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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 6 February 2017 at 09:04

Consultancy Opportunities at SPARK Rwanda / CSP Programme Evaluation   

1. Consultancy services for Final Program Evaluation Cooperative Support Program (CSP)

Deadline: 28 February 2017

SPARK is recruiting a qualified and experienced firm or independent associate consultants to make a final evaluation of the Cooperative Support Program (CSP) Implemented by SPARK – Rwanda.   

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2. Consultancy Services to document success stories and capitalize lessons learnt from the Cooperative Support Programme (CSP) through a professional E-booklet and audio visual tools

Deadline: 13 February 2017

SPARK is seeking the services of consultant (s) to document the project’s achievements through case studies, photography and e- videos compiled into a series of web articles and /or CSP e-booklet to capitalize lessons. 

The main objective of this assignment is to analyse, document, capitalize and share the knowledge gained in the Cooperative Support Programme in Rwanda, best

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 30 January 2017 at 03:55

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 or

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Posted By in Business Opportunities
Posted 24 January 2017 at 07:00

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 20

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 24 January 2017 at 06:51

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 18 January 2017 at 02:25

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 AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 18 January 2017 at 01:43

SNV Seeking International Legal Framework Development Consultant

Closing Date: March 1, 2017

SNV is seeking an international consultant to support the USAID-funded Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development (AGP-LMD), a five-year, $41 million project aiming to 1) foster growth and competitiveness of meat, live animal, and dairy sectors; 2) ensure an enabling environment to support the growth and competitiveness of these livestock value chains, and 3) address the needs of the chronically vulnerable through nutrition-based interventions and linkages with other USAID-funded programs in Ethiopia. AGP-LMD’s overall objective is to improve smallholder incomes and nutritional status through investments in selected livestock value chains. These investments must in turn generate increased productivity and competitiveness of these value chains to the benefit of smallholders, both men and women.

The successful applicant will develop a legal framework to regulate the quality and safety o

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 13 January 2017 at 08:54

Jobs at Woord en Daad

· SENIOR PROGRAMME MANAGER

· SENIOR MONITORING, EVALUATION, ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING (MEAL) PROGRAMME OFFICER

Application Deadline: 26th Jan 2017

Woord en Daad connects people throughout the world in their fight against poverty, from a Biblical perspective. In this way, we wish to contribute to sustainable change in the Netherlands and worldwide. Woord en Daad works in the following areas: education, technical and vocational education and training, job placement, inclusive agribusiness development, WASH, and emergency relief. In the Netherlands, Woord en Daad aims to make people, companies and the government aware of their responsibility with regard to poverty worldwide.

Woord en Daad is looking for a senior programme manager (click for more) and a senior MEAL programme officer (click for more) for the five-year programme Employable Youth in Ethiopia (EYE), which is a programme funded by the Addressing Root Causes of Migration (ARC) fund of the Dutch Ministry of

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 13 January 2017 at 08:21

Job Opportunity at 2GL Agriculture Development PLC 

Accountant

Category: Accounting and Finance

Location: Marti (Upper Awash, Bole Towon), Oromia

Career Level: Senior or Junior Level

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: negotiable


Job Requirements

BA Degree in Accounting or related fields.

How to Apply

Qualified & Interested candidates can send their CV within 10 days of this announcement online to likumakee@gmail.com or can be submit hard copy of his/her CV to office (0911801076, 0961172981 or 0911223280). The job was announced online on 11 January 2016.

Job Description:

Management

  1. Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  2. Manage outsourced functions
  3. Oversee the operations of the treasury department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

Funds Management

  1. Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment
  2. Ensu

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 10 January 2017 at 06:27

JOB VACANCY:  INTERNSHIP AGRIPROFOCUS ZAMBIA

AgriProFocus Zambia is looking for an intern.  The intern will assist with implementing AgriProfocus Zambia network activities. Specifically the intern will assist in updating and maintaining the AgriProfocus website and social media accounts, marketing, event organizing, and reporting.

The intern will be tasked to:

  • Assist the operations of the online platform (agriprofocus.com), and update and maintain AgriProFocus social media accounts (facebook and twitter).
  • Assist in developing the minutes/reports of AgriProFocus meetings/events.
  • Assist the coordination in organizing networking events and fairs.
  • Develop and maintain AgriProFocus member database.
  • Assist the coordination in data collection for monitoring and evaluation.

For the full job description, click here.

Deadline for application is January 18th. 

Applicants should send their CVs and cover letters to zambia@agriprofocus.com and should copy phiri@snvworld.org. 

Claire van der Kleij Hi Iwipa. We do offer frequent internships. Keep an eye on the website during the second half of the year. 

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lwipa puma f thats great, Thanks

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Joseph Mpampa how about those with diploma are they also eligible apply.


2 years 1 week ago

Claire van der Kleij If you have a diploma you can also apply. 

2 years 1 week ago

Joseph Mpampa alright good to hear that



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Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 9 January 2017 at 09:20

JOB VACANCY: PROGRAM ASSOCIATE 

One Acre Fund is non-profit social enterprise based in East Africa that supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. We have job opportunities open in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda, Burundi and Ethiopia.

  • Title: Program Associate
  • Locations available: Kakamega, Kenya; Rubengera, Rwanda; Muramvya, Burundi; Iringa, Tanzania; Jinja, Uganda; Zomba, Malawi
  • Application link: https://www.oneacrefund.org/careers/job-openings#sec-132839

Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 3 January 2017 at 03:46

A Job Opportunity!

Are you a bold, proactive go-getter, quick learner, open minded, focused, self-motivated team player? Are you willing to grow your career and grab available career growth opportunities based on key performance indicators in a fast growing African company?


The Hive Rwanda Ltd, a subsidiary of The Hive Group, is looking for a unique Individual to serve as its PROJECTS OFFICER to provide leadership and direction to its projects’ initiative in Rwanda! This unique individual should meet the following requirements, although ATTITUDE is everything!

« A beekeeping/agriculture/agribusiness related degree with a solid experience of working in Rwanda’s beekeeping/honey/agribusiness sector. Additional qualifications and experience in project management will be an added advantage.

« A solid experience as a salesperson handling individuals, organizations (public, private sector and NGOS) farmer cooperatives and groups etc.

« A solid experience in handling or taking part i

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Netherlands
Posted 23 December 2016 at 09:04

Vacature: Coordinator Monitoring, Evaluatie & Leren

AgriProFocus is een netwerkorganisatie waarin leden uit bedrijfsleven, maatschappelijke organisaties, kennisinstellingen en overheidsorganisaties samenwerken voor de betere ondersteuning van ondernemerschap bij boeren in Afrika en Zuid-Oost Azië. Het internationale secretariaat is gevestigd in Nederland en AgriProFocus heeft daarnaast 11 netwerk secretariaten in Afrika en 2 in Zuid-Oost Azië. AgriProFocus werkt in 2017 aan de implementatie van haar nieuwe strategie onder de titel ‘Making Agribusiness Work for Development’.

Wij zijn op zoek naar een enthousiaste en overtuigende ‘Coördinator Monitoring, Evaluatie & Leren (ME&L)’. In deze functie ben je verantwoordelijk voor het vertalen van de nieuwe strategie in een effectief en efficiënt ME&L-systeem op organisatie- en projectniveau binnen AgriProFocus. Als coördinator ben je in staat om de juiste data bijeen te brengen, maar nog veel belangrijker om te zorgen dat die data gebruik

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 13 December 2016 at 04:44

Job announcement for passionate, energetic and innovative candidates!

HEKS-EPER is a Swiss based development organization, working in Ethiopia since 2003. Thematic areas include food security/ food sovereignty, market systems, water development, and pastoralist livelihoods development. Capacity development and resilient building are two major strategies of HEKS-EPER to realize sustainability of its projects. The organization is currently active in Oromia and SNPPR states of Ethiopia.

HEKS-EPER is now looking to recruit two officers in the capacity of:

            1- Market Systems & value chain development officer

            2- Water development (or WASH) officer


Eligibility criteria:

- relevant qualification in related discipline (preferably masters degree)

- a minimum of 5 years of experience in related field (preferably in an NGO environment)

- coaching and capacity build

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NADIA MERCADO Hi, I'm interested in Food Security and food sovereignty. I'm master in sustainably development student. How about the possibility of intership in this projet?

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 12 December 2016 at 01:21

Job Vacancy

Job Title: Outgrower Field Officer Basis: Full time Location: Salary: Negotiable based on qualifications and experience Benefits: By negotiation Starting Date: asap

A. Overview

Amatheon Agri Zambia (AAZ), a subsidiary of Amatheon Agri Holding N.V., was incorporated in early 2012 and comprises of irrigated farming as well as cattle production. Alongside its commercial farming activities in Kaindu, Mumbwa district, AAZ is running an Outgrower programme that provides smallholders with access to knowledge, market and finance.

B. Program description

Alongside its large-scale farming operations, Amatheon uses its commercial farms as a nucleus to support and trade with thousands of small-scale farmers. By incorporating smallholder farmers into a rural value chain, the company helps build vibrant Outgrower networks, fosters rural entrepreneurship, stimulates local productivity and diversifies sources of income. The programme includes free training on conserva

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 6 December 2016 at 01:25

Vacancy Announcement: Inclusive Business Investment Advisor

Organisation: SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Location: Lusaka
Project: Innovations Against Poverty (IAP)
Duration: 2016 - 2020

Objective of Project: To support entrepreneurs to develop innovative Inclusive Business models in Cambodia, Uganda, Zambia and Ethiopia that deliver both commercial benefits for the private sector and developmental benefits for the low income people, in terms of job creation, income improvements and availability of more affordable goods and services.

IAP will provide business mentoring support and award non-reimbursable investment funding of selected proposals to companies operating in the targeted markets through competitive calls for relevant business proposals that will handle market challenges innovatively, benefit the poor and be commercially viable, scalable and replicable in the long run. A key aspect is the ability of leveraging the funding to achieve impact and catalyze both commercial

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 28 November 2016 at 11:38

Applications for Position as Business Manager in Uganda

danishknowhow® is seeking a highly motivated individual to a position as business manager in Uganda. danishknowhow develop and implement innovative agribusiness projects in developing countries. We offer investment opportunities and capacity building, to create commercial sustainable agribusinesses with a significant social impact. To support our current projects in Uganda and to pursue and develop new business opportunities, we seek a business manager with base in Kampala.

Responsibilities:

- technical agricultural support to our projects in Uganda

- business calculations and evaluations of new projects

- pursue new business possibilities within agricultural consulting and training

- with support from Denmark, carry out agribusiness consulting and training in Uganda


Qualifications:

- minimum bachelor's degree in agriculture or business management

- network and insight in agribusiness and development issues in Uganda

- economic and financia

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STEPHEN OBORE Thanks

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Posted By in Jobs and Call for Proposals
Posted 23 November 2016 at 07:05

Job Title: Business Support Assistant - Procurement SC4 

Requisition # 3162 - Posted 17/11/2016 - Short Term-SC WFP - Africa, Central & Eastern - Rwanda - Kigali - (English; French) - PROCUREMENT


POSTING AND CLOSING DATES

Posting Date: 17 November 2016

Closing Date: 23 November 2016


JOB PURPOSE

To deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

1. Gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.
2. Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
3. Support processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and timely management of resources.
4. Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.
5. T

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Other Countries
Posted 22 November 2016 at 01:26

JOB: Agronomic Specialist (Coffee)

Democratic Republic of Congo

from RTI International

Closing date: 07 Dec 2016


RTI is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Agronomic Specialist position on an anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future Democratic Republic of Congo Kivu Value Chain Activity. The goal of the activity is to increase household incomes and access to nutrient rich crops by linking small holder farmers to strengthened and inclusive value chains and supportive market services. USAID anticipates a five year period of performance with a total estimated cost range of $22-24 million. Preferred candidates will have specific experience in agricultural value chain development in the DRC. This position will be located in Bukavu, South Kivu, DRC.

Responsibilities:

· Contribute to the development of project strategy for increasing productivity of Kivu coffee farmers

· Provide assistance to increase the competitiveness of key actors in the coffee value chain to facili

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 21 November 2016 at 06:39

Job Opportunities at Heifer International

Heifer International's mission is to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth.

We empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but our approach is more than just giving them a hand-out. Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty. Our animals provide partners with both food and reliable income, as agricultural products such as milk, eggs and honey can be traded or sold at market.

When many families gain this new sustainable income, it brings new opportunities for building schools, creating agricultural cooperatives, forming community savings and funding small businesses.

Heifer is looking for suitable candidates to fill in the following vacancies;

1. EAYIP Access to Finance Manager (Uganda)

2. Training and Social Capital Development Manager (Uganda)

3. Administrative Assistant – EAYIP (U

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
Posted 18 October 2016 at 06:50

New Job: Country Director Ethiopia


General information:

Job location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Starting date: As soon as possible

Vacancy closing date: 7th November 2016

Duration position: 3 years with possibility of extension

Workhours: Fulltime (40 hours)


About ZOA

ZOA is a Christian international NGO which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. From Apeldoorn operates ZOA in fifteen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 1000 employees worldwide.

ZOA is looking for a Country Director Ethiopia (f/m)

ZOA Relief Hope Recovery (ZOA) has been working with displaced persons in Ethiopia since 1993. ZOA Ethiopia works w

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