Seeking Senior Technical Advisor (Market Linkages)iDE is an international NGO with over 30 years of experience in designing and delivering market based anti-poverty programmes in 13 countries. We are a world leader in making markets work for the poor as well as the longest established market development specialist NGO in Bangladesh. iDE believes that markets can be a powerful force for improving smallholder prosperity by creating income and livelihood opportunities for poor rural households.
iDE Bangladesh (iDE-B) has 12 projects under its Food Security & Nutrition, Agriculture Markets, Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) and Technology & Innovation Portfolios. iDE-B is looking for a skilled and ambitious professionals for its upcoming SUCHANA project under Food Security & Nutrition portfolio.
The Senior Technical Advisor (Market Linkages) is the full time technical lead for iDE in the SUCHANA consortium. The position leads on the provision of technical advisory on market systems development as part of the Project Management Committee (PMC). This involves executing the TA support agreed for deployment in SUCHANA under the technical direction of the iDE Programs Director. The position will be directly responsible for field operations (led by a Field Team Leader and wider field team of around x20 staff), and will lead on the collection of monitoring and results measurement (MRM) data with the iQ team in iDE Bangladesh and Head Office.
The Senior Technical Advisor (Market Linkages) will be primarily responsible for executing the TA support agreed in SUCHANA under the technical direction of the iDE Programs Director. This will include:
With the Programs-Director, the Senior Technical Advisor (Market Linkages) will identify and capitalize on best practices in market linkages and management in other ongoing similar initiatives both within and out-side iDE and Bangladesh and the generate knowledge needed and lessons learnt to incorporate within the SUCHANA intervention as and when appropriate. The key technical areas include:
Application instructions:Applicants are requested to send a CV (maximum 4 pages) with a cover letter (1 page) stating the applicant’s motivation for the role and insights from their previous experience in the technical areas outlined above to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Senior Technical Advisor (Market Linkages)” in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited by an interview either in-person or via video-conference. iDE is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
Deadline: 16 August, 2015 by 5.00 PM, Dhaka time