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Sunday, 14 July 2013

Seed Business Development Specialist - The International Centre for Tropical Agriculture CIAT

Job title: Seed Business Development Specialist

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
City / Location: Kampala
Min. years of experience: 5 years
Minimum degree: Masters degree
The International Centre for Tropical Agriculture CIAT - a member of the CGIAR Consortium.
• Strong background in seed business, agribusiness and business administration at MSc/MA levels .
• Five years practical experience in managing a seed business is strongly preferred.
• Previous or current work on seed related activities in Africa is an added advantage .
• In addition to good command of written and spoken English language an acceptable knowledge of French language will be added advantage .
Personal Characteristics
• Ability to work both persuasively and diplomatically in a team-based environment with a high degree of complexity.
• Exceptional drive and entrepreneurship, a pronounced ability to motivate others .
• Hands-on problem-solver with strong analytical abilities
• Organizational and business planning.
• Problem analysis and problem –solving .

Contact/How to apply:
Interested applicants should send their motivation letter , a full C.V , indicating relevant certificates and one page essay on the main steps and their sequency for developing the ability of seed suppliers to provide quality seed of improved bean of varieties and complementary inputs to small –scale farmers on a sustainable basis. Additionally please send the names and contact information of three referees knowledgeable about the candidates professional qualifications and work experience . Applications should be sent to ;
Isabela Botero at the CIAT Human Resources Office
And ciatkenyainfo@cgiar.org