GROOTS Kenya Program Officer Jobs in Kenya
GROOTS Kenya Program Officer Jobs in KenyaOverall Responsibility:
To lead in the implementation of the Markets & Trade Program targeting small scale women farmers largely in the Horticulture value chain in Nyandarua (Potato) ,Nakuru (Horticulture & Dairy) ,Kitui (Poultry & Horticulture) and Muranga (Banana) Counties;Lead the mapping and organizing of small scale farmers into groups
Enhance farmers capacities and organization to produce for the market
Support in conducting of baselines surveys and rapid value chain analysis
Develop & lead the implementation of such innovations that accelerate rural women small scale farmers’ engagement higher up the value chain
Support farmer groups to map strategic agri-markets and build sustainable market linkages
Develop and mainstream into the program innovations to address traditional challenges that hinder women engagement in agri- business e.g- care work burden, gender based violence, lack of land control, lack of capital e.t.c
Support the women farmers to map stakeholders ‘conduct community –led advocacy to compliment the program investments
Sustain strategic partnerships with policy makers and stakeholders mapped under the program
Support mapped farmers to mobilize own financial resources, save and borrow to support their value chain activities
Build a participatory monitoring system for the targeted individual farmers and farmer groups.
Build a men for women movement to enhance the quality of program outcomes at individual and group level
Any other role assigned by the Executive Director
Reporting to: Executive Director
Bachelors’ degree in agribusiness or agricultural related studies
A deep understanding of the horticulture value chain and in particular for crops such as potatoes, banana and kales
At least over 3 years working experience in the sector
Experience working with small scale farmers/entrepreneurs
Female Candidates are encouraged to apply. Position is based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the project sites
How to Apply
Email CV only to [email protected] by 4th January 2019
Entry Salary is KShs 70,000(Gross)
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