Wednesday , October 21 2020

Farmerline Ghana Massive Recruitment 2020

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Farmerline Ghana Massive Recruitment 2020.

Farmerline is a Non-governmental organization aimed at transforming smallholder farmers into successful entrepreneurs by increasing their access to information, inputs, and resources to increase productivity.

Farmerline is a learning organization and you will have the chance to apply your ideas and creativity to solve problems every day.  If you work well in a dynamic collaborative culture, set high standards, and meet challenges with determination and a sense of humor, you’ll thrive at Farmerline.

Job Description

  • Company: Farmerline
  • Location: Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana
  • State: Kumasi
  • Job type: Full-Time

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

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Job Title: Technical Writer

Responsibilities

  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the software and the documentation requirements
  • Prepare easy-to-understand user interface text, online help, FAQs, developer guides, user case studies and other contents for our end users
  • Create tutorials & demos to help end-users use a variety of applications
  • Create and maintain the information architecture

Requirements

  • Coachable person
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Excellent written skills in English,  French is an added advantage
  • Basic familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle and software development

Qualifications

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Communication
  • Previous experience preparing technical documents

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Local Health Insurance
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A leadership team and colleagues investing in your personal and professional growth
  • Dynamic, young culture with great opportunities for learning, leadership, and FUN

Job Title: Director of Finance

Responsibilities

  • Determine need for & manage production of financial reports
  • Manage financial tracking systems
  • Lead team of finance & accounting staff
  • Act as an advisor to leadership team in relation to fundraising & investors
  • Build financial models & projections
  • Manage relationship with Farmerlines current & potential investors
  • Work with HR to manage full payroll process
  • Develop & maintain comprehensive risk management framework
  • Design & manage financial controls to prevent & detect error & fraud
  • Ensure 100% legal compliance and manage regular audit process
  • Coach Farmerline staff on financial management

Skills & Experience

  • Experience in agro-inputs distribution, commodity off-taking, and business to business transactions
  • Exposure & knowledge of all methods of raising capital
  • Knowledge of tax laws of Ghana required. Knowledge of tax laws of West Africa and other international jurisdiction (USA, Mauritius, Netherlands) an added advantage.
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel.
  • Excellent communication, presentation & report writing skills

Qualification

  • Finance related degree.
  • Internationally recognised accounting professional qualification
  • An MBA can be an added advantage
  • 6 years of progressive working experience in finance, 2 of which must be in either middle or senior level management

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Local Health Insurance
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Professional development opportunities
  • New laptop for work or periodic personal computer repairs
  • A leadership team and colleagues investing in your personal and professional growth
  • Dynamic, young culture with great opportunities for learning, leadership, and FUN

Job Title: Solutions Architect

Role

  • Become an expert on Mergdata and how to best deploy it.
  • Work hand-in-hand with Farmerline’s Sales organization to develop proof of concept applications, present technical demonstrations, and help Farmerline customers make the most of our offerings..
  • Provide structured feedback and work closely with Farmerline’s engineering teams.

Skills/Experience

  • A capable engineer, with previous background building web or mobile applications.
  • Experienced in full stack development and software architecture patterns, able to understand how a wide variety of technologies and systems interact with each other.
  • A great communicator, comfortable explaining complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Interested in solving open ended business problems with a combination of technology and creative thinking.
  • Experienced working in the sales lifecycle and driving outcomes in a customer-facing environment.

Job Title: Product Manager

Role

  • Work closely with internal stakeholders in assessing their needs and define product or process requirements
  • Effectively coordinate between engineers, product managers and stakeholders to build tools and processes that empower teams to execute with efficiency
  • Manage each product from start to finish
  • Own the prioritized roadmap, including clear established milestones
  • Manage backlog of features and enhancements, and communicate timing and status to internal teams
  • Define and maintain KPIs to monitor impact of projects on productivity and the overall business

Skills

  • An experienced Product Manager (2+ years) or have equivalent experience
  • Experienced with roadmap creation and the prioritization of multiple projects
  • Experienced with defining product specifications and managing the execution of those with engineering through agile processes.
  • Able to Demonstrate experience launching products that drive business impact
  • Excellent with written and verbal communication
  • Able to convert client needs into actionable technical requests
  • Able to demonstrate proven ability to manage cross-functional projects and coordinate efforts across multiple teams
  • Adept at prioritization, even in the face of multiple conflicting projects
  • Experienced with UX and Wireframing.
  • Experience with UI design and tools is a plus.

Job Title: Market Access Specialist

Responsibilities

  • Develops impactful, cost effective and scalable market access models for the cereals,plantain, vegetable and cocoa value chains.
  • Identifies and engages crop farmers and micro-entrepreneurs to aggregate farm produce at the right time while ensuring high quality and reducing post harvest losses.
  • Collaborates with other units to ensure all farmers receive adequate training, agro-inputs.
  • Coordinates the procurement of all off-taking and market-related logistics including storage and transportation
  • Deploys the Mergdata platform to predict yield, food quality and track produce sourcing.
  • Facilitates fair, timely and transparent payments to all farmers supplying to the micro-entrepreneurs and agribusinesses in Farmerline’s network.
  • Aggregates and distributes market prices from major markets to farmers in our network.
  • Implements proven post harvest practices to enhance the shelf life of farm produce.
  • Integrates successful parts of the market access model into Farmerline’s operations and partnerships across Africa.

Qualification

  • Knowledge of the systemic challenges in agriculture value chains in Ghana, a passion for creating lasting solutions to them and ability to navigate farming communities.
  • Project management skills and the ability to create and stick to timelines.
  • Bachelor’s degree in agricultural science, agribusiness, supply chain management.
  • 3- 5 years of working experience in similar roles.
  • Strong research and field experience in maize, cocoa, plantain, sorghum is required
  • Proven experience in the use of mobile technology to facilitate market access.
  • Strong business analysis and financial management skills
  • Excellent oral communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to speak Twi and other local languages is an added advantage.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Local Health Insurance
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Quarterly professional development opportunities
  • New laptop for work or periodic personal computer repairs.

Job Title: Inbound & Content Marketer

Responsibilities

  • Create contents & resources each month to drive leads, subscribers & awareness (ex. ebooks, whitepapers, infographics, articles, podcasts).
  • Grow new leads by converting site traffic through calls-to-action, landing pages, and lead generation content
  • Optimize our marketing automation and lead nurturing processes through social media management, email email marketing
  • Establish closed-loop analytics with sales to understand how our inbound marketing activity turns into customers, and continually refine our process to convert customers.
  • Prepare creative briefs for videographers/photographers and graphic designers to develop into contents for digital platforms

Skills & Requirements

  • A coachable person
  • Excellent writer and communicator. French language skills would be an asset.
  • Past experience building audiences either online or offline
  • Some past experience in marketing preferred.
  • Creative thinker, with an ability to use data to inform all decisions.
  • Proficiency in marketing automation, blogging & email marketing in order to generate traffic, convert visitors into leads, and then nurture them (using dynamic workflows) into converted customers.
  • Conversant with digital marketing platforms (LinkedIn, Mailchimp, Google Analytics)

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in marketing, communication or related degree
  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Local Health Insurance
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A leadership team and colleagues investing in your personal and professional growth
  • Dynamic, young culture with great opportunities for learning, leadership, and FUN

Job Title: Photographer & Videographer

Responsibilities

  • Work with content marketer to develop videos and photos for brand storytelling
  • Travel to project sites to gather information and visuals for documentaries and publications
  • Editing video and photography contents
  • Drive the growth and brand awareness of the organization through content generation

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to originate and communicate compelling storylines and themes that are aligned with the organization’s focus
  • Technical videography, photography and editing skills
  • Great work ethic, punctual, great people skills
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative suite tools or other professional videos/photo editing tools
  • Strong proficiency in using professional recording devices: pro cameras, drones, VR Cameras etc
  • A portfolio of compelling video and photography works/projects

Qualification

  • BA/BS degree
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience as a videographer and photographer

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A leadership team and colleagues investing in your personal and professional growth
  • Dynamic, young culture with great opportunities for learning, leadership, and FUN

Job Title: Graphic Designer

Responsibilities

  • Design all creatives, documents and interfaces following the corporate brand guide
  • The focal person for updating and improving the corporate brand guide as well as ensuring compliance with the brand guide
  • Working with the web development team in designing websites
  • Work with UI/UX team in designing app and web interfaces
  • Work with the marketing team to design brand and marketing collaterals, documents and social media contents

Requirements

  • A portfolio of impressive creative works
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Creative suite tools
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated, highly organized and able to work to demanding deadlines
  • A positive and proactive attitude

Qualification

  • A degree-level professional qualification relevant to graphic design
  • A minimum of 3 years of working experience

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Local Health Insurance
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A leadership team and colleagues investing in your personal and professional growth
  • Dynamic, young culture with great opportunities for learning, leadership, and FUN

Job Title: Director of People

Responsibilities

  • Develop people strategy and resulting operational plan for Farmerline in alignment with all departments to ensure the business goals are reached
  • Oversight of all HR processes and policies and regular updating to ensure they are relevant to business needs and manage the whole employee life cycle ( Recruitment, Onboarding, Reward and Recognition, Engagement, Performance, Training and Development, Promotion, Exit management, Grievance)
  • Build capability of managers and leaders within the organization to effectively manage their teams
  • Source appropriate partnerships and lead and manage the relationships to facilitate bringing in talent, utilizing flexible resources and ongoing training and development.
  • Drive implementation of performance management and talent management process in order to drive higher performance, engagement of employees and succession planning.
  • Provide senior management with HR metrics and insights related to the marketplace to guide decision making and strategy.
  • Directly manage the recruitment process and support managers to bring in the best talent.
  • Ensure legal compliance with all people related aspects of the organization’s operations.
  • Manage HR Budget and take oversight of payroll and ongoing employee costs to advise leadership on risks and cost benefit analysis.

Skills & Experience

  • Leadership skills; ability to designate success metrics, strategies to achieve metrics, and the ability to manage and motivate team members to participate enthusiastically
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; the ability to calculate risk and make fact-based decisions.
  • Business and financial minded with high interpersonal skills and profitability sensitivity and ability to operate effectively in a  fast moving international business environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and proficient writing and presentation skills.
  • Strategic flexibility and cross-cultural sensitivity, particularly when under-pressure and an effective time manager

Qualification

Minimum of a Bachelor’s  Degree in human resources, business management, or a related field or at least  5 years of working experience in similar areas.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Local Health Insurance
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Quarterly professional development opportunities
  • New laptop for work or periodic personal computer repairs
  • A leadership team and colleagues investing in your personal and professional growth
  • Dynamic, young culture with great opportunities for learning, leadership, and FUN

Job Title: Agronomist

Responsibilities

  • Develops impactful, cost-effective and scalable market access models for the cereals, plantain, vegetable and cocoa value chains.
  • Identifies and engages crop farmers and micro-entrepreneurs to aggregate farm produce at the right time while ensuring high quality and reducing post harvest losses.
  • Collaborates with other units to ensure all farmers receive adequate training, agro-inputs.
  • Coordinates the procurement of all off-taking and market-related logistics including storage and transportation
  • Deploys the Mergdata platform to predict yield, food quality and track produce sourcing.
  • Facilitates fair, timely and transparent payments to all farmers supplying to the micro-entrepreneurs and agribusinesses in Farmerline’s network.
  • Aggregates and distributes market prices from major markets to farmers in our network.
  • Implements have proven post-harvest practices to enhance the shelf life of farm produce.
  • Integrates successful parts of the market access model into Farmerline’s operations and partnerships across Africa.
  • Support the development of training curriculum and manuals
  • Provide coaching in  drafting agricultural advisory messages and product development
  • Validate all drafted agricultural advisory messages
  • Provide consultation to call center team on technical issues
  • Conduct trainer of trainers workshop for Farmer Services team on various technical agriculture topics
  • Assist in the establishment of demonstration plots for testing product/input quality and effect
  • Provide advice on initiatives based on technical expertise
  • Assist in farm monitoring to promote best management practices among farmers
  • Oversee the establishment  and operation of Farmerline’s demonstration farm

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the systemic challenges in agriculture value chains in Ghana, a passion for creating lasting solutions to them and ability to navigate farming communities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in agricultural science, agribusiness, supply chain management.
  • 3- 5 years of working experience in similar roles.
  • Strong research and field  experience in at least 3 of the following; maize, cocoa, plantain, sorghum, rice, and vegetables is required
  • Proven experience in the use of mobile technology to drive farmer success
  • Strong business analysis and financial management skills
  • Excellent oral communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • The ability to speak Twi and other local languages is an added advantage.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive Salary
  • Local Health Insurance
  • Free Office Lunch
  • Quarterly professional development opportunities
  • New laptop for work or periodic personal computer repairs

Job Title: Senior Associate, Global Partnerships & Development

Responsibilities

Partnership Development (70% FTE)

  • Research potential partners and prioritize and evaluate new corporate, development, foundation and government partnership prospects
  • Network at appropriate conferences, meetings, and other forums to promote Farmerline and develop potential opportunities
  • Build relationships with new potential partners
  • Assist in developing strategies and solutions that completely solve supply chain challenges of potential clients, and communicating these effectively through high-quality proposals and presentations
  • Write, edit, and prepare proposals and other materials for a range of funding opportunities and current partnerships

Partner Success (30% FTE)

  • Design and scale-up short pilots that demonstrate Farmerline’s value proposition
  • Ensures a seamless transition of customer responsibility to the designated Partner success team following a successful implementation
  • Work with the partner success or project management team to ensure all deadlines, proposals and reports are submitted on time
  • Turn exciting prospects into successful partnerships that create lasting profit for farmers everywhere
  • Identify opportunities for team process improvement, coordinating with team members to creatively solve problems and implement solutions
  • Provide excellent customer service by responding quickly to the needs or challenges of existing and potential clients and partners
  • Cultivate and deepen client relationships and partnerships that add value

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience in fundraising and development or communications with a track record of successfully securing partnerships larger than $50,000
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in total
  • Fluency in English required. Professional proficiency in French is an asset
  • Effective verbal and written communicator
  • A successful track record of collaborating across cultures and continents
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, and a willingness to learn additional software such as Hubspot, Pipe drive, and others as needed
  • An ability to lead and innovate in challenging and changing environments and to problem solve accordingly
  • Superb attention to detail and demonstrable skill for system and process management
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively across departments
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and produce high-quality work in a
    deadline-driven environment

Qualification

  • 3-5 years working in partnership or business development teams for a social enterprise
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in global food, agriculture, international development and
    related fields
  • Familiarity with Pipe drive or similar partnership development software
  • Understanding of and experience working in Africa and connecting with partners globally
  • Familiarity with working in a fast-growing for-profit social enterprise
  • Experience with proposal writing and management

Benefits and Compensation

  • Opportunity to work globally and build global networks
  • Colleagues who are committed to your growth
  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Laptop Allowance
  • Free Daily Lunch
  • Return ticket to the passport country each year
  • Work/resident permit

How to Apply for Farmerline Ghana Massive Recruitment

Interested persons for each of the positions above, should click HERE to apply.

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