Programme Manager, Oil Palm – Nigeria
This is your opportunity to use your special talents to help promote sustainable supply chains.
Solidaridad West Africa (SWA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the sustainable development of production systems in West Africa. We play a catalytic role by partnering with private sector companies and other stakeholders to foster the development of socially responsible, ecologically sound and profitable supply chains. Our activities in West Africa are focused on cocoa, gold, oil palm, cotton, soy and other commodities.
As one of the Regional Expertise Centres (REC) within Solidaridad’s international network, we are part of a growing global organization advocating and supporting sustainable and responsible production and trade. SWA focuses on stimulating sustainable supply chains through introduction of innovations in good practices, robust infrastructure, sustainable landscapes management and enabling policy.
The Solidaridad regional office is based in Accra, Ghana and currently has programmes and operations in Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia and Nigeria. The Solidaridad Nigeria Country Program, seeks to recruit a highly qualified and motivated Programme Manager for Oil Palm. The position would be based initially in Abuja and later in one of the towns/cities in the oil palm belt in Nigeria.
Under the direction of the Country Representative, the Oil Palm Programme Manager will lead the Oil Palm Programme team to ensure high quality of programming, strong proposal designs that are in line with Solidaridad’s objectives and donor priorities. S/He will directly support the programme’s initiative to promote climate-smart oil palm systems, best management practices, improved technology use of extraction efficiency, service delivery systems, market linkages and policy enabling environment.The Oil Palm Programme Manager will liaise internally with Solidaridad’s partners and with external stakeholders, and ensure all Solidadridad’s Oil Palm programmes in the country maintain high standards, in line with international standards.
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HOW TO APPLY
If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this challenging and rewarding role, then kindly send your application with updated resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date August 03, 2018. Please indicate the position in the subject. High priority would be given to qualified female applicants.
Please visit our website: www.solidaridadnetwork.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.