GOAL Senior Production & Marketing officer (Livestock & Crop) Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

GOAL Senior Production & Marketing officer (Livestock & Crop) Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


About the Position

  • The Senior Production & Marketing Livestock & Crop Officer will co-design, co-invest and manage multiple partnerships with Private Sector Partners (PSP) to increase access to livestock and crop inputs to support production and to link livestock and crop producers to market players in pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.

  • The post holder is required to have existing knowledge and connections to livestock and crop markets and their players.

  • The post holder will manage a small and agile team, be able to work independently, be solution orientated and have a business and livestock background and the life and professional experience to work appropriately with SMEs and consortium partners.

    Key responsibilities

  • Livestock and crop market assessments: have a detailed understanding of how the livestock and crop production and market systems work in pastoral and agro pastoral communities, the opportunities, constraints and key players.

  • Livestock and crop market input systems (Production): Identify and manage partnerships with livestock and crop input providers to extend access to productive inputs and skills to pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.

  • Livestock and crop output market systems (Marketing): Identify and manage partnerships with livestock and crop output providers to extend access to markets, value addition and skills to pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.

  • Linkages to financial services including Business Development Services (BDS): Iidentify private sector partners who have capacity to grow and extend access to goods and services in the livestock and crop market systems.

  • Micro-nutrient improved input systems: Identify and manage partnerships with micro-nutrient improved crop input providers to extend access to inputs and skills to pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.

  • Team management: Manage a small team of livestock and crop officers in order to achieve P2Rs livestock and crop production and marketing objectives for pastoral and agro-pastoral communities.

  • Collaboration, learning and adaptation (CLA): Manage joint initiatives adaptively to identify what work (and what does not), take successful initiatives
    to scale and contribute to learning in livestock and crop production and marketing for pastoral and agro-pastoral communities within the consortium and more broadly within the sector.

    Job Requirements

  • Do you want to join an exciting organization that brings high level impact to the community and add value to your professional advancement?

    Then join us if you have

  • At least ten years previous experience in business and livestock

  • An appropriate 1st degree and above in Production and marketing/ business related fields Able to work independently and act on own initiative.

  • Good communication, facilitation and negotiation skills

  • Good computer skills with ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

  • Good English language skills, and ability to speak, read and write local language - Oromiffa for Oromiya region and Somali language for Somali Region applicants is mandatory

    Desirable qualities, skills and competences

  • Required: Technical Competency.

  • Respect, accountability, excellence, adaptability, innovation, building partnership,

  • communicating with impact, coaching, facilitating change, information monitoring, planning and organizing, leading through vision and value.

  • NGO experience

  • Good command of English language

  • This description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applicants need to submit ONLY once their non - returnable application with CV for one vacancy.

  • The vacancy reference number along with the title & Duty station need to be written in the application letter and/or subject of the email.

  • Applicants can apply using the following option.

  • Applicants can directly apply on line using www.ethiojobs.net or goaljobs@et.goal.ie
    Applicants are advised to fill GOAL Ethiopia’s Application Employment Form which can be found at (http://docs.ethiojobs.net/Goal_Ethiopia_Application_Form.docx) or from GOAL office/sites.

  • GOAL strongly encourages female candidates to apply!

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and exam.

  • Shortlisted candidates will need to submit other supporting documents upon request at later stage.

  • GOAL is not able to contribute towards any costs incurred by candidates during the recruitment process.

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