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KISAN II is a seven-year, USD 37.6 million project that contributes to the Government of Nepal (GON)’s Agricultural Development Strategy (ADS). KISAN II facilitates systemic change in the agricultural sector, including: (1) greater climate-smart intensification of staple crops and diversification into higher value commodities; (2) strengthening of local market systems to support more competitive and resilient value chains and agricultural-related businesses and (3) improving the enabling environment for agricultural and market systems development. As part of a 24-month supplemental scope (extension), KISAN II is supporting the GON’s response to the impact of COVID-19 in agriculture and is promoting transformation in the fine rice and industrial maize sub-sectors. The project will coordinate closely with the private sector and the GON’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development. KISAN II will focus its effort in 8 districts (Kanchanpur, Kailali, Banke, Bardiya, Surkhet, Dang, Palpa and Kapilvastu) during the extension phase.
KISAN II seeks a self-motivated and dynamic Business and Market Systems Director to lead activities related to strengthening the competitiveness, resilience, and inclusiveness of agricultural market systems as well as to ensure the application of market principles to project interventions.
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Education: M.A. or equivalent university degree in Economics, Business, Agribusiness, or related field.
Experience: The ideal candidate will have the following experience:
Disclaimer: This position is contingent upon donor approval. Winrock does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (resume submission, interview, processing)
Interested candidates can post their cover letter and CV to Jobs.KISAN@winrock.org within May 20, 2022. Applicants should reference Business and Market Systems Director in the subject line. Applications received after the stipulated date will not be entertained.