Senior Program Officer
Welcome2Africa
Abuja, Capital Federal, ng
23h ago
source : Ecadoo

JOB DURATION 6 Months With likely extension JOB DESCRIPTION The Innovative and Sustainable Finance Edition of the Agrique Africa Investment Summit ISF follows on from previous events held in London Ghana Nigeria Germany Belgium and The Netherlands The purpose of these summits is to create an environment where investors donors financiers and key Agribusiness stakeholders can gain a better understanding of the intricacies of investing in Africa rsquo s Agribusiness sector The ISF is scheduled to take place in Luxembourg on 28th 29th April 2019The duties of this position are set out below The core responsibility of creating and managing the program in line with the vision goals and objective of ISF Creation and preparation of conference content and agenda for ISF To identify and invite speakers and maintaining communication throughout the conference production cycle To highlight possible sponsors and support the marketing of sponsorship opportunities for events and supervising the work of sales and marketing staff nbsp To plan for a post conference internal and external reports To write the conference program and to attend to all matters relating to and or ancillary to the successful conducting of the event Onsite Attendance ndash Attending events to ensure excellent delivery and smooth running on the day Often this will include opening your conference This is an opportunity to represent the company and to network with key players and speakers within the sector Document and disseminate program outlines prior to the summit nbsp Monitor program s operations with respect to timeline Develop and manage program objectives and strategies for a successful summit Identification of and making contact with key speakers for the conference Invitation of speakers ndash securing their profiles and pictures Keep up to date with relevant market information that our target audience will find valuable and supporting in the marketing and communication effort nbsp Assist with pre logistics and post logistics planning of the mission nbsp Assist with undertaking other duties as directed by senior project officer and project director nbsp Also you will be required to perform these duties and any other duties the employer may assign to you having regard to your skills training and experience PERSON QUALIFICATIONS Bsc Degree in any discipline Must have a good understanding of Africa rsquo s Agribusiness Sector Must have some relevant corporate experience Must have excellent research ability Must be responsible reliable and trustworthy Ability to use initiative is essential as applicant will be required to work with minimal supervision at times Must be computer literate as use of databases IT skill is essential Excellent communications skills verbal and written are essential Capable and friendly with strong communication skills and the ability to build and maintain client relationships Ability to take over existing matters and hit the ground running The successful candidate must be organized and disciplined and have the ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines Must be mobile and willing to travel within the country and outside of the country Must be fluent in English Applicant must reside in Abuja as the company will not provide accommodation

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