Project Manager - Sustainable Agriculture
British American Tobacco
Lagos, Nigeria
7h ago

British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation is an independent charitable organization with a mandate to support sustainable agriculture development and improve the livelihoods of those living in rural communities with special emphasis on smallholder farmers.

We are seeking an experienced manager to help BATN Foundation build its portfolio of Sustainable Agriculture Programs nationwide from Lagos, Nigeria .

Responibilities :

  • Develop, supervise and evaluate Sustainable Agriculture projects.
  • Manage projects, with the established budgets and deviverables .
  • Represents the Organization at national and international meetings and conferences, identifies and implements strategic partnerships, advocates best practices and increased policy dialogue and develops and negotiates effective working relationships / consensus and agreements with development partners and key stakeholders.
  • Leads and / or collaborates in, provides technical backstopping to and ensures the quality / effectiveness of capacity development and knowledge sharing activities such as policy support, organizational development and individual learning events including preparation of related information, learning, training tools.
  • Provide day-to-day management direction and support for assigned projects and staff.
  • Prepare, edit and present project reports as needed.
  • Assist with the development of sustainable agriculture policy work .
  • Assuring quality control of project activities, including supporting fielded teams, reviewing work deliverables, and providing value-added feedback .
  • Recruit collaborators and partners for BATN Foundation-related work / projects.
  • Contribute to BATN Foundation publications through writing, editing or reviewing .
  • Conduct workshops and other training where necessary and as required.
  • Requirements in terms of Qualification / ,Experience and Skills :

  • An advanced university degree in Agriculture or in a related field.
  • 6-8 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in sustainable agriculture or agri-business development, including project management.
  • Experience in the practice and transfer of information on sustainable agriculture is required.
  • Experience collaborating with others and demonstrated experience in project conceptualization, implementation and evaluation , including developing project proposals, in the nonprofit, government and private sectors would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work independently and also within a team , depending on the situation.
  • Great communications skills.
  • Experience with Monitoring / Supervising and Evaluation of the projects on going and collaboration with a highly skilled professional staff and must be willing to travel.
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