FAO in partnership with the Government of Moldova is implementing the technical assistance project “Strengthening the capacity of smallholders in berry production”. The main objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of smallholders in berry production in Moldova using full range of modern technologies on berry production.
The incumbent will work under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative in Moldova, the technical supervision of the FAO REU Economist and Plant Production and Protection Officer, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment (MARDE).
Marketing, trade, value chains.
Tasks and responsibilities
· Provide support to FAO-Moldova in project implementation to ensure its results are in accordance with the Project Document and the rules and procedures established by FAO
· Assist the International Consultant in the conducting of market and field surveys, and compilation information for market and value chain study, and relevant data relevant analysis;
· Facilitate trainings in berry fruits marketing, trade and value chain; prepare a brief report summarizing findings, conclusions and recommendations.
· Co-ordinate and make logistic arrangements for the project stakeholder forum, trainings and terminal workshop.
· Assist with the review of project technical manual and materials for publications;
· Prepare and submit monthly progress reports to FAO;
· Perform any other duties deemed necessary for the successful execution of the project.
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
· Advanced University degree in Agriculture Economics, marketing or closely related fields.
· A minimum of 3 years of technical and relevant experience in the areas of agriculture marketing trade and value chain analysis
· Good communication skills in English and strong computer, report writing, and presentation skills.
FAO Core Competencies
· Results Focus
· Building Effective Relationships
· Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
· FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing).
· Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted.
· For other issues, visit the FAO employment website: http://www.fao.org/employment/home/en/
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please send your CV with all relevant details to FAO-Moldova@fao.org by 18 June inclusive.
Vacancies will be removed from the recruitment portal at 23:59 Central European Time (CET) on the deadline for applications date. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.
If you need help, or have queries, please contact: iRecruitment@fao.org