Regional Coordinator (East Africa) At Nourishing Africa

Regional Coordinator (East Africa) At Nourishing Africa
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Nourishing Africa


Regional Coordinator (East Africa) At Nourishing Africa

Details of the offer

Nourishing Africa is seeking to employ a Regional Coordinator in Kenya to join its team of young, dynamic professionals working to transform the agri-food industry in Africa.
Job Description
In this role, you will be required to fulfill the following primary responsibilities working as a key member of the Nourishing Africa team:
Serve as the primary contact person for your designated geographic region
Drive recruitment and engagement of Nourishing Africa hub members in their region
Promote Nourishing Africa locally and regionally, widely amplifying the organization name and communicating Nourishing Africa activities to potential members, partners and other stakeholders
Proactively seek out local and regional partnership opportunities for Nourishing Africa
Set up physical or virtual meetings with potential partners in the region
Support the production of region-specific communication materials such as articles, op-eds and newsletters in English and in local languages where applicable
Provide region-specific industry updates, insights, feedback and recommendations
Identify local business opportunities and challenges and determine key regional resources to aid operations and business growth
Recommend appropriate strategies for the implementation of Nourishing Africa programs, initiatives and events in their region
Coordinate local and regional convenings, workshops and meetings as required
Represent Nourishing Africa at appropriate meetings and events
Prepare and submit weekly, quarterly and annual reports on country and regional engagements to the Management
Participate in all assigned administrative and supervisory functions and in staff and team meetings, training and staff development activities as scheduled

Countries Covered: Nourishing Africa priority countries in East Africa including Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda and other countries in the region as the need arises
Minimum Qualifications & Requirements
We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, committed to excellence, with a passion for the agriculture sector. Below are key qualifications that we require:
Bachelors or Masters degree in Business, Social Sciences, Agriculture or other related fields.
Minimum of 3 years’ professional experience working with a reputable firm in a related role in the agriculture sector
Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail
Excellent programme planning and management skills
Excellent oral, written, and public communication skills
Excellent networking ability and access to networks of stakeholders in the agriculture sector within the region
Ability to work independently, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative
Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-cultural team
Demonstrable research skills
Excellent interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills
Excellent problem solving, planning and organizing skills
Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
Willingness to participate in field activities/surveys and travel to remote areas within the region
Proficient in MS office suite
Willing and able to travel
Fluency in French is an advantage

Qualified and interested applicants should forward their CVs and cover letter withRegional Coordinator (East Africa): Nourishing Africaas the subject of the mail. Only eligible candidates will be contacted.

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