Agribusiness Development Officer-ADO

Announcement Description

The Center of Excellence on Sustainable Agricultural Intensification and Nutrition (CE SAIN) of the Royal University of Agriculture (RUA) serves to foster private sector innovation, agricultural research, education, and training, and public sector capacity building through improved collaboration and knowledge sharing focused on improving food and nutritional security in Cambodia. CE SAIN receives financial support from USAID through Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification and to be implemented over a five-year period 2016-2021.

CE SAIN is currently seeking a full-time Agribusiness Development Officer .

Announcement position

  • Job Title:      Agribusiness Development Officer-ADO
  • Salary Range:      Commensurate with degree and experience ($500 to $700/month) 
  • Work Location:      Royal University of Agriculture (Phnom Penh) with travel to provinces
  • Deadline: 2021-05-20


  • Work with Development Manager and Program Manager to identify and develop specific value
  • chain business opportunities, gaps, constraints and bottlenecks in the production, harvesting,
  • processing, value addition and marketing areas.
  • Establish partnership and networks among producers, services providers, processors, and
    exporters for agribusiness opportunities.
  • Support the implementation of business/innovation incubation program to better connect students
    and faculty to private sector on agribusiness networks.
  • Assist Development Program Unit in establishing an income-generating Apps marketing business
    enterprise by introducing and managing Apps for agricultural produce marketing for ATPs and
  • Support Agricultural Technology Parks (ATPs) for demonstration and outreach activities, and material
  • development for trainings of beneficiaries and implementing partners.
  • Design and promote knowledge sharing and best practices and conduct training of trainer (ToT) on
  • ‘Agribusiness Plan or Agricultural Entrepreneurship.’
  • Assist Development Program Unit and Operations Program Unit in developing agribusiness plan and
  • conducting participatory market chain analysis for business opportunities covering CE SAIN
  • interventions.
  • Assist Development Program Unit for any support of resources mobilization activities in according
  • with CE SAIN’s development strategy.
  • Coordinate events aimed at developing agricultural entrepreneurship among promising individuals,
  • service providers or enterprises to establish market networking, producer-trader negotiations and
  • other promotional activities.
  • Perform other related tasks as requested


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Entrepreneurship, Economics, Business Management, International
  • Development, Development Studies or other related fields.
  • Experience in agribusiness and entrepreneurship development in relevant roles.
  • Proven experience on agribusiness project engagement with track records in the field data collection
  • and analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multi-tasks with a tight deadline.
  • Good interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written (English and Khmer)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • As least two years of post higher degree experience.
  • Experience working with private sector or public sector as Agribusiness Development Officer or similar positions.

Application Information

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their current resume and cover letter referring the position applied
by closing date below to cesaincareer@rua.edu.kh.
Closing date: May 20, 2021.

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