Agriculture Value Chain Leader The Pragma Corporation
Pragma is currently recruiting and seeking applications for an anticipated USAID project in Haiti focused on local enterprises and value chain development in construction, apparel and textile and agribusiness sectors that will enhance and contribute to economic growth and increase employment in the three corridors of development in Haiti namely, Port-au-Prince, Cap Haitien and Saint Marc. Candidates for Agriculture Value Chain Leader position have a proven track record of implementing successfully the agriculture value chain component of similar project in countries with socio-cultural and economic situation like Haiti.
Responsible for the implementation of the agriculture value chain component of the Project, i.e. technical assistance in agriculture, crop diversification (with emphasis on cash crops), post harvest handling, institutional strengthening of small producers/farmers;;
The candidate will also be responsible for constantly being in communication with the participants and beneficiaries and follow-up on all activities related to the agriculture value chain
Ensure that that Project objectives are met and complied with;
Develop alliances with the agricultural private sector, create market linkages and facilitate new sources of finance.
University degree in agriculture, business agriculture or other relevant discipline is required.
Master’s degree in relevant field is preferable.
Relevant economic development work experience with USAID or other donor organizations desired especially those related to agricultural value chain enhancement;
Technical expertise and experience in evaluating and proposing improvements to value chains;
Demonstrated experience generating increased sales and employment by strengthening value chains; Marketing experience;
Strong and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment
Fluent in English and French, and fluency and proficiency in Creole is desirable.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
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About The Pragma Corporation:
Pragma is an international development firm headquartered in the Washington DC area, with more than 35 years of development experience in more than 75 countries involving more than 600
projects. Pragma, provides expert technical and management consulting services to donor organizations such as the United States Agency for International Development, the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank among others. Our areas of specialization include Small and Medium Enterprise Development; Accounting Reform, Training, and Examination; Regulatory Reform and Business Environment Improvement; Agribusiness Development; Capital and Financial Market Development; WTO Accession; Customs Reform and Cross-Border Trade; and Regional Trade Promotion.