Looking for a mid-career professional with at least 10 years of relevant experience or more. You will be responsible for developing and driving Msingi’s aquaculture policy work with a particular focus on Uganda.
You will build bridges between Msingi and the Ugandan government, seeking to find common priorities to unlock real and lasting change in aquaculture. You will work with and support the industry’s member associations and groupings in Uganda, and support these to have a productive dialogue with government. You will also work on some of Msingi’s private sector-focused interventions, designing and brokering support to the industry that can catalyse innovation, productivity and growth.
For this role, Msingi is looking for individuals with significant working experience, cultural understanding and networks in Uganda.
Looking for a mid-career professional with 8-9 years of relevant experience or more. You will lead the implementation of critical components of Msingi’s aquaculture programmes.
You will design, broker and lead support to the industry, which may be directly to leading commercial firms (such as through technical assistance or investment) or programmes of support across the wider industry.
You will also play a key role in the continuing development of Msingi’s strategy to transform the industry. You will contribute to the development of budgets, resourcing plans and other programme management tasks.
Industry Development Associate – Environmental sustainability & Biosecurity
Application deadline: 20/05/2021
Alongside catalysing the competitiveness and growth of aquaculture, supporting environmental sustainability and biosecurity in East African aquaculture is one of Msingi’s key priorities.
We require one Industry Development Associate to contribute to Msingi’s work in this important area. For this role, we are looking for individuals with 0-7 years of experience who have some academic or professional experience in environmental sustainability, water resource analysis or management, natural sciences, veterinary areas, or a related area.
The general responsibilities for designing and managing interventions are otherwise as above for the other Industry Development Associates.
Looking for early-career individuals with 0-4 years of relevant working experience.
As part of Msingi’s Aquaculture Team, you will contribute to designing and brokering deals with companies to stimulate innovation and investment. You will work on a range of tools that may include grants, investment, research, or other mechanisms.
You will contribute to analysing constraints and opportunities for the aquaculture industry in East Africa. You will undertake regular field visits to collect and synthesize information, in order to understand industry dynamics and opportunities for unlocking change.
The Gatsby Africa Approach to sector transformation appreciates that an enabling environment is crucial for inclusive, sustainable, and competitive market systems. Such an environment needs to be dynamic and private sector-oriented. Reporting to the Deputy Director (DD); Policy, the Policy Intervention Manager is an important member of the policy team and will be responsible for working with sector champions to review, influence and change policy, regulations and standards that incentivize investment and innovation. Success in this position means positive long-term relationships and networks within Government of Kenya ministries, departments, and agencies; as well as strong engagements with private sector associations, academia, sector working groups and with key actors and influencers. This translates into powerful messaging to influence change, sustained momentum to review and adapt the rules of the game and overall recognition of the role that Gatsby Africa (GA) plays within the commercial forestry sector.
The role will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and travel will be required within the country. Some travel may be required regionally and internationally.
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