Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (DARD)
Industry: Government Location: Port Vila, Vanuatu Due Date 12-Aug-16
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) with assistance from the Vanuatu Coastal Adaptation Project (VCAP) is seeking to hire a locally based consultant to develop and produce the Vanuatu National Fruit and Vegetable Strategy.
The consultancy is for a period of three (3) months commencing August 2016. During this period the consultant is expected to hold consultations with all the relevant stakeholders of the fruits and vegetables sector, collate all discussion outcomes and formulate a National Fruit and Vegetable Strategy based on the policy directives and strategies stipulated in the National Agriculture Sector Policy.
The key tasks that the consultant will engage in are outlined below:
Conduct a literature review on Fruits and Vegetables development in Vanuatu and the region
Identify all the stakeholders of Fruits and Vegetables within the Value chain of these crops and the roles and responsibilities of each stakeholders within the value chain of these crops to ensure full implementation of the policy objective and directives
Collate and present the roles, responsibilities, costs and datelines of the strategies and present them to the stakeholders in a small workshop to seek validation and endorsement
Present the Draft National fruit and vegetable strategy to DARD for validation and finalise the National Fruit and Vegetable Sector Strategy and represent to DARD
Assist DARD prepare a Council of Ministers paper for endorsement and validation of the Strategy.
It is expected that the successful applicant will possess:
Advanced academic and professional experience in planning and policy formulation at the national level
Strong skills and knowledge in developing strategic documents
Adequate knowledge on development of Fruits and Vegetable Sector in Vanuatu
At least 5 years experience in community-based or government institutional processes relevant to Agriculture.
Remuneration package will be negotiated based on qualification, skills and experience of the applicant
How To Apply:
Applications and Curriculum Vitae should be addressed to The Director, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, PO Box 9040, Tagabe, Port Vila. Application must be received at the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Tagabe, Port Vila or email to firstname.lastname@example.org later than Friday 12 August 2016 by 4.30pm.
Not Stated Address:
The Director, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, PO Box 9040, Tagabe, Port Vila, Vanuatu