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Technical Support Unit Head | Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

Contact Details
Company : General Job Post Account-16
Company Name/ Contact Person : Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
E-Mail : NA
Phone : NA
Job Details
Job Title : Technical Support Unit Head
Date Posted/Updated : Friday, January 22, 2021
Application Deadline : Sunday, January 31, 2021
Job Type : Contract
Category : Agriculture
Job Code : NA
Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
Vacancy Announcement

Position: Technical Support Unit Head

- Term of Employment: One year with a possibility of extension
- Duty Station(s): Amhara Bureau of Agriculture, Bahir Dar
- Required Number: One
- Salary & Benefits: Competitive
- Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

• Work with the RBoA leadership and the DU to identify priority focus areas for enhancing technical capabilities.
• Support leadership on maintaining focus on priorities by ensuring implementers understand how their work relates to the overall strategy and the relevant performance indicators.
• Lead the Technical Support staff to ensure the unit is effectively fulfilling its objective of enhancing the RBoA’s technical capabilities:
• Work with RBoA leadership to understand key gaps and plan for the unit’s activities, collaborating with the DU as needed.
• Support STE’s in executing their day-to-day activities, providing targeted mentorship, training and advise as needed.
• Receive and prioritize priority request from senior leadership and allocate technical resources.
• Manage the performance of TSU staff.
• Provide technical support, advisory and critical inputs to RBoA leadership and staff to ensure they have adequate technical capabilities for designing, planning, implementing and managing the performance of priorities to achieve intended results.
• Work with the Delivery Unit to solve for high-priority implementation challenges by co-developing solutions or providing critical feedback the DU’s recommendations.
• Lead efforts to build the RBoA staff’s technical and other planning, project management and problem-solving capabilities to ensure enhancements are effectively integrated in the system.
• Conduct capacity gap assessment, design capacity building packages and facilitate provision working with the Delivery Unit.
• Continuously receive feedback from leadership and staff and implement corrective measures.
• Develop, cultivate and manage internal and external relationships to enable success of priorities, and co-lead change management efforts working with the DU Head.
• Regularly engage with DU Head to enable results achievement.
• Create positive working relationships with RBoA leadership and staff.
• Co-lead change management efforts working with the DU head and communicate and be an advocate for the delivery message.
• Provide technical advisory or support in the development and/or implementation of policies and strategies related to the area of expertise.
• Contribute to ToRs, concept notes, studies, workshops, and training materials in areas related to assigned focus.
• Provide technical/strategic support on high-priority requests by RBoA Senior Leadership.
• Carry out other related activities as may be requested by the RBoA Head.

How to Apply:
• We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter and (ii) CV (maximum 3 pages) to by mentioning the position title on the subject line.
• Please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application.
• Women are highly encouraged to apply.
• Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
• At least MSc/MA degree required in the following areas: Agricultural Value Chain Development and other related Agricultural fields, Business Management, Business Administration, Project Management, Economics, Statistics, Development Studies, or related fields.
• At least 10 years of experience with a master’s degree, working in Crop Value chain development, Project Management, Strategy development, Business Analysis, Business Development, Management Consulting, Project Design or other relevant field
• Navigate and achieve change in the agriculture sector – has knowledge or experience of operating in a political environment and driving reforms through public-sector decision-making processes such as budget setting, legislating, and procurement.
• Strong understanding of public and development sector issues and organizational culture, and ability to effectively liaise with senior and mid-level leadership in government organizations.
• Understanding of the Agricultural Sector and its various challenges and possibilities with a broad perspective on how the entire system operates and how the public, private and non-government organizations operate.
• Good experience of working at regional government offices and civil society or private sector sectors.
• Proven record of structuring and delivering challenging projects, with data analysis, regular reporting, and independent troubleshooting and problem-solving.
• Excellent critical-thinking and analytical skills, with experience applying these for both strategy and implementation/operations.
• Strong team player with excellent relationship management, capacity building, facilitation, training and presentation skills, and a passion for change and delivery
• Self-starter with strong motivation, ownership and commitment to drive transformation.
• Can act as a champion for change and can effectively support change management efforts.
• Strong desire and humility to learn.
• Strong knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office Suite, and various program / project management and data and reporting systems.
• Fluency in English and Amharic required.
Education Level : Master's
Experience : 10-15 years
City : Bahir Dar
State : Amhara
Country : Ethiopia
Salary Details
Min. Monthly Salary : Pay Scale
Max. Monthly Salary : Pay Scale

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