UNDP Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs

UNDP Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Zambia looking for “Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 13th May, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

UNDP Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert Jobs 2024

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 04th May, 2024 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Fifteen (15) Year’s
Application Deadline 13th May, 2024

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Task Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Environment and Energy Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following duties:

  • Carry out situational analysis and literature review to get familiar with the current Government policy thrust in environment, climate change, agricultural production, and value chain development.
  • Contribute to, and support the activities related to identifying and costing the investments needed for the identified viable value chains in Zambia.
  • Support Government institutions/counterparts and other relevant organizations on green policy work, as well as the mapping of climate risks, droughts, pests and floods with crop and livestock suitability.
  • Assess impacts of the climate change induced hazards and risks on food security and nutrition including the economic cost at the national level for more integrated adaptation planning.
  • Provide technical support to the ongoing and emerging work of the Environment and Energy Unit in the areas of food security, environment, climate smart agriculture, cli-mate security, and renewable energy.
  • Support the Country Office in its resource mobilization efforts including through project formulation and development.
  • Highlight major lessons and experiences regarding the strengths and weaknesses of key stakeholders in addressing climate resilience, food security and nutrition challenges.
  • Participate in meetings of the UN Planet Results Group and contribute to mapping out strategy to support Government’s efforts on climate action.
  • Represent UNDP in relevant fora when required.

Position in Organization:

  • Description of assignment title: Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert
  • Assignment country: Zambia
  • Expected start date: 03/06/2024
  • Sustainable Development Goal: 13. Climate action
  • Volunteer category: International UN Volunteer Expert
  • Host entity: UNDP
  • Type: Onsite
  • Duration: 10 months (with possibility of extension)
  • Number of assignments: 1
  • Duty stations: Lusaka

Minimum Requirements:


  • Master degree or equivalent in Energy and environment.


  • 15 years of experience in Relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: environment and climate change, value chain analysis and development, agribusiness and market development, agro-food processing, post-harvest handling, and agro-food industry technologies.

Language Requirement:

  • English, Level: Fluent, Desirable.

How to Apply UNDP Food Security and Value Chain Development Expert Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then go, https://app.unv.org/opportunities/1752709570440448

The Closing Date: 13th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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