Field Technical Specialist on Clusters Development

Location:
Home Based
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:
Contract
Salary:
Competitive

Field Technical Specialist on Clusters Development

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Field Technical Specialist on Clusters Development

Tasks and responsibilities

Specifically, the Field Technical Expert on Clusters Development will carry out the following tasks:

  • Carry out a review of existing clusters, business groups and associations in the targetted value chains and analyse their effectiveness;
  • Provide information, workshops/training on the results of the above analysis;
  • Provide project beneficiaries with advice on and support to join existing clusters, business groups or associations or to create new ones;
  • Facilitate and support establishment of contacts and communications between project beneficiaries and the clusters/ groups members;
  • Support the development a roadmap for the establishment of a food business incubator;
  • Provide day-to-day technical consultancy support and guidance to project team leader;
  • Prepare monthly progress reports, including the work progress, problems and solutions, next month work plan, and final assignment report on findings, conclusions and recommendations;
  • Perform any other related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • University degree in agricultural economics, agribusiness, rural development, social science or related field;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of private sector and organizational development in agri-food value chains context (development of clusters, business groups and associations);
  • Working knowledge of English and/or Russian;
  • National of Ukraine or resident in the country with a regular work permit.

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