Training Curriculum Associate

myAgro

About the organization

About MyAgro:
myAgro is an award-winning non-profit 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 help 1 million farmers increase their incomes by $1.50 per day by 2026 and lift themselves out of poverty. Learn more from myAgro's founder and CEO here.

Duties

The Training Content Associate creates engaging training programs and materials for myAgro clients and staff. You report to the Agriculture Director, and support our growing team and client base by working with managers and technical experts to develop content, train trainers, and follow-up on execution to improve training modules over time. So what kind of person will be successful in this role?

You embrace design thinking. You are comfortable going into an uncertain situation and using the process of design thinking to create solutions that are well adapted to the target audience.
You understand how people learn. You love to explain complex topics to others. You are a observer and listener, and you can assess understanding, read emotions and make adjustments. You are familiar with the science of learning, and know how to design a training curriculum.
You are creative. You are full of ideas and love to brainstorm. You also know how to take your wild ideas and bring them down to Earth to form realistic possibilities.
Farmer and employee success hinges on the quality of the training they receive. The Training Content Associate will help us maximize our team members' capacities and the return on investment for hundreds of thousands of farmers.

Qualifications

You Have:
3 years of developing training content – preferably with expanding programs
Experience working with and training rural farmers in Africa
Proficiency with graphic design tools
Fluency in French and English

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