Seed Business Development Expert


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  1. Capacity strengthening of seed producers, which include community based seed producer groups, farmer cooperatives, small and medium public and private seed enterprises, in seed business processes and in marketing. You will be expected to train and coach seed producers to professionalize business ...
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Job Description

The position
The jobs advertised by this vacancy are for the position of Seed Business Development and Marketing 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 ...
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Experience, knowledge, and skills required
Experience working to strengthen the business and marketing capacity of seed producers in a relevant geographic location is required. 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 Seed Business Development and Marketing Expert should have knowledge, experience, and skills in:
  • Developing business plans and generating new business models;
  • Accounting / financial management;
  • Promoting entrepreneurship;
  • Conducting market analysis, seed demand assessments / market forecasts;
  • Product marketing, branding, and value addition;
  • Developing and securing new markets for good and services;
  • Working with a range of stakeholders to facilitate public and private partnerships;
  • Building strong relationships with customers / client relations.
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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:
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