Cashew Value Chain Technical Expert / Specialist at Rossland Screening Solutions

Rossland Group for the reason that yr 2000 gives market analysis and administration consulting providers to shoppers within the personal and public sectors inside and out of doors Nigeria. In 2013, it expanded the scope of its providers to incorporate Skilled Background Screening and Enterprise Brokerage. In 2015 and 2016, it added franchise consulting and recruitment providers respectively.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Cashew Worth Chain Technical Knowledgeable / Specialist – Cashew Affiliation Secretariat Assist

Location: Gwarinpa, Abuja (FCT)

Job Kind: Full Time

Key Duties

  • Present technical oversight and management to facilitate the event and implementation of cashew worth chain tasks (resembling capability constructing for cashew farmers by way of extension programmes, cashew growth plan, expanded commerce and competitiveness throughout all segments of the worth chain) as stipulated within the Phrases of Reference;
  • Have interaction actively with stakeholders within the cashew worth chain program, together with donor-funded companions, cashew associations, farmers, cashew processing corporations, skilled associations, NGOs, authorities companies, universities, analysis organizations, different worth chain actors, and strategic companions to attain stipulated objectives and aims in response to work-plan agreed within the Phrases of Reference;
  • Facilitate identification of coaching wants, put together coaching supplies, and ship coaching for trainers (ToT), demonstration plot conduct evaluation and different providers to cashew farmers, associations/cooperatives ;
  • Establish promising areas for interventions that enhance productiveness within the cashew worth chain and mobilize specialised consultants to handle constraints, suggest pilot interventions, develop coaching packages and to suggest promising public-private partnership alternatives within the cashew sector;
  • Be sure that actions combine gender, youth and weak populations;
  • Work intently and in synergy with all different members of the challenge group;
  • The place mandatory throughout the implementation of the challenge, relying on the realities on the bottom and the capacities of the whole program group, the Phrases of Reference could possibly be reviewed and tailored collectively with the stakeholders.
  • Contribute to challenge M & E actions, together with knowledge assortment and reporting in coordination with the M&E group.
  • Present standing experiences and technical experiences as required by administration on weekly, month-to-month, quarterly, semiannual and annual foundation
  • Present distant administrative work like, a) biweekly e-newsletter growth (compilation of tales, articles, information and updates) to members of the cashew affiliation, b) membership recruitment and drive, c) different associated actions in furtherance of the Secretariat administration.

Job Necessities

  • Minimal of an M.Sc in Agriculture or every other associated programs
  • Knowledgeable in cashew worth chain and should have minimal of 10 years working expertise particularly working with cashew farmers in at the least 3 to 4 years expertise within the following areas:
    • Varietal choice
    • Seedling growth
    • Cashew farm renovation and refurbishment
    • Improved pre and post-harvest practices
    • Drying methods
    • Group growth
    • Farmer-field colleges
    • Working with authorities extension brokers
    • Discipline knowledge technology,
    • Inter-croping with cashew
    • New applied sciences in cashew farming
    • New subject growth
    • Aggregation
    • Monetary literacy for cashew farmers
    • Farming as a enterprise
    • Youth and girls involvement, and so forth;
  • Minimal of 10 years expertise in consultancy / technical providers to cashew enterprise homeowners and donor-funded tasks.
  • Expertise in managing donor-funded tasks, growth packages or analysis/growth of growth packages;
  • Secretariat administration for cashew affiliation.

Software Closing Date

thirty first October, 2020.

The way to Apply

and certified candidates ought to ship their CV to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title, Location and Expertise as the topic of the mail.

Observe: Solely certified candidates will likely be shortlisted.

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