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Senior Policy Officer, Economics, Trade and Marketing

Africa Union
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• A Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics preferably in Livestock economics with 7 years of workexperience managing a livestock economics , trade and marketing portfolio
• A higher qualification will be an added advantage
OR
• A Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Economics preferably in Livestock economics economics with 10years of work experience managing a livestock economics , trade and marketing portfolio
ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE:
• At least three (3) years of work experience in livestock economics in an international organisation.
• Proven skills/publication record in areas related to trade modelling, market intelligence and using toolsto monitor investments in the livestock sector

Responsibilities

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide support to AU-IBAR technical units for integration of socio-economic analyses into animalhealth and, animal production support interventions.
• Technically support AU-IBAR on matters related to the trade and marketing of animals and animalproducts
• Undertake economic analyses of actors/issues and trends that impact on the development andutilization of animal resources in Africa.
• Provide technical back-stopping and guidance to relevant personnel in the Regional EconomicCommunities (RECs) and AU Member States in the economic analyses of regional trends in the production,processing, consumption and trade of animals and animal products.
• Collate, analyse and synthesize -economic, trade and marketing data and information to support thedevelopment of evidence based policies to promote growth of the animal resources sector and its contribution toeconomic development.
• Provide support for the implementation of the policy and capacity development initiatives at AU-IBAR.
• Represent AU-IBAR in regional and continental livestock socio-economic networks and related fora
• Contribute to the preparation and execution of AU-IBAR’s annual, quarterly and monthly workprogrammes and prepare progress reports on the socio-economic components in accordance with reportingguidelines provided by the African Union Commission and the Director AU-IBAR.
• Organise and supervise the implementation of socio-economic activities in line with AU-IBAR’s annualwork program;
• Provide support in other areas of AU-BAR’s work and undertake any other duties as maybe assigned bythe Director of AU-IBAR.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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