POSITION: MARKET DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
LOCATION: GURUVE DISTRICT
Purpose of the Position:
To ensure effective programme implementation and delivery of market development deliverables, provide guidance on value chain development to small holder farmers, and private sector engagement for the ENTERPRIZE consortium at district level.
Implement district work plan for market linkages and value chain development.
Document case studies and most significant change stories.
Facilitate linkage between farmers and off takers.
Provide linkages between Farmers Organizations and Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs),
Supporting farmer groups and agro dealers in aggregation and identify new market opportunities.
Analyze value chains which connect rural farmers to markets, agricultural inputs and established financial services.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Degree in Marketing Management, Business Management, Economics or Agricultural Economics.
A minimum of 3+ years related to marketing and business practices especially in the agriculture sector.
Experience conducting financial analysis of agro-enterprises.
Experience working in the private sector and / or with private sector development projects
Ability to ride a motorbike.
Qualified female applicants aer encouraged to apply.
NB. Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.