USAID TL – ‘Agribusiness Intern’ & ‘Farm Systems Intern’ Positions – CD 15 de Setembro de 2016

USAID’s Avansa Agrikultura Project

‘Agribusiness Intern’ & ‘Farm Systems Intern’ Positions

USAID’s Avansa Agrikultura Project is a horticulture value chain activity aimed at addressing the key challenges of rural poverty, natural resource degradation, food insecurity, and under-nutrition. The value chain approach will be applied in achieving increased productivity along key horticulture value chains that include vegetables, fruits and legumes. Through the promotion of sustainable production practices, increased functionality of farmer groups and associations, improved market linkages, and increased availability and access to quality agricultural inputs and services, including access to finance, the project will aim to stimulate and support increased economic activity and growth in targeted rural communities and districts. Sustainability of these interventions will be supported by work to maintain sound policies and enabling environment relevant to the sector, as well as efforts to increase resilience to climate change and improve natural resource management as it relates to farm systems.

Cardno is seeking for multiple professionals to fill in the intern positions. We are looking for professionals who are talented, ambitious and energetic and are looking for their next big career move with an international organisation in the following positions:

  • Agribusiness Intern
  • Farm Systems Intern

This program represents a challenging, fast-paced international work environment that demands initiative, flexibility and a willingness to travel for certain aforementioned positions. In return, Cardno offers the right candidate a very competitive package and an exciting job that rewards creative thinking and offers an opportunity to develop a deep insight into the functioning of the Timor-Leste economy, and possibly beyond. Please note that the rate of pay will be based on previous salary and local labour standards. For further details please email

To apply please send your CV and a brief cover letter in English. Applications should be emailed quoting ‘USAID’s Avansa Agrikultura Project – Agribusiness Interns’ or ‘USAID’s Avansa Agrikultura Project – Farm Systems Intern’, to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Positions are valid for 6 months. Positions are open to Timor-Leste nationals. All Interns needs to have a valid Timor-Leste motorcycle license and willing to travel to district locations in a motorcycle. Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Successful applicants will be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

The deadline for submission of CVs / Expressions of Interest is September 15, 2016 at 5.30pm

USAID’s Avansa Agrikultura Project managed by Cardno

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