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  • Posted on: 9 February, 2016 Deadline: 23 February, 2016
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    The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is an international not-for-profit organisation that facilitates, and promotes public/private partnerships to access, develop, adapt and deliver appropriate agricultural technologies for sustainable use by smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    To strengthen its operations and enhance its capacity to achieve its goals, AATF seeks to recruit a focused, results-oriented and suitably qualified professional to fill the position below:

    Project Coordinators, Cassava Mechanization and Agro-Processing Project (CAMAP)


    Ref: ES0115

    Job Responsibilities

    • Reporting to the Business Development Manager, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating Cassava Mechanization and Agro-Processing Project (CAMAP) project activities in Nigeria.
    • Inherent in this will be to enhance the out- scaling of all CAMAP project activities (Osun, Ogun, Kwara, Kogi, Qyo and other states to be identified).

    Key responsibilities will be to:

    • Lead in the identification of farmers, service providers, fabricators, agro processors, and markets including maintaining a database of all farmers.
    • Supervise the ploughing, planting, harvesting of the cassava, including the sourcing and delivery of inputs (stems, fertilizers and herbicides).
    • Spearhead the project cost recovery strategy by ensuring that all farmers involved are paying back
    • for the services provided by the project.
    • Assist in the identification of training needs and in organizing agribusiness training for project partners.
    • Maintain project equipment register and conduct training of service providers in efficient service provision, as well as in the use and maintenance of farming equipment.
    • Assist in the creation of market access and linkages.
    • Work with the communication and partnership unit to create project awareness, including the establishment of demonstration sites where necessary.
    • Assist in monitoring of technology implementation and adoption.
    • Implement and/or improve farm data collection instruments that optimize statistical efficiency and information quality.
    • Interpret data, analyze results and prepare project reports.

    Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

    • A good masters degree or equivalent in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or other related disciplines from a reputable institution.
    • A minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience at the national or international level in providing business and management development services.
    • Hands-on experience in agribusiness, market linkages, and public relations.
    • Experience in working with cassava and handling farm machinery will be an advantage.
    • Fluency in written and spoken English. A working knowledge of French will be an advantage.

    An attractive, highly competitive remuneration package and a pleasant working environments awaits the successful candidates.

    Method of Application

    To apply, candidates should quote the appropriate reference number as the subject of their e-mail and send their current curriculum vitae (prepared as a Microsoft Word document, and saved with your full names) to:


    • Please include in your application, a statement of how you meet the advertised criteria, as well as names and contact details (including telephone and e-mail addresses) of three referees who are knowledgeable about your professional achievements and abilities.
    • All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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