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March 26, 2012

Fintrac Recruitment (5 Positions)




Agribusiness / Food Security Employment Opportunities

Fintrac is a leading US-based agriculture consulting firm with projects in Africa, Asia and Central America. We are currently recruiting technical experts for an upcoming multi-year USAID-funded project in Kenya.

Program Director - Candidates must have significant experience in managing large agribusiness and food security projects, including the development of public-private alliances. Candidates must have superior technical, organizational and communication skills.

Successful track record as a program director and in depth knowledge and recent practical experience in the Kenyan agriculture sector is essential. Advanced degree preferred and commercial experience required.




Technical Experts – Candidates are required to have at least 10 years’ experience in staple crops (especially maize), horticulture, dairy, marketing or nutrition, with specific knowledge of the Kenyan agricultural sector.

Experience with technology transfer to small farmers and producer groups is essential. Advanced degree in agronomy, veterinary science, agriculture marketing or related field and experience with donor-funded programs desired.

Organization and Management Specialists – Since the project will be implemented through an array of local organizations and private companies, agribusiness specialists are required in organizational capacity building and management of public-private sector alliances.

Advanced degree in business related area, plus private sector and development project experience is essential.

Grants and Finance Manager – Responsible for managing grant funds and overseeing the development, evaluation and viability of the proposals submitted.

The manager will provide support to grantees in compliance, accountability and target delivery. Degree in finance, accounting, business or related field required. Five years of progressively responsible work experience in managing small grants, grants under contracts or sub-contracts with international agricultural organizations or NGOs preferred.

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist – Responsibilities include monitoring and tracking results in Fintrac’s M&E data management system; data collection and validation; overall coordination of M&E activities.

Degrees in statistics, agriculture economics or related fields, strong analytical, communications and computer skills required.

Email CV with salary history to kenyajobs@fintrac.com.

Candidates should indicate the position for which they are applying in the subject line.

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