Agricultural Marketing Authority -AMA

Graduate Trainee: Agribusiness

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Job Description

About AMA
The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Fisheries and Rural Development established in terms of the Agricultural Marketing Authority Act (Chapter 18:24). AMA has a mandate to regulate, supervise, develop, and administer the marketing of agricultural products.
Programme Overview
AMA is calling on all self-motivated and dynamic graduates to apply for the position of Graduate Trainee in the Agribusiness Department. This programme is aimed to offer unemployed graduates an opportunity to acquire practical work experience through mentorship and exposure in the agribusiness field.

What can you expect?
Over a period of 18 months, you will get exposure you would expect from experienced mentors, supportive colleges and experts. You will find yourself supporting senior management on a range of exciting projects and you will be able to acquire professional, methodological, and technical skills. Following the successful completion of the programme and if a suitable vacancy is available, you may subsequently assume a position of responsibility at AMA.

Duties and Responsibilities

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Qualifications and Experience

• A Bachelor's degree (2:1 and above) in Agribusiness Management, Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Economics or related field
•Not more than 3 years outside school following attainment of the qualification.
•Data analytics and visualisation would be a strong advantage.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.
•Should be proficient in written and spoken English and Shona.
• High integrity.
• Interest in the agriculture sector.
• Entrepreneurial drive.
•Leadership and interpersonal skills.
•Not older than 28 years as of December 2023.
• Have a clean Class 4 driver's licence.
Terms and Conditions
•Term: Initial 18 months contract
• Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
• Full-time, 8 hours per day
•Salary: To be disclosed to successful candidates

How to Apply

To apply
Please send your CV and a cover letter to: using "GT Agribusiness" as the subject of the email.
Deadline: 15 November 2023.