Lodhran Pilot Project
Project Officer
Lodhran Pilot Project
Posted date 14th January, 2022 Last date to apply 19th January, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Multan
Category Community & Social Services
Salary PKR 75,000/- to PKR 80,000/- plus benefits
Type Contractual Positions 1
Experience 5 years - 8 years Age 35 years - 45 years
Status Closed

Relevant Qualification, Experience & Skills:

  • Master/ Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural marketing or related field, 
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience in agricultural Projects, crop maximization.   
  • Experience working with supply chain actors including farming, seed systems, milling, food processing or food marketing.  
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work effectively under pressure during peak seasonal periods.
  • Ability to work independently, be self‐motivated, show initiative, and work productively as part of a team.
  •  Excellent oral and written English language skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills and strong decision‐making skills.
  •  Computer literate in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and experience in report writing. 
  •  Experience with monitoring and documentation of fields activities.  
  • Willingness to travel extensively in the field.
  • Experience in agriculture/livelihood project or program coordination, office management, financial management, operations.
  • Strong collaboration skills and experience in creating effective partnerships. Physical Demand & Work environment

Job Description:

We are recruiting a Project Officer commercialization of Bio Fortified Crop (CBC) project.  We are looking for a team player who is capable of working internally and externally with many different departments and stake holders. The Project Manager specific duties include but are not limited to:  

  • Initiate and develop a mechanism of sustainable segregation of Zinc wheat from farmers to millers and as separate product (Zinc Wheat Flour)
  • Develop strategy to foster relationship & sustainable linkages among the value chain actors for Zinc Wheat grain and conduct site visits, market bio fortification and collect feedback as per requirement of the project  
  • Develop and implement wheat flour Commercialization strategy
  • Capacity building of the value chain actors (e.g. Support in Food Packaging Development & Production) to increase supply of the Zinc Bio fortified
  • Organize meetings, workshops in accordance with the CBC project plan
  •  Assist program coordinator in planning and writing reports to overall project
  •   Monitor implementation activities at field
  •  Communicate product information to different stakeholders as required  
  •  Maintain a database of contacts in the value chain including SMEs and entrepreneurs  
  • Communicate effectively with different departments within LPP and Donors and all external stakeholders. 

*Due to the urgency of this role, Position will be filled on a rolling basis, interested candidates are asked to submit their application as soon as possible.

Please Note:

Candidate who tries to influence the recruitment process will be automatically disqualified. Women and non-muslim candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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