Winrock Inclusive Markets Technical Director, Tanzania Horticulture Development Activity Jobs in Tanzania
Winrock Inclusive Markets Technical Director, Tanzania Horticulture Development Activity Jobs in TanzaniaProgramm SummaryWinrock is seeking a qualified Inclusive Markets Technical Director for an anticipated USAID-funded project that aims to increase the commercialization, inclusiveness, and competitiveness of horticulture market systems in Tanzania.
The project will follow a systems approach to transform the organization of horticulture markets – transforming the relationships between end-market buyers and smallholder suppliers, on the one hand, and agro-dealers and smallholders, on the other.
As a result of strengthened systems relationships, it is expected that end-market buyers and agro-dealers will provide technical services and in-kind credit to smallholders as well as more efficient transactions in output and input markets.
This position is contingent on receipt of donor funding.
The Technical Director – Inclusive Markets will oversee facilitative interventions that:
Inclusively support value chain actors – especially smallholder farmers, small-and-emerging enterprises, women, and young people – to increase their investment in horticultural sector.
Increase representation and participation of young people in community-based organizations, sector-level stakeholder associations, national-level policy discussions.
Foster an enabling environment for investment through sector-level advocacy and policy development.
Master’s degree required in public policy, gender studies, community development, economics, entrepreneurship, or related fields of study.
Minimum of 10 years of practical experience in facilitating market systems interventions.
Experience with both formal and informal mechanisms for engaging vulnerable/marginalized demographics and facilitating linkages with the private sector, government, and output markets.
Experience as a program manager, advocacy/communications officer, or technical advisor for community-based membership organizations or stakeholder association.
Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.
Experience integrating Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) into agricultural development interventions.
Technical understanding of agricultural economics and policy in Tanzania.
Knowledge of the political, social, cultural, environmental, and development context of Tanzania strongly preferred.
Ability to build coalitions and networks that can provide synergies and sustainable solutions for the project.
Strong communication skills, both interpersonal and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the initiative and to effectively coordinate with a wide range of regional stakeholders.
Fluency in English and Kiswahili required
How to Apply
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