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Pastoralist Livelihood Diversification Advisor - Ethiopia

Posted: 14 Jan 2012 19:23
by ኦሽንoc
CNFA
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Apply by 02 February 2012

Summary
CNFA is seeking a Pastoralist Livelihood Diversification Advisor to guide the implementation of value chain strengthening programs, and livelihood diversification methods. USAID/Ethiopia intends to award a five-year cooperative agreement under the US Government’s Feed the Future Initiative, Global Climate Change Initiative and Global Health Initiative.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Will lead initiatives to diversify vulnerable and chronically food insecure populations through value chain integration activities.
  • The individual will work closely with the DCOP/ Pastoral Livestock Production and Marketing Advisor, and other program leaders and private sector actors in designing and implementing innovative livelihood diversification approaches.



Ideal Candidate
  • Master’s degree in Business, finance, livestock, agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural economics, or related field is required or demonstrated equivalent work experience.
  • At least five (5) years work experience with for profit organization, non-governmental organization (NGO) or profit agribusiness working with vulnerable, marginalized and pastoralists/agro-pastoralist groups.
  • At least five (5) years proven experience in innovative value chain development or business models using best practices.
  • Experience in pastoralists areas and value chain development is desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and private sector/business driven skills.

Send CVs to:
Qualified candidates should send CVs to kkarl@cnfa.org with "Ethiopia Pastorlaist Livelihood" in the subject line.

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