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Senior Policy Specialist For Horticulture (SPSH) at ASPIRES Tanzania

Vacancy title:
Senior Policy Specialist For Horticulture (SPSH)

Jobs at:

ASPIRES Tanzania

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, April 14 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Date Posted:Friday, April 14 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Participate in the preparation of work plans, and monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
• Coordinate and conduct horticultural policy research and analysis
• Facilitate horticultural policy dialogue, including the organization of seminars and conferences
• Provide technical support during horticultural policy reforms
• Collaborate with ASPIRES technical, administration, and communication teams during the implementation of activities
• Implement other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Parties of both ASPIRES and Kilimo Tija

Education and Experience
• At least a Masters degree in Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, or closely related fields
• Ten (10) or more years of experience in Agriculture Development projects, Project Management (design, budgeting, work plan, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL), Writing Reports)
• Experience in high-level policy engagement with Government Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Parliamentarians, etc
• Excellent analytical skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of the horticulture sector
• Demonstrated capacity to produce high-quality research and writing skills
• Strong team player, self-motivated, and able to work with people from different social and cultural backgrounds
• Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrated leadership skills and strong experience in building and managing teams
• Familiarity with the literature and demonstrated knowledge of research in one or more of the following areas: agricultural development and policy, food security, nutrition, and food systems transformation
• Field experience in agricultural and market surveys, including project and household data in developing countries
• Analysis of national survey and census data
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to lead research teams
• Strong results orientation, demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects with a high level of accuracy, and the ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
• Excellent working knowledge of word processing, database, statistics, and spreadsheet software.
• Experience with donor-funded projects is desirable, primarily USAID-funded projects
• Experience in/of the horticulture industry is an added advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education: Associate Degree

Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the mentioned qualifications should send an application letter and CV with at least three referees to by April 14, 2023.

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