Village Entrepreneurship Program Director
- Dakar, Senegal
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myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 – providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audition Project form TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.About the Role:
myAgro’s Village Entrepreneurs (VEs) are at the heart of why our model works. Equipped with a smartphone, mobile applications and scratch cards, VEs accompany farmers on the myAgro journey: marketing myAgro inputs to farmers, helping them select the right package, monitoring farmers’ progress toward their layaway goals, and supporting primary services such as agriculture training, delivery and planting follow-up. In 2022, our Village Entrepreneur Network will exceed 2.500 VEs. Our goal is to serve hundreds of thousands more farmers each year by growing a Village Entrepreneur Network that provides first class customer service to farmers. And that’s where you come in!As Village Entrepreneurship Program Director, you will lead the strategy for building and scaling up myAgro’s Village Entrepreneur Network as we rapidly scale our business, ensuring operational excellence. You will manage a diverse team of associates and field staff across Senegal and Mali. You will report to the Head of Sales Operations.
There is no fixed deadline as we hire on a rolling basis. If someone else is selected while you are interviewing, we will let you know and consider your application for future positions. The interview process includes the application form, the Plum assessment, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices.
myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.