Posted on :
31 Oct, 2016
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Job Title: Fortification Technical Manager
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With nearly five decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.
The Food Fortification Program, a partnership between TechnoServe and Partners in Food Solutions (PFS), aims to increase the compliance rates of private sector food processors against national food fortification mandates by increasing the production of fortified food staples in Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania. PFS is a non-profit organization formed by General Mills to link the technical and business expertise of volunteer employees from General Mills, Cargill, Royal Dutch DSM, Bühler, and the Hershey Company to food processors and millers in the developing world.
Reporting to the Team Lead, the Fortification Technical Manager (FTM) will manage the implementation of the Food Fortification program at the country level, working within the program resources and mandate to meet the objectives of their country plan. The Fortification Technical Manager will establish relationships with food processors and industry stakeholders to support technology transfer and building their capacity to meet compliance standards for fortification. The FTM will proactively review, make recommendations and report on programmatic activities to deliver TechnoServe’s strategic plan for Food Fortification in their country and as part of the broader regional program.
As well as direct technical support to assisted companies, the FTM will oversee the country team, including Business Advisors (BA) in supporting their country objectives, managing the country finances and reporting their country progress. Business support will include assisting processors with customized business planning, adoption of food fortification and food safety protocols, overseeing market studies, and developing customized processor marketing strategies, business operations and provision of other business advisory services. As the managerial lead in country, the FTM will oversee the activities of the country team and work in close cooperation with project partners and will receive technical oversight from the Team Lead. .
Key Organizational Relationships
Skills & Attributes
Budget management skills
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