Background and context
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is an international not-for-profit organization designed to facilitate and promote public/private partnerships for the access and delivery of appropriate agricultural technologies that meet the needs of resource-poor smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Through its catalytic and facilitative role, AATF acts as the neutral intermediary and responsible party between owners and/or holders of technologies and those that need them to promote food security and enhance livelihoods for smallholder farmers in SSA. AATF was incorporated in the United Kingdom in January 2003, in Kenya in April 2003 and in Nigeria in October 2009. It was registered as a charity under the laws of England and Wales in January 2005.
Under the direct supervision of the Director, Legal Affairs, the Associate Legal Officer is responsible for providing legal support to the Foundation and its start-up ventures.
The Associate Legal Officer is expected to work in close collaboration with all departments, partner organizations and relevant government departments to ensure AATF is compliant with the local laws of the countries we operate in.
Duties and responsibilities
Minimum qualifications and experience
Additional eligibility competences and desired characteristics
Submission of Applications
Qualified candidates are invited to apply through our website at Link on or before 6 February 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org and clearly indicate on the email subject Associate Legal Officer.
AATF is an equal opportunity employer; committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds and any other diversity groups to apply and become a part of our organization.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date 6 February 2019