Agro Eco, with its headquarters in The Netherlands and two offices in Ghana (Accra and Kumasi) serving West Africa, advises the private sector, NGOs, governments and international organisations/companies in the development of quality products, notably certified organic, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade products. It has been active in Africa since 1990 and tens of exporters and ten-thousands of smallholder farmers are profiting from the access achieved to higher paying markets. We provide farmer supplier group organization, conversion planning, technical assistance, research, preparation of grower group certification, quality programmes, market studies and linkages between exporters and importers. We develop and execute projects with the emphasis on Climate Smart Cocoa, biodiversity, carbon sequestration and work with a landscape approach. We work on innovative ideas and interventions to improve the livelihoods of the farmer in all their complexities (www.agroeco.net).
At Agro Eco we encourage diversity and inclusion across the organization. With this commitment to diversity, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. Agro Eco’s core values are fair play, openness and trust, respect for environment & people, professionalism, inspirational & motivating organization.
We are looking for a project manager who will focus on our cocoa agroforestry program (planting 80+ shade and fruit trees per hectare in cocoa plantations with farmers, coaches and youth teams to sequester carbon, improve yield and livelihood). S/he will provide programme support to the Cocoa Program Manager to effectively coordinate and manage the agroforestry project in Ghana in line with the objectives, the timeframe, and the budget. Provides overall technical direction and managerial oversight for smooth implementation of the project.
Contract period: 2 years, renewable
Probation period: 3 months
Duty station: Kumasi
Salary: Local contract (1,200-1,500 euro/month)
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