Value Chain Specialist for Dakar-based positions.
Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International will be recruiting applicants for the position of Value Chain Specialist for a Dakar-based position under the Forestry & Natural Resource Management (FNRM) Unit. The responsibilities, duties, and qualifications are described in the attached position description. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources. By linking local individuals and communities with new ideas and technology, Winrock is increasing long-term productivity, equity, and responsible resource management to benefit the poor and disadvantaged of the world.
SALARY & BENEFITS:
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.
Applicants should go to the 'Jobs' link at www.winrock.org and submit a current resume and cover letter referencing 'Senegal Value Chain Specialist.' This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Winrock would like to graciously thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates who meet all requisite criteria and are short listed will be contacted.
POSITION TITLE: Value Chain Specialist
LOCATION: Dakar, Senegal
UNIT: Forestry & Natural Resource Management
REPORTS TO: Chief of Party
Winrock is seeking Value Chain Specialist candidates for an anticipated fishery, biodiversity and livelihoods project in Senegal. Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding.
Provide technical guidance on fisheries value chains to achieve project results.
Recommend actions to improve the efficiency of the value chain and design project activities to implement recommendations.
Develop, implement and monitor activities for program area including training, projects, grants, events and activities that meet project outcomes and output goals.
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party and with all members of the Team.
Assist Program Team (other program specialists) to address program and administrative issues that emerge during program implementation. Maintain schedule and monitor project deliverables.
Coordinate and participate in project mobilization/demobilization.
Monitor level of effort requirements, progress and schedules of projects.
Assist Chief of Party in preparing operations status reports and participate in quarterly reviews.
Interact by phone, email and face to face as needed with Chief of Party and other team members and partners.
Interact directly and on a regular basis with the donor and other stakeholders;
Participate in regular field visits to the project areas to assure project progress towards activity objectives and goals;
Manage relationships with complementary donor projects;
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience
Winrock International recommends that you read the following notices provided by the United States Government before applying:
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This position is currently accepting applications.