Nature and Scope:
The successful candidate will report to the Smallholder Agriculture Transformation
Manager. He/she will be responsible for transformation of small Holder farmers
operating Less than two (2) hectares of crop Land and depending on household members
for most of the Labor from subsistence to commercial farming.
⦁ Leadership. motivation and people management skills;
⦁ Strong written and communication skills with ability to write documentation in a
concise and focused style;
⦁ High developed Computer skills.
⦁ Assisting in developing and implementing smallholder famers transformation
strategy to achieve sustainability of food production and agricultural diversification;
⦁ Assist in developing and innovate suitable products and services for financing
smallholder farmers and suggest low cost and effective delivery mechanism;
⦁ Market the bank strategy for smallholder transformation, products and services
tailored to transform smallholders to realize the bank set goals;
⦁ Search, develop and suggest partnerships/collaborations with the Government, the
private sector and International development institutions to support smallholder
farmers' transformation initiatives;
⦁ Carry out research on best practices/lessons learned elsewhere on successful
initiatives undertaken to transform smallholder farmers and suggest to the bank for
modification or adoption at all times;
⦁ Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:
⦁ University Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Agricultural Economics,
Finance, Accounts. Banking or related discipline;
⦁ Minimum of 3 years' experience in credit assessment and/or relationship banking
at Officer level;
⦁ Strong computer based analytic skills.
⦁ Strong written and communication skills with ability to write reports in a concise
and focused style;
⦁ Good communication and interpersonal skills.
MODE OF APPLICATION AND DEADLINE
Qualified candidates should apply in writing to or lodge their applications at the address shown below, enclosing:
1. Application letter showing how they meet the requirements of the position;
2. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae; J.
3.Contacts stating name in full, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of the candidate; .
4. Copies of relevant certificates I
5. Names and full contacts of three (l) referees.
Closing date: Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 4.00 pm on Friday, 1st June 2018.