Agricultural Trade Expert needed at Ascentech Services Limited

4 weeks ago

Job title : Agricultural Trade Expert

Job Location : Kano

Deadline : March 04, 2024

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Agriculture Team Leader to develop and manage programs and activities that promote trade facilitation and trade improvement.
  • Assume program review and oversight for major agricultural trade activities in selected area
  • Conduct desk reviews of publications on trade trends in and makes program recommendations that respond to the trends.
  • Coordinate the design of trade programs and policies.
  • Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to aid in market interpretation or solution of economic problems, such as recommending changes in methods of agricultural financing, domestic, and international monetary policies, or policies that regulate investment and transfer of capital.
  • Assist in the coordinating, managing, and monitoring of regional agricultural trade integration activities.
  • Assist designated food security countries to develop plans that address policy and infrastructure barriers to trade and the competitiveness of agricultural goods.
  • Prepare policy briefs on trade issues, delivering appropriate policy recommendations and measures.
  • Participate in donor coordination efforts to support the development trade and transport corridors in Nigeria.


  • Individuals must have an Advanced Degree in International Development and a background in Agricultural Trade Policies, with expertise in international trade and regional economic cooperation.
  • At least 5 years experience working on African development programs preferred.
  • Individuals must have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other offices within the trade department
  • Individuals must be able to travel to for short-term work assignments.
  • Individuals must have effective organizational skills and be able to analyze patterns in trade results and reporting.
  • Experience in Retail business and/or importing.
  • Experience in using databases and generating reports.
  • Experience in creating or expanding trade programs, either domestic or international.
  • Experience in working with key leaders and industry groups.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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