Multiple positions across Africa and MENA Region.


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MARKET SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

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  Posted 18 Aug 2023  Closing date24 Aug 2023

Colombia 🇨🇴+ 1 more

Consultoría – Evaluación Final (Ecuador & Colombia)

Organization

  Posted17 Aug 2023  Closing date30 Aug 2023

MESPT-AGRIFI-01-2023 – Consultancy to Strengthen County Food Safety Coordinating Committees (Eligible to National Consulting Firms Only)

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  • MESPT

  Posted15 Aug 2023  Closing date31 Aug 2023

Ethiopia

Development of an Indicator Monitoring System & Baseline Study

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  • CRS

  Posted15 Aug 2023  Closing date1 Sep 2023

Somalia

Programme Policy Officer – Roving Resilience & Food Systems, Consultant II, Mogadishu (2 positions)

Organization

  • WFP

  Posted15 Aug 2023  Closing date29 Aug 2023

Somalia

Programme Policy Officer – Food Systems, Consultant II – Mogadishu

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  • WFP

  Posted15 Aug 2023  Closing date29 Aug 2023

Ghana + 1 more

Baseline Study on Economic Empowerment of Women in Agriculture

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  • CABI

  Posted15 Aug 2023  Closing date23 Aug 2023

Syria

Technical expert on animal husbandry and Farmer Field School supervisor (Syrian national)

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  • Caritas Austria

  Posted11 Aug 2023  Closing date20 Aug 2023

Syria

Technical expert on horticulture and Farmer Field School supervisor (Syrian national)

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  • Caritas Austria

  Posted11 Aug 2023  Closing date20 Aug 2023

Yemen

Third Party Evaluation of JPF Funded Two Projects in Yemen (JPF-YMN-23-001)

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  • JPF

  Posted10 Aug 2023  Closing date27 Aug 2023

Kenya

GLF Learning Instructional Designer

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  • ICRAF

  Posted8 Aug 2023  Closing date30 Aug 2023

Madagascar

National Rice Business Expert

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  • UNIDO

  Posted8 Aug 2023  Closing date28 Aug 2023

Ukraine

Livelihood Expert – Ukraine (Consultancy)

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  • CESVI

  Posted26 Jul 2023  Closing date20 Aug 2023

Georgia

Salmonella Serotyping Methodology and Training Consultancy

Organization

  • Land O’Lakes

  Posted16 Mar 2023  Closing date31 Dec 2023


  • Program Manager| BOPinc

    Program Manager (Nairobi based)

    Full-time · Nairobi – Kenya

    Bopinc is a Dutch not-for-profit that accelerates the impact of market-driven and innovative business models in low-income markets. We support our clients in making their businesses more viable and inclusive by including people at the Base of the Pyramid as consumers, producers and entrepreneurs in the supply chain. Bopinc works with a wide variety of start-ups, SMEs and multinational companies to achieve this. Over the past ten years we have been working with more than 1,000 companies., reaching more than 4 million low-income consumers, while creating better income opportunities for over 110,000 low-income entrepreneurs. 

    The job

    Starting in November, Bopinc will implement a three-year multi-million USD program focused on supporting youth entrepreneurs as they pursue and grow entrepreneurial activities in the electronic waste sector in Kenya. Specifically, we want to open up opportunities in the e-waste sector for young women and men, with and without disabilities, as a previously under-utilized and under-supported workforce. Our approach relies on skill building through technical training, business coaching and facilitating access to markets and finance. That way the entrepreneurs can play a meaningful role in tackling the problem of e-waste becoming the fastest-growing waste stream and transitioning Kenya to a socially inclusive circular economy. Bopinc will implement the program together with a leading e-waste recycling company and a Kenyan development NGO. As we lead the consortium, we take responsibility for delivery of the program and report to the donor on expenditures, learnings and results.

    The other program is of a similar size and duration but focuses on supporting SMEs in Kenya and Uganda that have innovative business models for bringing food losses and by-products back into the food system. The program generates important insights and recommendations that will be shared with stakeholders such as governments and investors so that together we can make circularity a mainstream approach for improved rural livelihoods and sustainability.

    Please note that Bopinc has yet to sign a contract for both programs, meaning that this position and its start date are subject to change. 

    The need

    We are looking for a seasoned Program Manager with a track record of managing large entrepreneurship programs in the development sector, preferably focusing on renewable energy and agriculture. Specifically, candidates should be able to take end-to-end responsibility for the project and partnership, making sure the project yields the desired results with the given resources and partners are aligned and effectively collaborating.

    You will be reporting to Bopinc’s country director in Kenya and the account manager for the donor that finances both programs. 

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Lead two of our programs, with overall responsibility for program strategy, implementation and management of the project.
    • Managing complex partnerships and be the primary point of contact for our implementing partners, and other stakeholders involved in the program.
    • Lead and manage development and implementation of project workplan, together with Bopinc team members, partners and other stakeholders.
    • Manage, build and motivate a distributed project team of up to 10 staff members.
    • Lead reporting to the donor, both contractual deliverables and regular progress updates.
    • Assure quality of project deliverables, including M&E data and insights collected by our team and a 3rd party.
    • Identify project risks and develop and manage mitigation strategies.
    • Represent the project at external events and develop new partnerships with private and public sector organizations to amplify program impact.
    • Lead the planning and implementation of monthly partner meetings.
    • Build on the program to support new business development opportunities in circular agriculture and waste management , including prospecting and proposal writing.

    Qualifications and educational requirements

    • Master’s degree or equivalent in business administration, commerce, development economics and/or agribusiness
    • At least 10 years of work experience of which 5 years in a similar role
    • Experience in having senior management responsibility in multi-country programs with >€1M budget
    • Experience in implementing projects in consortia with other organizations
    • Affinity with entrepreneurship in the circular agriculture and e-waste domain
    • Strong entrepreneurship acumen and experiences working with SMEs, startups, micro-enterprises, and the informal sector
    • Excellent networking skills, being able to speak at events and represent the program
    • Excellent communication skills in English
    • Willing to occasionally travel to Uganda and to the Netherlands

    Core Competencies

    Leading self and others
    Acts as a positive role model collaborating and supporting the development of others.

    Agility
    Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Performance is consistent, even under pressure.

    Effective communication
    Expresses ideas in a clear, concise, and open manner. Handles conflict effectively, by finding common ground. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Fluent in English. Strong ability to prepare clear written reports.

    Strategic perspective
    Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, and thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization.

    Results orientation
    Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. 

    We offer

    • A motivated, multidisciplinary and culturally diverse team of professionals
    • Culture of dedication to delivery whilst also ensuring creativity and innovativeness
    • Opportunity to travel to connect with our global team
    • Market-based remuneration and conditions
    • Flexible office hours and opportunity to work from home

    JOB LOCATION: Nairobi, Kenya (required)

    Apply for the job: 

    Deadline: 1 October 2023

    Interviews will take place in early October 2023.

    Start date: Mid-November 2023 

    For questions please contact Beryl Oyier (oyier@bopinc.org)

    Only applications through this platform will be considered.

    Apply now

    Bopinc is looking for a dynamic Program Manager who can lead two of our Circular Economy programs in the agrifood and e-waste sector. You will become part of Bopinc’s global innovation team and work in close collaboration with our implementing partners in Kenya and Uganda to realize the goals of the programs. 

    Bopinc

    We believe the best products should be available, where they matter most. Fulfilling aspirations and needs is key. Through the power of entrepreneurship, every new idea is turned upside down and inside out. Until we find the right innovation, right for low-income communities.

    From startups to multinationals, we help organisations to design and deliver commercially and socially viable business models. Our diverse team of global innovators and entrepreneurs, bridge the gap between private and development sectors. Our website


  • Africa Managing Director| Acre | Nairobi, Kenya

    African Managing Director

    Location: Nairobi

    Job-type: Permanent

    Salary £ Competitive

    Acre is delighted to be supporting the global leadership at New Forests to identify a Managing Director for their African business based in Nairobi. The primary focus of this role is to drive growth in the African business and effectively manage the investment of capital in sustainable forestry and natural capital assets and the management of those assets for long-term stable returns and climate impact, in accordance with New Forests’ investment mandates in Sub- Saharan Africa (“SSA).

    New Forests is a global investment manager of nature-based real assets and natural capital strategies, with AUD 10.73 billion (USD 7.3 billion) in assets under management across 1.2 million hectares (3.14 million acres) of investments. They manage a diversified portfolio of sustainable timber plantations and conservation areas, carbon and conservation finance projects, agriculture, timber processing and infrastructure. New Forests aims to generate shared prosperity for their clients and the communities in which they operate and accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.

    The African Forestry Impact Platform (AFIP) is a New Forests managed permanent capital vehicle investing in forestry operating businesses and associated timber value chains across SSA. The fund also aims to target and deliver on the following impact themes: climate mitigation, biodiversity conservation, gender and improving local communities’ livelihoods.

    In close collaboration with New Forests’ Managing Director for Asia, the responsibilities of this role will include:

    • Developing and implementing short and long-term strategic plans for the African business and executing Funds Management strategies in accordance with New Forests systems, policies, and governance framework.
    • Contributing to fundraising through engaging with prospective clients and supporting the Investor Relations team to raise capital for Africa products via investor presentations, roadshows and other capital raise events.
    • Contributing to the achievement and evolution of New Forests’ business in Africa via mission-aligned growth strategies. As a senior member of the business, drive organisational success through exceptional leadership and alignment with New Forests’ mission, vision and values to foster the company culture, creating a positive and constructive environment for all employees. Being a key leader within New Forests, successfully guiding the Africa-based team in the context of a global matrix structure to achieve New Forests’ strategic goals while operating in an emerging but increasingly competitive market environment with highly sophisticated clients.
    • Supporting the development of the New Forests Africa team to successfully execute New Forests’ business and Funds Management strategies in Africa.
    • Developing and maintaining positive, trust-based relations with key internal and external stakeholders, including the Executive team, peers, shareholders, existing and prospective investors and other third parties.
    • Reporting to the global New Forests board as required, providing market insights and strategic advice.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an award-winning company in the natural capital impact investing space: https://newforests.com/environmental-finance-award-wins/

    Since their inception in 2005, sustainability and delivering results for their clients has been at the heart of New Forests’ business. Because sustainability is in their DNA, they attract individuals who are interested in helping clients solve problems and doing so with climate, community and impact in mind.

    Through their advocacy engagement, New Forests aims to amplify their effort, voice, and influence. New Forests participates in industry initiatives, networks, and organisations to advance responsible investment, sustainable forestry, and carbon markets through collaboration, knowledge sharing, and development of best practices. To advance New Forests’ 2030 vision, their strategies seek to create positive ESG impacts at scale in three priority areas: Nature-based Solutions, Shared Prosperity and the Circular Bioeconomy.

    New Forests is a Certified B Corp and an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusion.

    The successful candidate will align to New Forests’ Mission, Vision and Values:

    • New Forests’ Mission is to be the world’s leading manager of nature-based investments
    • New Forests’ Vision is to see investment in land use and forestry as central to the transition to a sustainable future.
    • New Forests’ Values include: Respect, Integrity, Client Focused, Persistence

    Other key responsibilities will include:

    • Working with the Kenyan team in the key areas of Investor Relations, Investments, Investment Analytics and Operations to:
      • Effectively and competently liaise with local authorities on regulatory matters related to the activities of New Forests’ business and its Funds Management activities.
      • Collaborate constructively with key partners connected to New Forests and Fund operations. Actively contribute to client relations and marketing requirements for capital and Funds Management.
      • Contribute to New Forests’ corporate governance, risk and compliance programs, sustainability and responsible investment projects and activities.

    Required technical skills, experience and knowledge:

    • Experience at a senior level in institutional Funds Management, real asset Funds Management or in a similar role, with direct experience in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    • Proven success in developing and executing business strategies to achieve short and long-term goals.
    • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to adapt, inspire and engage a group of highly skilled professionals and help build a collaborative team culture; experience in matrix-reporting organisations a benefit.
    • Capacity to work transparently and cooperatively with governments and navigate emerging market risk profiles.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to grow and lead an effective mission-aligned team via a matrix structure.
    • Experience in real asset portfolios and an understanding of what drives long-term value creation.

    Required qualifications, leadership and personal skills:

    • A degree/s in business administration, finance, forestry, conservation science, or related fields.
    • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills. The ability to communicate with presence, impact, and influence to engage stakeholders and help raise capital from institutional investors.
    • The ability to operate in multiple cultural contexts including South-East Asia, Japan, North America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
    • Ability to embrace and demonstrate New Forests’ commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
    • A commitment to the values and purpose of New Forests and the ability to motivate and engage others and shape a positive performance culture.
    • Proven ability to align organisational vision, values and strategy with team goals, actions, and performance.

    Beneficial technical skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge:

    • Forestry operations experience and forest science.
    • Knowledge of global carbon markets and the related opportunities to create value in the forestry and land sector.
    • Understanding/knowledge of forestry and/or other real asset valuation.

    Please apply directly or get in touch with Jack Malhotra-Mulloy and Alex Westacott to find out more at jack.mulloy@acre.com or alex.westacott@acre.com.

    Diversity drives innovation and accelerates businesses and enterprises towards their missions. As such, we are wholly committed to partnering with clients and candidates alike to foster a more inclusive, sustainable future for generations to come.

    Apply now


  • Global Risk Manager| One Acre Fund| Hybrid

    One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow more food and earn more money from their farms. Instead of giving handouts, we invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income.

    We provide a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing, training, and market facilitation—and we deliver these services within walking distance of more than 1.4 million farmers. We measure success in our ability to make farmers more prosperous and we always put Farmers First. www.oneacrefund.org

    Issue Areas Include

    • Agriculture
    • Economic Development
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Poverty
    • Women

    Location

    • –, Kakamega, 12 None, Kenya

    Position

    Global Risk Manager Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda


  • Seva Foundation Remote Africa Jobs | NGO

    Since 1978, Seva has been a leading innovator in the delivery of vital eye care services to the world’s most vulnerable including women, children, and indigenous peoples.

    Seva’s work is made possible by the generosity of donors, foundations, volunteers and friends — all joined together in the spirit of service.

    Seva Foundation is a nonsectarian, nonprofit 501(c)3 charitable organization, and all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

    Issue Areas Include

    • Community Development
    • Economic Development
    • Health & Medicine

    Location

    • 1786 Fifth St, Berkeley, CA 94710, United States

    Positions:

    Program Officer, Africa region Berkeley, CA | Africa|Remote

    Gift Entry Holiday Fundraising Position Berkeley, CA


  • Uganda Hands for Hope Jobs & Volunteers Wanted| Programs and Special Needs

    Uganda Hands for Hope is a non-profit organisation working with the residents of Kampala’s informal urban settlements. We pride ourselves on having a close working relationship with our beneficiaries and for our hands-on approach to our work. We do not believe in handouts but rather in targeting the most vulnerable and giving them the tools they need to help themselves. We operate several programmes including a child sponsorship programme, a livelihood programme, and various healthcare and health awareness activities.

    Issue Areas Include

    • Children & Youth
    • Community Development
    • Education
    • Volunteering
    • Volunteering

    Location

    • Kayongo Rd, Kampala, Uganda

    Vacancies /Opportunities

    Administrator / Hands on Programmes Coordinator Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

    Volunteer

    Volunteer as an English Teacher in Uganda! Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

    Special Needs Teacher Kampala, Central Region, Uganda.

    Gap year student Kampala, Central Region, Uganda


Published On: August 20th, 2023 / Categories: AgriJobs, Agripreneurship, AgriTech, News / Tags: /

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