AGRI- BUSINESS & MARKETING DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Full Time
May 1, 2024
Blantyre, Malawi
May 5, 2024

Company: PACOSALI Foundation Limited

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PACOSALI FOUNDATION ADVERT 1/05/2025

POST: AGRI- BUSINESS & MARKETING DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

REPORT TO: CEO PACOSALI

 

BACKGROUND
Pacosali Foundation Limited (PFL) is duly registered with the registered general of Malawi. The primary interest is to uplift the livelihood of less privileged societies. The organization, among others, strives to achieve Community transformation through various social services, such as economic empowerment programs, Health sector, infrastructure, Agriculture in provision of farm input, climate change linkage to local markets. Pacosali largely, it has economic empowerment programs that are in line with the MAALAWI 2063 Agenda.
Core duties is to provide social economic support to less privileged societies in various dimensions across the nation. Among the least, the program has extension area of supporting its members in provision of facilitating trade marks from the producer (Farmer) to the end users as off takers.

It is of this back ground, that the organization is looking for a suitable qualified personnel to fill the vacant position of AGRI- BUSINESS & MARKETING DEVELOPMENT OFFICER.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Be conversant with business development proposal writing/Grants writing
  • Coordinate market center points for the farmers and act as iterant personnel
  • Timely submitting reports.
  • Must create farmers cooperatives and provide them with member education
  • Agriculture marketing research on modern domestic trading systems as compared with Global market.
  • Must have ITC skills and know electronic member registration system.
  • Create demand for farmers to subscribe with Pacosali as memberships
  • Conduct meetings with the farmers and help them to sell their produce
  • Must understand VSL management of member shares
  • Be able to market the organization as off takers nor go between.
  • Physical Engagement with stake holders/buyers and other international traders
  • Must understand B & B, B&C As Well as E-Commerce trading strategies.
  • Create viable Agri -business Volunteers across the districts.
  • Be able to do monitoring and evaluation by providing better direction of organization growth.
  • Result Oriented and skills of marketing and create partnerships in business.
  • Having personal persuasive communication skills
  • Be able to dedicate his/her 90% to search for the markets in order to gain support from our members (Farmers).
  • Be able to project the business trends
  • Be able to work in odd hours and interact with extension workers.

 

Qualification

  • Degree in agriculture Economics (2years Experience)
  • Degree Agri -development studies (2 years’ experience)
  • Degree in Agriculture Extension (2 years’ Experience)
  • Degree in marketing with understanding of Agri-business (2-3years experience)
  • Diploma in community Devolvement officer experience of 3-4 years working in such agriculture development sector.
  • Having experience working in microfinance environment.

 

Take Note: Salary ranges is between MK200, 000-MK290, 000

Mode of Application:
Send your letters of application with copies of relevant certificates and CV of 3 traceable referees to:

masauli.leo@gmail.com not later than 5th of May 2024: Interviews between 9-10 May 2024. This applies for only successful selected applicants, location Headquarters in Blantyre. for more information contact: 0999609288 (Normal working hours).