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  • Posted: Sep 22, 2020
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    SNV Netherlands Development is a not-for-profit international development organization that has built a long-term local presence in 38 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin-America. SNV Ghana implements projects to improve individual lives and contributes to solving global challenges in the areas of Agriculture, Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. ...
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    Partnership Facilitator-Poultry at SNV

    • The Partnership Facilitator will initiate and lead the 2SCALE country team in the design and implementation of activities related to the poultry PPPs. She/ he will work closely with 2SCALE technical specialists (e.g. in financial inclusion, women economic empowerment, youth inclusion, climate-smart agriculture) to facilitate the integration of the thematic-related strategies in the PPPs. The Partnership Facilitator is part of the 2SCALE country team and contributes to the external communication and reporting. The Partnership Facilitator will also be one of the leading members of the poultry sector group within 2SCALE.

    Main tasks

    • Support the 2SCALE country team in collecting and analyzing market and industry information related to anticipated and existing PPPs.
    • Lead the 2SCALE country team in designing, formalizing, implementing, monitoring and documenting PPPs  with private business champions (companies or cooperatives) and other relevant private/ public partner;
    • Develop business idea screening forms, partnership briefs and descriptions with clear theories of change, and well as related action plans and cost-shared budgets.
    • Lead field interventions that fall under 2SCALE’s responsibility, in line with set targets, and in close collaboration with 2SCALE technical specialists. These activities may include but not be limited to the following:
    •  Mobilization of actors around target agribusiness clusters and value chains.
    • Profiling/ assessments of agribusiness cluster and value chain actors (and of  their organizations).
    • Business connections of grassroots actors.
    • Coordination of activities of connected local actors within agribusiness clusters, based on competitive strategies.
    • Capacity building (technical, organizational) and empowerment programs.
    • Promotion of innovations within agribusiness clusters and value chains.
    • Capacity and trust building activities to improve efficiency and reduce transaction costs within value chains.
    • Linkage of value chain actors to financial and other support services.
    • Monitor and document the progress of the PPPs in line with:
    • PPP key performance indicators and markers for change.
    • PPP action plans and cost-shared budgets.
    • Prepares in close consultation with the contract manager the relevant PPP sub-grants for business support services and consultancies. Monitor these sub-grants, particularly through frequent field visits to cluster actors.
    • Support technical specialists to fine-tune and implement the thematic-related interventions in PPPs.
    • The Partnership Facilitator will liaise with communication Specialists to develop outreach materials (in English) in a frequent manner, and ensure the visibility of the PPPs and their development (achievements, challenges, lessons learnt).
    • The Partnership Facilitator will be one of the leading members of the poultry sector team and when required will support other Partnership Facilitators with PPPs in the same sector in other 2SCALE countries. This can include short term support missions. Respond to and seek advice from the 2SCALE management to improve sector and industry knowledge, forward-looking strategizing within the sector, and priority-setting within existing and new PPPs, as well as exchange and learning within and around 2SCALE. S/He will play an active role to facilitate learning and exchange via the 2SCALE platforms. (max 10% of time).
    • Write and submit timely activity reports, as well as other technical reports, notes and partnership profiles.

    The Partnership Facilitator may implement other tasks that the 2SCALE management deems necessary for the success of the program.

    Supervision and team collaboration

    • The Partnership Facilitator is supervised and reports to the 2SCALE Country Team Leader. She/he works in close collaboration with all 2SCALE colleagues in Ghana and in the other countries 2SCALE is active.

    Qualifications

    Applicant must have relevant knowledge in Private Sector; good understanding and work experience in value chain development and agribusiness operations. She/he must have strong knowledge and experience in the poultry sector in Ghana and knowledge of the poultry sector in (West) Africa.

    • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in agribusiness and agriculture operations with Private Sector especially in poultry.
    • Master’s degree in one of the following: Agribusiness; Agriculture Economics, Animal Science, and/or related field.
    • Must have worked in the poultry sector in Ghana for not less than five years.
    • Proven experience in organizing and facilitating capacity building programs (trainings, demonstrations, field visits, etc.), business meetings, and other events for value chain stakeholders in poultry.
    • Good spoken French and ability to read and contribute to written documents in French.
    • Result-orientation and ability to take initiatives under minimal supervision, and to reach targets.
    • Excellent spoken English and ability to write quality documents in English.
    • Good spoken local Ghanaian language

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to SNV Netherlands Development on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply
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