Team: CNFA Europe | Commitment: Career | Location: Tanzania

Sector Expert – Crops, Consulting Services for Fund Manager, SAGCOT Investment Project – Tanzania

Project Background

 

CNFA is seeking a Sector Expert – Crops for the Consulting Services of Fund Manager activity under the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) project. SAGCOT Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) has received funding from the World Bank (WB) for stimulating business linkages between smallholder farmers and value chain buyers operating in Tanzania through Matching Grants. SAGCOT-CTF has been established as a public-private partnership to stimulate responsible and sustainable commercial development in the Southern Corridor of Tanzania and ensure clear benefits for smallholder farmers and their communities while improving food security, environmental sustainability and increased incomes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree in agriculture with strong bias in agronomy, soil science, or related qualification;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in conservation agriculture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of conservation agriculture
  • Significant and proven experience working on agricultural projects e in East Africa and specifically Tanzania;
  • English fluency required, proficiency in Swahili strongly preferred.

Women and Tanzanian national professionals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is November 17, 2017.