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Secretary Manager Job in Kenya

The Position:

Gem Horticulture Farmers Co-operative Society Limited seeks to recruit a
Secretary Manager who shall be based at the society in Yala and responsible for implementation and monitoring of all society’s activities in its area of operation.

The incumbent must be dynamic, result oriented, performance driven, good planner and highly motivated.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure implementation of society’s activities on the ground in collaboration with partners and other stakeholders;
  • Ensure timely and accurate development of operational budget’s and manage society’s expenditure.
  • Provide timely technical advice and periodic financial records to the society;
  • Strengthen and support the existing structures in the society’s area of operation;
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of interventions related to the society;
  • Assist the society’s BOD in designing and development of IEC materials and ensure provision of quality services;
  • Manage the society’s resources and assets within its area of operation;
  • Perform all other duties assigned and as referred to in the society’s by-law of article 57.0.
  • Linking the society with potential buyers and marketing the society products.
  • Keeping up to date records of farmers and production process.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Must have 3 years relevant experience in a reputable horticulture production and marketing organization/society.
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management or Certificate in Agri-business from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years field experience working in an active farmer’s community cooperative society or related field in Kenya.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Knowledge of local language will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer (Word, Excel, Access) and MIS (Management Information Systems).
  • Knowledge on horticulture and perishable product sales and marketing is an added advantage.
  • Should be aged between 25-40 years.
If you meet the above requirements, send your application letter, detailed CV, day time phone contact and names of three professional referees not later than 30th Sept. 2011 to:

The Chairman,
Gem Horticulture Farmers Co-Operative Society,
P.O. Box 661 - 40610 Yala

Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Gem Horticulture farmers Co-operative Society is an equal opportunity employer

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