Deadline: 29 July, 2022

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

World Vision International is seeking to fill the role of Market Systems Team Lead.

The mission of World Vision International includes working with the poor and people who are oppressed as it promotes human transformation.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise and leadership in market systems development in the modernising agriculture activity
  • Ensure project activities in market system development are implemented well
  • Conduct continuous capacity building for modernising agriculture activity staff in facilitation and the market systems approach
  • Ensure modernising agriculture activity staff are well-versed in facilitation and the market systems approach
  • Support the chief of party preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members
  • Ensure annual work plans for all consortium members are in place
  • Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments and other stakeholders
  • Ensure project activities in market system development are implemented in collaboration with all stakeholders
  • Support the chief of party to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met
  • Ensure project targets and donor obligations are met
  • Review quarterly, annual reports and final reports of any research undertaken in the life of this activity and ensure that the quality standards are met, and conclusions are technically accurate
  • Ensure quality and annual programme report, and research reports are technically accurate and completed on a timely manner

Requirements

  • Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience
  • Five years, minimum, of relevant experience in market systems development
  • Experience working in similar contexts in Rwanda
  • Experience in conducting continuous capacity building of activity staff in facilitation and the market systems approach
  • Relevant experience in agricultural/agribusiness/value chain development interventions
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and experience in managing teams
  • Demonstrated strong writing and oral presentation skills in English
  • Experience working with sub-grantees and contracts under grants for complex projects
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills
  • Mentoring and facilitation skills
  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda will be an added advantage

To apply and for more information, click here.

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