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  • Posted: Feb 22, 2021
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    Sahel Capital is a leading fund manager and advisory firm focused on west Africa with deep roots in private equity, financial advisory, management consulting and agribusiness. When you partner with Sahel, you benefit from quality financial and operating experience, broad industry knowledge, and a powerful network of global relationship
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    Program Officer

    Locations: Adamawa, Plateau and Kaduna with occasional travels across Nigeria
    Employment Type: Contract

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Implementation of Project Activities and support of Project Team members:

    • Engage with the ALDDN project team and the processors, state government, implementing partners and community beneficiaries to deliver on project goals
    • Actively implement training and project interventions and provide technical guidance and administrative support to project team and other partners
    • Facilitate and organize meetings and events regarding project activities including meeting with implementing partners, state governments, potential partners, beneficiaries, and media stations
    • Develop a proper archiving system of reporting

    Monitoring of Project Activities and expected Results:

    • Prepare weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly progress report by collating required information/inputs.
    • Monitor the projects indicators, targets, assumptions, assess the risks, and propose revisions in the action plan when needed.
    • Submit time sheets to the ALDDN Accounts and Admin office as required

    Coordination of Project Resources

    • Coordinate resources (workforce, time, and inputs) as planned, based on timelines, and schedules
    • Use of project budget appropriately for the intended purpose
    • Avoid abuse and ensure the efficient use of all project assets including but not limited to vehicles, mobile phones, tablets, and projectors
    • Mobilize all members of the workforce at the required time to ensure results are achieved
    • Submit operational float reconciliation to the ALDDN Accounts and Admin office as required.

    Functional Competencies:

    • Knowledge of project cycle management
    • Demonstrate strong management and coordination skills
    • Promote teamwork and building team consensus
    • Demonstrate high sense of integrity and excellence
    • Build a strong relationship with implementing partners, clients focused on impacts and results.
    • Leadership skills- openness to change and ability to manage complexity.

    Operational Effectiveness:

    • Ability to implement strategic planning, results-based management, and reporting
    • Ability to lead formation, implementation, M&E of projects
    • Ability to manage budgets
    • Ability to manage results
    • Other duties as assigned and agreed upon by the National Team Leader (NTL).

    Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

    • Bachelors’ Degree in Animal Science, Animal Production, Agronomy and Extension or any other related fields
    • Minimum of three-years’ experience in livestock production, animal husbandry management, or any agriculture-related field experience,
    • Working knowledge of English Language (both written and verbal). Conversational Hausa is an added advantage.

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