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  • Posted: Feb 10, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • At KIC, we are committed to increasing awareness of agricultural opportunities and the associated entrepreneurial benefits for the youth. To achieve this, we have rolled out a series
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    Program Manager

    About the job

    The Program Officer is responsible for supporting the implementation, coordination, and appraisal of start-ups incubated at the regional level and providing support to the faculty advisor on the implementation of AgriTech Pro and Classic.

    The focus of this position is working with and through others, building and maintaining relationships, and working closely and accurately within established guidelines. There is a need for an effective communicator, someone who stimulates and motivates others while being aware of and responsive to their needs and concerns. There will be many different people to meet and work with.


    • Program Implementation
    • Support the implementation of centrally designed training, acceleration, and incubation programs.
    • Provide support to KIC participants and entrepreneurs across training, ideation, acceleration, investment, and scale-up stages.
    • Support in developing and executing strategies for outreach, attracting and onboarding deserving and qualified participants, and start-ups into the KIC programs.
    • Support in coaching and advising KIC participants and entrepreneurs.
    • Be the switchboard for entrepreneurs to access relevant resources and connections at the regional level, especially in the agriculture sector.
    • Support in the planning and implementation of the School Farm Competition project.
    • Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
    • Assist with monitoring and evaluation efforts.
    • Produce reports on implemented programs for internal analysis.
    • Maintain accurate and updated focused records.


    • Support in the execution of a centrally developed operational strategy for the entire KIC community at the regional level.
    • Support day-to-day operations of the KIC regional centre which will be located at a select university.
    • Support other KIC programs/activities when necessary.
    • Assist implementing partners to compile and submit their financial supporting documents.

    Job Characteristics

    • Variety of activities/ projects occurring simultaneously.
    • Each day is different from the next.
    • Very socially focused; requires a "how can I help you?" attitude.
    • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Field trips with moderate exposure to hazards.


    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship, business administration, agriculture, or related field.
    • At least five (5) years of progressive work experience in running training programs, providing entrepreneurship support.
    • Demonstrated ability to cultivate, build and maintain strong working relationships with relevant stakeholders at the regional level.
    • Excellent technical knowledge of program implementation, impact assessment, monitoring and evaluation techniques and practices.
    • Entrepreneurial skills.
    • Business acumen.
    • Good interpersonal skills and influencing skills.
    • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Ability to work productively in a fast-paced, innovative, and changing environment.
    • Good communication (oral and written) skills
    • Problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Computer literacy skills
    • Proficient facilitation and presentation skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kosmos Innovation Center Ghana on to apply

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