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Agro-investment Corporation
Category: General
Agro-Investment Corporation, the Agricultural Investment Facilitation entity of the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, invites suitable qualified persons to fill the post.

Job Summary

The incumbent is responsible for assisting potential investors in identifying and developing feasible agribusiness ideas and preparing project documents to take their projects to fruition.

Key Responsibilities Include:

• Prepare business plans, implementation plans and project proposals on behalf of approved investors, for submission to institutions that could provide loan, grant or venture capital funding.
• Prepare Concept Papers and Business Cases to generate stakeholder interest.
• Provide business counseling and investment advice to enable agri-businesses.
• Conduct financial analyses to determine the financial standing of investors/investor entities and the profit potential.
• Establish and help maintain linkages and strategic alliances between investors and stakeholder agencies, and other service providers.
• Monitor and evaluate the performance of investment projects to ensure that established targets are met.

Required Skills/Competencies

• High level of integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.
• Excellent leadership, team building, networking and relationshipbuilding
• Strong problem solving and attention to detail skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication as well as presentation skills.
• Good organizational and time management skills.

Technical Skills

• Proficiency in conducting financial analyses.
• Sound knowledge of marketing.
• Expert knowledge of Jamaica’s Agricultural Sector.
• A First Degree in Business Management, Agricultural Economics, Economics or equivalent from an accredited tertiary institution.
• Minimum of three (3) years working experience in project and business
planning proposal development.
• Certification in Project Management is desirable.
Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018

Contact Information
Name: Snr. Director, HRM & Development
Address: 188 Spanish Town Rd., Kingston 11
Telephone: 764-8071, 923-9268, 923-0086, 923-9261
Fax: 758-7160

Ad Post Date: 2018-03-06



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