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Kenya Extension and Aggregation Officer
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Kenya Extension and Aggregation Officer

Job Description 

One Acre Fund Kenya is transitioning from a startup to a mature operation – and we need staff members to continue our growth trajectory.

The mandate of the Market Access team is to start up agribusinesses that work for smallholder farmers, focusing on high-value crops such as macadamia and avocados. As an Extension and Aggregation officer, you will work with Farmers and also a team of support workers. You will be reporting to the E & A coordinator in the Market Access team. The Extension and Aggregation Officer role is also an important role, as they are the connecting link between farmers and One Acre Fund, and on daily basis they ensure that the farmers are trained, comply, and coordinate harvesting according to QMS rules.

Job Level

JL 2


Murang,a, Nyeri, Meru, Kirinyaga and Embu; Kenya

Expected Manager

Basil Bukoma

Will this position be managing others?


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Develop knowledge of the standard market requirements
  • Farmer training- Advising farmers on intervention methods to use on pests and disease.
  • Train Farmer groups in food safety and hygiene methods.
  • Train Farmer groups in health safety methods.
  • Record and maintain records of production as required by Macadamia buying center or Avocado QMS on behalf of the farmer groups.
  • Carry out time to time farm risk assessment and crop scouting.
  • Prepare/Register farmers for GGAP certification process.
  • Conduct and ensure the smooth GGAP certification training, inspection and audit on all registered farmers.
  • Create the reports to share with his/her supervisors to update operational movements.
  • Develop his/her farmer base based on the given target for the given season.
  • Work and improve the macadamia buying process in assigned buying center.

Top Skills and Qualifications

  • 1+ years work experience in an agricultural related field.
  • Knowledge of the avocado/ Macadamia value chain (e.g. fruit varieties, quality, seasonality) is appreciated
  • A track record in planning field activities and troubleshooting issues
  • Able to coordinate teams for harvesting and sourcing from smallholders
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
  • Coaching skills to develop junior team members
  • National ID Card
  • Minimum Education; high school certificate, certificate and diploma in agriculture, agricultural related field
  • Language: English, Kiswahili required


Health insurance, paid time off 

Sponsor International Candidates

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

Application Deadline

25 January 2023. Applications after this date will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

For more information reach out to Basil Bukoma


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 (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), 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.

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