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  • Posted: Dec 6, 2019
    Deadline: Dec 18, 2019
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    SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organization that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of Agriculture, Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. ...
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    Fund Manager

    Job Description

    Position Summary

    The Fund Manager is responsible for overseeing funds which are part of the HortiFresh program (Innovation Fund, Youth Fund, Cluster Fund, Financial products). As all funds have been disbursed, duties include the follow-up of companies as well as the monitoring of the projects’ progress.

    Under the supervision of the HortiFresh Program Manager, the key responsibilities of the Fund Manager include:

    •  The Fund Manager is responsible for transparent reporting, due diligence and financial tracking of  the Funds.
    • Monitoring and assisting the implementation of the awarded co-financing projects, visit project activities and ensure that narrative and financial reports are on time and in accordance with the HortiFresh fund manual.
    •  In addition, the fund manager will be responsible for HortiFresh contribution to the Ghana Green Label activities as well as liaise with FDA, EPA, GSA and the private sector on issues related to food safety and pesticide use.
    •  Contribute to the documentation of the program’s achievements in terms of: annual planning and reporting, reports, publications, brochures and/or guidelines.

    Qualifications

    •  Master’s Degree in one of the following: business administration, finance, economics, accounting, agriculture and/or related field.
    •  Minimum 5 years work experience in agricultural projects, preferably in the vegetables sector.
    •  Experience in quality assurance systems and certification of agricultural companies (e.g. Global GAP, BRC, Ghana Green Label).
    •  Have relevant experience in fund management.
    •  Have experience in the horticulture or related sector.
    •  Knowledge of certification and/or food safety is an advantage.
    •  Have experience in business development.
    •  Be a team player.
    •  Have strong communication and negotiation skills.
    •  Be good in writing reports.
    •  Ability to speak French is an advantage.
    •  Excellent skills in using computer Microsoft office applications such as Word and Excel.

    Additional Information

    •   Women are encouraged to apply.
    •  Application Deadline: December 18th 2019
    • Contract Duration: 2 years contract
    • Contract Type: National Contract

    Method of Application

    Application Guidelines: Please read these carefully. Failure to comply will adversely affect your application.

    • Interested applicants are kindly requested to send their applications in English in the form of a one-page letter and current CV outlining experience, qualifications and three reference contacts by uploading these information not later than December 18th 2019.

    • Only those applicants whose work experience and education meet the mandatory requisites above will be considered for the position, and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

    Interested and qualified? Go to SNV Netherlands Development on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply
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