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Market Systems/Value Chain Specialist

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Natural Sciences Research
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International Development Group
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200BS Requisition #
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Minimum Required Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, economics, agricultural or rural development and at least 10 years international experience with successful market systems development projects with management responsibility. An MBA is an added advantage.

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience on projects with similar magnitude and complexity in developing countries.

  • Demonstrated success in implementing projects aimed at increasing the competitiveness and inclusiveness of market systems using facilitation approaches.

  • Education and technical expertise in a field related to agricultural development such as: agricultural economics, marketing, agribusiness management or related fields.

  • Demonstrated success using facilitation in at least one of the following: the USAID value chain approach, M4P, or Market Systems Development approach, which led to greater competitiveness and inclusiveness in markets.

  • Private sector experience is a plus.

 Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written skills in English. Fluency in Kiswahili preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to be collaborative across projects, flexible and creative
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

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