Market Systems Advisor

Chemonics, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Business Development/ Resource Mobilization
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th May, 2019

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a market systems advisor for a five-year Feed the Future Bangladesh Agricultural Growth Activity. This $10-25 million activity will be closely linked with other Feed the Future activities. The activity’s purpose is to increase the effective management of Bangladeshi businesses in private sector agriculture while increasing business engagements at the farmer level. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead market system activities’ implementation and establish a technical vision for them
  • Facilitate improvements in markets via coaching, collaborative partnerships, business engagement, and strategic engagement with key market actors
  • Promote systemic change by using a market systems lens to anticipate market trends and risks
  • Recognize and align synergies across market actors


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, such as rural and agricultural development, business and marketing, international trade, economics, social sciences, or international development
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in economic development and private sector engagement
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage strategic business partnerships to enhance business confidence and competitiveness as well as change behaviors and attitudes
  • Work experience in South Asia or Bangladesh
  • Knowledge of guiding principles behind social behavior change
  • Demonstrated ability to work in challenging environments and with multicultural teams
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain internal and external relationships with stakeholders, partners, and staff
  • Working knowledge of and experience with multilateral and bilateral regulations and procedures
  • Fluency in English required


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