Job Announcement: Value Chain Officer and Horticulture Officer

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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Cambodia is looking for Cambodian national(s) to fill the positions of Value Chain Officer and Horticulture Officer  based in Pursat Province to work with the team and facilitate the value chain and horticulture components of ADRA’s Agro-Business promotion project.

Major Responsibilities for Value Chain Officer: The main responsibility of this position is working with NGO partners to produce value chain analysis and strengthen for improving collaboration, understanding and trust between value chain stakeholders, raise awareness, identify and contribute ideas for value chain plan. Preparing district value chain stakeholder exchange forums for facilitating linkage between producers, buyers/collectors/wholesalers and input suppliers. Together with NGO partners working in upskilling core stakeholders for training PG/PG members and training on contract agreement/requirement to buyers /collectors /wholesaler. Planning for activities and reporting to the project manager. The position will represent a lifestyle and high work ethic consistent with ADRA Cambodia’s philosophy, standards and policies.

 

Qualifications & Experience: 

  • At least 3-4 years’ prior working with INGOs and LNGOs experienced in value chain sector, marketing, business development, horticulture production and other relevant fields.
  • Bachelor or higher degree in Agricultural, Marketing, and Business Development, Community Development or other related fields.
  • Strong communication skills in Khmer, English and basic report writing.
  • Strong ability in human relations and negotiation.
  • Computer skills in internet, e-mail, Word, Excel and other data management.
  • Must be highly organized and self-motivated and have initiative, must have high integrity and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Having practical technical skills in horticulture production is valued.

 

Major Responsibilities for Horticulture Officer: The main responsibility of this position involves coordinating with project partners (mainly PDA and iDE) in providing technical/GAP horticulture trainings, Post-harvest/Processing trainings, GAP Market Value Awareness and Safety Trainings, Innovative/new Crop Production promotion and others that may be appropriately required and related to the project activities. This position also includes the report preparation for best practices and lessons learnt from project activities. The position will represent a lifestyle and high work ethic consistent with ADRA Cambodia’s philosophy, standards and policies.

 

Qualifications & Experience: 

  • At least 2-4 year experience in working with INGOs and LNGOs experienced in horticulture production/GAP and other relevant fields.
  • Bachelor or higher degree of Agriculture in agronomy or horticulture, Community Development or other related fields is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills in Khmer and English.
  • Good ability in report writing.
  • Computer skills in internet, e-mail, Word, Excel and other data management.
  • Must be highly organized and self-motivated and have initiative, must have high integrity and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Having practical technical skills in value-chain and agro-marketing is valued.

 

Interested candidates are requested to submit a detailed resume and a cover letter stating clearly the position applied for and addressing the selection criteria and contact phone number to:

Mr. Menh Kithsak, ADRA Cambodia, House 4, Street 554, Toul Kork, Phnom Penh.

 Application through E-mail is accepted: [email protected]

Applications Deadline: 7 September 2020 at 5.00 pm.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

ADRA Cambodia is an equal opportunity employer and hires based on merit.

ADRA Cambodia is a Child Safe, Smoke-Free and Zero tolerant to Sexual Exploitation  and Abuse Organization

For more info about our program visit: www.adracambodia.org