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Programme Partner, Agriculture and Agribusiness


Nairobi, Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

Identify challenges and opportunities in the agricultural sector that can be unlocked through education, labor and financial systems, to drive job growth. Explore the nexus between Agriculture/Agribusiness, labor market systems and Financial inclusion programming while promoting cross learning and integration Provide agricultural sector expertise to support country program and Foundation country teams in the design and management of agricultural and agri-finance programs to scale country-level inclusive education, financial and labour systems in Kenya Support Country program in the development or implementation of new programs, including co-creation of programs and due diligence of potential partners and projects. Work collaboratively with country team members in development of strategies pertinent to Young Africa Works in Kenya and support the implementation of such programs and their interlinkages. Manage Agriculture /Agri-business programming implementation activities, including gr

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. bility to work both independently and as part of a team
  2. Is willing to travel up to 40% of the time
  3. Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities
  4. Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures
  5. Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity
  6. You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision

Education + Experience

  1. Master’s Degree in Agriculture, International Development, or related field required Minimum of 5 years of relevant field-based experience in coordinating or managing moderately complex projects required, preferably within Agriculture space in Kenya and the counties