Job Opportunities at Vi Agroforestry, Programme Officers
Main responsibilities of the Roles
The Programme Officers will support the day-to-day management of our programmes and implementation of the programs’ policies and processes.
They will provide technical support and oversight of implementing partners to execute, manage and monitor their projects effectively, particularly for coordination of programme activities, capacity development to local partners and M&E activities.
One of the Programme Officers will coordinate our Plan Vivo Carbon Offset Project in combination with technical support to our Smallholder Coffee Development Project (CODE-P).
Teamwork is important for Vi Agroforestry and the Programme Team will work close to the Administration Team. The four Programme Officers will complement each other and provide technical expertise, support and be focal spoke persons in one or moreof the following respective areas:
Environment, Climate Change and Resilience (ECC)
Participatory Monitoring, Reporting and Learning (PMRL)
Gender, Children and Youth
Do no Harm and Conflict Sensitivity
Carbon sequestration technology
Business Development (agricultural value chain expertise)
Resource Mobilisation and Aid Effectiveness
Communication and Innovation
About the preferred Candidate
You are an environmentalist and have a strong interest in environmental management, agroforestry/ecologicalagriculture, or related fields
You are a person of high integrity
Able to meet and deal with others in a courteous and tactful manner
Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, and cooperation
Result-oriented and self-motivated
Able to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced and changing environment
Motivated to work responsibly with little supervision
Able to cope with stressful situations
Willing and able to travel
Ability to multi-task with tight deadlines/schedules and attention to details
Ability to work independently and as a team as well as high degree of flexibility
Required qualifications and Skills
We are searching for Program Officers with one or more of the following qualifications:
Preferably an advanced degree in ecological agriculture/agroforestry, environmental management or other relevant disciplines and a minimum of five years of relevant and professional work experience
Preferably an advanced degree in PMERL and/or Business Development or other relevant disciplines and a minimum of five years of relevant and professional work experience
Strong understanding and practical experience of planning, monitoring and evaluation methods commonly used in development cooperation
Experience in Civil Society Development Cooperation
Strong conceptual and theoretical understanding of the rights-based approach
Experience in execution of double and triple Nexus projects
Proven experience in Resource Mobilisation
Proven experience in Communication and Innovation
Working experience in agricultural Business/Value Chain Development
Working experience from Carbon Offset Projects
Working experience from EU supported development programs/projects
Familiar with various web-based platforms
Excellent writing, research, communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Swahili
High level skills in report writing and presentations
Conversant with the concepts of Do No Harm and Conflict Sensitivity
Project Management certification
Experience in working in international teams
How to apply
Apply by uploading your CV and cover letter to IMPACTPOOL no later than Sunday the 13th of March 2022. Your application documents should be in English.
The employment is a fixed term contract position with a six months’ probation period. Start date 1st of May 2022.
We look forward to receiving your thoughtful application. Your time in preparing your application is much appreciated, however only appropriately qualified candidates of interest will be contacted.
Vi Agroforestry works actively with diversity and inclusion in the organisation. We welcome applicants regardless of sex, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnicity, religious belief, political opinion, national extraction, social origin, HIV/AIDS status, age, disability, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, and/or trade union membership or activities.
For more information
Name of Recruiting Manager: Kent larsson [email protected]