The International Pepper Community (IPC) is an intergovernmental organization of pepper producing countries. The Community now includes India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam as permanent members and Papua New Guinea, Philippines as an associate member. The IPC was established in 1972 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP). The IPC Secretariat is located in Jakarta, Indonesia. The IPC hereby invites applications from qualified professionals for the post of Consultant.
• Study and prepare a report on issues faced by pepper community in the member countries and suggest strategies for resolution. • Help in formulating strategies for implementation of IPC Farmers App in member countries. This includes suggesting various agencies and defining their roles in the maintenance of the app, training of farmers, dissemination of the app. • Market intelligence on pepper. This will include updating of pepper prices on a daily/weekly basis from various origins. • Provide support to the IPC team to make reports, presentations, etc. • Train the staff of IPC on assimilation and analysis of data on the market and also support them in compiling and documenting the data. • Represent IPC at various forums.
University Degree in Economics, Management or in Agriculture Economics. Post Graduate qualification in Agricultural Economic/ Marketing is preferable. Minimum (15) Years experience in commercial aspects in the pepper industry is a must. Familiarity with the pepper economy and commodity trading, Good knowledge in English, Good computer literacy with ability to handle Statistical analysis Should not be exceeding 60 years at the time of submitting the applications
Candidate must have a thorough understanding of the pepper industry and well versed with the global pepper market industry. Candidate must have flawless grasp on the market situation and able to analyze the market. Must be a motivated, self-starter, identifying goals to be accomplished daily/annually. Requires individual with problem solving and solution minded techniques.
15 years experience in commercial aspects in the pepper industry is a must and Experience as a consultant for international clients dealing in pepper