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Job vacancies at Eastern Africa Grain Council, Kenya

 

 

 

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a membership-based organization registered in Kenya with country offices in Uganda and Tanzania. 
 
Our members are key stakeholders and players in the grain value chain including cereal growers, millers and processors drawn from within and outside the East Africa States. 
 
 
Our core mandate is to develop and promote orderly structured marketing systems and provide market information for grains so as to reduce transaction costs and eliminate barriers’ to regional trade


Vacancy: Program Officer
 
The successful candidate should be highly professional, self motivated and a proven high achiever with good leadership skills.
 
Reporting to the Regional Manager, Marketing Information Systems & Communication, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Coordinate all activities related to and contributing to the achievement of the Regional Food Balance Sheet.
  • Coordinating the recruitment and registration of private sector contributors of monthly data for the purpose of the RFBS.
  • Supervising the work of the national food balance sheet focal points to ensure the national FBS targets are met.
  • Train new contributors and monitor data uploading.
  • Regional Food balance Sheet reporting.
  • Coordinate all activities related to and contributing to the achievement of the Real Time Volume Tracking System and linking to the Food Balance Sheet.
  • Coordinating the recruitment and registration of user of the real time volume tracking System.
  • Supervising the work of the real time data collection.
Qualification, Skills and Experience:
  • A degree in agriculture, agribusiness or related agricultural field
  • 2 years experience in the agricultural or grain sector.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High integrity.
  • Has initiative and highly organised.
  • Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.
Vacancy: Regional Programs Coordinator
 
The successful candidate should be highly professional, self motivated and a proven high achiever with good leadership skills.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Provide leadership in project management and support to partners, including in project implementation, financial management and reporting, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Provide leadership in networking with partners, identifying opportunities for collaboration and development of new project ideas, including project proposals and fundraising.
  • Develop and monitor a consolidated regional budget for programmes.
  • Develop a consolidated monthly progress and narrative reports for all programmes.
  • Ensure rigorous monitoring, learning and evaluation system across the implementation of the programme.
  • Ensure quality implementation of projects.
  • Ensure compliance with EAGC standard operating procedures and partner guidelines and protocols.
  • Maintain a risk matrix for programs and ensure mitigation measures are in place.
  • Provide technical inputs to the design of advocacy materials and technical briefs.
  • Liaise with Project Managers to prepare and implement stakeholder engagement plans.
Qualification, Skills and Experience:
  • Masters degree preferably in Business and a degree in agriculture, agribusiness or related agricultural field.
  • 10 years experience in the agricultural/grain sector in the trading or development sector.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player, people leadership – achieving results through people.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Good proposal and business plan writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High integrity, initiative and highly organised.
  • Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.
Vacancy: Country Program Manager – EAGC Kenya
 
The successful candidate should be highly professional, self motivated and a proven high achiever with good leadership skills.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:
  • Coordinate, manage and implement the EAGC Kenya annual work plan.
  • Coordinate, manage and ensure implementation of EAGC Kenya programs and projects in line with the established company procedures and processes.
  • Manage the Warehouse Receipts Framework in Kenya.
  • Co-ordinate EAGC Kenya policy advocacy agenda.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, appraise & develop Kenya staff.
  • Event management including EAGC Agribusiness Expo and other Kenya forums.
  • Fund raising & resource mobilization for EAGC Kenya.
  • Provide strategic direction on Kenya Membership growth and communication with members to ensure their involvement in EAGC programs and activities.
Qualification, Skills and Experience:
  • Masters degree preferably in Business and a degree in agriculture, agribusiness or related agricultural field
  • 5 years experience in the agricultural or grain sector.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Donor Intelligence and Fund Raising skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High integrity.
  • Has initiative and highly organised.
  • Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.
If your background and competence match the above specifications, please send your application demonstrating how your experience matches our requirements. 
 
It should include an updated C.V., your current remuneration package, valid email address, daytime contact number and full contact details of 3 referees including day time telephone number  to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. copied to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 13th August 2014. 
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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