Thursday, October 25, 2012

Agriculture Fellow

Nuru International


Nuru Training in U.S.: December 2012 to February 2013

Scout Team in Ethiopia: February 2013 to September 2013

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

· Lead the Agriculture Program for Nuru Ethiopia

· Develop and implement agricultural interventions to meet the needs of partner communities

· Emphasize co-creation of Agriculture Program strategy with Ethiopian staff

· Recruit, manage and train Ethiopian Agriculture staff

· Measure solutions based on sustainability, scalability and impact

· Track progress toward meeting pre-determined goals and exit criteria

· Manage program budget efficiently to meet goals

· Work effectively under the Agriculture Senior Program Manager

· Translate Nuru’s development philosophy and methodology to operations on the ground

Required Skills and Attributes:

· Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Business or Agriculture, MA preferred

· At least 2 – 3 years of work/volunteer experience in agriculture, natural resources, international development, project management, or related fields

· Ability to do crisis management and rapid, innovative problem solving in uncertain environments

· Prior experience living and/or working in a developing country; experience in working with the poor

· Strong work ethic

· Strong quantitative and project management skills

· Strong commitment to organization’s mission, vision and theory of change

Nuru International is an Equal Opportunity Employer

TO APPLY: Please apply online at and upload your resume/CV and cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • Managing Partners

    William Davidson Institute
  • Sponsoring Partner

    Citi Foundation
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