fbpx Hiring Senior Value Chain Specialist for Agriculture - icma
Posted by:International City/County Management Association (ICMA)on December 1, 2016 10:04 am
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Job Description

The Specialist will assist in the implementation of value chain development interventions in three CDI cities. Specifically, s/he will (1) assist vegetable growers in Cagayan de Oro in developing a traceability system for vegetables to access more lucrative markets; (2) formulate a business and operations plan, based on results of consultative sessions and workshops, for the Puerto PrincesaAgri-Pinoy Trading Center, in coordination with local stakeholders; and (3)formulate the business plan, based on results of consultative sessions and workshops, for the proposed AgriAqua Processing Center in Iloilo City, in coordination with local stakeholders and the Fisheries Value Chain Specialist.


Qualification

The candidate must have an undergraduate degree in agriculture, agribusiness, management, entrepreneurship or any related course (postgraduate degree an advantage), with at least ten (10) years of experience in agribusiness development and marketing(preferably with development organizations and/or private companies). S/he must have experience in implementing agriculture value chainrelated activities such as project development, business planning, marketing, market planning, product standards improvement and traceability.

Louis Berger provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Applicants should be able and willing to travel to provinces and rural areas as needed. Interested applicants should forward a detailed CV, cover letter stating interest in the position and qualifications, and sample reports written or edited by the applicant, to Ms. Maria Teresita Leido, SURGE Human Resource Manager, through [email protected] no later than December 11, 2016.

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