Trade Officer – Agribusiness, Global Communities
Global Communities is a global development organization committed to working in partnership with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable, impactful changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable. The mission of Global Communities is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global communities is seeking for a qualified Trade Officer – Agribusiness to be based in Dar-es-Salaam for a five-year U5DA funded Agribusiness Investment for Market Stimulation (AIMS) program designed to bolster trade by increasing access to finance and expand markets for small and medium agribusiness enterprises operating in Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.
The Trade Officer in Tanzania will assist the Trade Specialist in mapping out strategic value chains and in identifying gaps where project strengths can be applied to streamline the chain of commercialization and expand the value and volume of Tanzania’s agribusiness trade. S/he will participate in linking operators under a business case framework that augment likelihood of attracting bank financing appropriate for operators in their value chain—using tools of finance, ICT, and market-driven collaboration. This position reports to the Trade Specialist.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness,
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a field related to value chain analysis, agricultural commodity trade, deal structuring, SME Capacity building, Market information systems, business development services and trade expansion.
Kindly visit http://www.globalcommunitieskenya.org/careers/ for a more detailed job description.
Apply via email to: [email protected] Please Quote the position title on the email subject while sending your application, attach your CV and cover letter, to be received not later than 10th November 2017. Global Communities is an equal opportunity employer.