Catholic Relief Services is the official agency of the United Stated
Catholic conference of Bishops for relief and development assistance overseas.
JOB TITLE: SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER – AGRICULTURE
LOCATION: Abuja, Nigeria
This position ensures that CRS Nigeria complies with the Agency's guideline principles of stewardship. It ensures that CRS Nigeria complies to CRS HQ financial policies, individual donor regulations and ensures efficient usage of CRS Nigeria’s fund on the Projects.
SUMMARY OF PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
Specific duties include:
Analyze market opportunities
Develop agriculture capacity within CRS/Nigeria and its partners
Draft comprehensive progress reports.
Represent CRS at high profile technical meetings
Minimum of Masters degree in Agricultural related field or business administration
Minimum of 6 years in relevant fields including marketing research, farming systems. Agricultural policies, public and private donor relations
Previous management experience with agriculture projects.
Solid understanding of key issues facing small-scale farmers
Experience with and commitment to working in a team structure
Willingness and ability to travel within and outside Nigeria up to 40%
Fluency in Microsoft Office Software
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should request for application forms from firstname.lastname@example.org fill the forms and send back to the same address along with a detailed CV as attached MS Word documents. Completed applications should reach us before 5pm, 20th June 2011. Applications sent in should be in the required format in order to be considered. Only short listed candidates will be notified.