Program Manager, Sales
About the organization
myAgro is an award-winning non-profit social enterprise based in West Africa. We have pioneered 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 help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2025 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro’s founder and CEO here.
The Program Manager role is a key management position to support the launch and growth of myAgro’s rapid expansion. This includes directly managing 3-4 Program Associates and supporting a Regional Operations Manager responsible for field operations. Through your direct reports, you will be responsible for managing 40 – 50 field staff. You will also be responsible for providing input into the strategic plan for expansion within the region and developing a replicable model to export to other regions and countries based on the work your team implements. Reporting to the Country Director (dotted line to the VP of Sales), you will lead the Sales team that is responsible for testing new products, lowering customer acquisition costs, increasing farmer adoption and increasing impact.
Team Management: Manage a team of 3-4 direct reports and provide oversight and support to the wider team of 40 – 50 staff to support myAgro’s expansion efforts.
Results Tracking: Ensure daily, weekly and monthly tracking of trends; ensure territory worked according to plan; hold weekly sales meetings and plan personal conferences.
Operations Management: Independently manage the day-to-day operations of several myAgro field districts, including developing and implementing strategy and supporting wider R&D efforts. Help reduce bottlenecks, increase cross-team efficiency and communications.
Required Skills & Qualifications
French and English proficiency
At least 4-6 Years of Management experience, 2 years experience in Direct Sales is preferred
At least 2 years of international, developing country experience in a similar social enterprise or project management role with significant responsibility
Proven ability to work independently on important projects
Willingness to work a variety of hours as business demands, including late nights, weekends, and holidays
Time Management and high level of organisation essential
A passion for the mission, vision and values of myAgro
Preferred Skills and Competencies:
Strong MS Office experience, particularly using Excel
Strategic thought process and strong decision-making capabilities based on data analytics
Is a problem solver and enjoys working hard. Demonstrates energy & drive for things seen as challenging.
Commits to premium standards in everything. Uses quality measures & problem solving to improve process. Ensures compliance with relevant standards & procedures.
Proven, strong communication skills and ability to work cross culturally
Contact email: [email protected]
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