Zena Exotic Fruits is seeking a Project Manager
Position : PROJECT MANAGER
We are seeking to recruit an experienced and dynamic development professional to be based in Dakar, Senegal, with regular travel to project sites in Senegal, to oversee the implementation of a new project. The project aims to support smallholder farmers in Senegal to increase yields, improve quality, and achieve better terms of trade & increase earnings. It is implemented in collaboration with Traidcraft Exchange, a UK based organisation best known as the UK’s leading fair trade organisation engaged in a wide range of trade and development activities;
Key areas of responsibility :
- The Project Manager will oversee and manage the effective delivery of the Juicing Justice project in Senegal, ensuring the project is implemented to a high standard in line with the expectations of key stakeholders (Zena, Traidcraft, donors and beneficiaries).
- The Project Manager will lead on the delivery of specific project functions and activities for which Traidcraft is responsible. -,
Essential Qualifications and Experience
The ideal Project Manager (PM) candidate will have a bachelor’s level degree in the relevant field and experience of successfully managing donor funded projects, including the management of action plans, budgets, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and troubleshooting. The PM will have direct and in depth experience of working with smallholder farmers in Senegal. The PM will have experience of delivering projects in collaboration with partner organisations. The PM will also be experienced in working effectively with limited supervision and with limited face to face contact with line management.
Essential Skills and Aptitudes
The ideal Project Manager (PM) candidate will have strong language and numeracy skills, including excellent written report writing and proven understanding of financial management. The PM will have good project management skills with strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and will have excellent both oral and written and fluent in English and French. Strong training and facilitation skills will be an asset.
Interested? A full job description and application details can be obtained from the websitewww.traidcraft.co.uk/careers. To apply, please email your CV and letter of application explaining why you are suitable for the job to ZENA EXOTICFRUITS SA via email@example.com
Closing date for applications : 6th May 2016
Website : www.zenaexoticfruits.com/fr/zena