UMO est présent dans quatre pays: Sénégal | Mali | Burkina Faso | Cote d'Ivoire
Country Lead, ABJ, Sector: Land Ownership in rural communities


UMO INTERIM is a Selection & Recruitment company active for more than 20 years in Senegal, Burkina-Faso, Mali and Ivory Coast. For our client, an international organisation active in the Agribusiness, we are looking for a Country Lead to be based in Abidjan with missions within Ivory Coast.



  • As the Country Lead you will coordinate our client's activities in Côte d'Ivoire and smoothly navigate and engage clients, teams, sub-contractors and partners. You will work directly together with project coordinator in Côte d'Ivoire, as well as with colleagues in Europe and
  • Your responsibilities will include :
  • Project Execution in line with contract terms and deliverables
  • Achieve targets in the most efficient way (be proactive and take decisions)
  • Financial oversight and financial review of projects and project budgets
  • Relationship management with clients, partners, government parties, cocoa cooperatives and colleagues on respective projects
  • Identify, facilitate and participate in market events and networks activities and create visibility
  • On-the-job training and development to gain knowledge about the land rights sector and the various institutions, laws and regulations and actors in the market, internationally, nationally and in the field



  • Relevant experienced in agriculture or agribusiness industry
  • Proven track record in PM for complex multi-year, multi-stakeholder projects
  • Willing to learn on digital process developed by our client
  • Comfortable in working across countries and cultures and reporting according to international company standards
  • Proficient in managing and structuring project data, information and knowledge
  • Strong ability to build and lead a small team of skilled professionals
  • Strong communicator, comfortable engaging stakeholders and partners at various levels
  • Willing to travel at least 5 days a month to the field and the rest is home working
  • Experience in the cocoa sector is a definite plus
  • Experience in the land rights sector is a plus
  • Fluent in French and in English is a must have



  • Competitive salary in line with profile and experience
  • Annual trips to HQ in Europe
  • Fast-growing impact venture with an informal, professional work culture