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  • Posted: Jul 10, 2020
    Deadline: Jul 17, 2020
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    Farm Africa focuses on transforming agriculture. We help farmers to increase their harvests, protect the environment and sell their produce in thriving markets. By providing support, training in effective farming methods and links to markets, we help to build more profitable farming businesses so that whole communities can lift themselves out of poverty. F...
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    Project Coordinator

    PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

    To be responsible for the agricultural development activities of Farm Africa – Kenya ‘“Development of pulses value chain and complementary farming systems through regenerative agriculture’’ project funded by AGRA. This post works directly with farmers on a day to day basis on agricultural activities and motivates farmers to look at agriculture as a business. It requires a solid technical background in general Agriculture and training
    experience and ability to interact with government officers, private sector players, and other NGO partners. This position requires a direct commercial sector experience and the incorporation of regenerative agriculture practices to the Village Based Advisors model.

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    Education, qualifications & other knowledge

    Essential

    • Relevant diploma level qualification e.g. agriculture and agri-business value chains
    • Knowledge of the development & policy environment in Kenya
    • Understanding of farmer group dynamics and aggregation and marketing strategies

    Desirable

    • Bachelors degree in relevant subject
    • Valid motorcycle license & off-road motorcycle driving experience
    • Previous NGO or private sector work experience in rural development
    • Skills in seed production, multiplication and marketing.

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    Project Coordinator

    PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

    To manage the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Farm Africa “Development of pulses value chain and complementary farming systems through regenerative agriculture’’ project funded by AGRA.

    This position requires an experienced manager with strong agri-business background and management skills and experience working with both the private and public sector. S/he will have a track record of value chain development including production, marketing, product logistics and developing business plans. High competence in budgeting, reporting, work planning, line management and ensuring project deliverables are met, are essential.

    Full Job Description

    Education, qualifications & other knowledge

    Essential

    • Bachelor degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Business Management or
      any other related field.
    • Knowledge of the development and policy environment in Kenya
    • Demonstrable understanding of private sector agriculture value chains and rural development in Kenya
    • Good understanding of how small scale producers can be linked to the private sector or markets for their produce

    Method of Application

    If you meet the above requirements for this position, submit your cover letter indicating the title of the position and the expected salary (maximum 1 page) along with an updated CV with email and telephone contacts of three professional referees addressing to kenyarecruitment@farmafrica.org with the position on the subject line e.g. Project Coordinator before or by 5.00pm EAT on Friday 17 July 2020.

    Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Farm Africa is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Farm Africa does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (E.g. Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

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