International Expert for Smart Agriculture and Value Chain

SWEDO-The Swedish Development Aid Organization

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

  • PhD in Agriculture, Crop production and protection, Environmental Science with specialization in agri-food systems;
  • Minimum twelve years of professional experience with international organizations working on high level agriculture, livelihood and agri-food value-chain programs;
  • Scientific publications on environmental management and high level environmental, agriculture and international development, published with internationally-recognized scientific journals and institutions;
  • Proven experience in establishing startups or small companies to deliver technical services in the Middle East
  • Fluency in English Language with experience in writing technical reports on training and field assessments
  • Expert level knowledge of dates value chain
  • Expert level of knowledge of agri-food value chain participative analysis
  • Expert level knowledge of tools for data analysis: R, statistic package
  • Expert level knowledge of mapping tools: ESRI package, tools for mobile data collection such as ODK and KOBO
  • Knowledge of the UN System, especially World Food Program Field Level Agreement rules and procedures
  • Mandatory previous professional experience in Basra Governorate working on agri-food programs, livelihood and agriculture

How To Apply

Interested applicants must send their most recent CV to [email protected], Subject line must read:

S-IRVA-22010, International Expert for Smart Agriculture and Value Chain

Note: Applications not meeting the specified minimum requirements o received after closing date may not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview that may include a written test of communication and writing skills.


SWEDO organization has a zero-tolerance policy of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) on SWEDO staff members, employees or any other persons engaged and controlled by SWEDO Contractors, this include any kind of sexual harassment, and discrimination. The staff members and all contract type holders shall protect against and prevent sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA). All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks



Women are strongly encouraged to apply

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