Offer: Job: Project Manager, Action Aid: Women's Rights And Sustainable Livelihoods, Africa
Over the next four years ActionAid will implement a groundbreaking project that aims to build sustainable livelihoods for women smallholder farmers in Ghana and Rwanda. The project will pilot practical solutions to reduce the unpaid care work of women farmers as part of a comprehensive approach to improving women farmers’ productivity and household food and nutrition security. ActionAid is looking for a dynamic project manager with considerable experience working with rural women’s organisations in Africa. Deadline for applications: March 8, 2012.
The project manager will provide leadership and guide the project implementation in Ghana and Rwanda. A key part of this project will be to engage with regional policy makers in Africa as part of ActionAid’s advocacy on advancing women farmers rights and recognition in agriculture. This is a perfect role for a proven project manager with expertise on women’s rights and agriculture in Africa, and a great opportunity for someone who is looking to broaden their regional expertise across the continent.
Further information on this position can be obtained from our website at www.actionaid.org/jobs or from the attached job description.
Applications should be sent with your CV, motivation cover letter and two names of your nominated referees to: firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than the 8th March 2012. Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.