawi. Using a market-based approach, One Acre Fund facilitates activities and transactions at various levels of the farming value chain, including seed sourcing and market support. In 2013, farmers who worked with One Acre Fund realized a 180% return on their investment and significantly increased farm income on every planted acre.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nigeria Corporate Operations Specialist

Location: Minna, Niger
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Eligibility: This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria
About the Role

You will report to the People Lead at One Acre Fund Nigeria. Your primary role will be to ensure basic Corporate Operations Services are all met 1) on time, 2) with quality, and 3) are included in weekly progress reports to your manager (the Nigeria People Lead).
You will manage and help perform all Corp Operations responsibilities which include Office Administration, transport and logistics support, travel support, and Infrastructure management support.
You will coordinate services across all One Acre Fund Nigeria working with other administrative staff across our offices to ensure efficient implementation of all Corporate Ops functions.


Ensure smooth daily operations of key Corp Ops services and functions such as:

Office Supplies & Management
Organizational Vehicles and Fleet Management
Property Management (residential & offices)
Operations Payment Requests vetting & controls
Oversee space management and service provision in all our office and apartment locations.

Manage inventory, ensure the correct order of supplies, see to the maintenance and replacement of operational equipment, optimise processes, oversee the Ops team, and liaise with vendors and other external stakeholders.
External Visitor Support: Coordinate and support visitor logistics for interview candidates, One Acre Fund employees from other country programs, and donor visits. Communicate before, during, and after visits to ensure a smooth and comfortable visit.
Receive feedback and provide communication on regular services and operational needs and requests: Positively receive feedback from staff, respond within agreed timelines and make sure to close the loop.
Coordinate and facilitate team bonding events and initiatives for all offices.
Infrastructure management: Monitor the outfitting, and improvements of current and future offices and residential apartments, ensuring safety, security, and consistency of quality.
Expansion Support: Ensure base-level foundation support for expansion offices as business operations grow.

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

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
4+ years of experience providing corporate services or admin functions to a large or growing organization with multiple sites.
Success in creating detailed project plans and implementing complex projects to success.
Experience providing oversight and managing teams across multiple sites
Vendor management
A high degree of ownership and the ability to propel improvements.
Comfort building relationships across diverse groups of people.

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.


Health insurance paid time off

Application Closing Date
17th January, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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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