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Agriculture Sector -- Grow Liberia   Job Details
COMPANY PROFILE/OVERVIEW:

GROW is a private sector development initiative operating in Liberia to promote pro-poor economic growth and
stability through partnerships with the private sector. GROW is 5 year SIDA funded programme, based on the
‘Making Markets Work for the Poor’ (M4P) approach. The programme seeks to contribute to sustainable peace
and poverty reduction through inclusive and integrated economic development in Liberia. Its objective is
substantially increased incomes and employment opportunities for a large number of poor women, men and
youth, created through market development in agriculture

 
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Agricultural Sector ECP will support the Portfolio Managers in the execution of intervention plans to attain
required impact targets within specified agriculture sector. He/She will work with the Portfolio Team in:
 Developing a sound understanding of facilitation-based interventions in the sector and its supporting
markets, including demonstrating a clear understanding of market opportunities for smallholder farmers;
 Assisting in the development and implementation of strategies for interventions;
 Providing support in developing and amending intervention plans, activity plans, work plans, budgets, and
other necessary intervention management documents, as needed;
 Engaging diverse market actors, developing partnerships, and delivering partnership activities;
 Supporting ongoing analysis of markets and market systems relevant to Interventions, including
documenting and analysing observations and results, as well as drawing relevant conclusions to inform
future Intervention strategies;
 Monitoring progress of assigned interventions and delivery against results chains;
 Assisting in the preparation of regular Intervention progress updates;
 Carrying-out additional position-related duties and responsibilities as assigned by Portfolio Managers and
members of the Senior Management Team.

 
JOB REQUIREMENT:

Experience working in relevant agricultural markets ;
 Strong team players;
 Experience in the private sector and ability to apply those principles with MSMEs is viewed favourably;
 Demonstrated experience in cooperating with stakeholders for the collective attainment of results and
shared purpose activities;
 Excellent computer skills (minimum of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
 Good report writing, negotiation and presentation skills;
 Creativity, energy and non-traditional development thinking capacity;
 Pleasant personality, with the ability to work as a member of a team

 
APPLICATION SHOULD BE ADDRESS TO:

Please send CV and cover letter to Cleopatra Johnson (Cleopatra.Johnson@growliberia.com) by
February 26th, 2015.

 
 
 
Job Category:   Agriculture
Job Type:   Contract/Temp
Job Location:   Monrovia and frequent travel to other counties
Job Posted:   Feb 19, 2015
Job Expires:   Feb 26, 2015
     
     
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