Agriconsulting Europe S.A Job Vacancy: Senior Agro economist - Papua New Guinea

Project title:
Rural Economic Development Programme Phase 2 – Component 3: Value chain development support services and service delivery capacity of local government in the Highlands Region

Country: Papua New Guinea

Key expert 2 (senior): Agro economist (200 working days)

Qualifications and skills
  • The Expert must hold a university degree or equivalent in a relevant, directly related discipline (e.g. agriculture, rural development and/or development economics or a similar field). Alternatively, a relevant professional experience of at least 4 years in projects pertinent to this contract could replace and advanced degree.
  • The Expert must be fully proficient in written and spoken English
General professional experience
  • Preferably 8 years of professional experience, but a minimum of 5, in the management and implementation of aid programmes.
Specific professional experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of professional experience with rural communities in developing countries.
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in local institutional capacity development.
  • A minimum of 1 year of professional experience in the areas of agricultural production, value chain development and rural markets access.
The assignment duration is 15 months.

How to apply:
Interested people can apply by submitting their CV to Mr. Francesco Mariotti at

Please add “the position applied for and the name of the country” in the subject line.

Preferred Format: EU Format

Closing Date: 04 November 2016