Perform deep technical and business diagnosis for SMEs as well as targeted farms and agricultural cooperatives to identify needs, business potentials, and possible technologies enabling business improvement/upgrading, which will increase efficiency, and profitability;
Research on existing and new technologies that can be deployed at customer site, and promote its use among target SMEs, farms and/or agricultural cooperatives;
Provide technical assistance, responding to customer technology-related queries;
Improve smallholder farmers access to new agricultural technologies;
Create linkages between supported SMEs with farmers and/or agricultural cooperatives when/if suitable and beneficial for both parties;
Deploy a private sector development approach to effectively partner with technology providers to implement solutions for improved business and agricultural practices;
Identify and promote a wide range of improved technologies for farmers and businesses, and specify adaptations that better meet their needs;
Develop market and cost-benefit analyses to identify profitable solutions and related technologies for farmers and businesses;
Work closely with the Business Development Unit at the Business Service Center (i.e. PICDEC) to conceptualize, design, and successfully implement technology solutions and interventions;
Design and review RFP’s of potential service and technology providers, and participate in the selection of finalists, and provide technical contributions to scopes of work, implementation plans, and training plans; Responsible for the management and continuous updating of the JAIP Portal and the Centre’s own website when developed. This includes update service and event information, continuously update JAIP tenants’ product site, advise/support the implementation of online purchase links for tenants.
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The Technology Deployment Specialist is expected to meet the following qualifications:
- Master’s degree in technology-related discipline, or another relevant field, additional educational background within the field of agriculture and/or agribusiness is an asset;
- Previous private sector experience for at least five years;
- At least 3 years of private sector application of agricultural and food processing technologies or similar experience preferred;
- Strong communication and organizational skills;
- Demonstrated experience in website management is a strong advantage;
- Excellent written and verbal Arabic and English languages communication skills.
Please submit your CV to: [email protected], no later than March 16th, 2021 mentioning the Job title in the email subject.
Disclaimer: This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described, and may be amended at any time as the needs of the organization require.
Please don’t apply again if you have already applied before, as this is a re-advertised vacancy