VP of Mali Programs (Country Director)

Organization
myAgro
Deadline for Applications
01/08/2016
Contact Information
myAgro HR

Location: Bamako, Mali

Language Requirement: Fluency in French and English

Duration: 3-year commitment

About myAgro

myAgro is an award-winning social enterprise working in Mali and Senegal, West Africa. Our mission is to help small-scale farmers, who make up 80% of the world\’s poor, move out of poverty by providing certified seed and fertilizer, technical assistance and market access via a mobile layaway payment system. We\’ve grown from 240 farmers to over 10,000 in the last year, and have plans to rapidly scale in the coming years. myAgro has received awards and recognition from Echoing Green, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, One Acre Fund, Mulago Foundation, Pop!Tech and The Tech Awards, among others.

Learn more about myAgro at: www.myagro.org

About this Role

myAgro is seeking a seasoned but hands-on leader to oversee the execution of myAgro\’s long-term program strategy in Mali. Mali is the seat of myAgro\’s operations, and we have big plans for expansion: reaching new geographic areas, innovating on our current models, and preparing myAgro to serve as a model for organizations reaching small farmers around the globe. The VP of Programs will provide critical operational leadership to myAgro\’s Mali program as we grow, ensuring our operations run smoothly and efficiently as we scale to reach tens of thousands more farmers in the coming years.

The VP of Programs, Mali is responsible for the administration of our core program, pilot development, program budgeting, M&E, management of nearly 100 Malian and expat staff, and more. As a member of myAgro\’s Executive Team, s/he will also make critical contributions to myAgro\’s long-term strategic direction. S/he will report to myAgro\’s Executive Director.

myAgro is a startup social enterprise with plans for rapid and substantial growth. The ideal VP of Programs candidate will have an outstanding track record managing complex projects and diverse teams, developing innovative programs, and serving in an organizational leadership capacity. The ideal candidate will also be comfortable working on a limited budget, will have a highly entrepreneurial mindset, and will be comfortable \”getting their hands dirty\” when required.

Learn more about this position and apply at: https://myagro.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0hgo3