Brief Project Overview:
The Support the Agricultural SMEs (SASME) Project is a joint program funded by the Agence Française de Développement and the European Union and aims to support agricultural SMEs by addressing the main sector challenges and bottlenecks identified as access to finance and the need for capacity building and technical assistance. The program thus aims to increase the outreach of the current lending schemes for agriculture, as well as providing value-chain support to the dairy sector.
CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Product Development Expert.
The Ideal Candidate’s Experience:
- Master’s degree in food technology and processing is required
- At least 15 years of experience in milk processing and products development is required
- Work experience in international donor funded projects is required
- Strong verbal and written skills in English and Arabic are required
- Solid computer skills are required
Egyptian Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
The deadline for the application submission is August 27, 2017, however, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
CNFA is a not-for-profit international development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to supporting farmers and promoting the uptake of improved technologies and techniques to enhance productivity, increase household-level food security and nutrition introduce new varieties, diversify production, food preservation and storage, and natural resource management. CNFA applies market-system approaches that are grounded in participatory market analyses and engage local stakeholders to strengthen value chains and increase incomes, competitiveness, and employment for smallholders and agribusinesses. CNFA facilitates strong business linkages between smallholders and suppliers of quality inputs, service providers, buyers, and profitable markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 45 countries