Fairtrade Africa Senior Programme Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Fairtrade Africa Senior Programme Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Key Performance Areas

Organizational Strengthening

  • Initiate and maintain relationships with local communities, public and government institutions, educational
    institutions among other stakeholders

  • Attend to producer needs and concerns, advocate on relevant policies to enhance FTA’s work with the local opinion leaders and decision makers.

  • Ensure awareness of the local trends, perceptions and players in the local community.

  • Advise on how to manage risk and optimize on the opportunities

  • Influence localized policies and perceptions in favour of FTA though the support of the team leader

  • Support the identification of opportunities for programmes and projects development

  • Support and provide advice to producer groups to enable access to trade and marketing opportunities

  • Represent FTA in country and field events

  • Support and or, participate in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) activities

  • Support the needs and situational assessment of Small producer organizations and propose recommendations

  • Support in provision of technical assistance to members in the development of business strategic plans, marketing plans related to business development and growth requirements

  • Provide thematic training on issues such as; Gender, workers’ rights, pest management
    Pre and post certification

  • Organize Pre and post certification training

  • Provide support to cooperatives to prepare towards audit through trainings on the Fairtrade standards

  • Support producer organizations in the implementation of corrective measures and follow up on performance issues Membership Support

  • Implement FTA membership strategy and ensure follow up on membership issues with regional office

  • Submit necessary reports on country activities as per required timelines

  • Advise on member’s perceptions and attitudes towards FTA and the NFOs and other stakeholders operating within the region

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Rural development or related field

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in agricultural development

  • Experience in supporting ethical and sustainable supply chains

  • Knowledge of agricultural development and sustainable business practices

  • Knowledge and understanding of Fairtrade standards

  • Thematic knowledge and expertise in FTA’s priority areas

  • Good command of spoken and written English.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact with individuals across multi-functional disciplines

  • Conflict resolution skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Good training and facilitation skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Fairtrade Africa Senior Programme Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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