Our client supplies smallholder farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty.
Instead of giving handouts, they invest in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. Our client supply a complete service bundle of seeds and fertilizer, financing, training, and market facilitation and we deliver these services within walking distance of the 800 000+ rural farmers we serve globally.
Our client successfully launched a pilot program in January 2018 in and around Minna, Niger state . We’re looking for a Systems Associate to join our small team on the ground to help deliberately scale up the program to serve thousands of farmers in the coming few years, and millions over the next decade.
They currently have an opening for a Monitoring and Evaluation Associate in Minna, Niger State.
The ideal candidate will support the expansion of the our client's model in Nigeria. More specifically, this role supports all Innovations-
related aspects of our field operations including : desk research, small scale farmer trials and market research, research station operation, execution at scale, and monitoring & evaluation.
If successful, the program will be scaled to thousands of households and the M&E Associate will play a key role in that scale-up process.
On a day-to-day basis, the ideal candidate will cover a mix of activities :
You will work with them to ensure that the Nigeria pilot is compliant with these and to mobilize their assets as and when required.
Our client has deep operational experience running rural field programs at a scale of 1,000+ full-time staff per country.
Associates benefit from this past experience, quickly building their skill-set through immersion in our operating environment.
At the same time, the main role of M&E Associates is to accelerate growth and to constantly stretch and improve our operations.
This presents an excellent career opportunity to both learn from our client’s accumulated experience and constantly improve and enable 40%+ program growth per year.
CAREER GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.
We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2 years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for our client's mission .
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply :
Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful entrepreneurial experience, e.g. starting a field program in a developing country, leading a big conference, or starting a business
Commensurate with experience.
Health insurance, secure company housing, annual flights and other quality of life benefits.