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Offer: Job: Project Manager, Women's Rights And Sustainable Livelihoods, ActionAid-Nairobi

ActionAid. Nairobi, Kenya.

Closing date: March 8, 2012.
Description:

Duration: 4 years Fixed Term – Local Terms and Conditions of Employment

Lead ActionAid’s innovative project on women’s rights and sustainable agriculture in 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. 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.
To Apply:

Further information on this position can be obtained from our website at www.actionaid.org/jobs.

Applications should be sent with your CV, motivation cover letter and two names of your nominated referees to: programmes.jhb@actionaid.org by no later than the 8th March 2012. Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for.

While we value all applications, we can only respond to short listed candidates.
Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

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