Marketing Assistant
Support Gum Arabic Value Chain Project

 

 

Gum Arabic is a strategic sector for improving exportations of Sudan and the living conditions of populations in the Sudan. For this reason, the Forests National Corporation (FNC) will implement a Trade Capacity Building Program (TCBP) financed by the European Union through the French Agency for Development (AFD) to support the value chain of the gum Arabic sector in Sudan.

The general objective of the Project is to contribute to poverty reduction and environment protection by strengthening the gum Arabic value chain in Sudan and by developing market opportunities for the sector

 


 Supervisor: Project National Coordinator
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 13 August 2022

 
 Background:

Project description

Gum Arabic is a strategic sector for improving exportations of Sudan and the living conditions of populations in the Sudan. For this reason, the Forests National Corporation (FNC) is implementing a Trade Capacity Building Program (TCBP) financed by the European Union through the French Agency for Development (AFD) to support the value chain of the gum Arabic sector in Sudan (AAGVCSS Project).

 

The general objective of the Project is to contribute to poverty reduction and environment protection by strengthening the gum Arabic value chain in Sudan and by developing market opportunities for the sector.

 

The project is seeking qualified technical assistants in marketing to work as part-time for the project (two positions).

 

 Marketing Assistant

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Under the guidance and the supervision of the Project National Coordinator based in Khartoum, the Marketing assistant will be in charge of the approach and strategies and action plans related to marketing

Under the guidance of the PNC, he/she will perform the following tasks:

  • (i) Contribute in reviewing the approach, strategies and monitor activities of action plan of the project components related to marketing,; new market opportunity and value chain actors analysis
  • (ii) Contribute in reviewing the status of gum Arabic markets and value chain of project site throughout the project period, analysing the root causes of the GAPAs unfair trades, and identify areas where measures can be taken, from the perspective of gum Arabic marketing and e-commerce-development;
  • (iii) In close collaboration with the procurement and rural development assistant work in developing ToRs for consultancy services related to project components (iv) Design the overall framework and scope of the studies and surveys related to market development,
  •  (v) Assist id Developing applications, and coordinating activities in the field of marketing, marketing management, value chain development and to propose sub activities sub activities which serve sub-national units of the project.
  • (vi) Producing of a descriptive note of the historical buying systems (including Sheil system and Bank system) and measures for risk management
  •  (viii) Support the staff defining and implementing the plan of a stakeholders’ engagement
  • (ix) Provide detailed information, technical assistance and advice to staff implementing activities in marketing field 
  • (x)  Assist in organizing project related events as needed.

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Marketing Assistant with experience in marketing management for at least 5 years’ experience, he or she will hold a minimum of a master’s degree in marketing, and value chain analysis or a related field applicable to this position


Conditions

Work at the project management unit in Khartoum as part timer, with frequent field visits
One year contract (renewable according to performance);

Immediate availability.

Salary: EUR 200 to be paid in SDG with the Central Bank exchange rate on monthly basis

Application

Candidates who possess the above requirements are encouraged to submit expression of interest including job application to reflect how he or she can conduct the mentioned terms of reference, their CVs along with cover letter expressing their suitability for the position before August\ 13 \2022 to email address: manager.fnc@gmail.com

 

Only short -listed candidates will be contacted. All applications will be handled in strict confidence.

 

 









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