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National Consultant for Study on value chain analysis of rice and vegetable and improving seed production of rice and vegetables in Oé-Cusse
|Location :||Oé-cusse Ambeno, Timor Leste|
|Application Deadline :||01-Oct-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||2 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2 months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
In 2014 the Government of Timor-Leste created the Special Administrative Region (SAR) and established the Special Zone of Social Market Economy (ZEESM) in Oé-Cusse district (an enclave nestled within Western Timor province of Indonesia and with an estimated population of 75,000). As part of the rollout process the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been providing the ZEESM office with policy advice and support since its establishment. The framework for this support is built around two components: (i) governance (ii) sustainable and innovative development, which aligns with the priorities articulated under East Timor’s Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030. In terms of sustainable development in Oé-Cusse, a vibrant agribusiness sector is considered as one of the three strategic pillars.
UNDP is seeking a national consultant who is having experience in situation analysis, value chain analysis, and identifying strategies and suitable system for the production of quality seed paddy, assessing initial conditions, preparing reports, cost-benefit analysis of seed storage of paddy and vegetable seeds. Value chain analysis and Study will be focused on improving rice production through quality seed production for Membramo rice and food security through vegetable seed production and storage in Oe cusse, to improve the performance of rice and vegetable value chain.
Duties and Responsibilities
The consultant will work in Oé-Cusse and collect data liaise closely with the Regional Secretary for Agriculture, Regional Director of agriculture and but not limited with UNDP Liaison Officer in the field, communities, and local government and analyzing data and preparing reports.
• Ability to work independently;
Required Skills and Experience
Interested applicants are mandatory to apply online through https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=101999. Supporting documents/filled templates to be submitted along with the applications are following, and those templates can be download from https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=83357.
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