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Palladium Group | Nairobi, Kenya | Log in or register to see the closing date
Senior Technical Advisor, Agricultural Trade and Value Chains
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- Post-graduate education
- Project, program management
- Expert (non-managerial)
- Full Time
The Component 1 Lead will lead implementation of all activities aimed at achieving Component 1 goals of strengthening of cross-border agriculture trade and value chains.
• Provide technical and managerial support to strengthen cross-border VC trade and improve capacity to respond to shocks and stress. Focus value chains include but are not limited to: livestock, climate resilient staple crops, and horticulture.
• Lead efforts to identify cross-border value chain constraints and address barriers that limit trade competitiveness.
• Develop action plans for focus value chains in collaboration with other stakeholders such as regional institutions (EAC, COMESA, IGAD), governments, USAID, USDA and other actors.
• Identify new regional and international market opportunities and facilitate medium to long-term private sector investment in value chain systems, supporting industries and infrastructure.
• Improve the capacity of regional organizations and export-oriented actors in each value chain, such as associations and dealers, to address and facilitate cross border agriculture trade and barriers to trade.
• Share results and learning with project leadership, Palladium, and USAID.
• Develop strategies to target marginalized communities.
• Other duties as assigned.
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: PermanentJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: NairobiArea of work
: Project, program managementSeniority
: Expert (non-managerial)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Post-graduate educationRequired relevant work experience
: 5 yearsRequired skills
: Foreign trade financing; Project implementation; Innovation processes; Research planning; Agriculture and natural resourcesRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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