Action Against Hunger (ACF) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-political, non-denominational and non-profit making organisation working in the Palestinian Territory since 2002.
ACF is recruiting for its Hebron office one
Market Facilitation Officer
For a period of seven months
The Candidate will:
-Facilitate introductory meetings to be held with the targeted community, village councils, local committees, cooperatives and project team.
-Identification of target rights holders "farmers" for the Jameed pilot.
-Prepare bill of quantities for the required Jameed processing tools according to ACF procurement procedures.
-Develop Jameed market assessment report including mapping of clients across all West Bank (WB) governorates and especially in Ramallah.
-Facilitate the establishment of database to monitor market trends especially for dairy products including Jameed, meat and fodder.
-Design the project data collection "baseline/ end line" questionnaires in accordance to the project Result.
-Liaise with the Palestinian Standard Institute (PSI) and Ministry of National Economy (MoNE) for standards and hygiene of “Jameed”.
-Propose and implement packaging and labeling techniques.
-Lead promotion workshops with famers and cooperatives for “Jameed” as a local brand in West Bank.
-Facilitate orders between selling points and farmers in cooperation with farmer cooperatives and/or individuals.
-Achieve a target of 30% of the produced "Jameed" is sold in the targeted areas at a higher price than 2016 average.
-Help farmers in price setting process through demonstrating product added value and showing the WB market price monitoring database for similar items.
-Facilitate with private sector the creation of selling panels in selected points in the WB; especially Ramallah governorate.
-Deliver Jameed processing tools for the selected rights holders.
Profile of the Candidate:
-Bachelor degree in marketing, business, and/ or related fields
-Knowledge in marketing and sales, and specifically techniques for small farmers (holders).
-Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience preferably in sales promotion.
-Excellent knowledge of context in the West Bank.
-Excellent writing abilities
-Creativity and expression
-High Influencing and negotiation skills
-Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
-Reading, writing and speaking both Arabic and English
-Good knowledge in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet
-Valid driving license and proven driving skills
ACF is an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply for this position
Interested candidates should send a letter of motivation and their updated CV including at least two professional references covering the last two supervisors for their last two jobs to
Applications will be accepted up to and including the 22nd February 2017.
PLEASE indicate the reference MFO/TTPP/17/02 in all correspondence.
Only those candidates pre-selected for a test and an interview will be contacted.