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Job Opportunities

SAEP - Programme Unit Coordinator

 

 

 

 VACANCY

 GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA

 

Ministry of Finance, Planning, Economy Energy & Cooperatives

 

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Programme Unit Coordinator

 

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  Terms of Reference

 

The Government of Grenada (GOG) has received funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

to embark on a six (6) year (2018-2024) – “Climate Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme (SAEP)”, and intends to apply a portion of the

proceeds to eligible payments for which this invitation is issued.

 

The primary goal of the programme is to contribute to the reduction of poverty and vulnerability of men and women in rural communities in the tri-island state of Grenada.

 

The Ministry of Finance acting on behalf of the GOG now invites suitably qualified persons (National or Regional: Male or Female) to fill the position of Ministry of Agriculture and

 

Fisheries Programme Unit Coordinator, Government of Grenada/Climate-Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme (SAEP).

 

 

Main objective/Role of Coordinator

 

The Ministry of Agriculture Programme Unit Coordinator (MoAC) will be responsible for: the efficient and effective delivery of extension services to beneficiaries, coordinating the activities of the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Component between the Programme Management Unit (PMU) and the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), Grenada.

 

 

Qualifications and experience required:

 

·        A university degree in agriculture, preferably with post-graduate studies on rural development, extension services and/or Climate Change.

 

·        A clear understanding of rural development and extension methodologies.

 

·        Demonstrated and solid understanding in Climate change issues and climate smart agriculture practices.

·        A solid understanding of the agricultural and Climate Change institutional framework.

 

·        Knowledge of institutions linked to agricultural development, Climate Change and agricultural research and marketing, their responsibilities, approaches and practices.

 

·        Leadership skills and ability to operate effectively in a team and contributing positively to working relationships.

 

·        Willingness to make on-site visits to beneficiaries and service providers on regular basis.


·        Experience with the implementation of rural development, agriculture or environmental projects financed by external donors at a technical management position; experience with IFAD, WB or CDB financed projects is an asset;

 

·        At least three (3) years of proven experience in extension services at a technical management position.

 

·        Developing Terms of Reference and supervising contracts for consultancies and technical services.

·        Liaising with public and private sector institutions at the technical level.

 

·        Planning and reporting based on targets.

 

·        Working in rural areas, particularly rural organizations and groups.

 

·        Proven knowledge of social inclusion and gender equality aspects of agricultural and rural development and experience and/or disposed to work with vulnerable youth is essential.

 

 

Type of Appointment:       Individual

 

 

Duration of Contract:         3 years (performance review on a yearly basis)

 

 

Duty Station:             MAREP/SAEP Office

GIDC Building

                                       Lower Main Street, Sauteurs

St. Patrick

Grenada

 

Compensation Package:   Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience

 

Application Deadline:

 

Interested persons should send a letter of application and a detailed resume to the following two addresses;

 

Permanent Secretary                                            

Ministry of Finance, Planning, Economy     

Energy & Cooperatives                                        

The Carenage                                                            

St. George                                                                  

Grenada   

                                                                   

Chairman

MAREP – Programme Steering Committee

Ministry of Finance

The Carenage                                                            

St. George                                                                    

Grenada    

 

Applications can also be sent electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line: “Statement of Capability –

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Programme Unite Coordinator: Climate-Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme.

 

Applications should reach Ministry of Finance no later than 4:00 PM on Thursday 7th June, 2018.

 

FULL DETAILS OF THE SPECIFIC SCOPE OF WORK / TERMS OF REFERENCE ARE AVAILABLE ON www.finance.gd


 

 

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

 

SAEP - Technical Coordinator

VACANCY

 

GOVERNMENT OF GRENADA

 

Ministry of Finance, Planning, Economy Energy & Cooperatives

 

 

Technical Coordinator

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   Terms of Reference

 

The Government of Grenada (GOG) has received funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)

to embark on a six (6) year (2018-2024) programme; the “Climate Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme (SAEP)” and intends to apply

a portion of the proceeds to eligible payments for which this invitation is issued.

The primary goal of the programme is to contribute to the reduction of poverty and vulnerability of men and women in rural communities in the tri-island state of Grenada.

The Ministry of Finance acting on behalf of the GOG now invites suitably qualified persons (National or Regional: Male or Female) to fill the position of Technical Coordinator,

 

Government of Grenada/Climate-Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme (SAEP).

 

Main objective/Role of Coordinator

 

The Technical Coordinator (TC) will be responsible for the efficient and effective delivery of support services to beneficiaries, coordinating activities

of Rural Service Providers (RSPs) and supervising service providers contracted under the Programme.

 

 

Qualifications and experience required:

 

Candidates should possess the following:-

 

·        A Masters Degree in Agriculture or related to business and rural development (Business, Economics, Social Sciences or a related field).

 

·        At least 3 years of hands-on experience with developing, negotiating and managing contracts for consultancies and technical services.

 

·        Successful working experience in similar projects and experience with IFAD, WB or CDB financed projects.

 

·        A solid understanding of rural development, business development, marketing and entrepreneurship.

 

·        A solid understanding of Climate Change issues and Climate Smart Agricultural practices.

·        Work experience in rural areas (particularly rural organizations and groups)

 

·        Experience with the implementation of rural development or environmental projects financed by external donors at a technical management position.

 

·        Knowledge of institutions linked to business and agricultural development; their responsibilities, approaches and practices.


·        Leadership skills and ability to operate effectively in a team and contributing positively to working relationships.

 

·        Willingness to make on-site visits to beneficiaries and service providers on regular basis.

 

·        Proven knowledge of gender equality aspects of agricultural and rural development and experience and/or disposed to work with vulnerable youth is essential.


 

 

Type of Appointment:

Individual

 

Duration of Contract:

  

3 Years (performance review on a yearly basis)

 

Duty Station:

 

MAREP Office/SAEP

GIDC Building

Lower Main Street, Sauteurs 

St. Patrick

Grenada

 

 

Compensation Package:   Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience

 

 

Application Deadline:

 

       Interested persons should send a letter of application and a detailed resume to the following two addresses: 

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Finance, Planning, Economy

Energy & Cooperatives

The Carenage

St. George

Grenada


 

 

Chairman

MAREP – Programme Steering Committee

Ministry of Finance

The Carenage

 St. George

 Grenada

 

 

Applications can also be sent electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line: “Statement of Capability –

Technical Coordinator: Climate-Smart Agriculture and Rural Enterprise Programme”.

 

Applications should reach Ministry of Finance no later than 4:00 PM on Thursday 7th June, 2018

 

FULL DETAILS OF THE SPECIFIC SCOPE OF WORK / TERMS OF REFERENCE ARE AVAILABLE ON www.finance.gd

 

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED