Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Mercy Corps Agri-Fin Mobile Program Advisor Job in Kampala Uganda

Mercy Corps is looking to fill the position of Agri-Fin Mobile Program Advisor to be based in Kampala, Uganda.
The Agri-Fin Mobile program approach works with partners to build sustainable models, where farm and crop management tools and financial services are “bundled” in affordable, unified platforms on mobile phone channels to promote mass uptake commercially. 

The Program Advisor will be responsible for technical oversight of the program, market research and partner development as well as supporting country coordinators to manage project implementation.

Job Type: Full Time, with 50% international travel
  • Maintain a clear vision and strategy for the program that can be clearly communicated to team members, government, partners, investors, media, Mercy Corps colleagues and program clients;
  • Develop close working relationships with all project participants and stakeholders – including the primary stakeholders, operations departments, private sector and NGOs – all parties required to establish a shared vision of the project and achieve objectives;
  • Review business plans annually based on new opportunities, including products, financial and outreach projections;
  • Document all lessons learned from the program and prepare periodic case studies, beneficiary stories and annual e-books for publication;
  • Lead the process of writing, editing, assembling, and submitting program reports as well as publishing all program related case studies, e-books and lessons learned;
  • Represent Mercy Corps and Agri-Fin Mobile at public events, conferences and workshops to promote the Agri-Fin Mobile program and disseminate learnings;
  • Manage and promote program online resources such as website, facebook, twitter, etc;
  • Actively seek opportunities to leverage the program. Work with Mercy Corps’ Social Innovations, TSUs, and country field offices to identify areas for program coordination, as well as opportunities for related new programming; and
  • Provide ongoing and active support to developing Agri-Fin expansion strategies, and proposal development.
For full position requirements and to send an application, please visit:http://bit.ly/LqfYje

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