Intermediate / Experienced
As a Program Associate, you will support knowledge and capacity development initiatives for agriSMEs, manage and deploy knowledge resources, and provide program implementation support on agriSME-focused projects.
In this role, you will be required to fulfill the following primary responsibilities:
Collaborate with the Management to develop, execute and evaluate relevant programs
Collect data from primary or secondary data sources
Conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis and generate reports for Nourishing Africa programs and associated activities
Engage in gathering and analyzing information, developing proposals, preparing reports, and developing strategic recommendations for growth.
Present research findings and implement solutions in collaboration with the team and other relevant stakeholders.
Participate in planning and implementation of Nourishing Africa events, training and capacity building programs.
Curate relevant, high-value content for the Nourishing Africa resource hub
Manage and maintain the integrity of the Nourishing Africa resource hub and online learning management system by ensuring data is relevant, complete, accessible, updated, and accurate.
Carry out other responsibilities assigned by Supervisor.
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:
Minimum of an undergraduate degree in social sciences, business administration, or other relevant fields.
Have a minimum of two years of professional, private sector experience in a related field.
Ability to initiate, effectively and independently interact with multiple stakeholders.
Passion and demonstrable experiences in imparting knowledge and capacity building.
Outstanding analytical and research skills, including primary and secondary research.
Strong competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and research tools.
Strong commitment to enhancing performance and creating added benefits for stakeholders.
Strong and effective verbal, written and presentation skills.
Ethical, self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented.
Excellent self-management skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with others.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.