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Agricultural Trade Expert MBA / MSc / MA Job

2024-02-05 17:45   Agriculture / Agro-Allied   Kano   97 views
Job Details

Location: Kano

Employment Type: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the Agriculture Team Leader to develop and manage programs and activities that promote trade facilitation and trade improvement.

Assume program review and oversight for major agricultural trade activities in selected area

Conduct desk reviews of publications on trade trends in and makes program recommendations that respond to the trends.

Coordinate the design of trade programs and policies.

Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to aid in market interpretation or solution of economic problems, such as recommending changes in methods of agricultural financing, domestic, and international monetary policies, or policies that regulate investment and transfer of capital.

Assist in the coordinating, managing, and monitoring of regional agricultural trade integration activities.

Assist designated food security countries to develop plans that address policy and infrastructure barriers to trade and the competitiveness of agricultural goods.

Prepare policy briefs on trade issues, delivering appropriate policy recommendations and measures.

Participate in donor coordination efforts to support the development trade and transport corridors in Nigeria.


Individuals must have an Advanced Degree in International Development and a background in Agricultural Trade Policies, with expertise in international trade and regional economic cooperation.

At least 5 years experience working on African development programs preferred.

Individuals must have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other offices within the trade department

Individuals must be able to travel to for short-term work assignments.

Individuals must have effective organizational skills and be able to analyze patterns in trade results and reporting.

Experience in Retail business and/or importing.

Experience in using databases and generating reports.

Experience in creating or expanding trade programs, either domestic or international.

Experience in working with key leaders and industry groups.

Application Closing Date

14th February, 2024.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: cv@ascentech.com.ng using "Agricultural Trade Expert" as the subject of the mail.

Company Description
Ascentech Services Limited is a full-fledged Human Resource Solution Provider incorporated in 2013 with its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria. We are committed to forging long-term partnerships with our clients by creating and delivering robust and flexible services that address the changing needs of their business.