Friday, October 2, 2009

Job at Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa

Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is seeking to recruit exceptional and experienced individuals to fill the positions of Program Officer, Market Access Program and Program Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation, for the West Africa region and will be based in Accra.

The position will report to the Director of Market Access Program based in Nairobi.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Masters degree in Business, Agricultural Economics or related disciplines.
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience leading agri-business and development efforts, partially or wholly in Africa.
• Experience in managing multinational initiatives in the private and/or public sector is essential.
• Good understanding of agricultural markets, commodities and higher value products as well as sound understanding of farmer incentives.
• A sound knowledge of, and experience in agricultural trade development, including the demand and supply challenges in Africa.
• Ability to interact with business, political and community leaders is essential.

The position will report to the Director of Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation based in Nairobi.
Qualifications and Experience:
• Masters degree in Agriculture, Rural Development, Social Sciences or any other relevant field.
• Minimum of ten (10) years professional experience, with at least five (5) years in monitoring and evaluation.
• Exceptional interpersonal, diplomatic and networking skills and should be comfortable working in a multicultural environment.

General Requirements:
• Excellent communication and writing skills in both English and French as well as proficiency in computer usage are essential.

• The remuneration and allowances attached to the positions are competitive and attractive.

Method of Application:
Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their applications, quoting the job position/reference number as subject, with detailed resume, including current remuneration and clear
Contact address (not P.O. Box) in confidence to:
Executive Selection Unit,
Akintola Williams Deloitte Consulting,
235, Ikorodu Road, Ilupeju.
P.O. Box 965,
Lagos, Nigeria.
Or e-mail your application letter and detailed CV in Microsoft Word format to:
For more information, applicants can visit

Closing Date: 13th October, 2009.

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