Project Manager for Scale Up FFBS Approach Initiative job at CARE

CARE

Vacancy title:
Project Manager for Scale Up FFBS Approach Initiative

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

CARE

Deadline of this Job:
05 September 2022

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Iringa , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, September 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclose

JOB DETAILS:
Project Manager for Scale Up FFBS Approach Initiative

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead on the delivery of the project implementation phase and provide technical inputs in close collaboration with other team members
• Participate in mainstreaming gender in activities to ensure women among the target beneficiaries of the project
• Networking, Learning, Representation, Strengthening and maintaining relations with relevant government line ministries (LGA and MoA) and private sector/research institutions to coordinate the adoption of new products and/or approaches in agriculture development and marketing
• Design a strategy to strengthen linkages with any other NGO’s, private sector and service providers or government agencies in supporting and addressing various farmer’s needs
• Develop project work plans and ensure timely implementation of the project activities in line with work plans and activity schedules
• Provide technical assistance for the design of the project’s monitoring and evaluation strategy.
• Organize and assist with management of project budgets.
• Supporting and contribute to the project’s quarterly and annual reports by highlighting successes, challenges, lessons learned and opportunities in the agricultural programming within the component.
• Staff and Performance Management by supervising and support staff, ensuring activities are on track

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS
• Master’s degree in agricultural economics, agribusiness management or Agronomy,

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
• At least 7 years’ experience in agro-business development and management of agriculture focused projects.
• Demonstrated capacity to work with private sector players (financial institutions, buyers, traders, transporters, input suppliers, processors in agriculture value chain)
• Experience with FFBS Approach; practices, principles and operations associated with modern production agriculture.
• Knowledge of agronomic principles and practices, including crops, soils and nutrients.
• Proven experience delivering agriculture focussed project to improve livelihood and reduce poverty of smallholder farmers in Tanzania
• Knowledge of the agriculture sector in Tanzania and its regulation and stakeholders
• Experience with programming that integrates gender equality and women’s Empowerment

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
• Management skills and commercial acumen
• Demonstrated understanding and application of international standard policy.
• Proven ability to forge strong professional relationships and facilitate coordination with donors, implementing partners, local government and communities in public and private sector.
• Excellent communication and facilitation skills, including native Kiswahili and strong English language skills.
• Excellent planning and time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to work calmly under pressure to deliver and work with others and collaborate as part of a team member.
• A high level of attention to detail and accuracy in working with numbers Strong analytical ability, able to evaluate and to appraise critically quantitative and qualitative information.
• Extensive knowledge and experience in the Tanzanian country context strongly preferred.
• Willing to travel regularly within remote rural areas in Iringa district as required.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education: Associate Degree

Job application procedure

Only a letter of application and updated CV including names of at least 3 reputable referees from previous jobs (preferable line Managers) with reliable contacts should be sent by email to Human Resources Department [email protected]  by Closure of Business, 5th September 2022 at 1700hrs. To apply, please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted