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Friday, 14 November 2014

Laikipia Co-operative begins process of recruiting a cooperative manager

By Bob Aston
Laikipia Produce and Marketing Cooperative Society serves farmers in Lakipia. It is a vehicle for bulking, marketing and trading in farm commodities and other products and services. Membership to the Cooperative is open to all.
The Cooperative is looking for a Cooperative Manager to manage its affairs on daily basis and to steer it to achieve its vision of building wealth for its members. Reporting to the Cooperative’s Management Board, the right candidate will meet the following criteria.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • ·      Diploma in: agribusiness/farm management; economics; business management; cooperative management; community development; business development or related field.
  • ·         KCSE minimum grade C-Plain
  • ·         Computer literacy (proficiency in MS Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint and Internet and E-mail)
  • ·         Good communication, report writing and presentation skills
  • ·         Fluent in Kiswahili and English. Knowledge of the local language will be an added advantage
JOB DESCRIPTION/DUTIES
  • ·         Record keeping/analysis
  • ·         Sales and Marketing
  • ·         Strategizing for mobilization of farmers to join the cooperative
  • ·         Resource mobilization
  • ·         Report Writing (financial and donor reports)
  • ·         Manage the business of the co-operative
  • ·         Advisor to the board
  • ·         Outreach and networking with other key stakeholders
TO APPLY;
Please send a cover letter and detailed updated CV including day time phone number, an e-mail address and three professional references with telephone numbers to laikipiaproducecoop@gmail.com before November 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm.
The Cooperative welcomes applications from qualified women and men. If you do NOT hear from the co-operative after one month of application, please consider your application unsuccessful.

You can download a copy of the advert here
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