Mennonite Economic Development Associates of Canada MEDA Nigeria www.meda.org MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) invites applications for the position of
ENVIRONMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR.
MEDA (www.meda.org) seeks qualified Nigerians to support its Youth Entrepreneurship and Women’s Empowerment in Northern Nigeria project (Nigeria WAY) in Bauchi, Bauchi state. Nigeria WAY is a five- year project that will assist economically active women and youth to increase their income particularly those who are involved in agro-processing in the rice, soybean, and groundnut value chains. The project will work with communities and families to improve the environment where girls grow up.
The position is central to a team of gender, value chain, and financial services advisors based in Bauchi State in Nigeria. The Environment and Technology Coordinator will be the technical lead for the integration of considerations of agro-processors practices as well as examining appropriate and sustainable technologies to foster higher levels of production for and minimising environmental impacts of agro-processing.
The Environment and technology coordinator will work in the project to integrate relevant national policy frameworks and metrics, as well as to achieve inclusive outcomes. The Environment and Technology Coordinator will ensure health and safety precautions are in place for agro-processors and manage the Innovation Fund strategy in collaboration with implementing partners. The position will report progress as part of donor reports and to MEDA team members and management as needed.
The position has a start Hate of July/August, 2018, is full time in a 1-year contract renewable up to 5 Years. Based in Bauchi city, Bauchi state, Nigeria the position entails travel around the state is supervised by the Deputy Field Project Manager
Duties and Responsibilities
Qualified Candidates should send their Cover letters and CV’s to: WAYjobapplications@gmail.com
Application Closing Date: 3rd July 2018