Farmer Organization Expert


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The Position

The jobs advertised by this vacancy are for the position of Farmer Organization Expert, for each of the duty stations mentioned above. You will function within a team of individuals with complementary expertise in seed sector development. You will be supervised by the regional scientific ...
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  • Capacity strengthening of seed producer organizations, which include community based seed producer groups, farmer cooperatives, small and medium public and private seed enterprises, in their organizational and financial management. You will be expected to train and coach seed producer organizations ...
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Experience in developing the organizational, governance, regulatory, and financial management capacity of seed producer organizations is necessary. Having an existing professional network in the seed sector is a great asset in your favour. Demonstrated understanding and experience with the ISSD Ethiopia project approach will be an advantage for candidates applying for this position.

The Farmer Organization Expert should have knowledge, experience, and skills in:
  • Setting-up seed producer organization governance and decision making structures;
  • Financial management of seed producer organizations;
  • Accounting/book keeping and constructing balance sheets/income statements
  • Developing business and/or marketing plans with seed producers
  • Acquiring legal registration and licenses (input licensing, tax exemption opportunities, auditing requirements, certificates of competence);
  • Working with a range of stakeholders to facilitate public and private partnerships;
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how to apply

Interested candidates are invited to send a well-formulated letter of motivation of no more than one page and their up-to-date full CV before 4 January 2016 by email, with clear indication of the job title and preferred station of duty to: ... Read more