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Backpack Farm Agriculture Program (BPF) Director of Technical (Farmer) Training Job Vacancy

The Backpack Farm Agriculture Program (BPF) supports multi-functional agriculture programs and in Kenya. Food is the primary product of farming, but is only one of multiple benefits that a society should derive.

The BPF is an established social enterprise supporting smallholder farmers with eco-friendly agri-tech and training to achieve viable and sustainable linkages to food production, value chains, credible finance sources, rural incomes, social constructs and ecology domains.

Location: Nairobi
Salary: TBD

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working for a commercial agriculture firm or international organization developing the capacity of rural famers and regional food security models.

  • Minimum of graduate level diploma (MA or higher) in agronomic science, rural development or related field from a recognized university.
  • Plan, design, develop, and deliver technical agriculture training to support rural, smallholder farmers in line with the organization’s commitment to ecology friendly farming practices.
  • Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs.
  • Develop and organize training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
  • Recruit and train technical trainers.
  • Evaluate trainers’ performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Confer with management and conduct surveys to identify training needs of rural farmers based on new program development.
  • Develop testing and evaluation procedures using accepted M&E standards within the international donor and finance community.
  • Conduct ongoing technical training and personal development classes for training staff.
  • Train instructors and supervisors in techniques and skills for training and dealing with rural, smallholder farmers.
  • Prepare annual training budget
  • Good analytical and writing skills
  • Team Building
  • Self Motivated
How to Apply: 
  1. Only CVs which meet the minimum requirements will be responded to.
  2. CVs can be sent directly to Rachelz @
  3. Cover letters should be inserted directly into the main body of the email

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