Climate Smart Agriculture (business Development) Expert, Kampala

Published 2023-05-25
Expires 2023-06-25
ID #1589023837
Climate Smart Agriculture (business Development) Expert, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Published May 25, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Climate smart agriculture (business development) expert

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DescriptionCompany Overview:About Palladium - Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world's most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people's lives.Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status. Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at Safeguarding - We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.Project Overview and Role:Primary Duties and Responsibilities: For a multi-year agricultural development programme starting in Uganda early 2022, Palladium is looking for an expert (full-time) with expertise in climate-smart agricultural technologies, and with experience in introducing and scaling up such technologies. The expert will lead a small team within in a larger programme, which can scale up quickly if introduced innovations gain traction / are successfully implemented.Key experience in introducing innovative technical solutions to enhance climate smart agricultural practices to:increase agriculture productivityincrease farmers resilience to climate change (such as weather index insurance solutions)and to reduce the carbon footprint throughout the value chain (such as electrifying transport, productive use of renewable energy, solar PV for processing, etc)Experience in business development and growth (ideation, testing business models, working with businesses that introduce agri-tech / agri-climate smart solutions, supporting with growth and linking them to appropriate capital)Working Experience in Sub Saharan Africa, specifically in Eastern Africa and ideally in UgandaUnderstanding of donor funded development programmes

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