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Agronomic and Climate Resilience Advisory Manager, Root Capital

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Organization: Root Capital Position: Agronomic and Climate Resilience Advisory Manager Duty Station: Remote Deadline for Application: until suitable applicant is found

Experience Requirements: Bachelors or advanced degree and 7+ years experience working in development initiatives in Latin America and/or Africa involving sustainable, climate-resilient agriculture and rural agribusiness development; preference for experience with impact investing or agricultural finance. Outstanding technical- and experience-based understanding of program design as relates to climate change and climate action within the context of smallholder agriculture and/or small-to-medium-sized enterprises. Experience-based understanding of the dynamics and specific methodological and operational needs of providing adult education and technical assistance (preferably with a focus on agronomic extension on sustainable practices) in rural settings. Preference for some experience of remote, online service provision. Proven ability to effectively collaborate between and across teams (including with coworkers outside direct reporting lines), as well as with external stakeholders (technical partners, funders). Experience working with multicultural and multilingual teams; sensitivity to the dynamics of global teams (e.g. working across cultures and time zones). Professional fluency in English; demonstrably strong verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual preferred (Spanish/English) Self-starter with ability to flexibly manage and prioritize multiple competing tasks; ability to thrive in a dynamic and entrepreneurial team environment; strong sense of responsibility. Comfort tackling a wide range of tasks, from managerial to analytical, technical, and operational. Attention to detail. Proven organization and project management skills. Willingness to travel globally (when Covid-19 safety precautions permit). Commitment to Root Capital’s mission and leadership principles. Authorized to work in a country where Root Capital has a registered office. Contact Name: Laura Avendaño Email: lavendano@rootcapital.org Links Job Announcement: https://rootcapital.org/careers/agronomic-climate-resilience-advisory-manager/ Organization's Website: https://rootcapital.org/