African Agricultural Technology Foundation Business Services Support Manager Jobs in Kenya

African Agricultural Technology Foundation Business Services Support Manager Jobs in Kenya

About African Agricultural Technology Foundation

AATF is an international not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and promotes public/private partnerships to promote food security and enhance the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in SSA. AATF works with African governments, private and public technology owners and developers, NGOs, seed companies and African smallholder farmers to identify and access technologies that address farmers’ critical problems and empower them through the availability of a choice of agricultural innovations that generate wealth and health for their families and communities.

AATF is a registered charity under the laws of England and Wales and has host country status with the Government of Kenya. The Foundation depends on the ongoing support and collaboration of different partners and investors to meet its objectives.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic leadership and work planning:

  • Develop a coherent Business strategy in close collaboration with the Social Enterprises management, board, AATF management and other stakeholders.

  • Formulate and deploy long-term strategic plans for acquiring and enabling innovative, efficient, and cost-effective information processing, communications and reporting.

  • Manage operational and strategic long-term and short term planning, including business requirements, project planning and organizing the allocation of resources.

    Coordination of Operations and Reporting:

  • Review performance of business systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels and potential areas of intervention.

  • Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations for optimising the business processes and productivity.

  • Participate in the development of business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for ICT initiatives.

  • Develop and follow
    up on the implementation of policies and procedures.

  • Oversee workforce planning from strategic planning to day-to-day operations.

    Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized University in Social Sciences, Business, Economics, or related fields. A postgraduate degree, including an MBA, would be an added advantage.

  • Proven working experience in managing operations of commercial entities.

  • At least 7 years of work experience in commercial enterprises is an added advantage.

  • At least 10 years of relevant management experience managing large teams in a comparable organization.

  • Extensive experience working within a multicultural environment is desirable.

  • Proven experience in developing policies at a strategic corporate level.

    Other Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to understand and use data to drive decision-making and strategy

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously amid ambiguity and without

  • A proven track record of effective team coordination, first-rate interpersonal abilities, and demonstrated success in building, inspiring, and managing diverse teams of skilled professionals.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; African Agricultural Technology Foundation Business Services Support Manager Jobs in Kenya

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