Development Project Co-ordinator
Fulltime
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iFarmer is an award-winning agri-fintech business focusing on innovative financial services for smallholder farmers. iFarmer uses agriculture expertise, agronomic machine learning, remote sensing, and mobile phones to deliver financing, high-quality agriculture inputs, optimized farm advises and creates access to markets that can improve profitability for millions of farmers.
We are on a mission to “Democratize Agriculture financing and Supply chain”.
iFarmer works closely with multiple stakeholders across the agriculture value chain. We are supported by organizations such as UNCDF, UNESCAP, Asia Accelerator, Falcon Ventures, Startup Bangladesh, UNDP Youth CoLab, Acumen, and more.
Department
Impact
Description
  • Provide leadership and operational guidance in program implementation and management
  • Ensure program implementation is responsive to development partners, government and non-government stakeholders and local communities and aligned with iFarmer`s principles and strategic objectives.
  • Lead the project objectives and ensure deliverables, while ensuring coordination between different iFarmer teams
  • Ensure there is a specific focus and deliverables on women`s economic empowerment within the scope of the development program.
  • Oversee and manage the scheduling and production of all kinds of formal and informal reports on all aspect of the development projects in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Conduct frequent field visits to all project sites and maintain strong and productive relationships with various partners and stakeholders at national, local and community levels.
  • Ensure the integration of all relevant team members in the program implementation and decision-making process.
  • Work closely with the Impact management team, to design and manage monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system for every development project.
Role

The Development Project Coordinator will provide strategic leadership and manage the implementation of donor funded projects at iFarmer. iFarmer works with donors, and development organizations where the objectives of the funders are aligned with iFarmer`s vision and strategic objectives. The Project Coordinators role is to ensure that the implemented projects fulfill the strategic objectives of iFarmer and the development partners. This role is responsible for managing staff and resources and ensuring program quality and that the projects meet their targets and deliverables on time and within the allocated budget.

Requirements
  • 5-7 years’ proven experience of working in and managing development projects
  • Understanding donor funded project management, budgeting and deliverables 
  • Knowledge of designing and managing monitoring and evaluation frameworks in development projects
  • University degree in economics, agriculture, development economics, rural development
  • Excellent skills in communicating big picture goals and targets across different organizational levels, getting buy-in and motivating teams
  • Ability to establish operational systems and processes to meet deliverables
  • Ability to engage and influence key stakeholders, NGOs, government stakeholders, at national, sub-national and community levels.
  • Moral Imagination: The humility to see the world as it is, and the audacity to imagine the world as it could be.
Vacancy
1
Salary Range
Negotiable (Based on skill-set and experience)
Apply Procedure

To apply send your CV to career@ifarmer.asia by January 10, 2022 and on the subject line please mention "Application for Development Project Coordinator"

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