Call for experts – Agriculture, fisheries, and livestock production sectors in Angola

Belgian Bankers Academy as part of the consortium led by NSF Euro Consultants has been shortlisted for the project “Strengthening of legal framework, and capacity building of cooperatives in agriculture, fisheries, and livestock production sectors in Angola”.

The main objective is to strengthen the legal framework and the business structure of cooperatives in Angola in the following areas:

  • agriculture, fisheries, and livestock production;
  • logistics;
  • general services.

The emphasis will be placed on the development of mutually beneficial regulations and by-laws for all players to maximize the localization of target cooperatives in highly ranked supply chains. Additionally, enhancement of the management capacity of the targeted cooperatives through training and advisory services to strengthen their business structure is expected.

The project is built around 2 components:

  1. Draft regulations and by-laws;
  2. Build the business structure and capacity of the cooperatives

Location: Luanda, Angola

Duration: 5 months (start: July 2020; end: November 2020)

We are looking for the following profiles:

  • Team leader (150 man-days)

The team leader has at least 15 years of experience in drafting legal and regulatory framework for the Angolan corporations and building the management capacity of complex organizations, of which 5 in the cooperative sector. She/he will have an accredited University Graduate Degree (Masters level or equivalent) or commensurate experience in one or more relevant fields (business law and agrarian law). S/he will have a significant body of experience in the developing world, including sub-Saharan Africa and Lusophone countries. Work experience in Angola would be an advantage. The proposed candidate shall have demonstrated relevant experience in integrating reports from different specialists, providing quality control, and effectively managing cross-sector professional teams in similar projects. S/he must have excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and Portuguese, and strong personal skills.

  • Legal Specialist (65 man-days)

At least 7 years of experience in drafting legal and regulatory framework for the Angolan corporations, of which 3 in the cooperative sector. She/he will have an accredited University Graduate Degree (Masters level or equivalent) or commensurate experience in one or more relevant fields (Agrarian, Fisheries, Livestock, Housing, and Trade law). S/he will have an accredited University Graduate Degree (Masters) in one of the following fields: Marketing, International Trade, Business Administration. Must demonstrate experience working with gender and development issues. Work experience in Angola will be required.

S/he must have excellent communication skills in Portuguese and English.

  • Agribusiness Specialist (150 man-days)

At least Ten (5) years of cumulative progressive experience in activities related to agricultural value chain development and product certification, in emerging economies, preferentially, in Sub-Saharan Africa and Lusophone countries, assisting governments in designing and implementing agribusiness policies, regulation, public-policies related to agricultural product certification, exports and investment, regional integration, quality control, etc.. She/he will have an accredited University Graduate Degree (Masters level or equivalent) or commensurate experience in one or more relevant fields (agronomy, agricultural economics, economics, marketing,). S/he will have a significant body of experience in the developing world, including sub-Saharan Africa and Lusophone countries. Work experience in Angola would be an advantage. S/he will have demonstrated significant experience, at least 5 years, in private sector development, feasibility studies of small and medium-sized projects, project management. Preference will be given for experience in small and medium-sized enterprise development, import substitution, and cluster development. S/he must have excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and Portuguese, and strong personal skills.

  • Fishery Engineer (150 man-days)

Bachelor’s Degree in fishery engineering, and other related fields; At least 5 years of experience in understanding, applying and implementing concepts and lean tools to the companies´ production system for improvement. Demonstrate potential to design, analyze and implement industrial engineering techniques; Must have skills of maintaining mechanical, electrical, welding, pneumatics and refrigeration. The proposed candidate shall have demonstrated relevant experience in integrating reports from different specialists, providing quality control, and effectively managing cross-sector professional teams in similar projects. S/he must have excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and Portuguese, and strong personal skills.

  • Livestock Engineer (150 man-days)

At least Ten (5) years of cumulative progressive experience in activities related to livestock and meat value chain development and product certification, in emerging economies, preferentially, in Sub-Saharan Africa and Lusophone countries, assisting governments in designing and implementing livestock and meat business policies, regulation, public-policies related to livestock and meat product certification, investment, regional integration, quality control, etc.. She/he will have an accredited University Graduate Degree (Masters level or equivalent) or commensurate experience in one or more relevant fields (livestock and meat production, livestock economics, economics, marketing,). S/he will have a significant body of experience in the developing world, including sub-Saharan Africa and Lusophone countries. Work experience in Angola would be an advantage. S/he will have demonstrated significant experience, at least 5 years, in private sector development, international trade, regional integration, project management. Preference will be given for experience in small and medium-sized enterprise development, export promotion, and cluster development. The proposed candidate shall have demonstrated relevant experience in integrating reports from different specialists, providing quality control, and effectively managing cross-sector professional teams in similar projects. S/he must have excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and Portuguese, and strong personal skills.

  • Logistic Specialist (150 man-days)

At least Ten (5) years of cumulative progressive experience in activities related to logistics services in the development of cooperatives, in emerging economies, preferentially, in Sub-Saharan Africa and Lusophone countries, assisting governments in transportation, warehousing, conveyor, etc.. She/he will have an accredited University Graduate Degree (Masters level or equivalent) or commensurate experience in one or more relevant fields (conveyor, transportation, warehousing, materials management, reliability, facility coordination, labor analysis, inventory control, etc…). S/he will have a significant body of experience in the developing world, including sub-Saharan Africa and Lusophone countries. Work experience in Angola would be an advantage. S/he will have demonstrated significant experience, at least 5 years, in private sector development, international trade, cooperative development, project management. Preference will be given for experience in cooperative development, market linkages, and cluster development. The proposed candidate shall have demonstrated relevant experience in integrating reports from different training specialists, providing quality control, and effectively managing cross-sector professional teams in similar projects. S/he must have excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and Portuguese, and strong personal skills.

  • 4 Training Specialists (150 man-days)

At least Ten (5) years of cumulative progressive experience in training of trainers, Cooperative training, survey work through engagements with MNCs, MSMEs, business associations, banks, business service providers, and business training provider. She/he will have an accredited University Degree or commensurate experience in one or more relevant fields (business training, ToT, business management, economics). S/he must have excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and Portuguese, and strong personal skills.

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please send us your updated CV with more information about the position on belgianbankersacademy@gmail.com with subject “5213 – Experts”

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