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Job Vacancies at FarmAgric Foundation for Agriculture, 17th January, 2020

FarmAgric is a technology-driven agricultural company that empowers farmers through the provision of required capital and inputs using funds raised from the investing public.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Administrative Intern (Corper)

Location: Abuja

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Support the smooth functioning of the administrative workflow of the organization.
  • Assist business operations, human resource, and other programme staff functions with records maintenance and reports generation.
  • Assist with all other tasks assigned by the management.
  • Support the organization’s basic operation and administrative functions, records keeping, filing and documents management.
  • Assist with programmes by preparing training and other materials.

Qualifications

  • MS Office proficiency.
  • Ability to adapt to any working environment.
  • Strong Organizational skills.
  • Written and Verbal communication skills.
  • OND, HND or BSC in any field.
  • Preferably a corp member serving in Abuja.
  • Interested candidates must reside in Abuja.

 

Job Title: Communications Analyst

Location: Abuja

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Structure, collect, process and disseminate information on Foundation’s activities;
  • Assist in enhancing and promoting the Foundation’s projects, programmes activities and achievements;
  • Assist for continuous improvement of internal and external communication of the Foundation;
  • Implement successfully public awareness campaigns on the organization’s activities.
  • Draft speeches, communiqués, press releases and reviews
  • Design and structure press kits and advertisements
  • Assist in drafting and designing the Foundation’s information bulletin.
  • Contribute for content and design of various publications and updates for content of the Foundation’s website.
  • Media coverage and support for communication related needs for meetings, press conferences, seminars etc.
  • Assist in the coordination of interviews and media interactions for the Organization’s management with local, regional and international press.
  • Initiate partnerships and establish strong networks with regional and international media to increase visibility and raise awareness about Foundation’s activities.
  • Carry out any other assignment that may be assigned and regularly at short notice.
  • Developing and executing strategic communications plans for the foundation programmes.
  • Overseeing the implementation of communications activities—including potentially supervising junior and mid-level staff, consultants, and subcontractors including social media outreach; website content management; blogging; drafting policy briefs and other documents; and multi-media content production
  • Plan, execute and evaluate training programs designed to build specific skills and capacities in agriculture among key targeted audiences.
  • Interface with clients, maintain good relations, negotiate timelines and deliverables.
  • Participate in broader strategic planning and decision making for various international development projects and for Cloudburst business development
  • Support dissemination of Farmagric Foundation and project external communications by producing and disseminating an extensive range of materials (e.g. reports, emails, meeting minutes, newsletter, brochures, fact sheets, etc.).
  • Assist with FarmAgric foundation business development activities, such as proposals, conferences, and thought leadership materials.
  • Assist and coordinate the implementation of client and/or project communications initiatives.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Prior experience in oversight of international development communications, knowledge management and training programs and/or activities
  • Ability to coordinate and manage complex communication campaigns and events.
  • Knowledge of the country’s agricultural sector is a plus.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience developing innovative and content-sensitive public awareness programs, with a preference on agriculture.
  • Prior experience working on donor-funded international development projects.

 

Job Title: Grants Officer

Location: Abuja

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Strengthens and maintains the necessary administrative structures and interdepartmental processes to ensure grant transparency, smooth implementation, and reporting.
  • Serves as primary point of contact for partners and donors and will ensure that all grant files are complete, accurate, and up-to-date.
  • Reviews internal documents and processes for compliance from time to time.
  • This role occupant is to provide support to the organization by identifying grants and funding opportunities, prepare and process grant application and oversee grant management and implementation for all projects.
  • Liaise with donors, consultants and project stakeholders to obtain relevant contributions and inputs desired for the implementation of the foundation’s projects.

Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively to build working relationships at all levels.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of experience in business, finance, accounting, or any other relevant field.
  • Prior experience in managing grants from donor organizations in an NGO.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV and Applications to: careers@farmagric.com using the job title as the subject of the mail.

 

Application Deadline 24th January, 2020

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