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Farm Africa Head of Market Engagement Job in Nairobi Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Mar 5, 2014

Head of Market Engagement, Kenya

Full-time, permanent

Location: Nairobi with significant national travel and some international travel

Salary: Competitive, dependent on skills and experience

Farm Africa’s mission is to reduce poverty permanently by unleashing African farmers’ abilities to grow their incomes and manage their natural resources sustainably.

A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and scalable.

The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively.

We are seeking an agricultural value chain and market engagement expert who will take forward our increasing focus on linking smallholder farmers to demand-driven value chains.

Ideally from a private sector background, the Head of Market Engagement will help Farm Africa advance the idea that a successful and growing engagement with agricultural markets and agri-business is vital for helping smallholders grow their incomes sustainably.

We are looking for someone with the ability to drive and prioritise innovative engagement with the private sector and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector.

You will have lived and worked in sub-Saharan Africa, have excellent hands-on programme management experience.
Exceptional multi-tasking, networking, relationship-building and management skills are pre-requisites.

If you are interested in this role more information can be found in the job description (click to download). If would like to apply, please send a CV and one page covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday 14 March 2014.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please submit them in writing to [email protected]

*Note: we will not be answering telephone enquiries about this role, all questions must be emailed.
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