Value Chain Specialist


DAI Feed the Future Mozambique Value Clain is recruiting a Value Chain Specialist (VCS), to be based in Chiomio, Mozambique.

  • The Chimoio Value Chain Specialist (VCS) will be part of a team of three experts in charge of the implementation of project activities in the districts of: Barue, Manica, Vanduzi, Gondola, Macate, Cidade de Chimoio, Sussundenga, Mossurize, Macanga, Agonia and Tsangano; The VCS will lead the formulation of the intervention vision and implementation strategy as well as the data collection to measure performance and impact; To achieve these tasks, the VCS will manage and be supported by a number of short-term consultants; He or she will be supported by the program’s Value Chain Manager (based in Nampula) and the Chief of Party (based in Maputo)
  • Contribute to the development of the vision and strategy of each intervention
  • Support the Value Chain Manager and the Chief of Party to lead the technical implementation of specific project activities
  • Identify, design, and oversee the implementation of partnerships with intervention’s partners (e.g., private sector, government, NGOs)
  • Lead the development of intervention concept notes
  • Lead in defining, drafting, and negotiating Deal Notes with intervention partners, including due diligence
  • Systematically gather information and evidence on the project’s impact under the guidance of the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
  • Contribute to the preparation of field inputs to the quarterly and annual reports as required by the program
  • Contribute to establishing a team culture grounded in collaboration, openness, and learning
  • Master’s degree in an agriculture, economics or a business related field
  • At least three years of experience as the technical manager for donor-funded value chain, Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) and/or Market Systems Development projects
  • Demonstrated success using facilitation in at least one of the following: USAID value chain approach, M4P, or Market Systems Development, which led to greater competitiveness and inclusiveness in markets
  • Fluency in both Portuguese and English
  • Demonstrated experience with conducting value chain analysis and developing value chain work plans is preferred
  • Supervisor: The Value Chain Specialist will report to the Value Chain Manager (Nampula) and the Chief of Party (Maputo)
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 24.03.2017
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