Agriculture Value Chain Manager at Ikore International Development Limited
Closing Date: 30 September, 2018
Experience: 5 years
Ikore, meaning “harvest” in Yoruba language, is an international development organization, proffering innovative solutions to drive sustainable social and enterprise development.
Scope of Work
Identify technical, social, governance and financial gaps required bring various value chains to scale
Collaboratively with community groups develop 10-year detailed implementation plans and activity-based budgets for each project and set of value chains
Identify, evaluate and prepare/expand the business case for projects/value chain for use to seek investments from private investor and other funders
Oversee implementation of activities that expand value chain and build market links for the projects
Identify and support capacity development of leaders within the communities needed to drive business results
Assist in the monitoring of the project results throughout their implementation
Working with program’s environment finance lead, support the development of financial models and attracting value chain investors and supply chain buyers
Support value chain projects in negotiating terms and conditions for investments.
Expertise and Qualifications
Master's degree in an Agriculture, Economics or a Business related field.
At least five years of experience as the technical manager for donor-funded value chain, Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) and/or Market Systems Development projects.
Demonstrated success using facilitation in at least one of the following: value chain approach, M4P, or Market Systems Development approach, which lead to greater competitiveness and inclusiveness in markets.
Demonstrated experience with conducting value chain analysis and developing value chain work plans preferred.
Method of Application
Applicants should send their CV's with Cover Letter to: Jobs@ikore.org with the job title as reference