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Job ad Ghana : Agribusiness Development Manager – Takoradi

Position : Agribusiness Development Manager


Project: Strategic/Circular Economy/Agriculture/Oil Palm, Cocoa, Coconut/Organic

Location: Western Region, Ghana, West Africa

Background & Purpose

The role of the ADM is new and strategic in nature. The position was established by the company to support a path of organic growth in line with the UN sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). The chosen candidate to fill this role will build on achievements made so far and is requested to contribute significantly towards the development of the company’s emerging tree crop division. The business development manager is in charge of developing business solutions. The main goal is to manage existing and develop new business plans and proposals for the company’s agri commodities, oil palm, cocoa and coconut projects.

This role has been created for an initial 3 months (until 31/12/2020) with strong focus on business planning and finance and is located within an office setting. It is expected that within this time various capital-raising efforts would have been completed.

From January 2021 it is expected that this preparatory role would transform into a more agriculture-focused one as capital raised would be used to commence agricultural activities on the ground.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Updating and creating appropriate business plans, proposals and pitches
  • Submitting business proposals to potential funders and follow up
  • Arranging business meetings and one-on-one conversations with prospective financiers, funders and partners
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Requirements and Qualifications

  • Goal-oriented, organized team player
  • Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead
  • Able to analyze data and translate results into better solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
  • Experienced at preparing and presenting quarterly goals and forecasts for future projects
  • Comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role
  • Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
  • Degree in business and agriculture
  • Previous experience in finance, management and agriculture
  • Demonstrated and proven results
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Fluent communication in person, on the phone, and in email
  • Abide by all non-compete/solicit agreements

Job criteria for job ad : Agribusiness Development Manager

Job category :

Accounting, controlling, finance


Industries :

Agriculture, fishing, aquaculture

Banking, insurance, finance

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City : Takoradi
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Number of Position(s) : 1

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