Program Growth Associate - Senegal
About the organization
myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 - providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audition Project form TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.
About the Role:
Senegal is one of our largest and fastest-growing countries of operation. As the Program Growth Associate in Thies, you will co-design expansion (new zones) and extension (new villages) strategies and lead execution on the ground - from desk research, over field surveys, data analyses and village selection, to program launch.
You directly contribute to the growth of myAgro's operations to new areas, and reach hundreds of thousands more farmers each year. You will work with a diverse team of office and field staff. You will report to the Program Manager in Senegal.
Develop and execute expansion and extension strategies that are in line with the country's objectifs to achieve myAgro's goal of reaching 1 million small-scale farmers by 2026
Work with different teams across myAgro (e.g. Sales, HR, Finance, Product, Leadership) and lead work plan to achieve target number of new village launches
Play with large datasets to distill insights that help inform short-term tactics and long-term strategies
Ensure compliance to standard operating procedures and performance indicators
Manage a diverse team of 20+ field based staff in the country
Be in the field, rural Senegal, around 50% of the time
Manage internal communications, sharing information, analyses, status updates, plan progress and synthesized insights across all teams, from senior leadership to field staff
Minimum 2 years of international experience in project management
Minimum 1 year of experience using data analytics in strategy design and tactical field execution
Knowledge of project management techniques and best practices - ability to create work plans, delegate, and meet goals
Ability to analyze large data sets and develop reports
Fluency in French and English
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