GROOTS SACCO Kenya Program Officer Jobs in Kenya
GROOTS SACCO Kenya Program Officer Jobs in KenyaWho We Are:
GROOTS SACCO is a startup SACCO established in July 2017 for members of GROOTS Kenya.
GROOTS Kenya is a national movement of grassroots women across Kenya. Our mission is to facilitate effective engagement of grassroots women in development spaces.
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 agribusiness 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 policymakers 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
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 of working experience in the sector
Experience working with small-scale farmers/entrepreneurs
How To Apply:
Qualified applicants should email their CV’s only to [email protected] by 4th January 2019.
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