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Jun 15, 2017

RTI International NGO Jobs in Kenya - USAID funded Feed the Future Crop and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity

RTI (www.rti.org) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multi-disciplinary research that improves the human condition.
 
RTI is recruiting candidates for an anticipated US government - funded program in Kenya.
 
Around the globe, RTI's work is helping foster stronger food systems, reduce malnutrition in all its forms, build resilience and engage the next generation of food security leaders. 

 
RTI is currently partnering on nearly 30 projects in East Africa, including activities focused on private sector-driven agricultural growth in Rwanda and youth engagement in Kenya.

To build on these efforts, RTI is currently seeking professionals for an anticipated USAID-funded Feed the Future Crop and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity in Kenya.

Candidates should be fluent in English. 

We are currently accepting CVs / resumes for the following:
 
Director of Agricultural Policy & Stakeholder Engagement

Responsible for engaging public sector stakeholders, including county governments, to facilitate improvements to the agricultural policy environment and public-private sector relationships.
 
This position will be in Nairobi, Kenya, with frequent travel to Western and Eastern Kenya.  

Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in public administration, economics, business, agricultural or rural development and at least 9 years of experience in agricultural policy or market systems projects. 
  • Experience in economic growth, agricultural development, or governance programs is
    required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of private sector agribusiness and investment; Knowledge of market facilitation approach.
  • Demonstrated success building relationships with Kenyan government and private sector stakeholders.
Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting Manager

Responsible for project monitoring and evaluation, documentation of lessons and successes, and coordination across and outside of the project. 

This position will be in Nairobi, Kenya, with frequent travel to Western and Eastern Kenya.

Qualifications: 

Master’s degree in public administration, economics, business, agricultural or rural development and at least 9 years of experience in agricultural policy or market systems projects. 

Experience in economic growth, agricultural development, or governance programs is required.
 
Western Kenya Market Systems Manager

Responsible for building relationships with public and private sector stakeholders, overseeing interventions, and managing staff and project partners.

This position will be based in Kisumu (or Eldoret), Kenya, with frequent travel within Western Kenya. 

Qualifications: Master’s degree in international development, economics, business, agricultural or rural development and at least 9 years of demonstrated management experience in managing value chain or agri-business projects. 

At least 12 years’ experience in economic growth, value chain development, or agricultural development programs is required. 

Knowledge of market facilitation approach (M4P) is required.
 
In addition, we are accepting expressions of interest for additional positions. 

Preferred candidates will have specific experience in agricultural value chain development and financial services development in Kenya.
 
  • Dairy Lead
  • Horticulture Lead
  • Staples/Livelihoods Advisor
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager
  • Grants Manager
To apply, please email your CV/resume to F&[email protected]

English language CVs preferred. 

Please put position title and applicant name in the Subject Line.
 
RTI offers competitive compensation and benefits and robust home office project support. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

RTI International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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