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Project Description:

The purpose of the Pakistan Agriculture Technology Transfer Project (PATTA) is to identify, support and bring to scale private sector solutions to improve agricultural productivity in Pakistan, through a four-year activity. PATTA will partner with agricultural technologies companies to commercialize product and services that can increase the productivity and competiveness of smallholder farmers and mobilize private sector investment in agricultural technology. PATTA’s partnership will give small holder farmers broader access to affordable technologies to increase productivity, build resilience to climate change and reduce postharvest losses.

Objectives of the Technical Assistance:

The objective of the assignment is to assist PATTA in technical and other tasks related to livestock technology transfer activities. The consultant will provide assistance in Development and implementation of trainings and linkage development activities.

Assignment Scope:

Working under the direction of Livestock Technology officer the STTA’s tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Develop concept notes and scopes of work development for engagement of business services providers and shot term technical assistance
  • Review of primary and secondary research assessments, training reports etc. develop resources and related information on technology and partners
  • Prepare presentation preparation, correspondence, meeting arrangements, and other tasks.
  • Record meeting results and action items for follow up required in contact with partners
  • Coordinate with and provide administrative support for STTAs in field.
  • Coordinate with PATTA administrative team on procurement of products services including logistics as needed to support agricultural technology transfer

Deliverables:

The specific deliverables of STTA are;

  1. Develop a detailed work plan within 3 days of assignment commencement        
  2. Provide 1-page bi-weekly update to the livestock technology officer on the assigned task 
  3. Develop Meeting minutes, concept notes and scopes of work as assigned

Estimated level of effort (LOE) for the assignment:

60 working days (approximately 3 months)

Timing of the Assignment:

The consultant will commence working on this assignment on or about March 12, 2018 with completion by July 29, 2018.

Place of Performance: Lahore and Islamabad

No.of Positions: 02 (Lahore and Islamabad based)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in business administration/agribusiness or related field
  • 2 to 3 years of working experience in agriculture sector or agribusiness
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Documented excellent report writing skills in English;
  • Oral fluency in English




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