Jobs and Call for Proposals

Kenya

moderated by Sharon Anyango




Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 14 January 2019 at 09:09

One Acre Fund 

Logistics Associate - Kenya 

Working with our One Acre Fund Logistics team presents the opportunity to build upon strong operational foundations, deepen and extend geographic reach, and explore new ways to impact our well-established network of thousands of farm families.

Distribution is fundamental to One Acre Fund’s core model and the logistics team is a cutting edge, cost-efficient, and professional rural delivery system. The Logistics Associate will be an integral part of the team that delivers millions of kilograms of goods each year directly to hundreds of thousands of farm families across Kenya. Your work will have a tremendous impact on the organization’s key mission of serving smallholder farmers. Responsibilities will include:

  • Executing Input Distributions throughout the growing season - planning and executing the delivery of life changing agricultural inputs to over 400,000 rural farmers across Kenya.
  • Serving as a liaison between One Acre Fund department

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 10 December 2018 at 08:49

CALL FOR INNOVATORS: SOCIAL INNOVATION CHANGE 2019


The Civil Society Academy in collaboration with Welthungerhilfe and Impact Hub are currently receiving applications from out-of-the-box thinkers and innovators with a passion for Zero Hunger and Social Justice who are willing to take part in the Social Innovation Challenge.

Winners will have the opportunity to receive up to 40,000 Euro in 2019 to operationalize/realize their idea against hunger and social injustice.

Challenge 1: How might we support rural women and their families to access public services that truly help them escape hunger and injustice?​

Solutions that...

Support vulnerable women improving their awareness, access and quality of services and help ensuring their rights at the local level

Improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of state services

Provide radical alternatives to current models of service delivery

Challenge 2: How might we support social activists and concerned citizens to become more powerful in combating

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Elkana Kipruto Good afternoon Sharon onyango.Can I kindly reach you via email ?My mail is kiprutohelkanah1234 @gmail.com.Thank you.

1 week 3 days ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 23 October 2018 at 09:17

Call for Expression of interest for a job opportunity in Uganda!

BAP Finance is hiring a Head of Operations!

We are recruiting a Head of Operations to help BAP venture through an exciting time of rapid growth and scale throughout Uganda. Over the next three years BAP Finance aims to increase our reach by over ten times our current rate by growing our customer base, adding new products, and opening up new offices.

This role will be starting in November 2018 and is based in Kampala, Uganda with 50% travel required to field branches.

ABOUT US

BAP Finance is delivering the products and services to rural farmers to unlock potentials and propel communities forward. To catalyze farmers to realize their potential BAP offers asset financing directly to the BoP. Our first product, a bicycle, connects farmers to market and other basic life needs. Our portfolio is growing with new assets that push upward mobility.

To date we’ve disbursed over 3,000 loans that increase income by over 35% for our farming cu

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 18 September 2018 at 07:58

Request for EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Development of Manual, Training Guide, and Delivery of Training on Composite Flour Production

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is pleased to share with you this EXPRESSION OF INTEREST. Please note that this is not a request for quote nor a request for proposal. Interested candidates or companies should provide the information requested on the attached document to GAIN. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with a full request for quote and will be invited to submit a full financial and technical proposal for the scope of work to be executed.

If you are interested in being invited to submit a proposal for this work, please submit the requested documents to GAIN by 30 September 2018 via email AgNutProjectSupport@gainhealth.org.

Unsuccessful applicants will be kept on our database of service providers and will be contacted when work related to their area of expertise is available. 


Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 20 August 2018 at 02:49

Vacancy: Team Leader, Kenya

Tanager, an ACDI/VOCA affiliate, is promptly seeking a creative and dynamic Team Leader for Impacting Gender & Nutrition through Innovative Technical Exchange in Agriculture (IGNITE) project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This 5-year project will improve household nutrition and women’s empowerment by strengthening African institutions’ ability to integrate nutrition and gender in agriculture interventions and business practices.

The Team Leader will implement a strategy to accomplish sustainable gender and nutrition outcomes in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania and will strengthen networks and collaboration with government agencies, private sector companies, and NGOs working in agriculture.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Provide technical and managerial oversight and leadership in the design and implementation of annual work plans and strategies and ensure that interventions create sustainable development outcomes.

· Serv

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John Bhai Parmar We are dealing with food and seed beans for local and export sale... we have some varieties of beans for sale urgently in bulk. 

3 months 1 week ago

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 15 August 2018 at 07:59

Agriculture Apprenticeship Program

An opportunity to do an Agriculture Apprenticeship is here! This is for anyone ages 18 years and above. This is an amazing next step for your career and an amazing opportunity to learn, work and earn whilst completing your apprenticeship. For more info, follow this link

Posted By in PAINT for Youth
Posted 30 July 2018 at 06:58

Are you looking to enhance your working experience in agriculture? Get to LEARN. WORK. EARN, leads to hands on experience and a future job opportunity. Apply today and share with any interested party.

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Making Climate Smart Agriculture w/ Conservation Agriculture

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Kenya
  09 October 2018 to 12 October 2018 - All Day Event
  Johannesburg, South Africa

Registration and call for papers [deadline by 15 June]

The 2ACCA will bring together politicians, farmers, policy makers, service providers, scientists and educationalist from Africa and the rest of world, along with financing organizations, and others stakeholders to identify the best solutions for all regions to support the Malabo Declaration and Agenda 2063. The 2ACCA, as the forum for the continental Conservation Agriculture Community to support the transformation of African agriculture, will be organized and consolidated as one of the most important meeting on the continent dealing with agricultural change as desired by the Malabo Declaration and Agenda 2063.

Click this link to find more information and guidelines on paper submission. 

More information can be found on the official 2ACCA website: https://africacacongress.org/



Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 6 June 2018 at 04:02

Did our May newsletter hit your inbox yet?

Our newsletter which gets shared every two members to our mailing list subscribers contains a summary of updates from interesting events in that month, information on upcoming events (of AgriProFocus and other partners), and jobs and calls for proposals opportunities that you do not want to miss. 

In this edition, we share an update on the Dairy Cooperatives Forum that we hosted in May, news about the Gender in Value Chains that AgriProFocus recently produced, as well as a number of calls for proposals and job applications from a number of stakeholders in the sector. 

Access the April - May updates in our newsletter HERE>>


In order to receive the next newsletter as soon as it goes out, please subscribe to our mailing list HERE>>

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 31 May 2018 at 03:01

Second Call for Proposals 2018 

The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Kenya is pleased to invite applications to its second Innovation Accelerator call for proposals 2018! This call is applicable to companies registered and operating in Kenya, targeting the low-income consumers with safe and nutritious diets.

The goal of GAIN’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program is to increase the production, marketing, and availability of more safe and nutritious foods by promoting innovation and catalysing private sector engagement. 

The application should be completed using the Innovation Accelerator application form and company self-assessment form, which can be downloaded along with application instructions (including eligibility and evaluation criteria) on the Marketplace website. Once completed the form should be saved as a PDF document and emailed to MNFproposalsKenya@gainhealth.org

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 10 May 2018 at 02:09

Call for Proposals- Sustainable Diets for All Kenya

Hivos is an international organization that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. We cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organizations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies.

Background

Sustainable Diets for All is a Dialogue and Dissent strategic partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is implemented by the Citizens Agency Consortium, consisting of Hivos and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The main goal of the programme is to work with citizens and partner organizations to influence policies, market practices, government actors and international institutions (at global level) to promote diets which are diverse, healthy, fair and green.

The programme focuses on building

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 4 May 2018 at 01:35

Call for Proposals- Sustainable Diets for All Kenya

Hivos is an international organization that seeks new solutions to persistent global issues. With smart projects in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s resources. We cooperate with innovative businesses, citizens and their organizations. We share a dream with them of sustainable economies and inclusive societies.

Background

Sustainable Diets for All is a Dialogue and Dissent strategic partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is implemented by the Citizens Agency Consortium, consisting of Hivos and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The main goal of the programme is to work with citizens and partner organizations to influence policies, market practices, government actors and international institutions (at global level) to promote diets which are diverse, healthy, fair and green.

The programme focuses on building

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 3 May 2018 at 01:53

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CONSULTANCY

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is currently implementing a project in Kenya titled, the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods which targets agricultural value chains and looks to shape markets to ultimately deliver more diverse and nutritionally rich diets.

As part of this project we will be providing both financial and technical assistance to small and medium size enterprises who are delivering nutritious foods to low income domestic markets. In order to help us do this, we are currently looking to build out our database of consultants that can support us in the delivery of this technical assistance. These technical assistance will be delivered through both joint/group trainings and tailored technical assistance to individual companies.

We are looking for expression of interests from consultants/experts in the following areas:

 Financial management

 Nutrition

 Accounting

 Product formulation and development

 Ma

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 9 April 2018 at 12:18

Sometime ago, there was a feed calculator which was posted here. Can anyone share the link?

Anne Marie Kortleve I think Peter Meijer can help you with that! 

9 months 2 weeks ago

Dorina Prech Indeed you can follow up with Peter, who shared this post a while back: https://agriprofocus.com/post/59d61fca26b72a09161f1537

9 months 2 weeks ago

Eugene Ndwiga Just watched clip. Peter said it was to launched after 2 weeks then. But the clip directed people to download the app from Google app store. Which is which, the one after the launch or what the clip says?

9 months 1 week ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 9 April 2018 at 11:37

General Manager

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 3 April 2018 at 12:05

Latia Agribusiness Solutions Is looking to recruit a senior Agronomist with the below qualifications;


POSITION: Senior Agronomist

INDUSTRY: Agribusiness

EDUCATION: BSc. in Agriculture/Agronomy or related field

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years’ experience in agronomy management

DEADLINE : 7th April 2018

For detailed job description and to apply, please reach, https://bit.ly/2GPe8cI

Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 27 March 2018 at 11:32

Latia Agribusiness Solutions is looking to fill the position of a production supervisor in a farm/firm

See below job description.

Key role to be production of various processed meat products. KPI’s will include ensuring a cost effective production environment, set and maintain export quality standards, constant innovation of product offering and ability to inspire and motivate a young team.

Basic requirements

• Written and oral English must be excellent

• Deep understanding of meat and in particular processed products

• Highly computer literate

• Good appreciation of role of record keeping

• Great attitude and self-starter. Desire to grow.

• Flexibility to work in small start-up

• Not more than 35 years

Other requirements

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a mid to high volume food service operation

• Knowledge of food handling techniques and tools and general food equipment

• Knowledge of processing, portion control and packaging systems

• Bachelor’s de

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 14 March 2018 at 04:21

Scholarship Opportunities for Africans (PAN-African Universities)

The Pan African University ( PAU) is the culmination of continental initiatives of the Commission of the African Union to revitalize higher education and research in Africa. It is a project that will exemplify excellence, enhance the attractiveness and global competitiveness of African higher education and research and establish the African University at the core of Africa’s development.

Visit http://www.pau-au.net to apply

#Scholarship

#MSc.

#Ph.D

#Africa

#WesternAfrica #EasternAfrica

#NorthernAfrica

#CentralAfrica

#OpportunitiesForAfricans

#PAU

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 5 February 2018 at 12:23

#Vacancy for #Yogurt #Marketing/#Sales People.....

We are looking for a person with a Certificate, a Diploma or a Degree in Marketing or Sales, or another degree with a Sales/Marketing Qualification with very practical and proven experience in FMCG Sales. Those with Dairy/Yogurt Marketing Experience will have an added advantage.

They should know how to develop and implement a Daily, Weekly and Monthly Marketing and Sales itinerary’s with visible and verifiable on both Retail and Distributorship modes.

They should be able to Develop and Grow New Markets for Drinking, Set and Fruit Yoghurts. We have High Quality Products and we want to develop a market for them and Rewarding careers for the Successful Sales people

This is an opportunity to work with a fast growing, exclusive Yogurt brand with unlimited growth prospects and performance based remuneration.

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis until we find the right candidate.

NOTE; The Emphasis is on Result based Performance and Pro

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 16 January 2018 at 02:08

New Call for Proposals January 2018 

Deadline for submission of these proposals is 6th February 2018 at 11:59 PM (East Africa Time).

The Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, Kenya is pleased to invite applications to its first Innovation Accelerator call for proposals 2018!

The goal of GAIN’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program is to increase the production, marketing, and availability of more safe and nutritious foods by promoting innovation and catalysing private sector engagement. It does this through improving access to knowledge, networks, technical assistance and funding by means of the following strategies: a) A Community of Practice for knowledge and networking; b) Innovation Accelerator to evaluate and provide advanced financial support and technical services to businesses showing the greatest potential for positive nutritional impact and business strength and; c) links eligible businesses with potential investors for further investment.

The application should be complet

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Anne Marie Kortleve Thanks for sharing this call Jillian! Dorina Prech, can we promote this through our social media channels as well?

1 year 3 days ago