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A. SALES/MARKETING

Company: Technoserve

 

Job title:  Market&Finance- BWC

Job description:

  • Periodically carry out an assessment of all farmer groups already established on the project to identify cooperatives’ key capacities on operations, governance structure, key areas for improvement, etc.
  • Provide guidance to the Business Advisors and Local Farmer Trainers in facilitating group formation amongst women farmers in project locations
  • Develop practical and targeted training curriculum that helps in strengthening farmer groups based on assessment conducted
  • Identify and link farmer groups to affordable and sustainable financial assistance that support the groups’ business activities
  • Identify and link (using a sustainable approach) farmer groups to markets (old and new) that protect the economic interest of the groups
  • Provide guidance to Business Advisors and Local Farmer Trainers in structuring viable and sustainable groups saving culture, using the Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) or the Savings and Internal Lending Committees (SILC) model
  • Ensure that agribusiness records of farmer groups are well maintained and that up-to-date data and information on groups are provided on a regular basis
  • Support the Project Coordinator in designing and executing the planned project interventions
  • Identify and perform a thorough assessment of emanating, existing, and envisaged challenges and proffer solutions
  • Assist in implementing plans to help resolve any occasional discrepancy and irregularity
  • Adherence strictly to the timeframe of assignments in the project life
  • Any other tasks that may be assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Business Management and other relevant fields;
  • Fluency in Hausa and English
  • At least 4 years’ experience in capacities relating to either Agribusiness, Education, Marketing, Business development or Advisory services
  • Practical experience facilitating VSLAs or SILCs
  • At least 2 years’ prior experience with development organizations
  • Demonstrable group management skills
  • Prior experience supporting community-based/ farmer-groups
  • Prior experience working on gender-focused projects is a plus
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a large team
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance to others
  • Ability to actively engage with stakeholders, particularly community leaders, farmer groups and private sector actors
  • Ability to develop well written, cohesive analyses and reports
  • Ability to take initiative and work with limited supervision
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with relevant software packages, including Microsoft Excel

To apply, visit Register (ultipro.com)

 

 

B. INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

    1. Company: Tony Blair Issues for Global Change

 

Job title: Country Head

Job description:

  • Oversee pitch development and presentations for identified potential projects and partnerships
  • Lead engagements with donors, partners and internal TBI teams (as required)
  • Understand the country fundraising and business development market by mapping donor opportunities amongst a wide group of stakeholders (predominantly: foundation offices; bilateral and multilateral donor agency offices and staff; development contractors and INGOs – both not-for profit and for-profit)
  • Provide high quality advice to senior government counterparts we work with as well as TBI leadership
  • Oversee the implementation of the country strategy and team OKRs
  • Ensure wholistic project strategies across multiple sectors
  • Ensure project and policy monitoring, evaluation and learning across multiple sectors
  • Ensure projects have a clear measurement framework for regular data collection, using the organizational Theory of Change and impact tools
  • Lead the annual strategy setting process for the country projects and the quarterly review process to assess assess progress and to adapt rapidly in response to new challenges and opportunities
  • Lead the development of a fundraising strategy for projects including collaboration with the fundraising team, and progress tracking through the year
  • Identify and scope new workstreams and project opportunities
  • Identify innovations and factors which contribute to or inhibit success and impact across all existing projects
  • Deploy a strategic approach to review project progress, consider alternative approaches and re-set workstream objectives accordingly and within the OKRs framework
  • Anticipate project risks and take actions to mitigate, including financial, reputational, safety and securityEnsure the right expertise are in place to lead the delivery of all projects
  • Lead and manage all advisory teams, ensuring buy-in into the shared strategy, alignment across workstreams, collaborative problem solving and shared accountability for impact
  • Lead the mobilisation of internal and external expertise to drive the delivery of project priorities and contribute to the learning and development of the team, including short-term consultants, other TBI Advisors/Associates, and TBI interns
  • Manage a high-performing team, including all aspects of performance, management, safety and security
  • Effectively manage staff performance, including building a culture of feedback and nurturing the next generation of TBI leaders
  • Ensure strong teamwork across the team at all times and provide support as needed to team members
  • Accountable for performance, safety and wellbeing of all staff embedded within the country
  • Ensure that risks to the projects and staff are spotted and managed adequately and emergency protocols are in place to maximise the safety and well-being of team members, including ensuring all security and safety protocols are upheld and kept up to date
  • Ensure policies, procedures and the Code of Conduct are adhered to at all times by all country staff
  • Ensure timely completion of financial processes e.g. invoices and country tracker, and review and approve all services and suppliers relating to the project
  • Set and manage the project budget, including putting in place appropriate financial controls
  • Ensure that all legal requirements are met for operating in country, including initiating and supporting all legal status activities relating to the project and TBI staff in country
  • Supervise TBI staff, including participating in the hiring, professional development and evaluation process, setting specific goals and providing ongoing performance feedback
  • Contribute to the wider leadership and development of TBI as an organisation by contributing to strategy decisions both within the Africa projects and the wider organization
  • Contribute to organisational learning by identifying innovations and factors which contribute to or inhibit success and impact
  • Contribute to analysis, lessons, writing case studies or policy papers as necessary to support TBI fundraising, partnership and communications activities
  • Articulate and implement activities to ensure the team contributes to TBI thought leadership and global policy influence
  • Challenge ways of working in the team and projects to drive high aspirations for impact, thought leadership and global influence from the Africa projects and beyond
  • Provide active contribution to project goals, especially around thought leadership, fundraising and external positioning, both in terms of identifying the best possible contribution from the team, but also individual leadership to contribute own ideas and time
  • Demonstrate ability to apply and learn from new and innovative approaches to policy reform in Africa to supporting change and deliver impact
  • Build and contribute own contacts and networks as avenues for potential partnership, fundraising and global influence
  • Utilise resources outside of the team – including wider TBI colleagues, the Executive Chairman’s office, the TBI sector practices and strategic partnerships within TBI’s network etc – to support partner governments where appropriate with additional expertise and/or support
  • Challenge ways of working in the team and projects to drive high aspirations for impact, thought leadership and global influence from the Africa projects and beyond
  • Provide active contribution to project goals, especially around thought leadership, fundraising and external positioning, both in terms of identifying the best possible contribution from the team, but also individual leadership to contribute own ideas and time
  • Demonstrate ability to apply and learn from new and innovative approaches to policy reform in Africa to supporting change and deliver impact
  • Build and contribute own contacts and networks as avenues for potential partnership, fundraising and global influence
  • Utilise resources outside of the team – including wider TBI colleagues, the Executive Chairman’s office, the TBI sector practices and strategic partnerships within TBI’s network etc – to support partner governments where appropriate with additional expertise and/or support

 

Requirements

  • Role must be filled by an individual who can live and work in Nigeria without restriction
  • Substantial and demonstratable experience in government, government advisory or management consulting
  • An ability to work independently, think strategically and translate strategies into concrete and implementable plans
  • Subject matter expertise may be required e.g. Public policy, international development, private sector development, agriculture etc. depending on the project strategy
  • Experienced people manager and effective motivator of high performing teams
  • Ability to manage high level political relationships, including as an interlocutor in the Institute’s and Executive Chairman’s relationship with Government leadership
  • Ability to identify and address drivers of change in low capacity, public sector environments
  • An acute attention to detail with excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills;
  • Experience of identifying and resolving project implementation bottlenecks;
  • Ability to set and maintain a safe and secure culture and professional environment
  • Strong sense of ethics, discretion and perseverance required;
  • Strong networks within the Federal Government, States and key stakeholders is highly desirable
  • Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice

To apply, visit x (institute.global)

Company: UN Women

 

en, Peace and Security (WPS

Job description:

  • Design and formulate programme implementation strategies to guide the roll-out of the UN Women’s WPS programme, Phase II;
  • Oversee the implementation of the Programme’s inception phase activities including the inception workshop, advocacy visits to stakeholders, identification of target beneficiaries and the finalization of the Programme’s implementation plans, among others;
  • Undertake ongoing research and analysis to inform the refinement of programme implementation strategies;
  • Draft inputs to country strategy documents, briefs, policy dialogue and other documents related to WPS.
  • Finalize the annual workplan and budget and manage their implementation in accordance with the program document;
  • Facilitate the technical implementation of the programme and ensure synergies with other teams;
  • Oversee the timely submission of implementing partners’ financial and narrative reports;
  • Provide guidance to partners on Results Based Management tools and performance indicators, in collaboration with the M&E Specialist;
  • Organize the Project Steering Committee, project review and/or evaluation meetings, as needed. Build and manage relationships with national partners to support the implementation and expansion of the WPS Program, respond to any potential problems;
  • Provide guidance and support to implementing partners to enhance programme implementation and reporting;
  • Identify capacity building needs of partners and lead the coordination of technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives targeted to partners.
  1. FINANCE/MANAGEMENT
  2. Company: Cobblestone Energy

Job title: Finance Analyst- Dubai, UAE

Job description:

  • Lead and participate as a key finance stakeholder across the business.
  • Implement and drive the core financial processes and reporting for the business.
  • Use technology to streamline and amplify our finance function capabilities.
  • Build and oversee a treasury management function.
  • Build a deep understanding of Indirect Tax considerations for our business across the different markets in which we operate.
  • Liaise with external consultants to optimise our legal structure and cross border transactions.
  • Liaise with current and potential banking partners to secure facilities to aid our business growth.
  • Build the financial control systems and processes.

Requirements:

  • 1 + years’ experience in one of the large accounting /audit firms.
  • Exposure to finance issues in multiple jurisdictions
  • 1+ years in similar business activities (e.g., Trading / Electricity Trading)
  • Experience setting up different legal entities.
  • Experience with Group accounting and cross border transactions

To apply, visit Job Application for FINANCE ANALYST – Dubai, UAE at Cobblestone Energy (greenhouse.io)

Also Read: Applications Open for Google for Startups Accelerator Programme

 

C. LEGAL/OPERATIONS

Company: Appen

Job title: Flexible Opportunities / Data Collection  / Nigeria

Job description:

  • Voice Data Collection– The work involves recording your voice while reading short prompts from an online phone application
  • Text Data Collection– The work will involve answering a series of questions using the language dialect required
  • Speech Evaluation – The work will involve listening to speeches read by a computer-generated voice and rating them according to how naturally they sound
  • Image and/or Video Data Collection – The work will involve collecting images and videos to improve AI recognition.

Requirements:

  • Access to a computer and/or a smartphone
  • Access to a secure high-speed internet connection and a quiet workspace
  • Ability to work with applications, troubleshoot software, and execute instructions independently
  • Being a Multilingual speaker is an advantage.

To apply, visit Appen Sign-up

D. IT/ENGINEEERING

    1. Company: Technoserve

Job title: GIS Analyst

Job description:

  • Preparing technical specifications of the appropriate hardware and software required to create the required GIS database and data visualizations to meet Technoserve’s requirements and deliverables
  • Coordinating with the project team to recommend a GIS system including the themes and layers to be used
  • Supporting GIS spatial data cleaning, quality assurance, and analyses
  • Developing cartographic products, high-quality maps (digital and web), usable on online platforms and hard copy communication materials, code for maps, run GIS automation and programming
  • Ensure that collected data is geo-referenced, enabling the production of maps and related products
  • Planning, operating, developing and implementing all spatial analysis and mapping related initiatives that the project undertakes
  • Taking the initiative to identify and procure satellite images; imagery download, processing, and remote sensing and/or geospatial data analysis of implementation states showcasing detailed information such as state and LGAs with targeted actors
  • Producing analytical reports, geospatial data and web services, delivered according to schedule and deadlines
  • Providing support for GIS data conversion, systems integration, and application development and implementation
  • Performing other duties relating to the project as assigned Key Performance Indicators
  • GIS Mapping guidelines complied with relevant
  • Map validation process respected and Map templates consistently used
  • GIS products support the research as designed and align to the analysis plan envisioned
  • Regular (weekly) communication maintained with TechnoServe on the progress of GIS products
  • Maps produced and data analyzed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Total number of maps embedded in a readable report receiving final validation

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in GIS or a related discipline (Geography, Geomatics, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences)
  • 4 years of experience in GIS / Database management
  • Experience in Esri software, QGIS, alternate open source GIS, image processing software packages and analyzing complex data with R or Python
  • Previous experience with mobile data collection for mapping purposes
  • Knowledge on Adobe Suite, particularly Illustrator and InDesign and remote sensing analysis
  • Experience in map production, complex spatial data collection, and management
  • Experience in GIS consulting, program development, and implementation with international field experience required
  • Experience in web cartography across multiple web mapping platforms, and experience with other non-spatial database systems;
  • Excellent coordination, communication and analytical skills and fluency in the English language
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Word and Excel and showcase previous work in the region
  • Experience of working remotely and guiding a team virtually

To apply, visit GIS Analyst | Careers with TechnoServe (ultipro.com)

 

  1. Company: Google

Job title:   Data and Measurement Lead, Large Customer Sales

Job description:

  • Prepare and deploy a measurement and attribution capability plan, taking responsibility for implementation of measurement products and solutions for your assigned clients.
  • Work on a project basis with clients to help them solve their data, measurement and attribution challenges through a process of consultation and leadership, to deliver advanced measurement solutions and media activation, leading to measurable business growth.
  • Act as a leader for measurement strategy and activation plans across industries, advocating best practice for your assigned clients and helping to lift overall measurement literacy and maturity.
  • Perform attribution modeling and other various types of analysis in order to improve the performance of client media investment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in advertising, sales, marketing, consulting, or media.
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently.
  • Experience with offline data integrations including APIs, Data Warehouse, and Google Analytics Measurement Protocol.
  • Experience with Google Cloud products including BigQuery.
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics and other analytics tools (e.g. Adobe Analytics, Firebase, Piwik, etc.).
  • Knowledge of the African media landscape.
  • Ability to influence C-level on measurements and drive technical outcomes.

To apply, visit Complete application — Google Careers

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