PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT OFFICER needed in New York, United States

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Deadline: 19 January 2024

Interviews will be held between 22 and 26 January 2024

About Bopinc

Bopinc is a Dutch not-for-profit that accelerates the impact of market-driven and innovative business models in low-income markets. We support our clients in making their businesses more viable and inclusive by including people at the Base of the Pyramid as consumers, producers and entrepreneurs in the supply chain. Bopinc works with a wide variety of start-ups, SMEs and multinational companies to achieve this. Over the past ten years we have been working with more than 1,000 companies., reaching more than 4,5 million low-income consumers, while creating better income opportunities for over 120,000 low-income entrepreneurs. 


Support project team in the execution of the Beyond Farming Collective project plan in Nigeria.
Provide technical assistance to agricultural associations selected to receive funding through the accelerator. Technical assistance will include supporting associations to develop and test new service offerings and business models in areas such as: access to inputs, farm management services, aggregation, processing and traceability.
Support the organisation of regular events that convene agricultural associations participating in the project and key stakeholders in the agriculture sector, government and private sector.
Contribute to writing reports and publications for external stakeholders, including the donor and government agencies. 


Nigerian national
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in agriculture, development economics, business administration
2+ years experience in the agribusiness sector. Experience working with agricultural associations and/or food processing is a plus
No longer than 4 years relevant work experience to be able to take part of the Young Executive Program
Experience conducting qualitative research
Knowledge and experience with the challenges and opportunities for doing Inclusive Business in low-income communities.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and local language(s)
Ability to work with diverse stakeholders; government, development players, large multinationals, rural small entrepreneurs


Key Competencies

Critical thinking

Able to manipulate and interpret information from a range of sources, to spot patterns and trends in information and to deduce cause and effect from this. Can generate a range of creative solutions, evaluate them and choose the most appropriate option.

Effective communication

Expresses complex data, ideas and facts in a clear, concise and open manner, both in oral and in written form. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Uses appropriate language, design and methods depending on the audience and the purpose of communication

Interpersonal Effectiveness

Able to adapt behaviour to a wide range of people. Influences the views and behaviour of others through persuasion and encouragement. Handles conflict tactfully and effectively, by finding common ground.

Initiative & Independence

Proactive self-starter with a high level of independence. Takes responsibility for own time and effectiveness. Alert to opportunities to contribute and takes the initiative to act on them

Results Orientated

Sets high but achievable standards and goals for self and others. Seeks opportunities to improve processes and outcomes and acts on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximises our impact on the BoP

What we offer

A motivated, multidisciplinary and culturally diverse team of professionals
A culture of dedication to delivery whilst also ensuring creativity and innovativeness
Connection to a global team of driven and talented professionals
Bopinc actively promotes diversity & inclusion.


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