Program Manager Africa

one of our banking clients
  • Utrecht & from your own home
  • Detachering
  • HBO
  • 36 uur
  • € 62.000 per jaar
  • Thuiswerken mogelijk
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Reinier Wolters senior recruitment consultant

About the role:

You can make a difference in realizing continuous positive change: economic, social and environmental. By supporting small-scale farmers and their cooperatives in their road to self-reliance. And in this way contribute to a sustainable local economy and to food security.

You and your job

As a Program Manager you will look for opportunities how to increase our impact in Africa. You provide organizations, that work with smallholders, access to finance, knowledge, networks and innovative data solutions. The needed support to grow rural prosperity and build the resilience of smallholders. For example you provide vital credit and technical assistance to a coffee cooperative in Rwanda so that the cooperative and its farmer members can gain a stronger position in the value chain and take urgent action against climate change. Thanks to your support they can grow and raise their income.

Get results

  • Identify, select and acquire new projects and partner organizations where Rabo Foundation can make a difference based on knowledge, networks, experience and (financial) products
  • Monitor projects for the achievement of agreed-upon objectives and make adjustments as necessary
  • Provide a wide product range of loans ranging from trade finance to long term investment loans
  • Identifying and organizing additional technical assistance
  • You regularly travel abroad for consultation and adjustment locally and will initially be responsible for a certain continent or countries

Together we achieve more than alone.

We believe in the power of difference. Bringing together people's differences is what makes us even better. So we are very curious about what you can bring to our team at the bank's Foundation.

As a Program Manager, working together is your first nature. You know how to connect the dots to generate the maximum impact in your respective region. Interacting with a variety of organizations and people on different levels is something that feels like everyday business to you.


You and your talent

  • Master degree with relevant experience in agricultural finance, economics or development
  • Broad knowledge of and affinity with agricultural chains and farmers in developing countries
  • Broad financing knowledge and administrative / legal insight.
  • Experience with projects and small-scale farmers in developing countries.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (French is a pre)
  • You encourage collaboration
  • Clearly demonstrate and take ownership
  • You are adaptive to changing situations
  • You are based in the Netherlands (knock out criterium)


At Yacht you will receive personal coaching and HR guidance. We want to invest in your personal development through, for example, training on soft and/or hard skills. In addition, we organize networking events with an informal character, such as the Know Your Colleague editions (online), the Yacht summer BBQ & the New Year's dinner as soon as this is possible again.

The terms of employment are also as follows:

The salary depends on your work experience and competences. The range starts from €3,800 and a maximum of €4,750 gross per month based on 36 hours.

  • At least one year contract, where we are happy to work towards an permanent contract
  • Certainty, regardless of whether you work on an assignment through us, you will always receive 100% of your salary
  • Possibility of bonuses
  • 25 vacation days per year based on 40 hours
  • 8.33% holiday allowance
  • You will participate in our pension plan
  • Travel allowance
  • Option to work from home


Reinier Wolters, M +31 (0)6 23 45 27 07


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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Reinier Wolters senior recruitment consultant


recruiter Reinier Wolters

Reinier Wolters

senior recruitment consultant

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