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Consultant - Technical Advisement of Agriculture, Market Systems Development and Employee Engagement

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Organization : Mercy Corps
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 11 Aug 2017
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Deadline : 25 / August / 2017

Project Location Details: Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand (Potential to be based in Bangkok with travel (up to 75%)

Background:

Mercy Corps is an international NGO operating in over 40 countries with the mission to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people to build secure, productive and just communities. In February 2017, in partnership with a local Thai organization, Mercy Corps began implementing a three-year agriculture development program that is working to improve the incomes of smallholder rice farmers in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. The program focuses on enhancing smallholder productivity, building the capacity of farmer organizations to better serve their members and promoting good financial practices at the farm level.  

Position Description:

The “Technical Advisor – Agriculture and Market Development” consultancy is throughout the course of one year, with the possibility for renewal, that will be responsible for ensuring that the program’s interventions and overall approach are technically sound and integrate Mercy Corps’ approach to agriculture and market systems development. The Technical Advisor will be imbedded within our local partner organization and work closely with our local partner’s team to ensure that the program is able to reach its targets and deliverables. S/he will also work closely with our private sector partner to build out an employee engagement strategy and lead its roll-out within the program.

Consultant Activities Objectives:

Consultant Deliverables:

The consultant’s deliverables will be developed over time based on needs of the program and in collaboration with Mercy Corps’ Program Manager, but may include some or all of the following:

Timeframe: 

This consultancy is a one-year agreement, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2017. This agreement, depending on funding, may be renewed for subsequent years. The consultant will be expected to maintain a work schedule that is flexible with program teams.

The Consultant will report to:

Mercy Corps’ Program Manager

The Consultant will work closely with:

Local partner project staff including Project Manager, Project Officers, and Project Assistant, among others. Additionally, the consultant will work closely with our private sector partner,

Knowledge and Experience:

To Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to amanoogian@mercycorps.org, or visit https://app.jobvite.com/Jobvite/job.aspx?j=oVRN5fwo&b=nZU4WBwZ to apply online.  

Contact : amanoogian@mercycorps.org