Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Marenyo Farmers Cooperative Society job in Yala / Sagam

Marenyo Farmers Cooperative Society Ltd

Vacancy Announcement


Co-0perative Society Manager

The Position:

Marenyo Farmers Cooperative Society Ltd seeks to recruit a manager who shall be based at the society's Offices in Yala / Sagam and responsible for planning, management, implementation and monitoring of all society's activities in its area of operation.

The incumbent must be dynamic, result oriented, performance driven, good planner and highly motivated.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure implementation of the society's activities on the ground in collaboration with partners and local stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely and accurate development of operational budgets and manage the society's expenditure to ensure cost effectiveness.
  • Provide timely technical advice and periodic financial records to the society's;
  • Strengthen and support the existing structures in the society's area of operation;
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of interventions related to the society's;
  • Advice/ support the society's interventions related to the society's;
  • Close collaboration/ co-operation with relevant government ministries;
  • Identify new local partners who can contribute with core competencies to support/ drive the society's;
  • Assist the society's, BOD in designing and development of EEC materials and ensure provision of quality services;
  • Manage the society's resources and assets within its area of operation;
  • Perform all other duties as referred to in the society's by-law of article 57.0.
  • Develop, maintain and promote society's image within its area of operation;
  • Any other duties as assigned;
Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Business Administration or CPA 2 and above.
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management or Certificate in Co-op. Administration from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • KCSE C+ and above.
  • At least 3 years field experience working in an active farmer's Community Cooperative Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Knowledge of local language will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer (Word, Excel, Access) and MIS (Management Information Systems).
  • Knowledge on handling cereals.
  • Should be aged between 25-40 years.
  • Must have proven interpersonal, organizational, financial, communication and personnel management skills.
  • Must be a person of high integrity, innovative and able to work within minimal supervision.
  • Must be a team player.
  • If you meet the above requirements, send your application letter and a detailed curriculum vitae with names of three professional referees to or post it to the address below not later than 14/03/2012:
The chairperson,
Marenyo Farmers Co-operative Society Ltd
P.o Box 186-50307

Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Marenyo Farmers Co-operative Society Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.
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