Agricultural Policy Specialist
Abt Associates, a global leader in research and implementing technical programs in the fields of economic growth, international health, social and environmental policy, and climate change, seeks highly qualified candidates for the anticipated USAID-funded Tanzania Horticulture Activity.
Candidates should possess the following qualifications:
- A university degree in agriculture, business administration, economics, communications, health and behavioral or social sciences or a related field is required.
- A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in one or more of the relevant technical areas listed below. USAID experience is highly preferred.
- Agricultural Policy Specialist will work to advance a series of horticulture policy and regulatory activities in collaboration with donors and stakeholders.
- He/she will advance activities which engage local governments, private sector, farmer organizations, and TAHA to improve the enabling environment and address policy bottlenecks to market systems development, including tax levies, grades and standards, and the high cost of transporting produce.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates may send a CV and cover letter to [email protected]
Please include the title of the technical area and “USAID/Tanzania Horticulture” in the subject line of the email. One email per position application. Deadline for applications is 15 June 2020.
All positions are contingent upon program award and funding. Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.