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COTTON COUNCIL OF MALAWI was established by the Cotton Act of 2013 with the mandate to regulate, develop and improve the cotton industry in Malawi.

The Vision of CCM is to become a progressive regulator effectively contributing to the economic development of a sustainable cotton industry.

The Mission of the council is to contribute to the growth of the cotton industry through development of standard and regulations, ensuring adherence to fair trade practices by value chain players, promotion of sustainable innovations and information sharing through a competent and committed workforce.

CCM wishes to recruit suitably qualified, experienced and dedicated individuals to fill the following posts:



Position: Agribusiness Manager. (1 post)



Duty station: 
Lilongwe

Reports to: Director of Operations

Purpose of the position

The Agribusiness Manager shall ensure that there is a conducive market environment and fair-trade practices throughout the cotton value chain. He/she shall ensure that there is a well-developed cotton agribusiness system to effectively contribute to the diversification of Malawi’s economy.

Key Responsibilities

  • Determining strategic goals and objectives for the division and monitoring their achievements.
  • Advising management on commencement and closure of cotton marketing season.
  • Register individuals, institutions and other major players engaged in cotton value chain operations such asmarketing, exports of cotton seed, seed cotton and other cotton products.
  • Ensure organized seed cotton marketing and determine seed cotton grades.
  • Licensing all dealers in cotton value chain.
  • Ensure that domestic prices are linked to international markets.
  • Ensure that all cotton buyers are observing cotton buying conditions.
  • Develop training manuals on cotton processing and marketing.
  • Conduct performance appraisals for staff under supervision.


Academic and Experience

  • MSc in related fields with 5 years’ work experience relating to value chain developmentor
  • BSc Degree in related field with 10 years’ experience.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Candidate should have a solid understanding of the cotton inputs, production and marketing system.
  • Should be a team player.
  • Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comprehensive analytical skills.





HOW TO APPLY

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should submit their applications, including detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three traceable referees clearly marked with the position being applied for to:


THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


COTTON COUNCIL OF MALAWI

P.O BOX 30071

LILONGWE,

MALAWI.

Deadline for receiving applications is 18th June, 2021


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    19 Jun, 2021

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