Value Chain Avdisor Volunteer Job

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Minna/ Niger state, Nigeria

Teacher Development Project Nigeria

About VSO
VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

Role overview
The Value Chain Advisor will provide day to day hands on leadership of all critical technical maize and or soya bean value chain activities, focus on developing and maintaining business relationships between small holder farmers,farmer collectives, private sector and other actors within the value chain. He/she will also provide advice and identify business opportunities for farmers and processors.

Skills, qualifications and experience required
You have relevant university degree with knowledge of Value Chain concepts; market development; Value Chain analysis; developing a vision for chain upgrading
You have 8 years’ work experience in value chain development
You are resourceful and have the ability to solve problems
You have strong written and verbal communication skills
You have the ability ability to support others to adapt ideas to their own context


How to apply
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date
31 Aug 2015

Interview/Assessment date(s)
tbc

Start date
tbc

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