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

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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.

 

THE ROLE

  • 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

 

SKILLS & PROFILE

  • 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

 

OFFER

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