Deadline: 18 December 2019
SNV is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Fund Manager in Accra, Ghana. The duration of this post is 2 years.
The Fund Manager is responsible for overseeing funds which are part of the HortiFresh program (Innovation Fund, Youth Fund, Cluster Fund, Financial products).
SNV’s mission is to make a lasting difference in the lives of millions of people living in poverty.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Country Operations Officer will perform the following functions:
- Monitor and assist 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.
- 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.
Applicants must have:
- 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).
- Relevant experience in fund management.
- Experience in the horticulture or related sector.
- Knowledge of certification and/or food safety is an advantage.
- Experience in business development.
- Strong communication and negotiation skills.
- Ability to speak French is an advantage.
- Excellent skills in using computer Microsoft office applications such as Word and Excel.
- Nationality of Ghana.
How to Apply
Applicants must apply by submitting an application letter and CV that contains 3 referees in English through online process.
For more information, please visit SNV.