Ethiopia Backcheck Supervisor at One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund works to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. In Ethiopia, we engage farmers in agroforestry and community-based seed multiplication. In partnership with the Amhara National Regional State, these programs have planted more than 10 million trees, produced over 500 MT of improved teff seed and reached more than 65,000 farmers. Now, we are now in an exciting phase of work in which we are trialing novel approaches and preparing for scale-up in the coming years. We have over 8000 employees globally, and our growing Ethiopia headquarters are in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, with small offices in Addis Ababa, Finote Selam and Motta.

To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

About the Role

We are looking for a professional to Coordinate with Backcheck Enumerators in different woredas to be based in Bahir Dar. This is a short-term contract of 2 months.


  • Coordinate with 10-11 Backcheck Enumerators in different woredas around the Bahir Dar area

  • Once per week, conduct phone check-ins with each Backcheck Enumerator, discussing and recording challenges faced

  • Communicate issues to your manager.  Confer on solutions and next steps, then coordinate decisions to Backcheck Enumerators.

  • Connect with Backcheck Enumerators when they are not following their calendars. Find solutions to calendar challenges and update future calendars to match.

  • Receive phone calls from Backcheck Enumerators when challenges are met.  Communicate challenges to your manager.

  • Visit the Backcheck Enumerators in the field to check their work and offer guidance.

Start Date

30th May 2022

Contract Duration

2 months

Job Location

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia


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

Application Deadline

30th May 2022

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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.

Job Requirements

  • Fluent Amharic

  • Somewhat good English, both spoken and written

  • Good communication skills, with the ability to

    • Communicate easily with various people by phone

    • Follow up well with English-speaking manager

  • Able to use Excel to record information, both numbers and written analysis


More Information

  • Job City Bahir-Dar, Amhara