Agribusiness Business Development Officer at SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited

On Monday, July 8th, 2013
SMEP Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited, a growing Nationwide Christian MFI regulated by Central Bank of Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:
Business Development Officer – Agribusiness
Ref: BDOA/4/7/HRD/2013
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:-
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implementation of the agribusiness strategy
  • Championing market and product development in Agribusiness
  • Coordinate research in agribusiness interventions
  • Managing relations with agribusiness agencies, donors, and other stakeholders
  • Development of agribusiness training programs for staff, farmers and other stakeholders
  • Facilitate recruitment and registration of agribusiness customers.
  • Loan disbursements and deposit mobilization that meet defined growth and quality targets
  • Agribusiness reporting
  • Responsible for cumulating and maintaining agribusiness information
  • Maintain good public relation between SMEP and outsiders e.g. Public administration, farming communities, business community etc
Qualifications and experience:
  • Bachelors degree in a Agri-business related field
  • Have knowledge in group/individual agri-business lending
  • Demonstrable skills in strong leadership, marketing and reporting
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Persuasive with strong recognition skills,
  • Self-driven and possess the ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Have good knowledge of the micro-finance industry and practices and
  • A self-starter who possesses excellent presentation skills
  • Must be a committed Christian
  • Aged between 30 and 40 years
Qualified and interested candidates who meet the above criteria should download the “Job Application Form Here” and send their filled applications to [email protected] on or before Tuesday, 12th July, 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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