Technical Advisor – Catholic Relief Services

Job Description
CRS is recruiting several Short-Term Technical Advisors for an upcoming project in Nigeria, which is subject to donor funding.
The positions may be based in Abuja or a field office in the project’s operational states.
The goal of this position is to provide short term technical assistance in smallholder inclusive commodity value chains and specific technical areas including:

Technical skills:
Agronomy and climate smart expertise in soil health, good agriculture practices, post-harvest handling and storage and small- and large-scale irrigation;
Market linkages including cooperative development, out-grower or contract farming partnership facilitation, agriculture finance and lending and product aggregation facilitation;
Value chain tools and approaches including economic models, feasibility studies, capacity building; post-harvest measurement and incentive schemes;
Financial services advisory for SMEs and large businesses
Post-harvest management practices to reduce post-harvest losses, improve quality and value addition.
The Short-Term Technical Advisor should have at least a Master’s degree in Agricultural Science, Finance, Business Studies or related qualifications, and 8-10 years progressively responsible work experience in at least one of the technical skills indicated above.

Application Closing Date
29th December, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the “Application Form Below” and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to: indicating in the subject line of their application the job title

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