Job vacancy Outgrower Program Coordinator

59 Okodan St, Blue Gate district, Osu, Accra near Papaye, Accra
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23 June, 2021
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Outgrower Program Coordinator

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Job OverviewOur Client is looking for a driven, proactive, hands-on and experienced Outgrower Program Coordinator who plans and coordinates the integrated activities of smallholder farmers’ productivity and profitability program; utilizing materials and human resources and formulating protocols to meet performance goals and targets. This position may require some weeknights and weekend hours. Key Job Responsibilities

  • Implement an economically and agronomically viable outgrower strategy or model for the production and sale of local rice, maize and cotton.
  • Coordinate detailed market analysis across all the value chain segments within the portfolio.
  • Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and oversee activities directly related to production to accomplish business performance targets.
  • Plan and schedule the entire production and post-production programs including recruitment and selection of strong performing SHFs; planting schedules, coordinate input access and delivery, agronomy plans, training, harvesting and aggregation in line with the contractual obligation of the SHF
  • Identify potential risks and implement mitigation measures, e.g., for crop, environment, social, credit etc.
  • Establish systems and processes for tracking activities, budgets, stocks, distributions, etc.
  • Monitor and report on project activities and impact (economic, social, and environmental) to managers and related donors.
  • Coordinate skills and competency-based training for SHFs, technical officers and supervisors to maximize productivity and quality including input use, agronomy, field trials, record keeping, post-harvest management, access to finance, access to inputs business training etc.
  • Determine staffing requirements, necessary skills, resources, and motivation to work effectively.
  • Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity-goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
  • Develop proposals for grants and funding request.
  • Create, develop and maintain relationships effectively with donors, local government partners/agencies, community leaders, and others.
  • Ensure that all integrated outgrowers’ activities are fully aligned and comply with the Group crop-related protocols and relevant legislation and regulations for country operations. 
  • Keep informed of developments in the functional areas and use this information to help the Group operate with initiative and innovation.
  • Requirements
    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
    Valid Till
    22 Jul, 2021

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