Heifer International - Ending poverty begins with agriculture. We’re on a mission to end hunger and poverty in a sustainable way by supporting and investing alongside local farmers and their communities
Business Development Officer HHK
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
The Business Development Officer under the guidance of the Project Manager, will provide overall leadership in designing and implementing appropriate interventions within the project with the objective of developing the 25-farmer owned agri-business (FOAB), in the Hatching Hope Kenya project (HHK) into strong and profitable farmer business organizations and entities. This will be achieved through capacity building of the organizations in business planning and financial management, development of management structures and systems, the provision of business advisory services and the development of key marketing and financial linkages in financial services, input services and strong partnerships with both public and private organizations. The officer will identify impact investment opportunities and scaling up of Business Models. The interventions to be led by the Business Development Officer seek to increase the overall level of competitiveness of the poultry production business within the farmer owned agri-business (FOAB).
ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS:
Intellectually curious, sound professional judgement, effective communicator, accountable, values-committed, pragmatic, inspirational, team player
RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES
Business Development (30%)
Cooperative Governance and Management (30%)
Capacity Development (30%)
Collaboration towards a Common Goal (10%)
Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor This will be dependent on the specific duties assigned
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