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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 1 week 5 days ago

Vacancy - AgriProFocus Zambia Country Coordinator

The AgriProFocus network in Zambia is a multi-stakeholder network which serves as a neutral marketplace for professionals from agri-businesses, producer organizations, NGOs, government, research institutions to share expertise and do business. 

The Coordination team is hosted by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation in Zambia and supported by the AgriProFocus Netherlands secretariat. Its responsibility is to create opportunities for multi–stakeholder action and to facilitate connections and business links between professionals and organizations through business platforms, learning and networking events, market research and publications.

The Country Coordinator is responsible to develop a strong multi-stakeholder platform for sustainable agri-entrepreneurship in emerging and developing markets for food security through

1. Coordination and implementation of the AgriProFocus country strategy and annual plan

2. Mana

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

BoP is looking for Business Development Trainers!

The BoP Innovation Center is recruiting trainers with experience in agribusiness (preferably aquaculture) to deliver business development trainings to fish farmers and enterprises participating in the Kenya Market-led Aquaculture Program (KMAP), led by Farm Africa, in western and central Kenya.Selected trainers must be available to attend a 4-day training in April 2017 and deliver trainings under a short-term contract in 2017 (with a possible extension to 2018-2019 based on performance).

If you are interested in this position, apply here.


Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 weeks 3 days ago

Job Advertisement

Coordinate and organize 1st Annual Stakeholder Forum of the Rwenzori Sustainable Trade Centre (RSTC) in Fort Portal
Consultancy Duration: April-September
Part-time: Approx. 4-5 days per month,
The RSTC Introduction:
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Goal for the Assignment:
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- a well attended, successful and memorable event enjoyed by a

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

Rwanda - Job Opportunities (March - April 2017)

1. Job Opportunity: National Director at World Vision Rwanda

Deadline: 12 March 2017

As National Director – Rwanda, you will oversee the development and strategy of all country operations. World Vision Rwanda was founded in 1994 and serves more than 600,000 children, their families and their communities across 29 programme areas. Currently the office has a team of 320 staff with 87,000 registered children through the World Vision sponsorship programme. The office has a budget of $ 39 USD million made up of Sponsorship and Grants.  

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2. Project Officer / FXB Rwanda

FXB Rwanda is a Harvard-affiliated local NGO operating in 10 Districts of Rwanda. FXB is the leading implementing partner of a research initiative, Strong Families “SugiraMuryango.” Which focuses on home-visiting to promote early childhood development (ECD) for families living in extreme poverty. By joining a dynamic team of FXB staff, the position will offer uniqu

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 month 12 hours ago

Vacancy - Deadline Extended to 28th Feb

Sustainable Land Management Expert - Oromia

Wageningen University and Research is looking for applicants for the position of Sustainable Land Management Expert in Oromia for the period of February 2017 until December 2017. The Expert will be implementing a partnership between the by Wageningen coordinated projects CASCAPE and the DFID funded Land Investment for Transformation Program (LIFT).

PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIP

CASCAPE

CASCAPE (Capacity Building for Scaling up of Evidence-based Best Practices in Agricultural Production Programme) is a project of Ethiopia and the Netherlands to improve agricultural productivity in Ethiopia. The project is jointly executed by researchers from six Ethiopian universities (Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Haramaya, Hawassa, Jimma and Mekelle) and Wageningen University and Research Centre. CASCAPE was part of AGP I - and is now extended into AGP II. During CASCAPE I (2010-2015), the project has achieved a 30% increase in agricu

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 1 month 2 days ago

Job Opportunity: National Director at World Vision Rwanda

Deadline: 12 March 2017

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As National Director – Rwanda, you will oversee the development and strategy of all country operations. World Vision Rwanda was founded in 1994 and serves more than 600,000 children, their families and their communities across 29 programme areas. Currently the office has a team of 320 staff with 87,000 registered children through the World Vision sponsorship programme. The office has a budget of $ 39 USD million made up of Sponsorship and Grants.

You are a highly accomplished visionary leader who combines prov

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Vacancy: Sustainable Land Management Expert - Oromia

Wageningen University and Research is looking for applicants for the position of Sustainable Land Management Expert in Bahir Dar for the period of February 2017 until December 2017. The Expert will be implementing a partnership between the by Wageningen coordinated projects CASCAPE and the DFID funded Land Investment for Transformation Program (LIFT).

Projects and partnership

CASCAPE

CASCAPE (Capacity Building for Scaling up of Evidence-based Best Practices in Agricultural Production Programme) is a project of Ethiopia and the Netherlands to improve agricultural productivity in Ethiopia. The project is jointly executed by researchers from six Ethiopian universities (Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Haramaya, Hawassa, Jimma and Mekelle) and Wageningen University and Research Centre. CASCAPE was part of AGP I - and is now extended into AGP II. During CASCAPE I (2010-2015), the project has achieved a 30% increase in agricultural productivit

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Vacancy: Sustainable Land Management Expert - Amhara

Wageningen University and Research is looking for applicants for the position of Sustainable Land Management Expert in Bahir Dar for the period of February 2017 until December 2017. The Expert will be implementing a partnership between the by Wageningen coordinated projects CASCAPE and Fertile Grounds Initiative and the DFID funded Land Investment for Transformation Program (LIFT).

Projects and partnerships

CASCAPE

CASCAPE (Capacity Building for Scaling up of Evidence-based Best Practices in Agricultural Production Programme) is a project of Ethiopia and the Netherlands to improve agricultural productivity in Ethiopia. The project is jointly executed by researchers from six Ethiopian universities (Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Haramaya, Hawassa, Jimma and Mekelle) and Wageningen University and Research Centre. CASCAPE was part of AGP I - and is now extended into AGP II. During CASCAPE I (2010-2015), the project has achieved a 30% incr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Uganda Agribusiness Alliance (UAA) is hiring an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist immediately. CVs including contacts for 3 referees must be received by 9 am Monday 20th February. Only emailed CVs and references are accepted, no walk-ins; and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Email CVs and references to Steve Hodges, COO, at stevehodges2011@gmail.com. See job description below: 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST

Job brief

As an Administrative Assistant you will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. You will support UAA managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to the organisation. You will communicate via phone and email ensuring that all administration tasks are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

· Welcome visitors.

· Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive mai

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

We are hiring! Business and Partnership Facilitator

AgriProFocus is a unique multi-stakeholder network that brings together institutions and professionals in the agri-food sector and agribusiness. Our membership comprises of private sector, public sector, farmer organisations, knowledge institutions including research, and the development sector. Established in the Netherlands in 2005, AgriProFocus network has expanded to 11 country networks in Africa and to Indonesia. The AgriProFocus Kenya network is part of the global AgriProFocus network since 2009. AgriProFocus Kenya has a membership of over 110 organizations and over 7,000 professionals.

Job context

One of the delivery areas within AgriProFocus Kenya network is business and partnership brokering. The network develops business linkages between members, coordinates the development of partnerships, provides a platform for partners and stakeholders to do business and manages the business networking and learning platforms within AgriPr

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH TANZANIA HORTICULTURE ASSOCIATION (TAHA)

Tanzania Horticultural Association (TAHA) is an apex private sector member based organization mandated to develop and promote horticultural crops (flowers, fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs and horticultural seeds) in Tanzania. TAHA's goal is to improve the growth and competitiveness of horticultural industry in the country for social and economic gains, TAHA is a strong voicing platform, representing farmers at all levels, processors, exporters and service providers In the horticultural industry in Tanzania TAHA is looking for motivated and highly experienced individuals to fill the following positions:   

1. Programs Coordinator

2. M&E Officer 

3. Membership Services Officer 

4. Database and Information System Manager 

5. Communication Assistant 

6. Office Administrator

7. Agronomists - Mwanza, Dodoma, Manyara, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam

8. Business Development Coordinator

9. Marketing Officers -

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Coordinator Planning and Logistics

Logistics & Operations

Details
Employer Name: Rijk Zwaan Q-Sem Ltd.
Organization Type: Private Sector
Role: Team / Middle Management
Position Type: Full Time
Application Deadline: 14-02-2017


Description
Rijk Zwaan is active worldwide as a vegetable breeding company that focuses on the development of high-quality vegetable varieties for professional growers. Mutual respect, a strong sense of responsibility and a high degree of employee involvement are the important starting points for our company. Rijk Zwaan is active in Tanzania in seed production and breeding support (Rijk Zwaan Q-Sem, in Tengeru Arusha) and in breeding and product development (Rijk Zwaan Afrisem, in Usa River, Arusha). Currently we have 308 employees and as we continue to grow we have the following vacancies for dedicated diligent Tanzanians:Are you good in project management and planning, who can do monitoring and evaluation and be our new Coordinator Planning and Logistics, who helps to do

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

One Acre Fund Job Vacancy - Kenya Product Innovations Analyst 

More information and application link: https://www.oneacrefund.org/careers/job-openings#sec-567358

Wanted

Exceptional professionals with 2+ years of work experience for a role that combines rigorous data analysis, expertise on the design of trials for innovative products and services for smallholder farmers, and significant staff mentorship.

Job Location

Kakamega, Kenya

Duration

Minimum 2-year commitment, full-time job

One Acre Fund is growing quickly, and we plan to at least quadruple our farmer impact in the next five years. Our staff play a major role in driving that growth while adding major innovations and improvements to our program quality. This offers staff members a strong career opportunity: the ability to learn from a successful field operation, contribute to aggressive growth, and also make improvements to our program.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago

Moringreen GmbH is seeking a Plantation Mananger / Frarm Manager to oversee 1,000 hectare of Castor Oil production in Ethiopia

Closing Date: March 1, 2017

Currently Moringreen GmbH is seeking a Plantation Manager/Farm Managers to oversee 1,000 hectare Castor, Moringa, sunflower in Southern part of Ethiopia (around Derashe). We are now in the planing process.

Successful candidates will have a BSc in Agriculture with at least 8 years experience or an MSc in Agriculture with 5 years experience in plant Oil cultivation, Maiz, Coffee or Tea plantations and similar large scale agricultural activities (Both Field & Factory). Overall Labour Management exp. in Admin; HR; Production; Operations etc. Exp. in Liaison with various Government Regulatory bodies.

First task is to elaborate a detailed implementation plan. He or she has to identify the machines, labor costs and schedule etc in order to establish a mechanized commercial farming. After the project has been approved he o

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 2 months 1 day ago

Rwanda - Job Opportunities (January - February 2017)

1.  Chief of Party – Dutch Embassy Value Chain Project, Rwanda

Closing Date for Application: N/A

The Value Chain Project is anticipated to start in 2017 and will seek to improve market engagement for market-oriented farmers, strengthen household resilience, and increase availability of agricultural services for farmers and businesses in select value chains, which are of strategic importance to both the Government of Rwanda and EKN. Working in select districts of Rwanda, the project will help rural smallholders move from subsistence farming to commercial farming and supply agricultural products for local, national, regional and international markets. The project will partner with national and multinational agro-food companies as drivers to increase productivity and to improve efficiency and sustainability of supported value chains. The project is anticipated to run between 4 and 5 years, with a total budget of about Euros

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 months 1 day ago

A Senior Programme Design and Partnership Manager needed by Restless Development

Restless Development is looking for a Senior Programme Design and Partnership Manager

Job title: Senior Program Design and Partnership Manager

Location: Kampala

Salary: Gross annual salary of UGX 80,485,115
Preferred start date: February
Length of contract: 1year renewable
Visa requirements: Restless Development will provide the relevant permit/visa to work in Uganda
Reports: to Country Director
Direct reports: Grants Coordinator and 1 Programme Manager
Expected travel: Some travel to regions possibility of travel for donor meetings within Europe


Interested candidates, please find the, Application details at this link

Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 2 months 1 week ago

New Job Opportunities in Ethiopia

Please find new jobs from different organizations and programs in Ethiopia. The application deadline is indicated in brackets and click on each jobs for more information and how to apply.


International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

Communications and Knowledge Sharing Specialist (12 Feb)

ICT Endpoint Officer (24 Jan)


World Vision International

Resource Development Team Leader (26 Jan)

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 2 months 1 week ago

2 Gender Field Officers needed Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd

Kyagalanyi Coffee Ltd. is one of the leading coffee exporters in Uganda. We contribute to the professionalization of the coffee value chain from field to cup. Our Farmer Support Teams work with coffee farming households to improve coffee production and livelihoods. We are expanding our gender programme and are looking for 2 Gender Field Officers to strengthen our team.

Location: Mbale and Paidha

Duration of contract: 4 years, with a try-out period of 6 months

Starting date: 1st February or March 2017

Deadline for application: Monday 23rd January – 5:00 pm

Main duties and responsibilities

-Contribute to the development of the gender strategy;

-Plan and execute gender workshops for champions;

-Follow-up implementation of household plans;

-Set-up and coordinate VSLAs;

-Monitoring and Evaluation; Technical reporting;

-Coordinate integration of the gender programme into Kyagalanyi’s Farmer Support Teams; and

-West Nile: Coordinate the stop chi

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 2 months 1 week ago

Social Capital & Cluster Manager-East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP)-TZ

Function:

The East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP) Social Capital &Cluster Manager will be under the supervision of the EAYIP Country Program Manager and technical leadership and guidance from the Regional Gender and Social Capital Development Manager will be responsible for technical guidance to the Cluster coordinators on matters of gender, youth, group formation, group management, Cornerstones and project self-review and planning (PSRP) implemented using Heifer Project International’s (HPI’s) Values Based Holistic Community Development (VBHCD) approach. Working through the country program technical staff and other “partner” staff, he/she will provide support towards strengthening all the technical and social capital development (SCD) aspects. Additionally, he/she will provide leadership to the Cluster Managers in planning and implementing technical, gender mainstreaming and SCD strategies.

Es

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 2 months 1 week ago

Access to Finance Manager - East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (Tanzania)


Heifer International (HPI) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

FUNCTION:

The East Africa Youth Inclusion Program (EAYIP) Access to Finance Manager, under the guidance of the EAYIP Country Program Manager will facilitate access to finance for youth entrepreneurs to start or expand businesses, He or she will be the focal point person for the design and regular review of financial access strategies and modules. The incumbent will be responsible for building financial “partnerships”, develop/roll-out relevant financial solutions, and provide financial advisory services. S/he will also perform strategic analysis of the financial landscape, work

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