The Business, Market and Finance Specialist would be based in Kigali, Rwanda and would provide day-to-day leadership to activities to improve market access, including improving access to financial services, supporting farmer cooperatives and private sector stakeholders to improve aggregation, processing and other practices to improve competitiveness of agricultural products. The successful candidate will have excellent understanding and technical experience in improving access to market and climate information, expanding access to credit and financial services and linking smallholder farmers to various market opportunities.
- Five (5) years of progressively more responsible international work experience in business development;
- Experience working directly to integrate the poor into market opportunities; experience and understanding of market facilitation approaches to increase productivity for smallholder’s farmers; and
- Master’s Degree or higher in business, economic, marketing, finance, or a closely related field.