Programme/Technology Management Officer (Lead) at Finance Life Technologies Limited

Riby is a Finance Technology Company that provides a simple and smart finance management platform for groups and their members. Our solution automates the financial and business activities of cooperative.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Programme/Technology Management Officer (Lead)

Location: Oyo

Job Description

  • Agbetuntun Programme is a DFID UK-funded Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), and aims to implement a digitized platform for sustainable and commercial approach to Agribusiness with focus on Southwest Nigeria.
  • The aim is to ensure food security and improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers across the Southwest through the introduction of Digitalized Value Chain Agricultural Finance & Support Systems.

Overview

  • Leading the implementation of the Agbetuntun Programme Workplan through providing technical and strategic leadership and oversight of the Programme Operations.

Responsibility and Accountabilities

  • Coordinate and lead the implementation and delivery of the Agbetuntun Programme Workplan across identified states in South-West Nigeria.
  • Manage and coordinate PMO project staff to oversee daily program operations.
  • Facilitate and/or assist to facilitate the training for project staff where necessary.
  • Oversee and review project strategy and activities related to the implementation of the project according to the project/programme brief.
  • Provide technical assistance for the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation strategy. Subsequently oversee project’s M&E system, ensuring the provision of quality data on a timely basis for internal project management and external reporting purposes.
  • Assist the Programme Sponsor to establish linkages with private sector service providers and buyers for accessing new farm and non-farm enterprise opportunities and in the negotiation of market contracts and MOUs with selected private sector partners.
  • Assist Programme Sponsor in developing and implementing suitable strategy for sustained investment and program funding.
  • Attend to other duties as directed by the Programme Executives.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree (Master’s preferably) in agricultural economics/extension or related field.
  • 5-7 years’ international experience in agro-business development
  • Demonstrated capacity to work with private sector players (financial institutions, buyers, traders, transporters, input suppliers or processors)
  • Experience with community-based programming
  • Experience in small to medium scale agro-enterprise management
  • Experience with externally funded development programmes would be desirable, preferably with experience in market-oriented projects
  • Experience in dealing with local interlocutors (local NGOs, government ministries) preferably in an African context
  • Fluency in English.

Working condition:

  • Candidate must be based or willing to relocate/ work out of the project office in Ibadan.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2018.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: info@riby.me


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