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(01) Adjoint spécial au directeur général

(01) Associé au programme – Agriculture

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(01) Systems Engineer – Thies

Entreprise/Structure: myAgro
Ville, Pays: Thies, Senegal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 3
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 3 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-01-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Systems Engineer – Thies
Location: Thies, Senegal
Term:  Minimum 2 year commitment
About Role
The Systems Engineer is a key role that will lead day-to-day technology operations and support a small team in Senegal. The Systems Engineer will also develop key components of myAgro’s game-changing digital layaway platform, which will have global reach. An important responsibility of this role will be to develop and improve myAgro’s work across multiple platforms – mobile apps, web applications, SalesForce.org, SalesForce App Exchange, and USSD/SMS to develop creative and streamlined ways to support myAgro’s model and farmer support. You will work collaboratively with a technology team based in the US, Senegal, Mali and East Africa. You will also work cross functionally with myAgro’s executive team, field operations team and R&D teams. Key responsibilities are:
• Systems Design: Design and build next-generation mobile, web and SalesForce applications for our field and headquarter offices, with a focus on the client side development. This includes working on designing elegant user interfaces, writing great code, ensuring cross-system functionality and playing a key role on innovating to ensure myAgro has the best tools to do our work
• Data Management & Reporting: Monitor myAgro’s payment and client data; develop and support teams by designing dashboards, reporting and developing report/SMS triggers to improve field team and organizational performance against key goals
• Troubleshoot: Collaboratively troubleshoot, fix bugs and be responsive to myAgro’s ticketing platform. Solve problems quickly and communicate with related teams as needed
Required Skills & Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Computer Technology, or related technical discipline is required
• Experience in software engineering including code development, scripting, workflow, and data mapping
• Minimum of 3 years experience in designing/supporting tech platforms, websites or related applications
• Proven ability to work independently on important projects
• A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro
Preferred Skills and Qualities
• Mobile application development skills
• Administration experience in Relational databases and (or) CRM systems
• Strategic thought process and strong decision-making capabilities based on data analytics
• Creative and versatile approach to problem-solving; solution-oriented
• Proven, strong communication skills and ability to work cross culturally
• French proficiency a plus but not required. The tech team primarily works in English
• As with any start up, flexibility, a sense of humor and an open mind are necessary
Benefits
• Compensation is modest but competitive with other social enterprises
• Initial flight to West Africa, additional flight in year 2
• Excellent global health and emergency benefits
• 4 weeks of annual vacation
• Stipend for local language lessons
• Tons of karmic good – you’ll be directly helping farming families move beyond subsistence farming!

(01) Development and Communications Associate

Entreprise/Structure: myAgro
Ville, Pays: Thies, Senegal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Non précisé
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 1 an
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-01-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Development and Communications Associate
Location: Thies, Senegal
Location: Thies, Senegal
Requirement: Fluency in French and English
Duration: 2-year minimum commitment
About this Role
The Development and Communications Associate will be responsible for designing and delivering powerful and informative communications content for internal and external audiences. He/she will bring strong interest in storytelling and a passion for our mission to support small-holder farmers in West Africa. The ideal candidate will use his/her fundraising, and/or marketing expertise to take on a myriad of tasks related to reporting to donors  and capturing images and stories to share with external audiences in reports and social media channels. The main goal of this role is to frequently capture stories from the field (both written and visual) to tell the myAgro story on an ongoing basis to external audiences, namely potential and current donors.
To be successful in this role, you must be an excellent writer, with prior professional experience in a similar role and compelling examples of the work you have done previously. You must have photography skills to help capture stories of the myAgro model and impact. This is a newly created position, and requires a self-starting person who is not afraid to ask questions, and shows determination to power through unforeseen challenges. Reporting directly to the VP of Development, the Associate will support efforts to build networks, research potential partnerships and funders, and support the implementation of development and communication strategies.
This role is based in Thies, Senegal with travel to rural areas and Mali as needed.
Responsibilities
• Gather stories, photos and updates from the field to help share myAgro’s impacts to donors and external audiences through social media and donor reports
• Support donor communications and reporting, including quarterly and annual reports, newsletters, and other written materials
• Other projects and tasks as they arise
Required Qualifications
• 1-2 years of experience in fundraising or communications/marketing
• Strong writing and editing skills, preferably in the area of grant proposal writing
• Stellar photography and visual storytelling skills
• Proficiency in Salesforce, MailChimp, and Microsoft Office
• Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to prioritize work, manage details, adapt easily to changing priorities, and deliver under tight deadlines
• Commitment to myAgro’s mission
• Proficiency in French required
Benefits
• Compensation is modest but competitive with other social enterprises
• Initial flight to West Africa, additional flight in year 2
• Excellent global health benefits and 4 weeks of annual vacation
• Stipend for local language lessons
• Tons of karmic good – you’ll be directly helping farming families move beyond subsistence farming!
About myAgro
myAgro is an award-winning social enterprise working in Mali and Senegal, West Africa. Our North Star is to reach 1 million small-scale farmers to increase their income by $1.50 per day to move out of poverty. We’re doing that by using an innovative digital layaway platform that helps farmers save up for fertilizer, seed, and training to increase the profit they earn from their farm.  We are proud to have received recognition for our work from Echoing Green, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, One Acre Fund, Mulago Foundation, The Salesforce Foundation and The Tech Museum, among others. Learn more about our model or what it takes to work at myAgro.

(01) Program Associate – Thies

Entreprise/Structure: myAgro
Ville, Pays: Thies, Senegal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 2 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-01-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Program Associate – Thies
Location: Thies, Senegal
Full-time
Critical Requirement:  Proficiency in French and English
Term:  Minimum 2 year commitment
About Program Associate – Thies
The Program Associate position, based in Thies, is a core role within myAgro that helps accelerate myAgro’s ability to scale, reach 100% sustainability and increase its impact.  This role will be team lead for 2-3 field teams (~30 people). You will gain a breadth of experience in designing and scaling high impact cross functional programs that work across financial inclusion, agricultural development and mobile technology. Reporting to Thies-based Program Manager and working closely with teams across the organisation, you will part of a team that is responsible for helping myAgro reach its ambitious goals in West Africa.
• Team Lead: Manage a team of 10 – 30 people and support other team leaders to hire, retain and develop their teams to reach myAgro’s goals.
• Program Design: Design, iterate and improve myAgro’s model to serve smallholder farmers both by designing a more cost-efficient and higher impact program model.
• Service & Product Development: In close collaboration with the agricultural R&D team, design marketing, tools and processes to test and scale innovative new products to increase farmer adoption & income.
• M&E: Develop and share a program dashboard and perform regular data analysis to improve performance of field districts, your specific product/service trials and new product roll out.
• Leadership Development: Develop professional performance plans, trainings and tools to support the leadership development of new and middle managers to take on increasing responsibilities to support myAgro’s future growth.
Required Skills & Qualifications
• French and English proficiency
• At least 2 years work experience and significant project or team management experience
• At least 1 year of international, developing country experience
• Proven ability to work independently on important projects
• A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro
Preferred Skills and Competencies
• Masters degree in related field
• Strong MS Office experience, particularly using Excel
• Strategic thought process and strong decision-making capabilities based on data analytics
• Creative and versatile approach to problem-solving; solution-oriented
• Proven, strong communication skills and ability to work cross culturally
• As with any start up, flexibility, a sense of humor and an open mind are necessary
About myAgro
myAgro is an award-winning social enterprise working in Mali and Senegal, West Africa. Our North Star is to reach 1 million small-scale farmers to increase their income by $1.50 per day to move out of poverty. We’re doing that by using an innovative digital layaway platform that helps farmers save up for fertilizer, seed, and training to increase the profit they earn from their farm.  We are proud to have received recognition for our work from Echoing Green, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, One Acre Fund, Mulago Foundation, The Salesforce Foundation and The Tech Museum, among others. Learn more about our model or what it takes to work at myAgro.
Benefits
• Compensation is competitive with other social enterprises
• Initial flight to West Africa, additional flight in year 2
• Excellent global health benefits and 4 weeks of annual vacation
• Stipend for local language lessons
• Tons of karmic good – you’ll be directly helping farming families move beyond subsistence farming!

(01) Partnerships Associate

Entreprise/Structure: myAgro
Ville, Pays: Thies, Senegal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 2 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-01-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Partnerships Associate
Location: Thies, Senegal
Term:  2-year commitment
About Partnerships Associate – Based in Thies, Senegal
myAgro aims to reach 1 million farmers by 2025 and has recently launched a global partnerships program to achieve its ambitious target. As Partnerships Associate, you will have the exciting opportunity to set up a pilot with a new partner to develop and test myAgro’s path to scale.
Over the last two years, myAgro has been conducting trials with savings groups and creating a body of knowledge on best practices for partnering with savings group operators. Building on these initial successes, the Partnerships Associate will work within myAgro’s core program team in Senegal to launch a new partnership with an international NGO. You will be responsible for co-developing the program, piloting new innovations and codifying what works to be scaled up. Reporting to the Director of Partnerships and working collaboratively with both myAgro and the NGO partner, you will be an integral part of a team tasked with helping myAgro reach its ambitious goals worldwide.
Responsibilities
• Program Design: Innovate and improve on myAgro’s model to develop a pilot adapted to the context of the partner organization.
• Service & Product Development: Design marketing strategies, tools and processes to test and scale products to increase farmer adoption & income.
• Data & Analysis: Working closely with myAgro’s IT team, use myAgro’s database to develop the reports and analysis needed for program roll out, improvement and scale.
• Monitoring & Evaluation: Regularly update and share a program dashboard and perform data analysis to evaluate the pilot, improve performance and adapt for future scale up.
• Leadership Development: Create professional development plans, trainings and tools to identify high performers, support growth and enable teams to take on increasing responsibility and ownership for pilot growth and impact.
• Processes & Systems: Codify tools, infrastructure and learnings from trials to help myAgro scale organizationally (and with the partner organization specifically), while innovating around myAgro’s model and how it can best be integrated into the partner’s existing structures and operations.
Required Experience
• At least 2 years work experience and significant project or team management experience
• At least 1 year of developing country experience – preferably working in a rural setting with farmers
• Proven ability to work independently and adapt to new situations and unforeseen challenges
• Proven ability to manage competing needs and/or priorities of multiple stakeholders to move projects or work forward, ideally in an international development context or within a large international NGO
• Masters in a related field preferred but not required
Key Skills & Competencies
• Proficiency in English and French required
• Strong MS Office experience, particularly Excel
• Strategic thought process and strong decision-making capabilities based on data analytics
• Creative and versatile approach to problem-solving; solution-oriented
• Excellent communications skills and the ability to work cross-culturally
• A passion for the mission, vision, and values of myAgro
• As with any start-up, flexibility, a sense of humour, and an open mind are necessary
This role is competitive: Peace Corps Alumni and alumni from high-performing social enterprises (funded by DRK, Echoing Green or Mulago) are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority.
Benefits
• Compensation is competitive with other social enterprises
• Initial flight to West Africa, with an additional flight in year 2
• Excellent global insurance benefits (including health, vision, dental and emergency coverage)
• 4 weeks of annual vacation
• Stipend for local language lessons
• Tons of karmic good – you’ll be directly helping farming families move beyond subsistence farming!
About myAgro
myAgro is an award-winning social enterprise working in Mali and Senegal, West Africa. Our North Star is to reach 1 million small-scale farmers to increase their income by $1.50 per day to move out of poverty. We’re doing that by using an innovative digital layaway platform that helps farmers save up for fertilizer, seed, and training to increase the profit they earn from their farm.  We are proud to have received recognition for our work from Echoing Green, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, One Acre Fund, Mulago Foundation, The Salesforce Foundation and The Tech Museum, among others. Learn more about our model or what it takes to work at myAgro.

(01) Special Assistant to the CEO

Entreprise/Structure: myAgro
Ville, Pays: Thies, Senegal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 3
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 2 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-01-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Special Assistant to the CEO
Location: Thies, Senegal
Language Requirements: Full proficiency in French and English
Duration: Minimum 2-year commitment
About this Role
The Special Assistant to the CEO is a newly created position designed to provide direct day-to-day support to the CEO, acting as her right hand and taking on specific and varied projects as needed.  The goal of the Special Assistant to the CEO is to make the CEO a better, faster, stronger and more effective leader by creating capacity for her to focus on the most important things. The Special Assistant will be exposed to a wide range of responsibilities, including driving special projects, conducting research, leading new initiatives, managing people issues and HR processes, supporting donor relations, and managing schedule and travel.
The ideal candidate will be committed to supporting and building the behind-the-scenes infrastructure by engaging in detail-oriented work to support program implementation, internal and external communication systems, and data analysis. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and an adaptable “roll up your sleeves” attitude.
Responsibilities
• Lead discrete projects on various topics of importance to the CEO, working closely with the myAgro senior team under tight deadlines. Example projects include:
• Develop talent profiles of successful myAgro field agents to help improve our recruitment and selection process.
• Assist with fund-raising and development activities, including drafting grant applications and proposals and assisting with fund-raising or meeting event planning.
• Research best practices in behavioral economics and write an internal white paper on what methods or projects might be applicable to our context.
• Work with an HR consultant to customize an HR payroll system to manage our growing team in West Africa.
• Analyze M&E data and create a KPI dashboard to share across teams and with the myAgro board.
• Support the CEO and other members of the Executive Team
• Research, synthesize, analyze and summarize information and issues for the CEO.
• Assemble informative and attractive printed materials and powerpoint slides in advance of both internal and external meetings.
• Schedule calls, meetings, appointments, interviews and speaking arrangements. Assist in setting up and managing domestic and international calls, and track and manage the CEO’s travel schedule.
• Courteously and professionally represent myAgro through e-mail and telephone correspondence with internal and external stakeholders.
• Other administrative tasks as required.
Required Experience
• Bachelor’s degree
• Full proficiency in both French and English
• A minimum of 2 years of professional work experience
• Previously worked or lived in the developing world
Additionally, you should possess the following
• Passion for myAgro and our mission: You approach your work with the needs and realities of the farmers we serve in the front of your mind.
• Exceptional and creative problem solving skills: You can work effectively in challenging and resource-constrained environments, and you’re comfortable making decisions in the face of ambiguity.
• Ability to take ownership of a number of special projects with short deadlines: You can easily adapt and adjust throughout the day to efficiently move between varied tasks.
• Willingness to carry out administrative tasks with enthusiasm: You take pride in your work and apply the same detail-oriented approach to all assignments.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills: You’re a confident communicator and are comfortable interfacing with senior stakeholders
• Comfort with a fast-paced, startup environment in a developing country: Flexibility, a sense of humor, an open mind, and a diligent work ethic are necessary for success.
Benefits
• Compensation is modest, but will be competitive with other social enterprises
• Initial flight to West Africa, additional flight in year 2
• Excellent global insurance coverage including health, vision, dental, and emergency.
• Four weeks of annual vacation, plus national holidays.
• Stipend for local language lessons
• Tons of karmic good – you’ll be directly helping families move beyond subsistence farming!
This is an unaccompanied position. There are no additional benefits for spouses and very limited support for dependents. However, those applying are welcome to have their spouse independently apply if s/he is qualified for an open position.
Members of the West African diaspora; returned Peace Corp Volunteers; and alumni of fellowships such as Kiva, Acumen and Global Health Corps are especially encouraged to apply!

(01) Program Associate – Agriculture

Entreprise/Structure: myAgro
Ville, Pays: Thies, Senegal
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Bac + 5 ou plus
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 2 ans
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-01-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé

Détails de l’offre:

Program Associate – Agriculture
Location: Thies, Senegal
About myAgro
myAgro is an award-winning social enterprise working in Mali and Senegal, West Africa. Our North Star is to reach 1 million small-scale farmers and increase their income by $1.50 per day to move out of poverty. We’re doing that by using an innovative mobile-layaway platform that helps farmers save up for fertilizer, seed and training to increase the amount of money they earn from their farm. Small-scale farmers across the globe make up 70% of the world’s poor. Our model increases farm income, reduces food insecurity, and helps farmers move out of poverty. We’ve grown from 240 farmers to over 15,000 in the last 4 years and have plans to rapidly scale in the coming years.
We are proud to have received recognition for our work from Echoing Green, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, One Acre Fund, Mulago Foundation, The Salesforce Foundation and The Tech Museum, among others.
At myAgro, we don’t offer your average 9-5 job. We are a fast-paced, start up social enterprise looking for determined, creative problem-solvers who want to make a true difference. We take immense pride in our work, and we believe in our mission. Hear our founder talk about our innovative model or learn more about what it takes to be great fit.
Position Overview
At myAgro you will work harder and grow more than you dreamed possible. We are currently seeking entrepreneurial, passionate individuals seeking to support smallholder farmers across West Africa.
Program Associates are key members of myAgro’s team, focused on developing and managing our field and office programs and trials. A strong preference will be given to those who have operated in fast-growth environments with limited resources and/or in developing nations.
In this role, you will be charged with a range of diverse projects and responsibilities that will develop and hone your skills and abilities.  You may work on 3-5 projects at a time, working iteratively with your manager to produce well thought-out, high quality work products.
The Program Associate, Agriculture role is critical to ensuring that we are delivering the highest quality of inputs and services possible to our farmers. With our ambitious plans to increase our impact with farmers, this is a crucial role to the team. For the right candidate, there are opportunities in the future to expand the role regionally.  Responsibilities for the role include but are not limited to the following:
• Agriculture Programs: Use leading agronomic practices and human centered design to create recommendations and trainings the support the success of farmers and myAgro field teams
• Research and Development: Trial new crops and seed varieties, conduct agricultural research and create research reports for current and proposed agriculture activities
• External Partners: Maintain positive relationships with partners
• Team Management: Manage and develop the local agriculture field teams, including creating extensive training materials, developing work plans, and providing value-added feedback
Required Skills & Qualifications
• A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro
• At least 2 years work experience and prior management experience, with one year in a developing country. Note that the ability to work with the speed and flexibility of a start-up versus an academic environment is crucial to this role. Preference for experience with agriculture focused social enterprise
• French and English proficiency – Business in Mali and Senegal is conducted in French, so being proficient in French is a requirement at myAgro
• A masters or Ph.D. in an agronomy discipline preferred
• Excellent project management skills
• Creative and versatile approach to problem-solving; solution-oriented
• Detail-oriented and organized
• Strong communication skills and ability to work cross culturally
• As with any start up, flexibility, a sense of humor and an open mind are necessary for success
Benefits
• Compensation is modest, but will be competitive with other social enterprises
• Initial flight to West Africa, additional flight in year two
• Excellent emergency and global health benefits
• Four weeks of annual vacation, plus national holidays
• Stipend for local language lessons
• Tons of karmic good – you’ll be directly helping farming families move beyond subsistence farming!
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