Fairtrade Africa Programe Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

Fairtrade Africa Programe Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

Duties & Responsibilities
  • lead his/her team in identifying producer needs, planning, budgeting and implementation of field level activities 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 learnings from implementation and producer needs
  • 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 inform improvements
  • Prepare summaries for the programmer’s annual plans, reports and articles
  • Closely monitor programme performance (Financial and programmatic) and propose strategies for continuous improvement
  • 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 and organizational 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
  • 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
  • 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

    Skills & Experience Required
    Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • 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
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 19th September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Fairtrade Africa Programe Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

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