ED Specialist /Market Facilitator – Nineveh,Telafar
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This Purpose of Position will be used in the WVI or local Careers site, and if applicable, advertisements. Please describe the role in 2-3 concise sentences. Focus on the core of what this role is supposed to achieve. Describe the purpose of this position and how this position contributes to achieving department objectives and the management and performance of others.
To assist producers within the selected region area to increase their incomes by assisting producers to meet buyers requirements and gain access to more lucrative and sustainable markets. Key duties will include; working with producers to understand the opportunities for local production and marketing, conducting participatory value chain analysis, identifying key market players, opportunities and constraints, formulating innovative market hypothetical’s, generating real market orders and coaching/mentoring of producers in producer groups.
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Post-graduate or Master’s degree in Marketing, Economics, Commerce, Business or related field/s will be highly valued
Understanding of the culture and conditions in area
Strong understanding of commercial market operations and systems
Knowledge of value chain analysis and effects on poor producers
Knowledge of primary production and agriculture
Understanding of market development projects and methods
Strong computer literacy skills including MS Office Suite; e-mail and internet
2 years of experience in an INGO or International Development Agency
2 years of professional experience in private sector
1 year of experience in working with agricultural Value Chains
Fluency in English and Kurdish, Arabic languages
Demonstrated experience in market assessment, market analysis, market research or closely related role.
Previous experience in research design and implementation experience
Strong experience in networking
Knowledge in research design and implementation
Knowledge of the refugees and IDP’s context in KRI is desirable.
Advanced skills of Information technologies (IT) and MS software
Community development background
Experience in simple data analysis
Experience in marketing or value chain analysis
Experience with previous development projects
The position requires being in one of the WV office regular, and in the field where the producers are located
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 30% of the time.
World Vision is an equal-opportunity employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes and supports all employees to achieve the maximum extent of their potential. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Mode of Application:
If you are interested in this position, to apply, please register at http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-iraq No information inquiries will be handled over the phone. Only short listed candidates will be notified for the interview. The deadline for application is 3 October 2018.
As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.