Value Chain Assistant

Job Description

Title: Value Chain Assistant

Company Name: Relief International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Diploma in Agriculture or B.Sc in Agriculture

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ The Value Chain Assistant will be leading the process for Assessment, creating market linkage & find Supply Chain analysis trend in camp market and local aggregation Centre (supported by WFP and FAO) with the retailers of fresh food outlets of WFP. He/She will be supervising the Filed Mobilizer
∎ Report to: Value Chain Specialist
∎ Department: Program-FSL
∎ Position directly supervises: Field Mobilizer
∎ Duty Station: Ukhiya
∎ Expected Start Date: At Earliest
∎ Contract length: Up to December 31, 2021.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Supervise Different need assessment survey and find out the best solution for project betterment
∎ Lead Market mapping and supply chain analysis in camp market (Find out the local producers, Suppliers, frequency of supply)
∎ Lead assessment and establish pricing mechanism inside the camp (Price assessment)
∎ Help on creating Business Model Plan for Local producer & suppliers and Increase Capacity.
∎ Give technical support on increase the capacity to suppliers & Producer Group on Post-harvest Technology
∎ Trained up FFC retailers on market system approach and setting price of the product in existing system
∎ Have good knowledge to work with Different Govt stakeholder and Private sectors
∎ Lead linkage meeting with producer groups, suppliers and FFC retailers for sharing the findings and recommendations.
∎ Supervise the different study on WFP's food assistant impact on markets inside the camp
∎ Contribute in ensuring the safeguarding in the organization
∎ Any assign Work provided by Supervisor

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Minimum 01 year experience in relevant field
∎ Knowledge on Agriculture, Supply chain, value chain, market mapping, market linkage
∎ Cultural awareness and sensitivity, prior experience in Rohingya camps is preferable
∎ Excellent interpersonal skill
∎ Strong background and skills in facilitating trainings, coaching and mentoring others
∎ Competency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel
∎ Ability to communicate clearly and sensitively in written and spoken English
∎ Enthusiasm to learn
∎ Optimistic and friendly
∎ Flexibility

∎ As per RI National Pay Scale Policy in Bangladesh

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ Two festival bonuses in a year equivalent to one Gross salary.
∎ Severance (8.33% of the monthly Gross salary) goes with the monthly release of the salary

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 11 Aug 2021

Company Information:
∎ 3 Aug 2021
∎ Relief International
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House: 451 , Road: 8 West, DOHS Baridhara, Dhaka-1206; Head Quarter: 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1280 Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
∎ Web :
∎ Business : Relief International, headquartered in USA, is a leading international non-government organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International (RI) has been working in Bangladesh since 2004, implementing programs covering emergency response, health, economic opportunity, trafficking in persons, gender equality and youth empowerment. RI has been present in Cox’s Bazar since 2014 where it was implementing a trafficking in persons project in Ukhiya and Teknaf supporting old caseload refugees as well as host communities prior to the large-scale influx. Since 2017, RI has scaled up its operations in Cox’s Bazar to support the emergency response by providing integrated, multi-sectoral programming for refugee and host communities, covering health services, including a 144- bed COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Center in Ukhiya, child protection, SGBV, complimentary food and livelihoods opportunities to support social cohesion. Relief International is currently implementing a large scale refugee response program in Cox`s Bazar in Bangladesh in collaboration with multiple partners including UNHCR, WFP, USAID.RI maintains a country office in Dhaka with multiple field offices in Cox`s Bazar.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach which we call the RI Way emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Category: NGO/Development