USAID Agro-Inputs Project (AIP), CNFA Job Circular in September 2016

CNFA is an enterprise development organization based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to stimulating sustainable growth in the agricultural sector. CNFA specializes in fostering private sector investments in training, new technologies and marketing as a means to increase the overall competitiveness of agricultural value chains, expand exports and develop skills in the rural workforce. By generating higher incomes for farmers, processors, entrepreneurs and distributors, CNFA helps improve livelihoods and reduce poverty.CNFA implements the five year, $14.2 million USAID-funded Agro-Inputs Project (AIP) in Bangladesh. The objective of AIP is to improve the supply of quality agro-inputs through retailers. By September 2017, CNFA will deliver training on improved inputs and related services to a network of 3,000 agro-input retailers (AIRN), serving over 1 million smallholders, impacting more than 5 million individuals, and generating more than $100 million in sales.

Post Name/ Position Title: AIRN Program Officer

Company Name:  Agro-Inputs Project (AIP) CNFA

Number of job vacancies: 1

Type of Jobs Nature: Full Time / Part-Time

Nature of Job category:  Non-Government

Job Level: Entry / Mid / Top Level

Job Application Posting Date: 14 September, 2016

Jobs Application Deadline: 24 September, 2016

Job description / Responsibilities:

  • Support AIRN to hold capacity building workshops, board meetings and any other meetings as per requirement
  • Support the AIRN Capacity Building Director with day-to-day work
  • Assist with capacity building of the two associations AIP closely works with – BFA and BCPA
  • Help other consultants to meet expectations and follow up on their activities
  • Support AIRN to prepare briefing notes, reports, presentations and follow up on invitations and outreach meetings
  • Support building new partnerships for AIRN, both with companies and other development projects
  • Provide necessary logical support when required
  • Contribute to the modification of AIRN website
  • Provide follow up support to existing and upcoming activities, as designated

Education Qualification:

Bachelors’ Degree in a relevant field (Business, Economics, Agricultural Economics, International Relations, and International Development etc.) required.

Experience Requirements: N/A

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and clear, concise written communication skills required;
  • Excellent writing skills required;
  • Outstanding organization skills with a high level of attention to detail;
  • Ability to manage composure and flexibility under tight deadlines, and collaborative approach to facilitating communications between various stakeholders including AIP, AIRN and private companies;
  • Ability to engage with organizations and individuals from various cross-cultural contexts;
  • Ability to work independently and a self-starting work style;
  • MS Word and PowerPoint proficiency required;
  • Experience in the agro-input sector is preferred.

 Age limit for jobs: 35 Years

Salary: Negotiable

Other Benefits: N/A

Jobs Location:  Dhaka

Gender: Both (Male & Female)

Jobs Source: Bdjobs

Office Address: House 33, Road 35/A, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212

Email Address: info@cnfabangladesh.org

Website Address:  www.aipbd.org

Apply Instructions:

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter to info@cnfabangladesh.org by September 24, 2016 with the position title in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be called for interviews.

USAID Agro-Inputs Project (AIP), CNFA Job Circular in September 2016

USAID Agro-Inputs Project (AIP), CNFA Job Circular in September 2016

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