Team: New Business | Commitment: Career | Location: Egypt

Post-Harvest Lead

The Post-Harvest Lead will be responsible for and serving as the primary coordinator for IR2 and all post-harvest related activities. Post-Harvest Handling interventions will aim to fill critical gaps that impede access to EU export and domestic markets. These activities will identify post-harvest requirements and gaps for the various crops, such cold-chain, and will implement through technical assistance and the use of innovate technologies.

Specific qualifications include:

  • An advanced degree in agriculture, agribusiness or a related field required;
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in agriculture;
  • Experience in conducting evaluations and/or assessments, of similar size and scope in development countries preferred;
  • Experience in designing and supervising agriculture post-harvest activities;
  • Experience working with agroprocessing and agro-processors;
  • Previous experience in Egypt required;
  • Strong communication, analytical, writing, and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent team management skills; and
  • Professional proficiency in written and spoken Arabic and English required