Market Development Officer

Job Overview

Location
Mvurwi, Mashonaland Central
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
20 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
57
Job Views
40

Job Description

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.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • 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 are encouraged to apply.

NB. Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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