Helvetas is preparing for a proposal that will increase inclusive agriculture-led economic growth in northern Ghana through competitive, stronger, and more resilient markets. The anticipated activity will focus on the following objectives: increase commercialization and profitability of agriculture markets; increase institutional capacity of market actors; improve market access and quality of business services, and improve the enabling environment for local market actors.
For this reason, we are looking for mid-and senior-level technical experts (both national and international candidates) to provide short-term and long-term technical assistance under the anticipated activity.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION SOUGHT:
Market Systems Resilience
Value Chain Facilitation
A relevant post-graduate qualification in Business Administration, Agronomy, Agricultural Economy or related field;
Work experience in managing and implementing multi-faceted donor-funded development projects, preferably in Ghana;
Several years of experience with market development and commercialization strongly preferred;
Excellent team management and interpersonal skills;
Strong familiarity and understanding of USAID policies and procedures; and
Demonstrated experience in managing various stakeholders, including the ability to engage with the private sector and government.
We look forward to receiving your CV by April 30, 2021.
About the Organization
Founded in 1955, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation (Helvetas) is the largest Swiss international development NGO. With about 300 projects worldwide, Helvetas is present in 30 countries around the world initiating real change in the lives of over 3 million disadvantaged people each year. As a politically and denominationally neutral organization, Helvetas works in developing, emerging, and transitioning countries to improve the livelihoods and living conditions of the poor and disadvantaged people. At the core of our work is the Inclusive Systems Approach, also referred to as Market Systems Development (MSD) approach, which we mainstream in all our global projects.
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