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OFSP Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer

  • Post-graduate education
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer will provide business and processing technology technical skills in the Orange Flesh Sweetpotato Value Chain Compact. The officer will work with private sector partners interested in adopting OFSP into their processing business. The candidate will also identify new businesses interested in setting up OFSP-based production units as a business. Therefore, the candidate should possess prior experience in business management to work with the businesses by impacting sound business management. The position requires supply chain management skills to ensure that OFSP roots production and supply to businesses is managed efficiently. The position will be based in one of the participating countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and will report to the TAAT OFSP Value Chain Specialist


• Coordinate the development of TAAT technologies adoption work plans in each country.

• Together with country leaders and Value Chain Specialist, assist in the identification of business partners in each country in which TAAT will be implemented.
• Provide expertise necessary for successful implementation of value chain compact activities, in close collaboration with country value chain implementation teams.
• Assist in the preparation of food technology outreach campaigns in each country of implementation.
• Provide expertise in approaches necessary to deploy technologies, according to the defined target areas, mobilizing all actors across the value chain.
• Facilitate the implementation of the value chain activities in all target countries and participate in the monitoring of progress made towards achieving value chain and TAAT-set goals.
• Provide technical and business support to all value chain public and private sector partners in each participating country and ensure that they are fully and actively engaged.
• Work with Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) to ensure that capacity is built in all needed areas for various stakeholders within the value chain.
• Work with young Agripreneurs in each country of implementation through demonstration and training, in close collaboration with the ENABLE-TAAT Compact.
• Ensure that quarterly and annual consolidated technical and financial reports for the Compact are prepared and submitted to the value chain coordinator office on schedule.
• Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Value Chain Specialist and/or Institutional Management Office to meet the objectives of the value chain.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Project management; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Business management; Financial reporting; Procurement; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

International Potato Center

Non-profit, social work

The International Potato Center, known by its Spanish acronym CIP, was founded in 1971 as a root and tuber research-for development institution delivering sustainable solutions to the pressing world problems of hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources. CIP is truly a global center, with headquarters in Lima, Peru and offices in 20 developing countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America.