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Call for Experts - Malawi JOBfrom Land O'Lakes International Development Closing date: 13 May 2016

Posted by Tendai Mugani on May 4, 2016 5:55 PM SAST
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Land O’Lakes International Development is a 501c3 nonprofit organization whose vision is to be a global leader in transforming lives by engaging in agriculture and enterprise partnerships that replace poverty with prosperity, and dependency with self-reliance. We leverage Land O’Lakes, Inc.’s 34-year history engaging in international agriculture and economic development programs, implementing more than 280 programs in 80 countries since 1981.

Project Description:

Land O'Lakes is receiving applications for an anticipated USAID-funded agriculture development project in Malawi. The projected five-year contract will be designed to strengthen the competitiveness of the soy, groundnut and orange fleshed sweet potato value chains, improve the nutritional status of women and children under five, and build the capacity of Malawian agriculture and nutrition small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The project will encourage value chain innovations that increase productivity and help farmers in Malawi’s south central region earn higher incomes.

Project roles:

We are looking for expressions of interest from experienced and qualified development professionals specialized in one of the following technical areas:

Market Access

Organizational Capacity Building

Agricultural Production

Women and Youth Inclusion

Small and Medium Enterprise Development

Grants Management

Finance and Administration

Communications

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related field of expertise;

8+ years of experience in technical area;

Experience working on international projects; and

Fluency in English.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

Advanced degree;

Development work experience in the region;

Local language ability; and

Experience working on USAID funded projects.

Local country candidates are encouraged to apply.Please note only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O'Lakes enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce.

HOW TO APPLY:

https://lol.avature.net/Careers/JobDetail/Malawi-Call-for-Experts-Malawi...

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