The Kenya National Farmers’ Federation (KENAFF) is a non-political, non-profit making and democratic member-based umbrella organization of all farmers in Kenya. It represents the interests of about 2 million farm families as the legitimate farmers’ voice with the objective of articulating issues affecting them through focused lobby and advocacy, targeted capacity building and promotion of sector stakeholders’ cohesiveness in dispensing and progressive uptake of agricultural innovations for enhanced socio-economic status of the farmers. Formed in 1946 as a Farmers’ Union representing exclusively the rights of the large scale white farmers, the organization has undergone institutional and structural transformations over time to better its services and accommodate the small scale farmers.
This position attracts a Kenyan citizen who among other things will provide creative leadership and focused solutions in a fast moving agricultural industry; identify and pursue emerging opportunities that favorably sustain the position of the Federation and her membership; as an integral part of the Kenyan Agriculture ensure financial viability and sustainability while positively impacting on incomes of the farming households and related enterprises in Kenya.
Type of person: Kenyan National
Location of Duty: Nairobi Kenya
Reporting to: Board / National Officials
a. Finance & Planning
c. Agribusiness Development & Programmes
d. External Relations, Lobby Policy and Legislation
e. Institutional Development, Gender and Youth Affairs
f. Media Services
Duration of engagement: 5 (five) years – Renewable
Qualified persons are encouraged to apply as long as they can prove possession of the following
Qualifications / Experience:
1. Education and Training
2. Experience and Skills
Important Credentials (required at interview):
Please send a cover letter and CV to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org , indicating the job title in the email subject line.
(KENAFF is on equal opportunities employer).
Deadline for Application: 1st February, 2017.
Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.