Fiji - Key Expert 3: Agriculture Value Chain Expert

Project title:                             Support to Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Programme

Period of project:                     24 months

Country:                                    Fiji

Working period:                       Full-time

Project description                  The Support to Sustainable Rural Livelihoods Programme in Fiji is an EU-funded Programme. Its specific objectives are: i) Effective transition to a sustainable and more diversified agriculture sector, and ii) Development of market driven and environmentally friendly agriculture.

For the abovementioned on-going tender, AGRER is looking for:

Key expert 3: Agriculture Value Chain Expert (minimum of 365 work days)

Qualifications and skills

  • At least a master degree in or equivalent academic qualification (university or similar institution) in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Development, Development Economics with a specialization in Agriculture or any equivalent field directly related to this assignment;
  • If the expert does not have a Master's Degree, she/he must have at least a Bachelor's degree in the above mentioned fields combined with an additional 2 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Excellent training and mentoring skills;
  • Initiative, tact and proven ability to maintain harmonious working relationships in a multicultural setting with good team spirit;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

General professional experience

  • At least 10 years of practical experience in the field of agriculture and rural development;
  • Strong knowledge of private sector operations in agribusiness;
  • Experience of working in developing countries, in particular small-sized countries, will be considered an asset.

Specific professional experience

  • Has conducted at least 2 inclusive value chain assessments as lead consultant;
  • At least 3 years of professional experience at working on agribusiness development;
  • Previous professional experience working in rural development in Small Island Developing States and/or Least Developed countries will be considered as an asset.

Kindly send your resume and references to, stating reference number 9853/KE3

Due to the great number of candidatures we usually receive, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Ongoing tenders