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Program Associate (International Development)

Our Reference: J8716

Job Terms: Permanent

Location: New York, USA


Job Category: Agribusiness and Farming

Our client, a leading non profit organization working in Africa requires a program associate to join their team in New York. They require someone to focus on 3 key areas:- - Administration - Prepare and manage schedules of activities and assignments, generated from both the USA and the Africa field teams - Research – Manage the grants database and identify new funding avenues. Identify new partnership opportunities. Keep abreast of Africa agriculture relating to both policy changes and latestest farming solutions - Analysis – Critique and discover trends in social impact investing, environmental sustainability and government policy We require, from an experience point of view:- - 2 years experience of working in the international development sector, ideally with a focus on Africa. - A degree in International relations, Development, Agriculture or a related field - A strong interest in Africa, Agriculture, Climate change or social impact - The ability to work independently - A desire to travel to Africa, when needed This is an excellent opportunity to work for an organization who has a proven track record of making a positive impact in Africa