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NGO Field Manager Job Vacancy

KOMAZA Kenya NGO is looking to hire a Field Manager.

KOMAZA’s mission: Lift rural families out of poverty by increasing income and generating permanent wealth through agro-forestry social business.


KOMAZA is looking for one (1) highly motivated, organized, responsible, intelligent and detail-oriented individual.

Must Haves:
  • KCSE required, Certification or Diploma in Agriculture, Forestry or Community Development strongly preferred
  • Strong communication skills in Kiswahili, English and Kimijikenda
  • Computer literate in MS Office (Word and Excel), internet research and email
  • Driving license required, Experience riding motorbikes preferred
  • 2+ years work experience managing projects and teams; strong organization and leadership skills
Roles and Responsibilities 

Location: Field work in Ganze District, Office work in Kilifi Town

Field Managers are responsible for overseeing KOMAZA’s field operations in their designated project area.

This will involve: staff management, including employee training, community mobilization, planning, organization and management of crop planting and crop maintenance as well as frequent coordination with the Field Director.

Field Staff Management - Supervise all of the field staff in your area; working to hire, train, and manage them and ensure that they are performing their jobs satisfactorily.

Community Mobilization - Interact with community leaders and groups to secure support of and assistance with the project. Educate the community on the KOMAZA projects and their benefits.

Management of Planting Preparation, Implementation, and Maintenance - Manage the proper execution of all crop planting and maintenance activities in your area including the logistics and delivery of planting tools and inputs to all farmers. Track the progress of all farmers and make regular reports requiring detailed record keeping and creating spreadsheets for tracking progress.

Coordination with the Field Director - Report regularly to your Field Director on the status of project and planting activities in your area. Maintain in close communication with the Field Director and head office on all matters regarding to KOMAZA’s field-based work in your area.

How to apply

Please visit to download the application form.

Then E-mail your Application to with the su
bject line: Field Manager.

Having problems downloading the application? Send in your application through P.O. Box 117-80108 Kilifi

Please apply as soon as possible.

Deadline is 6th April, 2012

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