Thursday, 20 March 2014

Careera at Kilimo Markets Ltd - Regional Farmer Business Developer

Job Title: Regional Farmer Business Developer

Employer: Kilimo Markets Ltd

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 30th March 2014

Job Description:


Responsibilities:

Sensitization of communities, organization and training of Voluntary Savings and Lending Groups
Organization and training of the apex Farmer Groups for collective marketing and management of input supply chains,
Training of Trainers (TOTs) as voluntary Community Resource Persons (CRPs)
Establish a certification system of CRPs and develop their on-going training capacity on a consulting basis,
Facilitate regular business training of the farmer groups by Regional Business Manager,
Establish and manage a data collection system of the Savings and Lending Groups that is aggregated at District level.
Develop monthly reports to the Senior staff
Support the Regional Business Manager with quality control and other warehouse activities during marketing season


Qualifications:

Advanced degree preferably in rural and social development or its equivalent
At least 3-5 years experience in the field of farmer group organizing and developing, training
Extensive knowledge of farmer organizing and warehouse operation
Proven experience in designing and implementing training material
Proven ability in managing and developing staff
Demonstrated capacity in designing monitoring & evaluation systems and reports in English and Kiswahili
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse array of people
Extraordinary initiative and innovative with strong interpersonal skills and experience in leadership positions and pays attention to detail
Have an attraction to serve small farmers,
Willingness to travel


How to Apply:

All interested applicants are invited to download an application form at: www.kilimomarkets.com or request from the HR office human.resources@kilimomarkets.com and send it together with their
CV and a cover letter addressed to the Director back to the same email-address