Agriculture Productivity Specialist

Agriculture Productivity Specialist

ACDI/VOCA

Dili, East Timor

The Agriculture Productivity Specialist will conduct analyses of various agricultural value chains and tailor project interventions to changing dynamics on the ground. S/he will deliver technical assistance to program beneficiaries along various agricultural value chains in order to increase/improve their productivity. 

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with producers to develop high value, market-oriented value chains;
  • Provide technical direction to agricultural productivity and value chain development activities;
  • Train entrepreneurs and SME owners in business start-up and expansion;
  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and oversight of annual work plans and strategies, ensuring that interventions respond to identified market opportunities and create sustainable development outcomes;
  • Provide input into the performance monitoring plan to measure success and validate causal model assumptions, and oversee the field-level data collection under the guidance of the M&E team;
  • Coordinate communications among various value chain actors to improve the flow of market information;
  • Liaise with identified partners and conduct meetings with public and private sector actors including end market users, processors, aggregators, buyers, investors, government representatives, and other NGOs.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in agriculture, or advanced degree in business administration, economics or other relevant field combined with relevant work experience in agriculture, market systems, value chains, etc.;
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional work experience managing agricultural or cooperative development projects;
  • Strong understanding of value chain analysis and development; knowledge of market systems development approaches preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, including government officials, private sector actors, financial institutions, project staff, and/or donor agencies;
  • Previous USAID-funded project experience strongly preferred;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.

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