Monday, March 22, 2010

Care International Timor-Leste, Markets & Cooperative Promotion Coordinator, Deadline March 29, 2010.

Hadia Agrikultura no Nutrisaun (HAN) Project

Position Title: Markets & Cooperative Promotion Coordinator - 1
Place of Assignment: Maliana with frequent travel to Liquica, Bobonaro and Ermera districts
Duration: April 2010 to July 2013
Reports to: National Project Manager and Deputy Project Manager

HAN, an EuropeAid funded (EC) project, will be supporting 3,000 vulnerable households in target communities in Liquica and Bobonaro and Ermera districts in Timor Leste. The specific objective of HAN project is ‘3,000 vulnerable households in target communities in Liquica, Bobonaro and Ermera Districts have improved access to adequate quantity of diverse food in a sustainable manner.’ HAN contributes to achieving the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG), and national priority on Food Security of Republic Democratic Timor Leste.

-          Facilitate formation and capacity building of farmer associations/cooperatives
-          Assist in development of multiyear plan of the farmer associations/cooperatives
-          Help farmer associations/cooperatives for proper record keeping
-          Facilitate linkage and coordination with traders for marketing of agricultural produce
-          Ensure better coordination between farmer associations/cooperatives and MAF Extensionists
-          Coordinate with District Agriculture Offices in Liquica, Bobonaro and Ermera districts

  • University degree in agriculture, business management, marketing or related subject
  • At least one year experience in market or cooperative promotion with community members
  • Strong experience in providing community level training and workshops
  • Preference is given to candidates who are from the respective districts
  • Driving license holder for motorbike

For those who are interested for this position, please submit the application letter and Curriculum Vitae with two references, by 29 March 2010 to CARE Base Office, Liquica and Maliana OR Admin Unit, CARE International Timor-Leste, Bairro Pite Dili, OR by email