Agribusiness Program Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Kajiado

Corporate Staffing

Job Summary

Our client seeks to hire an experienced Program Manager with at least 5+ years in Project Management (preferably in Agribusiness/ Food Security)

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Our client is a social enterprise set up to improve the lives of the bottom of the pyramid producers and consumers through training, improved access to markets and adoption of climate smart agriculture technologies. The organization supports several projects in Kajiado and neighboring counties. They seek to hire an experienced Program Manager.

Location: Isinya, Kajiado
Salary: 150-200K

Role Purpose

The Program manager will serve a strategic role and while they will not manage individual projects they will coordinate teams working on several projects.

Roles and Responsibilities for the Program Manager Job

Work with the board to develop and or review the overall strategy and objectives of projects. The manager will be responsible for aligning the outcome of each project with the organization’s overall goals.
Lead development of budgets and guide the board in establishing priorities and allocating resources to specific projects.
Work with project teams to establish plans and goals for each project and ensure objectives are set, tasks assigned, budget allocated and timetables for achieving intermediate and overall project goals are agreed.
Set review dates to ensure that projects remain on target and establish a formal monitoring and evaluation structure for all projects.
Work closely with project teams to track progress and provide updates on any changes in strategy or priorities.
Report to the board, donors and partners on the progress of individual projects and the overall program.
Lead the search for new funding opportunities for the organization through market research, direct
Prospecting, networking and participation in key events.

Program Manager Job Skills & Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or related field of study
5+ years in Project Management preferably on Agribusiness/ Food Security
Strong leadership skills
Financial management skills and ability to administer budgets across multiple projects.
Experience in running donor funded projects / Investment impact funds
Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation
Experience in business development and fund raising.


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