Senior Project Manager, Ethiopia Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (E-PLAN)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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GAIN is now entering into Ethiopia for a 2 year project called Ethiopian Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (E-PLAN) to design and scale PLAN activities around key nutritious commodities that will  reduce losses and increase the availability/accessibility to  nutritious foods for vulnerable populations (pregnant women) in selected areas.
We are looking for a Senior Project Manager that will work closely with the GAIN PLAN Global Team and the Ethiopia Country Director to set up and implement the E-PLAN program and help strategically build a portfolio of activities.  The position is responsible for operational delivery of a core business area or operation and has a significant management responsibility and operational impact.

The E-PLAN Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the PLAN Ethiopia project including detail planning, implementation, and reporting to ensure the timely implementation of project activities in line with the predesigned plan. S/he will have extensive experience operating within the corporate and public sectors and effectively liaising with private companies, development agencies and governments in multiple cultures.
Strong experience in developing and managing nutrition led agriculture/agribusiness projects within a development or commercial context, including delivery experience in the field, with a particular focus in postharvest loss & food waste of nutritious foods is required.

Strong communication skills, oral and written, in English and local language is essential.

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Closing Date
8 Dec 2017

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