Project / Field of activity
The Local Expert will work as a national Project Manager of the NEPAD-GIZ Project to support the implementation of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) in Kenya.
Since 2007, implementation of CAADP has been receiving support from the German Government through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the CAADP-GIZ Support "Pan-African Reform Processes in the Field of Agribusiness Promotion".
The following general and specific tasks are expected in close cooperation with the continental project coordinator:"
The National Expert shall have a solid understanding of agricultural policy advisory and experience in the implementation of technical vocational training and education approaches in agriculture.
As a local expert, he/she will be based at the partner organization and is expected both to work in the context of the partner as well as within the German Development Cooperation system and specifically GIZ and its procedures.
Strong leadership and managerial skills are required for this position.
The national project manager should be familiar with value chain development approaches, strategies to stimulate private sector participation and approaches to promote entrepreneurial skills among smallholders.
The Expert should also possess good communication, moderation and networking skills, be politically and culturally sensitive.
Duration: 15/03/2013 till 31/12/2013
The Benefit is for this position is consistent with GIZ Benefits and Remuneration Policy in Kenya for local Advisors.
Salaries and benefits are negotiable based on experience.
This position will require a full time commitment and women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications in hard copies only to be delivered to:
Attn: Head of Finance and Administration
Maendeleo House Building
Box 41607- 00100
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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