Agriculture Program Manager | General Santos

GenerationHope, Inc.

  • General Santos, Philippines
    General Santos, SOCCSKSARGEN, Philippines
    General Santos
  • Full time
Posted 4 months ago and deadline of application is on 20 Dec
Recruiter was hiring 7 hours ago

Agriculture Program Manager | General Santos

GenerationHope, Inc.

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

The role:

Our goal is to increase smallholder coconut farmer incomes so that Filipino families and communities can prosper.

We are hiring for a Program Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of HOPE’s agricultural programs. Your responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • People Management:
    • Oversee the Agriculture Program Department;
    • Ensure that all staff are implementing HOPE’s agriculture programs which includes:
      • managing a breeding farm, model farms, demo farms, conducting trainings and supporting individual farmers to replicate best practices, and facilitating the distribution of other program support to farmers in the community;
    • Ensure that the M&E officer produces accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout;
  • Managing and Implementing Programs, which may include:
    • Manage the program’s budget and ensure accurate financial records;
    • Ensuring that program’s goals are met and adhering to approved budgets;
    • Monitor project plans, aggregating project level data to continuously improving interventions and developing a robust set of internal systems and processes for the program;
  • Recruitment:
    • Identify candidates and hire for the Program;
  • Representing the Program in key stakeholders engagement activities (meetings, conferences, other official functions);
  • Other management and administrative tasks to support the program as required;

Minimum Qualifications

What do we do?

Friends of Hope, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and investing in opportunities for Filipinos to achieve their full potential and to prosper. We invest donations from both our affiliate company, Generationhope, Inc. and our partners in education and agriculture initiatives in the Philippines.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking for someone who is passionate about agriculture and empowering smallholder farmers to achieve their full potential.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must have at least 5 years of Business Operations Experience
  • Strong People Management and M&E background
  • Experience working in rural communities with farmers on agricultural, community engagement or other community-based interventions is an advantage
  • Have understanding and experience with the value chains for key crops relevant to smallholder farmers: coconut, cacao, coffee and other fruits and vegetables;
  • Be computer literate, and confident to manage a complex project and community engagement;
  • Be fluent in English, Tagalog, and/or Bisaya.
  • Idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-orientation, adaptability and self-direction are critical, as are exceptional organizational, communication and management skills.
  • Amenable to work in General Santos City
  • Can start ASAP

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
Management and Consultancy
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
General Santos, SOCCSKSARGEN, Philippines
Consumer Goods
1 opening

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About GenerationHope, Inc.

Generation Hope is a new type of business that is sustainably contributing to the social advancement of the Philippines. Our flagship product, “Hope in a Bottle” (HIB), a purified bottled water, is the first Philippine brand to donate 100% of the profit to the building of public school classrooms across the Philippines. Launched in 2012, our mission was simple, to allow Filipinos to choose another way – to vote with their peso about what was important to them. As Hope looks towards the future, we are expanding our portfolio to create and invest in products that increase our impact and provide greater opportunities for all Filipinos to prosper.