INTRODUCTION : -
Senior Advisor - Enabling Environment job opportunity is available at Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited (SCANL) for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
Facilitate result-oriented agenda setting for horticulture sector issues within Kaduna and Kano, Oyo and Ogun States with LGAs, Ministries of Agriculture, farmer and business associations, companies
Facilitate activities aligned to agenda setting, in close collaboration with key actors, fostering collaboration between different levels in the horticulture sector
Organise B2B (Business to Business) events at state- and national-level
Facilitate state-level horticulture strategies for Kano and Kaduna, Oyo and Ogun states and support Ministries of Agriculture in implementation through facilitation and coordination.
Facilitate a sector learning agenda and coordinate for its implementation, organise events and partnerships
Commission studies and publications to support agenda setting and learning agenda, and collaborate with Dutch horticulture knowledge organisations where possible
Manage Technical Assistance, task forces, and training packages for government agencies and sector organisations with regards to policy development, implementation and follow-up
Work closely with relevant associations on the above, to ensure sustainability of sector coordination beyond the project period
Location : Abuja, regular visits to Kano, Kaduna, Oyo, Ogun states.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
Proven track-record in facilitating high-level meetings as well as bottom-up advocacy and lobby processes
Strong network involving government agencies, farmer and business associations, civil society organisations, preferably related to the horticulture sector
5-years work experience in policy development, implementation and follow-up with government agencies.