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Operations Director - Market Systems & Input Project

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public international organization (PIO) focused on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural productivity in developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise. IFDC has been active in Uganda since 2012 implementing the Netherlands Embassy-funded CATALIST-Uganda Agribusiness Project (Catalyzed Accelerated Agricultural Intensification for Social and Environmental Stability) from 2012-2016, the REACH Market Systems Project (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) 2016-2020 and the 2SCALE Regional Agribusiness Incubation (Toward Sustainable Clusters in Agribusiness through Learning in Entrepreneurship Project (2012-2018).




Project Description

IFDC is recruiting for 1-2 anticipated USAID Market Systems & Input Project(s) (2018-2022) that will serve to sustainably increase smallholder farmer incomes; increase the availability, affordability and accessibility of farm inputs; improve the nutritional status of women and children; and increase the resilience of the agriculture and food system to the changing climate using a market systems approach.


Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for managing, coordinating and directing all activities related to administration, human resources, finance and support such as travel, procurement, inventory, equipment, IT, vehicles and drivers
  2. Ensuring overall compliance with USAID rules and regulations, financial management, international and local personnel recruitment and management, subcontractor management, grants management, and procurement.
  3. Manage the operations team including administrative assistants, accountants and drivers.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Grant and fund management; Organize and manage recruitment campaigns; Compliance; Operative management; Operative planning; People management; Procurement; Project Financial Management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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International Fertilizer Development Center

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 500-1000 people

The International Fertilizer Development Center (known as IFDC) is a science-based public international organization working to alleviate global hunger by introducing improved agricultural practices and fertilizer technologies to farmers and by linking farmers to markets. Headquartered in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA, the organization has projects in over 25 countries.


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