Job Details
Position: Programme Manager- Agriculture, Food Security & Livelihood
No of Vacancy: 1
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities: Proper planning and timely implementation of projects, lead and coordinate project activities, manage and provide technical guidance to team, reporting in adherence with BRAC and donor guidelines and standards , developing new projects for fund raising (in coordination with the country and head office and affiliate team), and working closely with government counterparts, stakeholders:
Management and Planning for project implementation including technical activity, financial and procurement planning, coordination and execution of the AFSL project.
Making liaison with the Donor Agencies at the national and international level for agriculture, food security and livelihood sector development and raising funds.
Actively involve preparing Concept Note/ proposals development for agriculture, food security and livelihood activities
Ensure that all Agriculture, Food Security & livelihood (AFSL) activities are conducted in accordance with approved work plans and budgets. (Field visit, regular programme monitoring, budget forecast, plan vs progress, reports etc.)
Coordination with other BRAC programme (eg. health, education, ELA, MF, Finance, Audit, HR etc) and ensure that financial, administration and logistics requirements of the FSL projects are arranged.
Represent BRAC internally and externally, contributing to improved coordination in the food security & livelihood cluster, and maintain good relation and liaison with partners and key stakeholders, government, INGOs, research institutions and local authorities. Ensure BRAC is held with high esteem and respect and receives adequate visibility.
Arrange periodic internal and donor meeting and preparation of reports (both programmatic and financial) in accordance with guidelines and donor requirements and deadlines.
Facilitate to development of learning materials (e.g. training module, guidelines, flip chart, leaflet/booklet, policy/strategy papers, etc.)
Provide technical support, capacity building and innovative ideas, (e.g. training, workshop, meeting) to volunteers, national staff. .
Communicate and coordinate with stakeholders for business oriented services for production, processing and marketing of agricultural (crop, livestock)inputs and products, & the development of agricultural value chain.
Supporting for staff recruitment, appraisal, management, general well-being, job descriptions, work schedules, discipline etc. in coordination with CR and support team.
Ensureing integrated development of the adaptive research, climate smart agriculture
Support to seed production farm as per the suggestion and guideline of the CR and program anchor.
Educational Requirements:
Masters in Agricultural Science or DVM/Animal Husbandry
Experience Requirements:
Minimum 5 years job experience in different Agriculture, Food security & Livelihood development sectors
Additional Job Requirements:

Good management and pedagogical skills in the agriculture, livestock, food security and livelihood development programme.
Capacity to manage a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
Strong capacity building/training facilitation skills and experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with different stakeholders.
Capacity building of local farmer organizations and market actors, dealers.
Good report writing skills, and experience in conducting surveys.
Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
Diplomacy, tact and negotiating skills
Strong financial/budget management skills required
The ability to coordinate effective team work and to work effectively within a team
Strong conceptual, creative and analytical skills and be responsible, flexible, culturally sensitive.
Age Range: N/A
Salary Range: Negotiable
Other Benefits:
Contractual
Job Location:
BRAC Liberia
Other Way to Apply:
External candidates need to apply online through careers.brac.net or email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net Please mention the name of the position and AD# BI 15/18 in the subject bar.
Last Apply Date: 25/Apr/2018