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  • Posted: May 12, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Agricultural Manufacturing Group (AMG) was established as an agro business entity in 2012 with its head office originally located in Kumasi the capital city of the Ashanti region. Subsequently in 2015 the head office was moved to Accra as a necessity in response to the pressing need for a constant interaction with policy makers within the sector and also ...
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    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

    •  Develop and implement the M&E system in coordination with staff,both in the project office and based in field sites.
    •  Responsible for regular M&E activities, including baseline data collection, quality assurance and quality improvement
    •  Monitor progress in terms of compliance results, indicators and advice on programmatic adjustments
    •  Provide project teams with guidance and support in appropriate means of gathering managing and analysing data
    •  Develop context-appropriate tools for collecting information necessary to monitor project activities, implement, refine and maintain consistent data collection methods for indicators of success
    •  Timely preparation and submission of reports and other deliverables
    •  Design and provide training as necessary to project and farmers, beneficiaries and counterparts
    •  Compile and manage programme data as well as document progress towards outcomes for internal and external reports
    •  Facilitate and coordinate project progress presentation ensure data utilisation for decision-making
    •  Provide advice on programmatic adjustments to be responsive to the changing environment and ensure programme results
    •  Provide the Chief Executive with management information he may require
    •  Check that monitoring data are discussed in appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implication for future action. If necessary, create such discussion to fill any gap

    Qualification Required & Experience

    Required Skills or Experience

    •  Experience in monitoring & evaluation, Data analysis, reporting, design & implementation of project.
    •  Experience in pro-smallholder market development programmes.
    •  Experience with quantitative and qualitative survey tools and design.
    •  Experience in database design and management use of tables for data collection
    •  At least first degree in Agricultural economics, M&E, Development studies and in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a relevant competency area, including agriculture, statistics, international development.
    •  Experience in similar assignments or working for donor funded project(s) is highly desirable;
    •  Ability to write concise and clear reports;
    •  Strong communication skills;
    •  Demonstrated ability to collaborate, willingness to innovate and ability to think systematically;
    •  Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with wide range of stakeholders both verbally and in writing;
    •  Proven experience in managing multiple and competing tasks while maintaining quality
    •  Advanced oral and written communication skills in English and a local language (Ga, Twi, Ewe,Hausa required).

    Desired Competencies and Skills

    •  Proficient in statistical packages and basic knowledge in mapping software of deliverables within deadlines;
    •  Proficient in statistical packages and basic knowledge in mapping software may be desirable.
    •  Ability to work in a team, and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts at national, regional and headquarter level.
    •  High flexibility to travel frequently in the project regions.
    •  Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural background.
    •  Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships.

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    Agronomist

    •  Our Agronomist is a key position that will provide technical support to the AMG commercial business to promote fertilizer and other agricultural input sales at the company.
    • AMG is looking for a knowledgeable, thorough Agronomist who can develop better farming practices and find effective solutions for the food and farming industry.
    • The Agronomist will conduct research and field checks, take samples and make observations, perform tests, and identify and solve problems related to plant or soil nutrition, damage from insects or wildlife, weather or climate changes, or the use of specialized products. Using this information, you will also help farmers develop techniques to increase crop quality and yield.
    • Your focus shall be on developing and promoting better farming practices. You should also be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and analytical with excellent listening, communication, and problem-solving skills.

    Description of Responsibilities

    •  Actively promote AMG’s product capabilities to increase client penetration
    •  Develop and implement strategies for cross and up-selling products to increase revenue
    •  Assist in identifying, conceptualizing and developing new products and services consistent with market trends to meet customer requirements
    •  Prepare and submit periodic sales forecast and progress reports for management decision making
    •  Ensure that accomplishment of the monthly and yearly sales targets of the direct sales channel
    •  Provide presence for AMG’s crop nutrition programmes at wholesale, retail, local level as well as farm level
    •  Maintain and populate a database to capture market knowledge and relevance of crop solutions

    Qualification Required & Experience

    •  A Bachelors degree in Agronomy or General Agriculture or related field
    •  A minimum of three years of working experience in similar role and industries
    •  Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods
    •  Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software
    •  Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills
    •  Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    •  Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments
    •  Sales and presentation skills are also a major plus
    •  You should also be a good driver, with a valid driving license

    Method of Application

    Interested persons should send a cover letter indicating the position being applied for and their curriculum vitae (CVs) including email and telephone numbers of two referees to: [email protected] and [email protected]

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