Project Coordinator at Farm Africa

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. Farm Africa is different. We are a specialist practitioner, focusing on four east African countries and concentrating only on farming. Our 170 staff on the ground are highly qualified east African experts with a deep understanding of the region. Sustainability We promote ‘climate-smart’ approaches so farmers can manage their natural resources sustainably, become more resilient to climate change and build long-term food security.

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.

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

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