SNV Netherlands Development Organisation National Technical Expert (Deputy Team Leader) Jobs in Kenya

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation National Technical Expert (Deputy Team Leader) Jobs in Kenya


Job Description

  • Reporting to the Team Leader, the National Technical expert will act as an expert for technical and administrative management of the project responsible for coordinating and conducting all project activities on ground.

  • The expert will ensure regular reporting in accordance with GIZ requirements and will be responsible for results-based monitoring for anticipated impacts of proposed activities.

    Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Act as the deputy team leader and as an expert for the technical and administrative management of the programme.

  • Support agricultural enterprises and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), in line with set indicators, to implement employment-promoting practices (employability skills demand identification; expansion, diversification, intensification of business activities).

  • Support to youth-inclusive business models in combination with market-based employability skills training and business coaching of aspiring youth in agricultural value chains.

  • Identification of demands for inputs, services and markets by MSME, start-ups and small holders/cooperatives

  • Identification of business models for demanded, production-related inputs and services and for improved access to markets

  • Facilitation of contract farming schemes for improved access to markets

  • Development of new training materials for input and service providers

  • Creation of linkage to existing advisory and qualification structures, especially in the non-formal Agriculture Technical
    Vocational Education and Training (ATVET)

  • Ensure development of training materials for small holders and cooperatives.

  • Coordinating and conducting programme activities on the ground

  • Regular reporting of programme activities according to GIZ requirements

  • Responsible for results-based monitoring of anticipated impacts of activities

    Qualifications

  • University qualification in agriculture, agribusiness, or related fields; A master’s degree will be an advantage.

  • Very good business language skills in English and Swahili;

  • General professional experience in Agricultural Value Chain Development, Agricultural production

  • Specific professional experience in services around agriculture, contract farming, cooperation with the private sector, farmer organisations;

  • 5 years leadership/management experience;

  • 7 years of work experience in Kenya;

  • 4 years of experience in Developing Cooperation projects;

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; SNV Netherlands Development Organisation National Technical Expert (Deputy Team Leader) Jobs in Kenya


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