CIP Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer Jobs 2023 – Kenya NGO Jobs. CIP Kenya looking for “Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer”. Applicants with a Master’s degree may apply on or before 29 September 2023.
CIP is a not-for-profit international agricultural research organization with a global mandate to conduct research on potatoes, sweetpotatoes, Andean root and tuber crops, and sustainable management of natural resources. CIP’s vision is to contribute from its areas of expertise to the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), in particular those goals that relate to poverty, hunger, child and maternal mortality, and sustainable development. CIP has its headquarters in Lima, Peru with staff and activities in locations across Africa, Asia and Latin America. CIP, a member of the One CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future. One CGIAR science is dedicated to transforming food, land and water systems in a climate crisis, and it is carried out by 13 CGIAR Centers/Alliances in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.
CIP Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer Jobs 2023
The CIP has published a job vacancy announcement on 14 September 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
|Recruiter||International Potato Center (CIP)|
|Position||Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer|
|Total Vacant Post||N/A|
|Experience Required||Minimum of 5-6 years|
|Application Deadline||29 September 2023|
CIP Job Vacancy 2023
The Consultant will be a member of the OFSP Compact Team and will assist in the identification of business partners in each country in which TAAT will be implemented and provide expertise necessary for successful implementation of value chain compact activities, in close collaboration with country value chain implementation teams. Specifically, he/she will coordinate the development of TAAT technologies adoption work plans in each country; together with country leaders and Value Chain Specialist, assist in the identification of business partners in each country in which TAAT will be implemented; provide expertise necessary for successful implementation of value chain compact activities, in close collaboration with country value chain implementation teams; assist in the preparation of food technology outreach campaigns in each country of implementation; provide expertise in approaches necessary to deploy technologies, according to the defined target areas, mobilising all actors across the value chain; facilitate the implementation of the value chain activities in all target countries and participate in the monitoring of progress made towards achieving value chain and TAAT-set goals; provide technical and business support to all value chain public and private sector partners in each participating country and ensure that they are fully and actively engaged; work with Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) to ensure that capacity is built in all needed areas for various stakeholders within the value chain; work with young Agripreneurs in each country of implementation through demonstration and training, in close collaboration with the ENABLE-TAAT Compact; ensure that quarterly and annual consolidated technical and financial reports for the Compact are prepared and submitted to the value chain coordinator office on schedule; carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Value Chain Specialist and/or Institutional Management Office to meet the objectives of the value chain.
Qualification & Experience:
The selected candidate should possess a master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Marketing, Business Administration, Food Technology, Supply Chain Management, or a closely related field to the value chain; minimum of 5-6 years of professional work experience, with at least 1 year of experience in value chain development or products development, preferably in sub-Saharan Africa; relevant work experience in agribusiness management, Agri-processing, supply chain management (experience with projects that link farmers to the market will be an added advantage); work experience in product development at the industrial level will be an added advantage; experience in projects involved in public-private partnerships; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
- Contract Type: Full Time
- Selection Process: Interview
- Salary: negotiable
- Application Process: Online
How to Apply CIP Value Chain Technology Transfer Officer Jobs 2023
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The Closing Date: 29 September 2023
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
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