Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of PROJECT MANAGER in a reputable soft commodity supply chain management Company, with special reference to cocoa. The position is based in the South West.
Management of a number of agricultural projects according to project goals in consultations with Head of Departments.
Support to projects’ initiatives by providing professional advice and input to, and to cooperate with, a brand range of target groups.
Innovation and knowledge management as well as transmission of innovation to a wide range of persons, and integration of results and experiences into team efforts and into all relevant groups
Within this Context He/She Fulfills the Following Tasks:
Supports general project planning/develops project designs, including preparation, organization and moderation of planning exercises, implementation, management, monitoring, quality management. evaluation, communication, and documentation
Prepares appropriate input to the various project reports/publications.
Develops strategies and technical concepts including guidelines, manuals, and procedure, which are ready to be applied
Participates in identifying needs for external project support and advice, elaborates on policy recommendations and develops strategic and technical concepts including guidelines, manuals, and procedures, which are ready to be applied
Participates in identifying needs for external projects support and advice, elaborates on policy recommendations and develops strategic approaches.
Supervises development and implementation of project plans and activities in close coordination with partners
Conceptualizes, prepares and implements workshops, seminars, and other events on subject that are related to the program’s/project’s field of activities
Monitors project progress, reviews report and documentation concerning the progress performance, determines bottlenecks and recommends alternative courses of management actions.
Prepares and monitors the budget for key events and related financial documentation
Supervise and support a team of field agents
Required Qualification and Professional Experience:
Masters degree in courses related to agriculture, agribusiness or organizational development.
Minimum 10 years of professional working experience in project management in rural settings
Strong record of professional expertise in agricultural commodity value chain development
Experience in agricultural input sales and capacity building in agriculture
Experience in Microfinance services in the rural sector
Excellent command of MS-Office business applications
Interested candidate who meet the above criteria are invited to submit an with curriculum vitae to: firstname.lastname@example.org