About TechnoServe :
TechnoServe is a leader in harnessing the power of the private sector to help people lift themselves out of poverty. A nonprofit organization operating in 29 countries, we work with enterprising men and women in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries.
By linking people to information, capital, and markets, we have helped millions to create lasting prosperity for their families and communities.
Founded over 50 years ago, TechnoServe has been named the #1 nonprofit for fighting poverty by the Impact Matters charity ratings agency.
Job Summary :
TechnoServe seeks a Project Manager for an anticipated in-depth data gathering and market assessment project for a Pan-African technology firm that operates a digital marketplace for agriculture commodities in Nigeria.
The Project Manager will be responsible for leading the program, including overseeing a team of researchers, analysts, data verifiers, and enumerators who will gather and assess information on farmers and agribusinesses across 6 states and 50 LGAs in Nigeria.
Program Overview :
A pan-African fintech company operating a food processing marketplace for community-level sourcing of raw produce seeks TechnoServe’s support in expanding its operations across Northern Nigeria, unlocking thousands of jobs for rural youth along the value chain.
The digital marketplace currently operates in 12 states and 39 local government areas (LGAs) in Nigeria, trading rice, maize, soybean, and sorghum.
In order to develop a strategic approach to expansion, TechnoServe anticipates supporting the company to identify areas of high opportunity, mapping community-level production of cereal goods, existing trading infrastructure, and supporting agribusinesses along the value chain.
The project will aim to conduct field surveys, gathering information on 20,000 youth, 30,000 farmers and 1,500 agribusinesses across 50 LGAs in Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Kebbi, Niger and Taraba states
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We welcome hearing from qualified and interested applicants. Due to a high volume of applicants, please understand that we are able to contact only those who meet the minimum qualifications.
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