AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST

  Afghanistan Unspecified 102
Date Posted:Nov 22, 2010
Reference:1
Closing Date:Dec 21, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Consulting
Nationality:International
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About ARD,Inc.:

Job Summary:

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST, AFGHANISTAN
Tetra Tech ARD is accepting expressions of interest from qualified Agricultural Economist candidates for potential long-term and short-term opportunities in various locations globally.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities
--Assist countries improve their agricultural production, processing and marketing systems, and agricultural productivity through improved agricultural policy, technology, investment, and rural infrastructure development;
-- Provide technical support on agriculture and economic growth programming;
--Participate in quality feasibility studies of any proposed investments. Requires the ability to integrate technical, market and financial information and to complete pro forma financial projections (P and L, balance sheet, cash flow);
-- Conduct a final debrief for key personnel.

Job Location:

Afghanistan

Qualifications:


Essential Qualifications
--Master or PhD in agricultural economics or closely related field (banking, economics or MBA);
-- 10+ years emerging/developing nation field experience directly related to subject areas of agricultural production, finance and/or marketing;
--Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in preparation of feasibility studies;
--Field experience in relevant agricultural sector assessments in a least developed country;
-- Past experience working with USAID preferred;
--Prior experience with Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a private bank, or with a multilateral banking institution (World Bank, ADB, and IADB) highly desired;
-- Speaking and reading proficiency in at least one foreign language (Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish or Russian) desired;
-- High level proficiency in MS Office applications;
--Experience in Afghanistan or Pakistan a plus, but not required

Job Keywords:

Ag Econ
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