Senior Legal Advisor

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Country: Lebanon Organization: Legal Action Worldwide Closing date: 24 Sep 2020 LAW is an independent, non-profit organisation comprised of human rights lawyers working in fragile and conflict affected areas in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. We have a particular focus on gender equality and sexual and gender-based violence, natural resource exploitation, rule of law and accountability, and transformative justice, working to bring justice to those who need it most. LAW’s ground-breaking work has received international and local media coverage, and recognition.Lebanon ProgrammeIn Lebanon, Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) through Legal Action Lebanon (LA Lebanon) provides legal information, assistance and legal representation through Lebanese lawyers, to thousands of Lebanese, Syrian and domestic migrant workers within Lebanon. Focus is placed on providing high quality legal services to the most vulnerable and achieving the best legal outcome for them.On 4 Aug…

Rwanda Product Scaling Associate

Rwanda Product Scaling Associate About One Acre Fund Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund. Job Description One Acre Fund relies on our Product Innovation team to find the most impactful agricultural practices and products for farmers. Every season we run both farmer trials and surveys to inform our extension and product offering decisions. Great innovation comes from excellent background research, a true understanding of our client base, excellent trial implementation, and by implementing a scaling process that allows us to translate product pilot/trial results into our full program. You will: Lead product and service scaling to our different channels for serving farmers (core program and whole market) Work with Field Operations, Logistics, Business Operations, and M&E to grow the most promising new products, services, or training into our field programs. Support external departments on newly scaled products Implement periodic product impact evaluations for non-agricultural products Conduct behavior change work Lead the Product Innovations team in behavior change research to develop solutions that enable farmers to adopt best agricultural practices Grow our Agroforestry work Lead the Product Innovations team in scaling research related to timber and fruit tree species- how to get the right trees to our farmer base Conduct trial design, data analysis, and reporting Develop trials for potentially impactful products and related impact models Infer patterns and trends in data collected from the field and report findings through distribution postmortem reports and full trial reports Develop and contribute to team/division strategy memos Build external partner relationships Initiate and manage collaborative projects with external partners, which includes drafting MoUs, periodic reporting and ensuring OAF policies are followed in all communication and results sharing Lead team administration Create the annual division budget Monitor expenditure and implement efficiency strategies Team Performance Management Support capacity development of direct reports and entire product scaling team in general Conduct periodic performance reviews Career Growth and Development We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. Youll 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. Youll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career. Qualifications Agricultural economics/business management background coupled with experience designing surveys and running impact evaluations Product/business scale-up mindset Team leadership experience (or demonstrates an ability to do it) Experience with Stata or R statistical packages Preferred Start Date As soon as possible Job Location Rubengera, Rwanda, with option to work up to 25% from Kigali Compensation Commensurate with experience Duration Full-time job Benefits Health insurance, paid time off Sponsor International Candidates Yes; African nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. 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 (, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address. 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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