Senior Project Manager, Indonesia Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (I - PLAN)

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GAIN has developed the Postharvest Loss Alliance for Nutrition (PLAN) to bring together the multitude of public and private sector actors addressing this issue to collectively reduce loss and waste of nutritious foods. PLAN acts as both a global nucleus for coordination, programming, research, knowledge exchange and investment on Postharvest food loss as well as a national hub in emerging markets for business to business (B2B) engagement.
PLAN Indonesia (I-PLAN) will work within the food system to address the causes of postharvest loss by bringing together industry experts and link them with key Indonesian supply chain actors to improve coordination, transfer knowledge and technology and improve access to finance. I-PLAN will focus on the addressable gaps in cold chain, packaging/crating and processing segments that are currently restricting the adoption of postharvest friendly practices. The I-PLAN Network will be comprised of SMEs that work along the fish supply chain post farm gate including but not limited to transporters, aggregators, storage businesses, and processors. 
 The I-PLAN Senior Project Manager will work closely with the GAIN Global Team and the Indonesia Country Director to set up and implement the I-PLAN program and help strategically build a portfolio of activities.  The position is responsible for operational delivery of a core business area or operation and has a significant management responsibility and operational impact. This is expected to be a three year project until 2020.

The ideal candidate will have strong professional knowledge and experience related to food technology, postharvest loss and waste and food safety. In addition, s/he will have proven ability to operate within the corporate and public sectors to effectively liaise with private companies, development agencies and governments in multiple cultures.
Track record of researching, conceptualizing, writing and preparing proposals for local fundraising is required.

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Closing Date
30 Oct 2017

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