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Regional Fruit Program Manager (covering Kenya and Uganda) Job Vacancy: TechnoServe

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In collaboration with The Coca-Cola Company, TechnoServe, Inc. is launching an exciting new program to help 54,000 smallholder fruit farmers double their incomes.

This 4-year pilot initiative will work in Kenya and Uganda to help farmers improve productivity, establish farmer-owned enterprises and create market linkages with identified processors and juice producers supplying local and regional markets with a view to demonstrating the potential for expansion to global exports in the future.

TechnoServe is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build businesses that create jobs, income, opportunity, and economic growth in developing countries.

Our strategies are based on a market-driven, business-oriented approach employed and refined over the past 40 years.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals with strong business and analytical skills, relevant experience and a passion for making a difference to fill this Kenya-based position, as follows:

Regional Fruit Program Manager (covering Kenya and Uganda):

Primary function is to ensure timely and effective implementation of the program activities and achievement of the project’s goal to double the income of 54,000 smallholder fruit farmers in Kenya and Uganda.

Responsibilities include project start-up, planning, implementation and delivery of targeted results; recruitment and management of a team of TechnoServe staff both at Country and regional levels; and day-to-day project management activities, including budget management and work plan monitoring.

The Manager will also be responsible for building and maintaining effective working relationships with corporate partners and donors as well as local stakeholders in both Kenya and Uganda; minimum of 7 years relevant experience is required with demonstrated capacity to successfully lead project teams and achieve results.

Qualified candidates will kindly submit applications by email with letters and CV’s as one document (not as separate attachments) including their salary history and at least 3 referees to work @ tns.org.

Other forms of application or applications lacking all items listed above will not receive a response.

Women are encouraged to apply.

Your application should reach us on or before 12th February 2010.

TechnoServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.technoserve.org




Any questions on this opportunity please email: kenyanjobsandvacancies@googlemail.com or get us on facebook
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