Value Chain Specialist

شناسه پست:DAI/RADP East
عنوان: Value Chain Specialist
دسته بندی:Agriculture
مدت:1 Year
تاریخ ختم: 2020-09-26-(1 هفته مانده)
تعداد نفر:1
معاش:Grade C of the NTA salary scale.
جنسیت:مرد یا زن


کارفرما: DAI/RADP East | درباره DAI/RADP East
شهر: ننگرهار
کشور: AF


تحصیلات:Bachelor Degree
تجربه کاری:5 of relevant work experience سال

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree with 5 years’ experience in the related fields of Agriculture (Agribusiness Value Chain Horticulture Economics)

At least 5 years prior experience working in the related fields i.e. value chain development private sector development market facilitation activities grants etc..

Experience working with other donor funded agriculture development programs.

Demonstrated experience in organizing and/or conducting facilitation activities including trainings B2Bs workshops and seminars.

Knowledge of all major Microsoft processing programs (Microsoft Word Excel Power Point).

English language proficiency

Preferred Qualifications

At least 5 years with bachelor degree and 3 years with master degree in field of Agribusiness and private sector development

Experience working with other donor-funded agricultural development programs;

Possessing a network of acquaintances within agribusinesses in RADP-E target provinces.

Conditions of Work Requirements

Work and living facilities are in high security zones with frequent security drills and protocols and limited access to medical facilities. General work environment and living quarters requires ability to walk numerous flights of stairs on a daily basis. Security protocols require the individual in this position to be able to quickly climb multiple flights of stairs while wearing 30 lbs. of personal protective equipment walk swiftly or run across uneven terrain without assistance and enter and exit project vehicles without assistance. 


Reports to: Value Chain Manager RADP-E




The Value Chain Specialist will be based in the RADP-E office in Jalalabad and is primarily responsible for value chain activities in RADP-E targeted provinces (Nangarhar and Laghman). The Value Chain Specialist reports to the Value Chain Lead & Manager for technical and programmatic guidance.  As a member of the larger RADP-E technical team the Value Chain Specialist is expected to coordinate with and support RADP-E program initiatives in their respective provinces. The Value Chain Specialist will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all value chain actors including MAIL/DAIL implementing Partners Ag-input suppliers Agro-processors wholesalers farmer organizations and farmers.


Objective and Duties

The Value Chain Specialist will be responsible for the following:


Identify lead firms in designated value chain implement facilitative activities and cultivate relationships with firms and other market actors

Provides technical support to full cycle of grant implementation process including solicitation selection pre-award assessment negotiation budgets implementation planning oversee/monitoring and proper closeout

Contribute to the design of facilitative activities with the Value Chain Lead and Value Chain Manager

Develop concept note for technical assistance including creating technical activity description value chain impact objective cost benefit analyzes coordination with other line department budget analyzes milestone settlement sustainability market survey for determining reasonable prices and development of specification.

Partner with crosscutting technical advisors to address gender integration environment concerns access to finance and market linkages

Works with agribusinesses owned by women to increase their capacity sales and profitability

Works with value chain actors to improve their accounting and organizational structure supply chain and distribution channels.

Promotes good relationships between RADP-E and its stakeholders (private sector donor projects MoWA and MAIL/PAIL)

Participates in meetings and conferences as required

Coordinate activities with other value chain specialists within the office and provinces 

Work closely with the M&E team to incorporate feedback and learning into the activities with Value Chain Leads

Performs any other related tasks that support the overall project as assigned by the supervisor 

طریقه ارسال درخواستی

To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter with the position name (Value Chain Specialist) int the subject line by email to [email protected]

To apply for any of RADP East vacancies please make sure you put the title on the subject of your email or your application will be disregarded by the system.

Please note that applications received after the closing date and without Subject line will not be given consideration. Only shortlisted candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for test/interview.

Ps. Females are highly encouraged to apply for the DAI /RADP East Open positions.

ایمیل: [email protected]