Kenya Field Tech Lead


The Field Operations Department exists to support and improve the performance of the Kenya Field Program which is a 2,700-person Field Force, spread across 5 historic provinces. The Field Operations Department cultivates this workforce to independently deliver sustained food security within their community.


Work closely with portfolio leads to define and prioritize user requirements for our field-facing apps
Translate our user requirements and timelines for our tech teams and external partners
Manage relationships with our tech teams and external partners with the purpose of driving outcomes
Manage a team of two to:Test and scale field-facing apps
Conduct user testing of mockups and newly released features with farmers and field staff
Troubleshoot issues that arise from newly-released features
Manage Field tech tool inventory and distribution
Improve the return on investment of our tech tools
Manage a pipeline of improvements for our field-facing apps and hardware
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:

2+ years of experience with technology product management, project management, or similar work experience.
Experience communicating complex technical information to non-technical audiences.
Experience with user design, prototyping, UI/UX mockups, or similar.
The ability to set complex strategic direction.
Language: English is required. Swahili is preferred.


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About 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.