Equity Bank Agriculture Field Manager Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank Agriculture Field Manager Jobs in Kenya


Description

  • In line with enhancing career progression of staff and to support business growth, we seek to recruit qualified, experienced, self-driven, highly motivated and passionate candidate to fill the position outlined below within Equity Group Foundation.

    Role Description

  • Regional Manager are an integral part in the implementation FASRAT (Financial Access to SMEs and Rural Population in Agriculture using Technology) project.

  • The project aims at enhancing access to financial services by building financial education, entrepreneurship capacities of 60,000 farmers and 5,000 SMEs.

  • The Regional Manager shall be responsible in implementation of project and supervision of the project staff in the respective regions.

  • Manage a group of Agriculture Field Officers and support them in project implementation.

  • Review and monitor Agriculture Field Officers monthly workplans, training schedules, expense claims and performance against set targets

  • Develop viable materials/ lessons learnt and best practices with the support of Agriculture Field Officers that will increase the awareness and understanding of the project.

  • Organize and coordinate project team activities where appropriate (e.g. regional meetings, workshops, trainings and field days).

  • Represent Equity Group Foundation in the area of agriculture / Development Programme to other Equity staff, partners and stakeholders.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly status reports and give regularly feedback to Senior Program Manager and the Branch Manager

    Qualifications

  • University degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, development studies or related fields and a
    preference for a Masters in Agri-Business related course

    Skills/Experience Required

  • + 7 years of experience executing agricultural programs with regional and national organizations

  • Ability to achieve excellent results in the training program and grasp practical and theoretical knowledge of management, planning and implementation and evaluation of farming operations

  • Good understanding of crop husbandry from establishment to harvest of the major crops

  • Good understanding of Good Agricultural Practices.

  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the Agriculture value chain Kenya

  • Good Knowledge and understanding financial services for agriculture in Kenya

  • Ability to evaluate challenges at the farm level and work to coordinate implementation of the program both in crop and livestock management

  • Excellent communication skills, both writing and verbal, strong analytical and quantitative skills, and demonstrated problem-solving ability

  • Excellent attention to detail with good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Equity Bank Agriculture Field Manager Jobs in Kenya


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