Reporting to: Manager
Roles & Responsibilities:
Assist the project manager in development of work plans, timelines, milestones and budgets for Project Planning
Assist the project manager in generation of project progress reports (quarterly and annual) and deviation reports for implementation of Projects.
Ensure the updating of Data Management System and Project Management Systems.
Preparation of task orders and maintenance of funding records.
Implementation of programs, workshops and partner meetings.
Assist the project manager by compiling and providing information for project communication related activities.
Play a proactive role in data compilation for publication of research results and articles.
Conduct secondary research (technical & market) as demanded by the project.
Development of project presentations.
Qualifications,Experience and Skills desired:
The incumbent should be:
M.Sc with at least 3-5 years of relevant experience in International Development project/seed industry in agriculture and allied areas. Knowledge on genetically modified crops will be most preferable.
Familiarity with project management tools will be added advantage.
Familiarity with processes for product (crop) development and commercialization
Superior writing and oral communication skills with a particular ability to translate scientific concepts into language easily understood by the nonscientist.
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to attend to detail and work independently.
Self-starter who can work under pressure, manage multiple projects and details, meet inflexible deadlines on own initiative and find creative solutions to problems.