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UNjobs in Asia – National Value Chain Specialist – Bangladesh


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8+ Year

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Brief Details About UNjobs in Asia from FAO

  • Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Country: Bangladesh
  • City: Dhaka
  • Office: FAO Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support national lead agronomist/horticulturist for the project implementation
  •  Design and implement consultations with the stakeholders to establish the scope and methodology for jackfruit value chain development outlined under the overall scope of work
  • Arrange the establishment of public-private collaboration platforms to support strategic market-oriented value chain planning for jackfruit
  • Lead the value chain analysis for jackfruit and organize the contributions of the other consultants that are assisting with this job.
  • Assess local and worldwide demand and market circumstances for jackfruit product value chains, and coordinate the contributions of other experts who play a lead or supporting role in these assignments.
  • Determine the public investments needed to support jackfruit value chains.
  • Create strategies and action plans for the agricultural commercialization of jackfruit, as well as investigate the export possibilities of jackfruit and value-added goods.
  • Prepare and monitor a strategy for capacity building through mentorship and facilitated learning by doing related to project implementation activities.
  • Support the creation of public-private partnership models for enterprises, as well as the mapping and strategic documenting of the jackfruit value chain.
  • Help with training, seminars, and group discussions.
  • Contribute to the creation of project reports, both intermediate and final.

Minimum Requirements for these UNjobs in Asia

  • University advanced degree in Horticulture/Food Technology/Agronomy with a specialty in jackfruit processing and value addition.
  • Minimum of ten years of professional experience with a value chain approach in the agricultural and natural resource sectors, including fostering vertical and horizontal relationships in the industry to improve service and product quality, particularly for smallholder farmers, and to promote industry competitiveness.
  • Working understanding of English (Level C) and Bangla National or Bangladeshi resident

FAO Core Competencies

  •  Results Focus
  •  Teamwork
  •  Communication
  •  Building Effective Relationships
  •  Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Technical Skills for these UNjobs in Asia

  •  Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is essential
  •  Extent and relevance of experience in food processing
  • Skills and expertise in managing interdisciplinary teams, working groups, or networks linked to food processing rules, standards, and systems are required.
  • Working experience with producers, traders, distributors, retailers, processors, and consumers.
  • Experience fostering interactions between the business and public sectors.
  • The breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise in relevant domains such as agricultural improvement,
  • Extent and relevance of experience in providing technical or policy assistance on food systems to nations
  • Strong technical expertise and market analysis of Bangladesh’s fruit value chains. Ability to work well in a team and accept responsibility for results. Successfully cultivate private-sector collaborations to boost local and global value chains for rural/family agricultural communities.

How to Apply?

  • To apply, go to the FAO recruiting website and fill up your online profile.
  • We highly advise that your profile be truthful and thorough and that it containss your career history, academic qualifications, and language abilities.
  • Candidates are asked to provide a letter of motivation with their online profile.
  • Please apply and submit your application after your profile is complete.
  • Please keep in mind that FAO only takes into account higher educational qualifications obtained from institutions accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list maintained by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • The list is available at http://www.whed.net/.
  •  Incomplete applications will not be considered
  •  Only applications received through the FAO recruitment portal will be considered
  •  Your application will be screened based on the information provided in your online profile
  •  We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date.


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