National Agribusiness Consultant

at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 13, 2021
Category Farming & Outdoors
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

National Agribusiness Consultant (Digital Innovations/Blockchain), Kampala, Uganda

Responsibilities

Provide support to the coordination and implementation of the project to ensure the successful implementation of the project activities and output delivery according to the work plan and to achieve expected objectives and outcomes, especially lead the coordination with HQ team members and the coordination of partners and activities in Uganda, support the monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities.
Work closely and collaboratively with members in the project team (e.g., the project taskforce team, LTO, HQTO, international agribusiness/VC digital innovations specialist, national project coordinator and officers), participate in meetings, and engage partners and collaborators within and beyond FAO.
Identify a list of key and relevant stakeholders for the project, lead the engagement with relevant stakeholders, organize and participate in consultations/meetings with stakeholders.Advanced University degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Business, Economics, Supply Chain management, International Development, ICTs, or related fields.
At least 5 years of relevant experience in agribusiness, agri-food value chain development, and digital innovations in agriculture.
Working knowledge of English language
Ugandan National