Market and Consumer Survey – Consultant

at International Potato Center (CIP)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 14, 2020
Category Advertising & Marketing
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Market and Consumer Survey - Consultant, Uganda
Organization: International Potato Center (CIP)
Country: Uganda
City: Kampala, Uganda

Job Description

The position: The International Potato Center is looking for a consultant to conduct a market and consumer survey of sweetpotato and OFSP in secondary cities in Uganda (Gulu, Mbale and Busia).

Key Responsibilities:

Design the data collection tools; collect data in Gulu, Mbale and Busia districts;
Submit both the qualitative and quantitative data collected and field photos. The data sets should be in both Excel and STATA format;
Prepare and submit a detailed final report of the survey findings with S.M.A.R.T. recommendations to CIP on strategies to increase adoption, trade and consumption of OFSP and its products;
The consultant is expected to present findings in a stakeholder's workshop organized by CIP.

Skills

Extensive knowledge on the sweetpotato value chain, including knowledge on traditional and upcoming innovative sweetpotato products, their processing methods, their markets and prices;
Strong demonstrated experience and knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research and data analysis methods
First author of at least two peer reviewed journal papers;
Excellent communication, report writing and presentation/facilitation skills.

Experience Requirements

At least five years of experience in consulting;

Education Requirements

A master's degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness or other relevant post-graduate qualification but with agricultural/socio-economics background;
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