One Acre Fund Curriculum Specialist Job in Kakamega Kenya

One Acre Fund

Curriculum Specialist

Wanted: Exceptional professional with a passion for training and development. East African candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Job Location: Kakamega

Duration: Minimum two year’s commitment, full-time job.

 Job Description: Training is both key part of our program model and key part of how we are able to work effectively at scale. Almost all staff start at the entry level for their careers track and many rise rapidly based on performance.

Your work will have a tremendous impact on the organization’s key mission of serving the smallholding farmers and also promoting career development of all the staff.

We currently have an opening for the position of Curriculum Manager at our Headquarters in Kakamega that we are inviting you to apply for.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct independent research on new training topics
  • Consult with other departments and subject matter experts
  • Design and write training curriculum and supporting materials for in-person and eLearning trainings
  • Edit and curate curriculum from other departments
  • Design assessment and evaluation tools
  • Manage multiple complex and concurrent projects
  • Manage and lead team’s professional development

Career Growth and Development

One Acre Fund invests heavily in building management and leadership skills. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews.

We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.

You will have access to regular and ongoing professional development opportunities aimed at building the soft and hard skills required for quick rapid professional growth.

Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for our staff.


We are seeking an exceptional professional with a passion for training and development.

Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • A diploma or undergraduate degree in Education, training, or a relevant field of study
  • At least (1-2) years experience in teaching
  • Experience in curriculum development and assessment
  • Experience in strategic planning, project management, and managing teams preferred
  • Proven English communication skills (oral and written), with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated computer skills in email, internet usage, Microsoft office
  • Excellent attitude, willingness to learn and work hard, humility, and ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets

Preferred Start Date: Flexible

Compensation: Starts modest. However, this is a career-track role with raises for performance.

Benefits: Housing, transportation, and airtime allowance.

Note: We will not be able to sponsor a visa for this position.

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

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Updated: February 5, 2017 — 9:02 am