Roundup of Agriculture Jobs in Kenya–10th, Nov, 2023


Position: Head Office QA Manager – Roses Packhouse

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Recruiter / Employer: AAA Growers


  • Oversee and monitor quality control mechanism in conformity to the quality manual to ensure production and supply of Quality stems as per client specification.
  • Ensure stock management and movement is done as per the set company standards.
  • Coordinating implementation of Global GAP and other market standards in the production process of AAA packhouses to ensure good quality and markets’ conforming products.
  • Coordinate for product quality and product development. Coordinate for preparation of vase life flowers, conduct vase life analysis for both trials and commercial varieties as per the procedure and come up with a weekly report on upcoming quality issues noted in vase.
  • Coordinating different lines for AAA Flowers packhouses.
  • Ensure all customer complaints are properly investigated and addressed timely and satisfactorily with clear corrective measures to avoid reoccurrence.
  • Conduct Packhouse scheduled visits to cover crop visits, trails, documentation audits and spray programs / pest surveillance.
  • Ensure that hygiene and safety standards are maintained in the Roses packhouses.
  • Ensure that all Quality activities and processes at the packhouses are done in compliance to principles of ethics, safety, and Integrity standards.
  • Managing various trials in the Packhouse together with the Roses Commercial Manager, General Manager – Packhouses and General Manager – Flowers
  • Building up of skilled workforce for the field production units through recruitment and training. Prepare and/ or review job descriptions for packhouse staffs.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate in Horticulture, Floriculture, Agriculture, or Environmental Science.
  • 5-7 years experience in the Flower Industry preferably Roses Production.
  • 3 years experience in a similar or related position.
  • Relevant experience in occupational health and safety, environmental, Global Gap, KFC, and MPS auditing.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management Standards and Internal Auditing skills.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Excellent leadership skills and management skills.
  • Analytical mindset, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and team player. facilitating cross-functional collaboration.
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office applications, particularly with Excel.

How to apply: Fuzu

Deadline: Nov 26, 2023


Position: Community Mobilizer THRIVE Project

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: World Vision Kenya


30% – Project planning and implementation

  • Coordinate effective and timely implementation of all interventions outlined under Local Value Chain development and any other related and cross cutting programme activities in the project.
  • Participate in the preparation of overall work plan and budget as well as develop activity plans and budgets for technical support of local value chain development interventions
  • Participate in developing different levels of progress report (weekly updates, situational reports, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports)
  • Supporting Project Quality Assurance (PQA) through organizing and supporting monitoring visits on L&R interventions.
  • Collaborate with relevant ministries and other relevant partners at the County and community levels to ensure integration and high level implementation the planned Local Value Chain activities
  • Work closely with relevant authorities to ensure all economic recovery and market systems interventions deployed in the communities are in alignment with L&R in emergency Standards
  • Work together with other staff/ to ensure that key trainings meets the standard required to facilitate, provide knowledge and reinforcement of desired L&R behaviour and practices.
  • Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Livelihood & resilience initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation.
  • Make technical input into the planning and design of project specific operational researches, including baseline and end line evaluation, post distribution monitoring related to L&R.
  • Conduct continuous activity and budget analysis to ensure adherence to the approved work, budget and procurement plans.

35% – Technical support

  • Work with communities and relevant stakeholders to identify key on-farm and off farm value chains to support
  • Support project market research on viable value chains
  • Ensure the target communities are mobilized and participate in the identified Local Value Chain Interventions
  • In consultation with other staff, government and partners sensitize and mobilize the communities to form Project Implementation units, producer groups
  • Support produce aggregation and marketing activities of the project
  • Work with Project Officer, local stakeholders and leaders to identify community champions/resource persons for LVCD, Empowered World View and Digitization of farmer records
  • In consultation with other staff develop capacity assessment tools for producer groups and develop a capacity development plan
  • Facilitate the capacity building of the partners and farmer groups on LVCD activities (Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, post-harvest management and value addition, transformational leadership)
  • Facilitate linkages of the savings groups to FAST product to enhance their performance
  • Ensure cross cutting themes are integrated into LVCD interventions
  • Provide technical support and timely feedback to the Project Manager on the LVCD interventions outlined in the THRIVE project.
  • Organize meetings with key local value chain actors and farmers to forge effective support of the LVCD interventions
  • Ensure adult and child safeguarding during the implementation of the planned interventions

20% – Quality assurance -Monitoring, Reporting, evaluation and Documentation

  • Ensure the community champions (LVCD, EWV and S4T) have necessary monitoring tools and are trained on the same
  • Develop project monitoring and reporting schedules in collaboration with the various stakeholders
  • Work with the community champions/facilitators to continuously train, monitor and mentor the performance of producer groups along identified value chains
  • Clean and Collate project performance data and ensure it is keyed into the relevant Monitoring Information System (MIS) on a monthly basis
  • Prepare weekly updates, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual progress reports
  • Documentation of key lessons learnt and successes stories from the target farmers
  • Continuously track progress of planned activities and outputs in the detailed implementation plan to ensure timely and quality implementation of plans
  • Support Monitoring and evaluation of THRIVE activities in coordination with M&E and relevant stakeholders.
  • Support farmer records digitization process and performance tracking in collaboration with community resource persons and relevant private actors
  • Together with farmers, partners, conduct regular reflection and learning events
  • Support the project data collection during baseline, end line, market assessments and post distribution assessments

10% – Strategic Engagement, Partnership and Networking

  • Represent World Vision in key L&R stakeholder forum/meetings and relevant networl‹s at the Ward, Sub-County and County levels.
  •  Facilitates linkages of the farmers groups to micro-finance institutions and skills development institutions
  • Strengthen partnerships with the county government and other partners for effective support and capacity development of the farmers for sustainability

5% – Others

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • The jobholder must have a minimum of a Diploma certificate in agriculture/Agricultural economics/ Developmental Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with communities in either relief or development Livelihood and Resilience/Food security projects
  • Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written) with a good uunderstanding the local dialect and context
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook)
  • A team player, capable of building the community capacity in economic recovery aspects
  • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts
  • Understanding and demonstrated commitment to the importance of gender and other key issues in Economic empowerment
  • Able to ride a motorbike with a valid license

How to apply: worldvision

Deadline: 30 November. 2023


Position: Manager, Environment and Biosecurity

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Gatsby Africa

About the Position: This is a Manager Role in the Aquaculture Team. Alongside catalysing the competitiveness and growth of aquaculture, supporting environmental sustainability and biosecurity in East African aquaculture is one of Gatsby’s key priorities.


Some indicative responsibilities of this role will include;

  • Working with key private sector stakeholders to design and manage interventions to minimize negative environmental impacts of aquaculture on Lake Victoria.
  • Support government stakeholders to design key governance tools that support the environmental management of Lake Victoria.
  • Work with farms to support the design and implementation of environmental management protocols.
  • Facilitate the adoption of management practices that reduce fish disease incidences at farms.
  • Work with wider industry stakeholders e.g. associations to identify opportunities for self-regulation on issues like biosecurity and environmental management.
  • Among others.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in natural sciences (Environmental science, Climate Change and sustainability, Biology (zoology/botany/conservation biology), Chemistry, Engineering (Chemical engineering), Physics, and Oceanography) from a reputable institution 
  • Master’s qualification is preferable but not required. 
  • 3 to 5 years of experience of professional experience in environmental sustainability, water resource analysis or management, natural sciences, veterinary areas, or a related area.

Competencies and Attributes

  • Extremely strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Entrepreneurial drive and mindset A positive ‘do it now not tomorrow’ attitude.
  • Ability to build robust relationships.
  • Adaptability and comfort with ambiguity and change.
  • Strong curiosity and keenness to learn and improve.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
  • Rigorous attention to detail.
  • Values-driven, with unquestionable integrity and respect.

How to apply: cedarafricagroup

Deadline: 6 December. 2023


Position: Country Director at Rainforest Alliance

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Rainforest Alliance

About the Position: At the Rainforest Alliance we are looking for a pro-active, collaborative, and innovative Country Director who will provide strong leadership to lead the strategic planning, fundraising and implementation of Rainforest Alliance’s activities in Kenya and Tanzania. The Country Director, Kenya harnesses the institutional strategy of driving landscape and sector transformation to develop and iplement a national strategy and country plan that responds to local needs, ensure excellence in all aspects of our mission delivery (technical, financial, compliance), and safeguards Rainforest Alliance’s reputation and the quality of implementation of our certification programs. The Postholder will guide and lead a hard-working team, creating a culture that is aligned with Rainforest Alliance’s values and maintaining deep collaboration bonds with colleagues in other countries and functional areas such as Markets; Communications; Standards & Assurance; Institutional Relations (IR); Global Administration, HR and Finance & Accounting. This position will be responsible for ensuring the financial viability and sustainability of the country programs and will be responsible for building functional alliances to scale-up our impacts.


The Rainforest Alliance’s Core Values are Impact, Change, Collaboration, Openness and Trust and as such they form the basis of the behaviors we demonstrate:

Leadership and Management:

  • Build a high-performing, results-oriented and mission-driven team that reflects the Rainforest Alliance’s vision and culture, creating a positive work environment for personnel;
  • Guide, motivate and develop personnel, seeking opportunities for professional advancement and ensuring they understand how their work relates to Rainforest Alliance’s global mission and strategy;
  • Delegate authority to staff, ensuring that they are supported and connected to the broader organization, and ensure planned objectives are met in line with organizational policy and budgets;
  • Update and oversee the successful execution of the Kenya Country Strategy and corresponding annual workplans focusing on strengthening the existing work and its escalation;
  • Deliver effective and impactful implementation of Rainforest Alliance’s mission by fostering a culture of implementation excellence and ensuring that Rainforest Alliance attains its technical, financial, and contractual commitments;
  • Foster structures and processes for effective collaboration within Kenya and with all other relevant Rainforest Alliance units, at the regional and global level;
  • Ensure the timely and high-quality completion of organizational and donor annual workplans, budgets, reports, and audits;
  • Foster and supervise compliance with Rainforest Alliance and donor policies and procedures;
  • Proactively identify and lead risk, bringing up key issues to the supervisor where appropriate; and
  • Support the organization to address institutional crises and challenges relevant to our work in Kenya and Tanzania.

Advocacy and Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Develop and maintain results-based, long-term partnerships with Rainforest Alliance clients, partners, donors, NGOs, governments, certification bodies and other stakeholders;
  • Enhance Rainforest Alliance’s reputation, credibility, and positioning in Kenya and Tanzania;
  • Actively promote the production, export and consumption of Rainforest Alliance Certified™ products, and other endorsed certifications (i.e. RSPO, FSC), in collaboration with the Markets department;
  • Represent Rainforest Alliance at key events, presentations, policy forums and round tables to communicate program achievements and ambitions and participate in discussions on strategies for sectors, landscapes and communities and other issues of concern to Rainforest Alliance;
  • In collaboration with the Communications department, develop and disseminate communications and marketing materials on Rainforest Alliance work in Kenya and Tanzania.

Fundraising and Business Development:

  • Develop and implement a long-term integrated Rainforest Alliance Kenya financial plan, in collaboration with Finance, Institutional Relations (IR) and other relevant units;
  • Proactively identify funding opportunities and cultivate long-term relationships with senior leads and decision makers from governments, companies, aid agencies and other donors;
  • Lead and/or provide key contributions to multilateral and bilateral fundraising proposals;
  • In coordination with Markets colleagues, support organizational efforts to grow supply and demand for certified products from Kenya and Tanzania and increase royalty revenues;
  • Identify and advance potential innovations in Rainforest Alliance’s business model in Kenya (i.e. unrestricted funding opportunities; fee-for-service partnerships), in collaboration with supervisors and other relevant units.

General Administrative:

  • Lead all aspects of the management of Kenya office resources, including human resources, as applicable, in a matrix-management set-up with Rainforest Alliance’s global support departments;
  • Serve as designated bank account signatory for local accounts, delegating where approved;
  • Ensure compliance with policies & procedures and internal controls, and their appropriate local adaptation;
  • Co-maintain power of attorney for the legal entity; delegated authority for executing legal documents, including taxation, subject to review and approval;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position will be responsible for a team of about 45 staff, with high growth prospects;
  • This position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and performance management of employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • MSc in Agriculture, natural resources management, development, business administration, project management or any related field;
  • At least 15 years’ experience in the development and execution of market-based conservation initiatives, landscape management, community-based forestry, climate smart agriculture, climate change and value chains transformation;
  • At least 5 years of direct experience leading a team of staff and in preparing and implementing grants funded by bi-lateral and multi-lateral organizations and companies;
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple priorities in a time sensitive manner;
  • Experience with country strategy development and implementation;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Rainforest Alliance’s Theory of Change, Rainforest Alliance certification and/or other certification and verification standards and systems;
  • Strong knowledge and network of philanthropic landscape for institutional funders and demonstrated track-record securing large grants;
  • Demonstrated success building partnerships and business with the private sector strongly preferred;
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships of trust and confidence with national and international stakeholders and relevant platforms;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal in English; Kiswahili is added advantage;
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 20% of the time nationally and internationally;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Rainforest Alliance mission and values.

How to apply: rainforest-alliance

Deadline: 17 November. 2023


Position: Specialist Sr., Food Security, Livelihoods and Climate Change at Child Fund International

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Child Fund International

About the Position: 

  • The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Specialist will be responsible for providing technical and strategic leadership in agriculture, food security, livelihoods, and climate change adaptation & resilience (FSL&CCA) programs in ChildFund Kenya. S/He will be responsible for promoting and engaging in systematic implementation, design, monitoring, and evaluation and translating all FSL&CCA related strategic priorities in the Country Strategic Plan into implementable actions and interventions including identification, synthesis of best practices and lessons learned.
  • The holder of the position will lead the designing and development of FSL and Climate Change Adaptation programs and projects, identifying new business opportunities including proposal development, and engaging with current and new donors regarding FSL and CCA activities. S/He will ensure that FSL and CCA interventions implemented either directly or through local partners are of the highest technical quality through provision of regular technical oversight and support, program monitoring and reporting. S/He will provide strategic leadership and direction and ensure high quality, coherent and well-coordinated design and scale-up of FSL and CCA programming


Program Leadership and Direction

  • Lead and provide technical support in the design and development of food security, livelihoods and climate change adaptation country strategy(ies), frameworks and programs interventions.
  • Contribute and participate in the development of country strategic plan and related country level strategies, policies, and frameworks.
  • Facilitate the integration of climate risk management and environmental sustainability considerations across all programs.
  • Support advocacy, and capacity development efforts of the ChildFund Country Office and its Implementing partners’ staff in collaboration with relevant technical and thematic teams.
  • Support the socialization and cascading of the Country Strategic Plan, policies, frameworks and FSL &CCA priorities among local partners, stakeholders and donors.
  • Advise the Senior Management Team (SMT) on FSL and CCA strategic issues, emerging opportunities and trends.
  • Actively participate in and provide technical guidance to Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT), Country Emergency Response Team and other Country level leadership teams.
  • Lead mapping of capabilities and capacity enhancement needs of LIPs in climate change adaptation, food security and livelihoods, and climate smart agriculture and resilience programming.
  • Promote integration of FSL & CCA programs with other sectors priorities through creation of linkages and joint participatory planning processes.

Program Management

  • Oversee country FSL and CCA program portfolio, supporting with new program/project start-ups and close-down.
  • Support local partners in the mobilization and set-up processes for new FSL and CCA grants and Non-Sponsorship Projects (NSP).
  • Ensure donor requirements for data collection, reporting, and targets/achievements for FSL and CCA programs are met.
  • Contribute in the development and regular (Monthly and Quarterly) review of Country Annual Operation Plans.
  • Support the development andthrough review of Implementing partners Annual Operation Plan and Budgets (AOPB) and ensure FSL and CCA program priorities are incorporated.
  • Closely work with other members of the ChildFund program and Local Partner program teams to achieve FSL and CCA program objectives.
  • Monitor program expenditure and regularly liaise with finance staff to address spending issues.
  • Carry out program monitoring and review to identify program constraints and challenges during implementation, propose solutions and accordingly oversee implementation of proposed changes.
  • Develop technical reports (internal and external) and proposals reflective of government, organization, and donor guidelines, ensuring timely submission to line management.

Program Design and Development

  • Work closely with the Grants Acquisition and Management (GAAM) team in the design and formulation of new project proposals and concept motes providing technical and budgetary input throughout the program development and design phase on FSL and CCA funding opportunities.
  • Support resource mobilization efforts on climate change adaptation, food security and livelihoods &climate smart agriculture technologies.
  • Identify, initiate, and lead on new potential FSL and CCA partnerships and funding opportunities (e.g. consortiums, new calls for proposals).
  • Lead scoping missions, engage with new donors on FSL and CCA opportunities and identify potential new business opportunities for new FSL and CCA programs.
  • Coordinate with the GAAM Team and support donor stewardship, communications and cultivation of major global donors and prospects.

Reporting, Documentation, and Information Sharing

  • Participate in and provide technical support (development of TOR, data tools review etc) in FSL and CCA baseline and other related studies.
  • Support in the timely preparation and/or review of the quarterly and annual programmatic and donor quality reports.
  • Promote and engage in systematic monitoring and evaluation of climate change adaptation, food security and livelihoods and the identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned for organizational sharing and learning.
  • Document success (most significant) stories, lessons learnt and best practices and share with SMT, ESMT, Implementation Partners, donor and other stakeholders.
  • Closely work the Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Knowledge Management unit to ensure all information and data on FSL and CCA programs are incorporated in country M&E system.
  • Organize and facilitate regular learning and sharing sessions with stakeholder on FSL and CCA programs.

Program Representation

  • Participate in the FSL and CCA Forums, networks and other coordination activities through active reporting and communication with field and national level focal points.
  • Represent and promote ChildFund Kenya FSL and CCA programs externally with relevant stakeholders, including national and county Governments, Sector Working Groups and Networks, donors and NGO partners.

Child Safeguarding:

  • Remain alert and responsive to any child safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Child Safeguarding Policy

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:


  • A master’s degree in agriculture, climate change, rural development, social economics, agribusiness or other related development studies.
  • Strong technical background and experience in climate smart agricultural technologies, value chain development & management, climate change adaptation, microfinance/credit, and marketing.
  • 6-8 years demonstrated experience of best practice in programme design, monitoring and evaluation with documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Good understanding of donor compliance and reporting mechanisms (USAID, EU, BMZ, FCDO, DANIDA, DAI, and UN Agencies such as UNICEF, WFP, UNFPA), etc.) is an added advantage.
  • Good negotiations and communication skills; excellent writing skills
  • Ability to deliver high quality work within tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills.
  • Excellent facilitation and coordination skills.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity of staff and partners.


  • Experience in managing and implementing cash transfers, conservation agriculture, carbon credit, climate smart technologies, voluntary Saving and Loan Schemes and understanding of FSL and CCA in emergency contexts.


  • The FSL and CCA Manager can draw on the support of Country Office team members in the development of his/her responsibilities. The primary Country Office members for this position will be:
  • Program and Sponsorship Director, Child Protection & Advocacy Manager, Sponsorship Manager, Partnership Portfolio Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Knowledge Management Manager, Disaster Risk Response Specialist, Program Quality Manager, and Program Assistant.

How to apply: weconnectchildfund

Deadline: 30 November. 2023

Position: Production of AgriFI Program Case Stories at MESPT

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT)

About the Position: The overall objective of the Micro-Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is to promote economic growth, employment creation and poverty alleviation through support to enterprises. MESPT works with intermediaries that provide financial or business development services to improve the performance of enterprises


The Assignment

MESPT is seeking a production firm that will professionally produce 7 short videos (Max 4 minutes) of the programme milestones and 7 written (case stories – max 800 words) replicas of the selected milestones. The stories will include:

  • Meru Dairy Union
  • Kamuthanga Fish farm
  • Roy Shammer Agribiz Ltd
  • Nakuru Free Area wet market
  • KESPHIS LIMS system
  • TVETA and TVET CDAAC partnership in curricula development linked with the roll out of CBET courses currently ongoing in Mabanga ATC
  • 2 County Food Safety Committee that has performed very well in formulating the policies, approval, and enactment of the same. They will also demonstrate county investments on food safety initiatives.

The 2 assignments will be conducted in Meru (2 sites; Union & one cooperative), Machakos (1 site), Bungoma (2 sites; Roy & Mabanga), Nakuru and Nairobi.

The stories shall capture the food safety milestones, successes and challenges, best practices and lessons learnt towards achieving programme results areas that include: –

  • Reviewed 4 curricula to address food safety, animal, and plant health inclusion.
  • Review/ development of Training and Learning Guides.
  • Value chain actors (VCAs), farmers & Trainer of Trainers (ToT’s) capacity building specifically on Sanitary and Phyto-sanitary Standards. Developed Standard Assessment Guides (SAGs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to support VCA in Value Chains of focus.
  • Revamping of 13 ATVET centres (infrastructure, human resource training, upgrade from Agriculture Training Centers (ATCs) to ATVETs, model learning units, development of Business/Sustainability plans, ATVET bills etc.)
  • Partnership with 13 counties that have all formed the County Food Safety Committees (CFSC) which are now operational.
  • Development of Food and Feed Safety policies and bills
  • County officials and food inspectors training on food safety regulation, inspection, and enforcement.
  • Private Sectors Lead Firms (PSLF’s) and Central Competent Authorities engaged.
  • VCAs trained and adopted food safety measures plus ToTs and how this is influencing the training of VCAs (focus on ATVET Model)
  • The focus will be on the impact of our interventions, bringing out the spill-over effects to indirect beneficiaries. E.g., how has the review of curricula influence the way the ATVETs conduct their operations beyond what had been anticipated by the programme, how has infrastructure support by the programme led to additional support being received by other dept agencies, are there cases of farmer adopting food safety standard in other VC beyond the ones being targeted by the programme, programme outcomes etc.

The stories should bring out impact at the ultimate goals which include: –

  • Reduction in volumes of rejects due to adherence to food safety measures.
  • Improved productivity
  • Increased sales turn-over
  • Farmer integration into local and international markets.
  • ATVETS been commercial-driven entities.
  • Counties having investments on food safety control systems in place to drive surveillance and enforcement on matters of food safety standards.
  • Wet markets infrastructure development and food safety systems.
  • The produced materials are intended for our donors EU and DANIDA, other potential donors and investors and by extension intended to promote the MESPT brand as one that delivers and is a trusted partner that properly utilizes resources for the intended purpose. It will also form part of our learning and providing direction to future programming.

Assignment Objectives

The overall objective of the assignment is to produce 7 short videos (Max 4 minutes) of the programme milestones and 7 written (case stories – max 800 words) replicas highlighting best approaches, best practices, achievements, and real impacts in the programme focal areas.

Other Objectives include:

  • Desire to showcase our work to the donor & partners.
  • To strengthen our partnerships.
  • Increase the programme visibility.
  • To raise public awareness of our work
  • Production visioning

The production focus area will be to demonstrate delivery of 2 programme result areas namely:

RESULT AREA 2: Strengthening capacities of actors along the selected value chains through the Agricultural Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) system approach. The approaches being employed to achieve food safety along the selected value chains.

RESULT AREA 3: Increasing the capacity of private sector and County Governments to implement and enforce standards on food safety, plant health and animal health.

The videos will also focus on the programme outputs from our interventions namely:

  • Use of agricultural vocational training centres for capacity building on Food safety standards
  • Use value chain approach to promote farmer integration into the local, national, and international markets.
  • How well have the intervention put forth by the programme enabled VCAs bridge the gap between adopted food safety practices and the Market requirements?
  • implementation of food safety policy and regulations that have been formulated through programme support.
  • How infrastructure support by both the programme and county have propelled the ATVETS towards commercial viability and sustainability.
  • What are the factors influencing the realization of food safety system as well as the challenges that the ATVETs are struggling with.

Role of the Service Provider

Under the direct supervision of the Corporate Communications officer working closely with the AgriFI Programme, MEAL managers and the CEO, MESPT is seeking the services of a competent production house/ firm to do the following: –

Short videos production

  • Develop 6 short clips/ video’s overall concept and scenario.
  • Interview selected participants for the videos -include project staff/manager, county government officials, central competent authorities (national government), ATVET staff, farmers/value chain actors, programme partners etc.
  • Interviews recorded in Kiswahili must have captioned English translation on the final production.
  • Develop a production schedule for the videos.
  • Provide high quality photography of each selected site/ story line.
  • Visit all the selected project sites and interact with the government official, private sector partners and local communities/beneficiaries who have been impacted by the programme initiatives.
  • Develop the videos script and storyboard to be used in the video production – this will be presented to MESPT management for approval before commencing the filming.
  • Perform appropriate video filming and shoot interviews with the projects’ beneficiaries and stakeholders.
  • Present draft short videos for comments on contents and edit accordingly for final approval.
  • Submit 6 short video HD on email and in DVD as well as hand over master copies of each version.
  • Submit 600 well edited still photos of projects and interviews carried out.

Programme Written Case Studies/stories

  • Develop a production schedule for the case stories.
  • Develop content and propose appropriate photos for each case story.
  • The case stories can have additional content derived from existing programme reports.
  • Final case stories should each have a minimum of 800 words in the programme branded word document template.
  • Submit 6 case stories, well edited in soft copies/ on email.
  • Service Provider Requirements and Procedures of Application

Desired skills, competencies, and qualifications:

  • Previous experience in producing EU and DANIDA funded programmes short videos/ documentaries especially for development organizations and NGOs.
  • Organizational capacity to conduct the assignment.
  • Technical capacity to capture and relay complex and highly technical information in a simple manner for the purpose of the target audience.
  • Skills and experience in audio -visual animation, illustrations, and infographics.
  • In-depth knowledge of how development programmes work – results-based management and results-oriented approach to project implementation.
  • Ability to draft concise and informative documentation in English.
  • Ability to think out-of-the-box.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, with demonstrated evidence of capacity to produce and present good case stories.
  • Analytic capacity and demonstrated ability to process, analyses and synthesize complex, technical information.
  • Ability to innovate, combining methodological approaches and data from various levels and disciplines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication, and networking skills.

Education & Experience

  • Recognized diploma in production/electronic media, graphic design, or related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, Mass Communications, Journalism, Corporate Communications,
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience

Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • A Technical Proposal:
  • Letter of Interest and a brief methodology on the approach and implementation of the assignment.
  • Personal CVs of 4 technical personnel (e.g., Lead Producer/ Director, Camera man and any other senior technical staff such as writer and editor) proposed for this project highlighting qualifications and experience in similar projects.
  • 3 Work references – contact details (e-mail & phone numbers) of referees/ firms you have produced similar assignments.
  • Sample work previously done for other clients – provide a min of 5 and max of 7 videos links and min of 5 written soft copies/ links of case stories recently completed.
  • Financial proposal:
  • To indicate total service/ consultancy fee with a breakdown of expenses (unit price together with any other related expenses).
  • All costings shall be in Kenya Shillings.
  • The financial proposal document must have a password.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

Application procedure:

If interested in undertaking the prescribed work, one should email us the Technical and Financial Proposals not exceeding 20 pages. Ensure that the following are all included to avoid being disqualified: –

  1. Letter of interest.
  2. Organizational profile / Capacity Statement.
  3. Interpretation of the ToRs understanding.
  4. Methodology to be used in undertaking the assignment.
  5. The assignment schedule/ work plan.
  6. Relevant experience related to the assignment -provide links.
  7. Recommendation letters by other firms you have carried out similar assignments -minimum 3.
  8. Curriculum Vitae of the Production crew to carry out the assignment.
  9. Financial proposal must include all rates in Kenyan shillings.

How to apply: Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to

Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Deadline: 30 November. 2023


Position: Senior Agronomist

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Bridge Talent Management

About the Position: 

  • Our client is a long established Agri business dealing in Horticultural Export of Vegetables and Flowers in
  • Kenya. They run farms and pack houses across the country and have clients across the globe, including Europe and the Middle East.
  • They are looking for a talented and driven individual to join as a Senior Agronomist for the Vegetable division.
  • This is a critical role for the business as we continue to scale at pace. You’ll be working alongside our Chief Executive and Operations Manager to help move the business forward.


  • PRODUCTION STRATEGY: The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing a growing strategy per product line aligned to customer demand. They must be strategic with the ability to think through the potential opportunities and risks to the growing strategy and be able to share this with senior management for potential solutions.
  • FARMER MANAGEMENT: Recruit and maintain out growers’ farmers that are capable to consistently produce high quality and safe crops to meet the regional targets. Ensure that the recruited farmers are well inducted and trained in good agronomic practices and the company policies and procedures. Offer timely and consistent agricultural extension services to the farmers. Handle farmers complain and liaise with the relevant office to address the complaint.
  • FARMER ADVISORY: Advise the company on the best seed variety in your region. To do this, regularly carry out seeds’ trials in your region. Scout for pests and diseases and make recommendations of the pesticide to use in-line with the company pesticide usage policy.
  • HARVEST MANAGEMENT: Develop harvesting program in close consultation with the Agronomy Coordinator. Supervise post-harvest processes up to the time the harvested crop is loaded into the truck and ensure that the produce integrity and traceability is maintained.
  • RECORD MANAGEMENT: Ensure farmers maintain updated records on production and crop management in line with good agricultural practices. Timely submit your weekly field monitoring and performance reports to the Operations Manager. Act as the custodian of all company records and documents in the assigned region.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • A Minimum Diploma in agricultural related field.
  • 6-7 years’ experience working including working with Out growers.
  • Previous experience working with an exporter company is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable agronomic skills in growing fruits and vegetables.
  • A preference for experience in growing sugar snaps and snow peas.

Other Competences:

  • Excellent report writing and communication skills.
  • Dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong spirit for teamwork and sense of initiative.
  • Abilities to train farmers and peers and disseminate good agricultural practices and adoption thereof with emphasis on environmental sound practice.
  • Abilities to use MS office suite.
  • A highly organized individual with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrable creativity and a strategic thinker.
  • Good leadership and managerial skills.

Other Requirement:

  • Valid driving license

How to apply: bridgetalentgroup

Deadline: 30 November. 2023


Position: USAID Kenya FTF Private Sector Activity Chief of Party at Abt Associates

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Abt Associates

About the Position: Abt Associates seeks a qualified Chief of Party (COP) to lead the upcoming USAID-funded Kenya Feed the Future (FTF) Private Sector Activity. The purpose of the activity is to accelerate agriculture-led growth in Kenya through partnerships with large agricultural sector firms (such as processors and off-takers) and through the expansion of smallholder farmer out-grower schemes. The anticipated activity will focus on creating jobs and generating large scale increases in sales/exports in the agriculture sector cost-effectively and sustainably through private sector development and by mobilizing finance and investment. The activity will have the flexibility to support opportunities with high job creation potential across the country, with a primary focus on counties within the Feed the Future Zone of Influence (ZOI). These counties include: Taita Taveta, Makueni, and Kitui in southeastern semi-arid areas; Turkana, Marsabit, Isiolo, Garissa, Samburu, and Wajir in the northern arid areas; and Kakamega, Busia, Migori, Homa bay, Kisumu, Vihiga, Bungoma and Siaya. This position will be full-time, based in Nairobi, Kenya, and is contingent upon award.


  • Provide strategic managerial and technical leadership for the program to ensure quality and timely delivery of all activities and deliverables;
  • Oversee a multi-disciplinary team of experts;
  • Serve as the primary liaison with USAID, other key US Government stakeholders and initiatives, private sector institutions, and the donor community.
  • Ensure that all project staff, personnel, and subcontractors understand their roles and responsibilities and comply with USAID and Abt policies and procedures;
  • Supervise the project’s technical team to ensure a focus on core results, achievements of annual work plan and targets, and timely/effective implementation;
  • Monitor the progress and pace of project implementation, assuring that the full potential of the program is realized through the promotion of high quality work and internal control;
  • Provide strategic technical direction and guidance to staff in relevant areas, such as on agricultural markets and developing diversified financial products and services tailored to SMEs
  • Ensure the submission of timely and accurate program, financial, and procurement reports;
  • Oversee establishment of a framework for monitoring, evaluation, learning and adapting in response to results achieved;
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with USAID and local counterparts to ensure effective coordination of project activities with relevant ministries and agencies, civil society, private sector actors, other project stakeholders, and complementary USAID and U.S. government-funded initiatives; and
  • Serve as the main point of contact with Abt Associates’ U.S. office.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in business, agriculture, agribusiness, economic growth, international development, or related field;
  • Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy, and leadership skills, including the ability to manage high-level relationships and motivate subordinates;
  • Minimum of 15 years progressively responsible experience in project management and implementation, with at least 5 years in a senior supervisory capacity overseeing projects or initiatives similar in size and scope;
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in a combination of the following: small and medium enterprise (SME) development, SME access to finance, agribusiness development, impact investing, financial advisory services, financial markets, financial sector inclusion, banking, business development, economic growth, and high-value employment opportunities;
  • Knowledge of Kenya’s agricultural markets and the obstacles inhibiting SMEs and the financial service sector to drive innovation, economic growth, and create jobs;
  • Demonstrated experience in adaptive management and program design;
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with U.S., foreign government counterparts and experience with USAID is preferred; and
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English required; knowledge of Kiswahili preferred.
  • Kenyan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply: egpy.fa.us2.oraclecloud

Deadline: 15 November. 2023


Position: Director – Regional Development at Public Service Commission Kenya

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Public Service Commission Kenya


Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Overseeing development, implementation and review of planning policies, strategies, resource utilization charters and guidelines of Regional Development Agencies’ programmes and projects;
  • Overseeing implementation of recommendations and findings emanating from reports of feasibility studies, research, monitoring and evaluation of programmes, projects and investments in the Agencies;
  • Overseeing resource mobilization and allocation for implementation of projects, programmes and investments  in Regional Development Agencies;
  • Spearheading collaborations with government ministries, departments, agencies, counties and stakeholders on matters relating to national, regional and international protocols, agreements, conventions and meetings;
  • Coordinating dissemination of information on economic and investment opportunities in regional development agencies;
  • Ensuring compliance of standards in the implementation of multipurpose dams and other integrated regional development projects  and programs;
  • Overseeing implementation of policies on management of assets and liabilities in regional development agencies;
  • Providing guidance to regional development agencies on engagement of viable public private partnerships;
  • Ensuring provision of support in capacity building for the regional development agencies technical staff;
  • Presentations on topical issues relating to Regional Development Agencies in national, regional and international conferences, meetings, conventions, for a symposia;
  • Overseeing the preparation and implementation of work plans and performance contracts in the Directorate;
  • Ensuring accountability and prudent management of resources in the directorate;
  • Instituting operational accountability and teambuilding;
  • Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity; and
  • Supervising, managing and developing staff within the Directorate.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Served for a minimum period of two (2) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Regional Development, CSG ‘6’, or in a comparable and  relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:  Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Hydrology, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Economics, Geology, Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Water Resources, Commerce, Animal Health, Animal Production, Range Management, Geomatic Engineering and Geospatial Information Systems, or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • A Masters Degree in any of the following fields:  Natural Resources Management, Agriculture, Hydrology, Environmental Science, Geology, Civil Engineering, Agricultural  Engineering, Water Resources, Commerce, Animal Health, Animal Production, Range Management, Geomatic  Engineering and Geospatial Information Systems or its equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies,  objectives and ability to relate them to high proper management of planning and development functions in regional development authorities.

How to apply: pscims.publicservice

Deadline: 21 November. 2023


Position: Head of Section – Herbs and Salads

Location: Laikipia

Recruiter / Employer: AAA Growers

About the Position: AAA Growers – Veg is a division within AAA Group that deals with vegetables, chillies and herbs. At AAA Growers – Veg, we produce a variety of premium & prepared vegetables, herbs, chillies and fruits. Demand by some of our clients led to addition of herbs into the product range that AAA exports. The growing started mid 2010 in chestnut Farm on a small scale and currently the herbs are spread across our three farms. Our herbs are grown both in-house and open field to ensure continued supply across the year and consistent quality.

As Head of Section-Herbs and Salads you will be responsible for ensuring that right block selection is done, land preparation is achieved to highest level, planting is supervised, crop establishment is monitored, husbandry operations handled well, and that harvesting is done to specifications.

You will also be expected to ensure that Labor is 100% utilized effectively and the company’s goal of that day is achieved. We also expect you to deal with hiccups that may threaten your execution within the farm. Greatness, Responsibility, Openness and Warmth are the values you live and work by.


  • Ensuring weekly planting programs are done on well-chosen and prepared fields.
  •  Ensure Weekly seeds / seedling establishment counts are recorded, are assessed for anomalies, and field populations adhered to finally.
  •  Ensuring netting requirements for the lettuce are done.
  •  Weekly land amendment programs, distribution of composts and manures, generation of IPM inputs and their utility.
  •  Management of farm resources under you, including the team under your supervision by ensuring they work effectively and efficiently.
  •  Staff discipline, training and ensuring trainings logs are filled and welfare in accordance with Company policies
  •  Ensuring sufficient inputs for the incoming (following weeks) production process
  •  To ensure that various team leaders, scouts and supervisors keep accurate records of all operations carried out in the fields under you.
  •  Ensure that the above records are utilized according to the benefit of all stakeholders in the production system. Ensuring block handover to land prep team is timely.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Diploma/ Degree in Horticulture or any Agricultural related field.
  •  3-5 years’ experience in a farm of the same capacity.
  •  Excellent Leadership skills and management skills
  •  Analytical mindset, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and team player facilitating cross-functional collaboration.
  •  Good command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  •  Proficient Computer skills in MS Office applications, particularly with Excel.
  •  Report writing skills.

How to apply: aaagrowers

Deadline: 15 November. 2023


Position: Agricultural Director 

Location: Kilifi County, Kenya

Recruiter / Employer: Giraffe Conservation Foundation

About the Position: 

  • Giraffe Bioenergy is looking for an experienced leader to serve as their Full-time Agriculture Director, who will lay the groundwork for our premier 1000 Hectare nucleus farm and oversee its expansion over the next five years to 35,000 Hectares. They will be responsible for personnel hiring and management, overseeing farm operations, meeting agricultural growing requirements and running a block farmer program with nursery trials.
  • Giraffe Bioenergy is a fast-growing start-up, and our Agricultural Director will be at the heart of our work, ensuring we meet critical early-stage funding milestones. We need a leader who can work independently, problem-solve, and be a thought partner to envision the future of our nucleus farm and related programming.


  • Oversee the  management and growth of Giraffe Bioenergy’s commercial cassava nursery at Dodosa – Baricho to ensure the necessary seed inputs are available for commercial agricultural expansion.
  • Plan and lead all aspects of establishing a 1,000 HA cassava farm to produce ample feedstock for the Giraffe Ethanol Biorefinery by mid-2025
  • Ensure all infrastructure (i.e. irrigation, road networks, etc.) and proper agricultural planning (i.e. land preparation) is demonstrated on land owned and/or leased by Giraffe Bioenergy in Kilifi County for the production of feedstock
  • Create a farm work plan (i.e. planting and harvesting schedule) linked to maximising efficiency and yields of cassava as feedstock for ethanol production
  • Assess all risks associated with large-scale commercial cassava farming and build work plan to mitigate risks that could affect harvesting and yields of feedstock
  • Support research into purchasing or leasing equipment
  • Lead the installation of new agricultural equipment and ensure fluency with its use
  • Ensure proper maintenance and upkeep of all assets
  • Ensure complete alignment of agricultural infrastructure with biorefinery infrastructure
  • Lead and manage a diverse agricultural staff of > 50% women
  • Determine the size of the farm workforce required to meet Giraffe agricultural goals.
  • Lead outreach and sourcing to find available agricultural workers, with a special focus on recruiting women.
  • Screen candidates to find hardworking, humble and caring workers for the farm
  • Train staff on appropriate planting practices, identification of pests and diseases, use of agricultural equipment, appropriate harvesting, etc.
  • Develop and manage a clear, organised schedule and reporting structure for the workforce.
  • Provide clear guidance and direction to all workers and regular feedback on performance.
  • Lead on necessary HR-related work, including contract negotiations, terminations, etc.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant regulations and safety standards.
  • Ensure a culture of professionalism, respect, equity and inclusion at all times.
  • Lead on farm surveying and data collection of pertinent growth and yield data of cassava on all Giraffe Bioenergy farms
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures for all farm activities to ensure compliance with agronomic requirements and relevant research protocols.
  • Plan, collect and maintain accurate records of all research activities, including data on crop yields, plant growth, and other relevant metrics.
  • Oversee the development of an Outgrower Program
  • Work with Giraffe Bioenergy leaders to design an outgrower program we’ll use to plant up to 200 hectares in 18 months testing key hypotheses to develop an outgrower program.
  • Recruit several hundred farmers willing to participate in the program with clear terms of service
  • Lead training, input distribution, observation, troubleshooting support, and data collection.
  • Plan a quarterly budget for staffing, equipment maintenance, and other expenses.
  • Track and ensure we stay on budget through monthly reconciliations.
  • Develop and implement cost savings measures where appropriate.
  • Liaise with critical local political and community organisations and individuals.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university in agronomy or agricultural science
  • 10+ years of experience building a fast-growing agricultural venture and management experience in Africa.
  • Experience managing large-scale farms or plantations of a minimum of 5,000 ha with relevant knowledge and experience in land preparation and operational management.
  • Experience managing outgrower programmes.
  • Demonstration of early-stage agricultural business development and management practices
  • Experience in crop estimation and yield forecasting, as well as working with various crops, especially cassava, is preferred.
  • Experience with proper and diverse irrigation management.
  • Knowledge in sourcing hard-to-find talent, administering the disciplinary procedure, managing budgets and handling personnel administration.
  • Experienced with computers, can create and maintain spreadsheets.
  • Experience with data collection and strong numeric skills
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to a strong team culture and build and maintain strong working relationships with various stakeholders, including the local community and political organisations.
  • A team player comfortable self-managing multiple priorities and partners concurrently thrives in the face of change and uncertainty and is motivated to drive projects forward in the field.
  • A humble, hardworking leader with a track record of producing results and attention to detail.
  • Strong professional verbal, written, visual communication and presentation skills
  • Tech-savvy and experienced in  Google Workspace,Microsoft Office, social media and PR
  • Positive, encouraging, collaborative attitude.

How to apply:

Deadline: 15 November. 2023


Position: Field Technician – Maize Breeding CIMMYT at ICRAF

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Recruiter / Employer: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

About the Position: The purpose of this position is to support and assist the maize line development breeders and researchers in managing maize nurseries and related activities at the CIMMYT-managed research station in Kiboko. By effectively managing these responsibilities, the Field Technician contributes to the success of CIMMYT’s efforts to develop multiple stress tolerant, improved maize germplasm for the benefit of farmers in Eastern Africa and beyond.


  • Management of Maize Nurseries Implement appropriate agronomic practices, including fertilizer application, irrigation, weed control, and pest control, following prescribed guidelines. Coordinate with the Research Station Manager to ensure timely preparation of land for timely nursery plantings, adhering to the experimental design and breeder’s instructions. Ensure timely and appropriate pollination of different nurseries based on breeders’ instructions. Document input receipts and monitor input usage. Prepare requests for inputs in advance to ensure smooth operations and planning.
  • Data Collection Collect accurate and relevant data from nurseries using electronic gadgets for data collection and upload to breeding management software.
  • Seed Processing and Shipment Ensure seeds are packed according to breeder instructions to facilitate timely planting. Oversee the harvesting and processing of seeds at the right time for various trials and nurseries. Store the processed seeds in a cold room to maintain quality. Supervise seed packing and coordinate the shipment of field trials to various testing locations within the country and the region, ensuring timely planting.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Diploma or B.Sc. degree in Crop Science or related field
  • A Kenyan national with a valid driver’s license
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience managing field research trials for a crop research program.

How to apply: zohorecruit

Deadline: 13 November. 2023


Position: Agronomy/ Soil Health Intern (2 Positions)

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Bioversity International

About the Position: The Multifunctional Landscapes team is looking to hire Agronomy/Soil Health intern. The intern will work with the team mainly in the Excellence in Agronomy initiative (EiA).


  • Support extraction of data from published literature materials for soil health studies using infrared spectroscopy methods.
  •  Help organize extracted data by instrument type, soil property, number of samples used, modeling method, geographical location.
  • Support any other activity related to the projects as required.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Msc degree in Agricultural Sciences, Applied Statistics, Environmental Science, or related fields
  • Knowledge of agriculture, statistical programming, and related environmental issues
  • Experience with basic data analysis (e.g., with R or Python)
  • Experience with basic soil analytical methods.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications

How to apply: bioversityinternational

Deadline: 15 November. 2023


Position: Request for expression of Interest (REOI) at Hand in Hand Eastern Africa (HiH EA)

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Hand in Hand Eastern Africa (HiH EA)

All consultants are required to comply with the HiH EA commitments, practices, and Values.

  • If determined that a consultant or any of its personnel or agents, or its sub-consultants, sub-contractors, service providers, suppliers, sub-suppliers and/or any of their personnel or agents, has, directly or indirectly, engaged in any of the prohibited practices defined in HiH EA safeguarding practices and Values, Anticorruption statements integrity, violations such as sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse as established in HiH code of behavior in competing for, or in executing, the contract, the EOI may be rejected or the contract may be terminated by the client.
  • In accordance with HiH EA Anticorruption commitment, the organisation has the right to sanction firms and individuals, including by declaring them ineligible, either indefinitely or for a stated period, to participate in any HiH EA-financed and/or HiH EA-managed activity or operation. The organisation also has the right to recognize debarments issued by other international financial institutions in accordance with its Anticorruption Policy. Furthermore, HiH EA may disqualify any firm because of reasons related to past performance in an assignment with the organisation.
  • Consultants and any of their personnel and agents, and their sub-consultants, subcontractors, service providers, suppliers, sub-suppliers and any of their personnel and agents are required to fully cooperate with any investigation conducted by HiH EA, including by making personnel available for interviews and by providing full access to all accounts, premises, documents, and records (including electronic records) relating to this selection process or the execution of the contract and to have such accounts, premises, records and documents audited and/or inspected by auditors and/or investigators appointed by HiH EA.
  • Consultants have the ongoing obligation to disclose in their EOI and later in writing as may become relevant: (i) any administrative sanctions, criminal convictions, or temporary suspensions of themselves or any of their key personnel or agents for fraud and corruption, and (ii) any commissions or fees paid or to be paid to agents or other parties in connection with this selection process or the execution of the contract. As a minimum, consultants must disclose the name and contact details of the agent or other party and the reason, amount and currency of the commission or fee paid or to be paid. Failure to comply with these disclosure obligations may lead to rejection of the EOI or termination of the contract.
  • HIH EA does NOT condone any form of corrupt practices. Pease report complaints via toll free number 0800721347
  • Consultants are required to keep all records and documents, including electronic records, relating to this selection process available for a minimum of three (3) years after notification of completion of the process or, in case the consultant is awarded the contract, the consultancies assignment documentation and reference documents will be archived/backed-up in the HiH EA Consultants database execution of the contract.
  • Consultants interested in more than one category shall make separate application for each category.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

The HiH EA now invites expressions of interest (EOIs) from legally constituted consulting firms (not individual consultants) (“consultants”) for the to undertake consultancy service under the following categories:

  • Monitoring and evaluation: Baseline, Midline, endline Surveys, other special studies/evaluations on donor and organization request etc
  • General Entrepreneurship
  • General Agriculture and value chains
  • Regenerative Agriculture/Agroecology
  • Environment
  • Waste Management
  • Human Rights
  • Gender and Advocacy
  • Livestock – especially poultry, goat, dairy and apiculture.

The consultant may, with approval of the client sub-contract, selected activities provided that said services do not exceed 20% of the total consultancy work.

  • The consultant shall not have any actual, potential, or reasonably perceived conflict of interest. A consultant with an actual, potential, or reasonably perceived conflict of interest shall be disqualified unless otherwise explicitly approved by the HiH EA. A consultant including their respective personnel and affiliates are considered to have a conflict of interest if they) have a relationship that provides them with undue or undisclosed information about or influence over the selection process and the execution of the contract, b) participate in more than once in any one category of EOI under this procurement action, c) have a business or family relationship with a member of the client’s board of directors or its personnel, or any other individual that was, has been or might reasonably be directly or indirectly involved in any part of (i) the preparation of this expression of interest, (ii) the selection process for this procurement, or (iii) execution of the contract. The consultant has an ongoing obligation to disclose any situation of actual, potential, or reasonably perceived conflict of interest during preparation of the EOI, the selection process or the contract execution. Failure to properly disclose any of said situations may lead to appropriate actions, including the disqualification of the consultant, the termination of the contract and any other as appropriate under the HiH Policies.

How to apply: Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to

Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Deadline: 13 November. 2023


Position: Agricultural Systems Change Lead

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: One Acre Fund

About the Position: We are seeking an experienced grant manager with strong project and stakeholder management skills to steward a complex grant focused on strengthening our Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia country programs to advance agricultural systems change. You will lead the coordination and monitoring of main activities associated with the grant delivered through multiple internal departments and external partners. You will report to a leader on our Global Business Development & Partnerships team while also working with Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia country program team members.


  • Program strategy and implementation – You will work closely with country and program leads in the 3 countries to ensure successful tracking and delivery of program goals and grant milestones. You are expected to work with our internal teams, monitor potential risks and project implementation challenges, and work towards seeking solutions in collaboration with all project staff and consortium members.
  • Grant Writer & Management – You will be responsible for writing narrative and financial reports in collaboration with the Business Development team. You will partner with our frontend fundraisers to design and draft original writing through a collaborative process and monitor budget and associated milestones alongside our internal Grants Finance team.
  • Sub-grantee Management – You will also be working closely with our sub-grantee partner staff, ensuring grant milestones are achieved and program interventions are in alignment with the overall grant objective.

Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of practical experience leading complex field programs in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Prior writing experience is essential.
  • Prior experience in grant management experience and/or agricultural value chain experience is strongly preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of the context in Sub-Saharan Africa, and experience working with government institutions and international or non-governmental organizations supporting systems change work is strongly preferred.
  • Genuine commitment to rural communities. You are passionate about providing opportunity to the hardest-working farmers on the planet.
  • Language: English

How to apply: oneacrefund

Deadline: 15 November. 2023


Position: Farm Assistant

Location: Embu

Recruiter / Employer: University of Embu


  • Assisting in supervising farm workers and coordinating farming activities
  • Assisting in compiling and updating animal health and production records
  • Carrying out routine livestock best practices i.e. castration, dehorning, deworming, disbudding and hoof trimming
  • Livestock disease and pest control.
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Applicants must be holders of at least KCSE D+ (Plus) aggregate or KCE Division IVand a certificate in Animal Health and Production from Animal Health Industry Training Institute (AHITI). 

In addition, they must:

  • Be registered with the Kenya Veterinary Board (KVB) and must have a valid practicing license;
  • Have at least three (3) year’s relevant post qualification work experience as a Farm Assistant; and
  • Have working knowledge of relevant computer applications.
  • Applicants with a certificate in artificial insemination will have an added advantage.

How to apply: Submit your CV with details of three (3) referees well known to you, Copies of certified academic and professional certificates, A copy of the National ID card, copy of the current pay slip (if any) and Application to  email

Use the title of the position as the subject of the email 

Deadline:17 November. 2023


Position: Intern Agribusiness (m/f/d)

Location: Nairobi

Recruiter / Employer: Finance in Motion


  • Support in data collection for investment opportunities in sustainable agriculture and agro-processing practices that contribute to biodiversity conservation, resource efficiency, and climate mitigation and adaption in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Support in assessment of risks/opportunities of agribusiness investments by use of data defined in bullet one.
  • Drafting and editing investment proposals for financial institutions and corporates.
  • Support data cleaning and monitoring received from partner institutions to maintain an up-to-date database.
  • Support in collection of data for certified agribusinesses in key countries of operation.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Current enrolment in Bachelor/Master studies or degree in environmental studies, agricultural science, agronomy, or a related field;
  • Knowledge on agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa and their certifications processes such as Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade or major export crops like tea, coffee, cocoa, cashew.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (French is a plus), including ability to write clear, succinct reports.
  • Academic knowledge of sustainable agricultural practices in a wide variety of crops in Sub-Saharan Africa (including new production techniques and precision agriculture technologies).
  • Proactive personality with a solid track record of working by objectives and effective fulfilment of goals with little supervision.
  • Ability to work in cross-disciplinary teams and provide support cross-regions. Able to communicate ideas clearly, articulate issues and recommend solutions.

What you can expect:

  • An agile, widely diverse international working environment with over 60 nationalities that is keenly interested in making a positive difference through their work and who share a collaborative, can-do spirit.
  • A job that allows you to fully utilize and expand your skills within an innovative, hands-on company culture.
  • A purpose-driven, performance-oriented company that rewards above-average results.
  • An organization dedicated to providing effective training and upskilling to its employees.

How to apply: careers-financeinmotion

Deadline: 15 November. 2023


Position: Master Technician (Diesel Mechanic)


Recruiter / Employer: Starke Ayres


  • Knowledge of work & systems including diagnostics.
  • Ordering correct parts first time round to complete job
  • Loading and closing of quality DTAC’s 100%
  • Comebacks less than 3% of own total labour sales
  • Productivity at 100% and efficiency 85%
  • Charge to total percentage = 85%
  • Carry out all DLM’s and courses assigned timeously.
  • Adhere to company SOP’s.
  • Comply with Company minimum tool requirements.
  • Efficient time management re travelling etc.

Administrative duties –

  • Completion of job cards within 24 hours
  • Accurate completion of daily reports and technician diary.

Customer service

  • Ensure customer satisfaction is at 100% and all queries are attended to timeously.
  • Ensure proper communication regarding jobs in progress

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Min: Grade 12 & Job related Trade certificate
  • Ideal: Grade 12 / N2 & Job related Trade certificate


  • Must be able to work on sophisticated and intricate machinery and equipment including large tractors, combines, sprayers, harvesters and Precision AG.

How to apply: myjobmag


Position: Tupande Duka Assistant

Location: Suswa, Murungaru,Kenya

Recruiter / Employer: One Acre Fund


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Greet customers and provide exceptional customer service including resolving customer complaints in a professional and timely manner
  • Make recommendations to clients based on their specific needs, explain the benefits of various products and suggest products based on their needs.
  • Operate the mobile payments register and process transactions accurately while keeping accurate records
  • Stock shelves and maintain a clean and organized Duka
  • Assist with inventory management, including ordering, receiving and stocking shipments
  • Maintain knowledge of products and promotions.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure the Duka is meeting sales goals
  • Continuously develop knowledge of the industry and new products
  • Provide feedback to management on customer preferences and Duka performance
  • Manage one or more Duka temporary support staff who will support in daily tasks

Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Sales and marketing experience especially in retail
  • Excellent Communication and Customer Service
  • Knowledge in Ms Office /Google suits
  • Knowledge in English and Kiswahili
  • KCSE Certificate
  • Ability to work in a team

How to apply: brightermonday

Deadline: 23 December 2023


Position: Carbon and Impact Associate

Location: Nairobi

  • Traveling within Kenya and other countries where has a carbon project, 10-20 % of your time 
  • Starting as soon as possible

Recruiter / Employer: Sistema Biobolsa


  • Monitoring and tracking implementation progress on carbon projects.
  • Identifying reporting needs by project and generating timely reports for clients, funders, and carbon certifiers regularly as needed.
  • Working with the Global Carbon and Impact team and the local Commercial and TechOps teams on all the requirements needed to comply with registering, certifying and monitoring projects under Gold Standard or other carbon registries. This includes support:
  • Organizing local stakeholder consultations
  • Coordinating baseline and monitoring data collection campaigns
  • Providing inputs for project design documents, local stakeholder consultation reports and monitoring reports as needed
  • Coordinating remote or onsite auditing visits
  • Providing technical training to Commercial and TechOps team members implementing carbon projects on the ground to ensure projects meet the highest quality standards to generate reliable and measurable carbon credits and other impact statements.

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Possess a Bachelors or Master’s in Economics, Business Administration, Sustainability, Public Policy, Environmental Engineering.
  • 1-3 years of technical work experience in registration and issuance cycles of carbon projects in the community service sector. 
  • Relevant regional level professional experience, preferably working for a developmental organization, NGO, consultancy, project developer, and/or auditor in the field of community level projects development and execution. 
  • Experience analyzing qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Proficient in the use of MS office is required. 
  • Strong professional verbal, written, visual communication and presentation skills. 
  • Written and oral proficiency and literacy in English language and fluency in local language.
  • Demonstrated passion for the climate change movement. 
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to a strong team culture and build and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders. 
  • Must be comfortable self-managing multiple priorities concurrently, thrive in the face of change and uncertainty, and be motivated to drive projects forward.

How to apply:

Deadline: Nov 13, 2023


Position: Field Officer Collection Point

Location: Tongaren, Bungoma

Recruiter / Employer: Forkel Enterprises


  • In charge of farm operation
  • Organize and assist in implementing of sorting system
  • Organize farm visits
  • Assist in selection, and propagation of best seeds
  • Spearhead planting activities and use of machineries

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Diploma in General agriculture
  • Training in horticulture (passion fruit)
  • GFA training added advantage

How to apply: brightermonday


Position: Seed Propagation Officer

Location: Bungoma

Recruiter / Employer: Tazuri Farm


  • Procurement of best quality seeds
  • Advice on land preparations
  • Setting up of seedbeds
  • Keeping count of seedlings
  • Facilitate in managing seedling transfer
  • Educate farmers on seedling management, farm utilization, and use of pesticides

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Diploma in general agriculture from a recognized institution
  • Training in GFA is an advantage
  • Good communication skills and understanding local language

How to apply: brightermonday


Position: Farm Officer

Location: Bungoma

Recruiter / Employer: Tazuri Farm

About the Role: Understand the use of farm machinery


  • Formulate farm working schedule
  • Create farm systems
  • Understand the use of farm machinery

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Certificate in general agriculture
  • GFA training added advantage
  • Communication skills and understanding of the local language
  • Motorbike rider is an added advantage

How to apply: brightermonday


Position: Tutorial Fellow – Agriculture

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Recruiter / Employer: Zetech University


  • To teach in areas allocated by the Head of Department and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department.
  • Supervise or assist with supervision of any research studies, attachment and teaching practice undertaken by the students.
  • Providing mentorship and career guidance to students
  • Participate in the development, administration and marking of examinations and other assessments
  • To handle students’ grievances that relate to their learning needs.
  • Any other duty assigned by your supervisor

Education/ Work Experience Requirements:

  • Masters of Science (Agriculture or Agronomy) from a recognized/accredited University.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Education and Extension from a recognized/accredited University.
  • At least three years of post-qualification work experience
  • Demonstrated potential for university teaching and research.
  • Commitment to high-quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students

How to apply: Zetech

Ref: (ZU/10/Adv/22/2023)

Interested candidates should send their application letters and updated CV quoting the respective Job Reference indicating the current and expected salary

Deadline: Nov 17, 2023

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