Non-Executive Director

  • General
  • Nairobi, Kenya

Non-Executive Director

Job description

Wefarm is seeking to expand its Board of Directors, with the addition of experienced, thought leaders in Africa, in a Non-Executive Director role. We are looking for someone with a keen understanding of the relevant government and policy makers within the region, to support our work toward the mission of building a trusted digital platform that empowers a global community of over 100 million small-scale farmers to be their most successful.

Specifically, we are looking for a Non-Executive Director who can bring their knowledge and experience of the tech space across Africa. The ideal candidate would also have direct experience working with small-scale farmers.

The Non-Executive Director will have the authority, experience and knowledge to contribute as a key member of Wefarm’s Board of Directors, providing valuable insight and understanding of the African market. You will bring your independent perspective and constructive challenges to the Directors.

Job requirements

The NED will be asked to attend the 6 annual board meetings, along with supporting key stakeholder development and partnerships across East Africa, approx 5-8hrs per month.

You will bring:

  • Wide network in government and policy circles in East Africa, specifically Kenya

  • Significant professional experience in Africa

  • Extensive industry expertise in technology, bonus if experience in agricultural sector as well