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Export & market development Specialist , Ghana

Job Details

Export & market development Specialist
Governance and Economic Development
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Name of project: 
Compete Ghana
Task description: 

The overall objective of Compete Ghana programme is, in the context of the Ghana beyond aid vision, to improve economic governance and business environment and to maximize the benefits of the EPA for Ghana.

The specific objective is to strengthen Ghana’s administration capacities in the implementation of the EPA as well as to strengthen the competitiveness in Ghana and enhance her integration into the regional and international trading system, in coherence with Ghana's EPA Accompanying Measures Strategy.


Key Expert 3: Export & market development (600 working days estimated over the contract period)

Qualifications and skills


• The key expert should have a Master’s degree in Economics, Trade, Finance, Business development or allied subjects; or equivalent professional experience of at least 2 years in addition to the requested general professional experience.;

• Fluency in written and spoken English;

• Computer skills: word processing, spreadsheet and power point presentations.


General professional experience


• At least 6 years of experience in SME and/or export development.

Specific professional experience

• Experience in the development and implementation of strategies and workplans to stimulate foreign trade, including market research, market penetration and sales promotion.

• Experience on EU funded projects is an asset;

• Experience in Ghana and the West Africa region is an asset;

Project start date: 
June 2019
Project end date: 
May 2022
36 months
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