Fairtrade Africa Program Team Leader-ECAN Jobs in Kenya
Fairtrade Africa (FTA) is the umbrella network organization representing Fairtrade certified producers and workers in Africa. It
has four (4) regional networks – Eastern & Central Africa; Southern Africa; Western Africa; and the Middle East and North Africa.
Established in 2005, FTA aims to effectively represent producers and workers within the International Fairtrade system and
provide services to them that contribute to the improvement of their livelihoods. The FTA Board directs policy and strategic development of the organization.
To improve the socio- economic conditions of African producers through increased access to better trading conditions.lead his/her team in identifying producer needs, planning, budgeting and implementation offield level activities
Fairtrade Africa Program Team Leader-ECAN Jobs in Kenya
Planning and implementation
and producer services
Provide administrative and logistical support to his/her team
Coordinate and support field staff access to logistical requirements for activity implementation
Prepare draft annual work plans in line with programme or core objectives for approval
Develop, and or update field activity implementation guidelines based on learningsfrom implementation
and producer needs
Reporting and Communication
Lead in preparation of all field level reports on progress of implementation
Effectively respond to all queries concerning field implementation Ensure effective two-way communication
between producer organizations and field staff
Facilitate joint planning and review with producer organizations and ensure timely gathering and distribution of
information to producer organizations
Regularly make follow ups and collect feedback/information from producer organizations for monitoring &
evaluation of services received to informimprovements
Prepare summaries for the programmer’s annual plans, reports and articles
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Closely monitor programme performance (Financial and programmatic) and proposestrategies for continuous
In close collaboration with the MEL team, support on all monitoring and evaluation related activities
Monitor capacity building efforts
Submit high quality narrative and financial reports in accordance with project andorganizational requirements
(monthly, quarterly, bi-annually and annually)
Provide information and data on a timely basis to the Fairtrade Africa MEL function including but not limited to
quantitative and qualitative reporting
Establish and maintain a database of all programme documents and reports area of operation
Stakeholder and Partners’ Support
Coordinate field trips for partners and other stakeholders
In liaison with partnership coordinator increase partnership and networking between producers, government officials, civil society and the private sector
Accounting Support and Resource Mobilization
Effectively track field level income and expenses
Prepare and/or approve budgets for his/her team members’ field activities and workshops
Prepare monthly and quarterly budget report on field level activities
Support with resource mobilization for concerned programme
Support provide logistical support to the organization for events and workshops
Represent the FTA at meetings, events/forums, and conferences in and outside the country
Works as a technical leader for the programme field team and coordinate team members´work
Performance management of direct reportees
Graduate in Agriculture, Agribusiness management, Rural Development Studies, Business
Administration, or Business Management or any other related disciplines.
At least 3 years’ experience in Programme/Project development and Management
Experience in team management, relationship building, and working with community groups / rural enterprises.
Ability to develop, implement and assess performance metrics
Proven record of boosting team performance and employee retention rates
Knowledge or experience in sustainability standards such as Fairtrade will be desirable.
Excellent written and spoken English
Experience in report writing
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact with individuals across multi-functional and cultural disciplines
Able to handle varied, demanding and complex tasks.
Ability to work independently.
Project Management training will be an added advantage
Able to juggle competing priorities to meet tight deadlines.
How to Apply
Completed applications should be e-mailed firstname.lastname@example.org not later
than 5th September 2019.
All applicants should state how they meet essential requirements of the job in the application form and should include email
address and telephone contact details in their applications.
Qualified applicants will be subjected to a background check as a
condition of employment. If you have any queries, please e-mail email@example.com or call +254 20 2721930 and ask to speak to a member of the Admin team.
For more information and job application details, see; Fairtrade Africa Program Team Leader-ECAN Jobs in Kenya
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