Agricultural and Markets Team Leader

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We are now looking for a UK Agriculture & Markets Team Leader to join Practical Action Consulting (PAC) and take a lead role in supporting implementation the Sustainable Agriculture strategy to make agriculture work for smallholder farmers, with a specific focus on inclusive and sustainable agricultural markets for incomes and jobs. As a senior member of the PAC Team, you will raise Practical Action’s profile in agriculture and markets and develop an organisational niche in this area of work.

This position will cover the following key aspects:

  • Developing a robust portfolio of agriculture and markets consultancy work with a focus on improving learning at country and UK office level

  • Providing technical assistance and quality assurance to country office programmes and consultancies on agriculture and markets at programme design, implementation and review stages to ensure our work is impactful and scalable.

  • Supporting the development of sustainable, responsible and inclusive private sector partnerships at country level and in the UK that have the potential to transform agricultural systems to benefit smallholders

  • Promoting inclusive business models in international consultancies and programmes: designing, piloting and scaling inclusive and sustainable agribusiness models that prove the business case for investing in sustainable agriculture. This includes the delivery and facilitation of business development services for small and growing businesses.

Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. We are a registered charity and a few of the ways we help people unleash their potential and protect our world for future generations are; Improving harvests through planet-friendly farming innovations, transforming lives through affordable, renewable energy, reducing vulnerability created by climate change or disaster, demonstrating sustainable ways to improve clean water access and sanitation and unlocking economic opportunities that allow whole communities to thrive. Join us in our mission today!

This job is based at Practical Action’s UK headquarters near Rugby. Flexible working arrangements may be considered.

We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as disability, race, age, religion, gender, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.

Date of expiry 16th Nov
Salary Circa £50k
Location Rugby, Warwickshire