Program Partner, Agriculture And Agribusiness

Program Partner, Agriculture And Agribusiness

Mastercard Foundation

Program Partner, Agriculture And Agribusiness

Details of the offer

The Program Partner will report directly to the Kenya Program Lead, Agriculture. The successful candidate will support Agriculture /Agri-business programming activities and work collaboratively with other Foundation staff, such as Program country team members who are developing and implementing country strategies (e.g. Education/Skilling, Digital Economy, MSME, etc.).


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 grants management, program quality, pipeline development and co-creation with strategic partners.

Communicate progress and learnings from projects to foundation colleagues and the wider development community

Interact effectively with senior levels of partner organizations to advance the current work of the Foundation, while concurrently contributing to the Foundation’s country strategy development and new programs

Share knowledge and learning and offer insights and solutions.

Contribute insights to the Foundation’s thought leadership on youth employment in Afric
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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