National Financial Analyst Economist

Food and Agriculture Organization

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Skill Required: Accounts and Finance

The project “Enhancing production and market access of vegetables to support economic diversification in Mongolia” ” is designed to enhance food security and dietary diversity through increasing greenhouse-based vegetable production and market access. The project aims to (i) boost the supply of local fresh vegetables and vegetable products through promoting greenhouse-based vegetable production, (ii) expand market access for vegetable growers by involving private investors and improving value chain management, and (ii) share/disseminate experiences and lessons that improve commercial viability and profitability of vegetable production in Mongolia;  The project will also build a mid-sized, energy efficient, long duration greenhouse in partnership with an interested private investor in selected Aimag in order to showcase sustainable greenhouse technology and range of cultivation methods.  
Tasks and responsibilities:
  • Assess the financial profitability analysis of selected greenhouse vegetables; 
  • Identify key factors that are directly or jointly responsible for influencing per hectare gross returns for different vegetables; 
  • Identify problems and constraints faced by the farmers during the production and marketing of selected greenhouse vegetables; 
  • Based on the findings of the assessment, produce recommendations to improve cultural and management practices for selected greenhouse vegetable farming with a view to increasing the income and employment opportunities of the farmers.
  • Any other actions as required and appropriate to ensure the success of the activity in consultation with supervisors
Candidates Will Be Assessed Against The Following:
Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in economy, agricultural economics; or financial economics, 
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, with a minimum 3 years of proven experience in greenhouse financial analysis.
  • Working knowledge of English.
  • National of Mongolia.
Technical/Functional Skills :
  • Previous experience with an international public and/or private sector Organization would be considered as an additional asset,
  • Willingness for intensive fieldwork.