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Economist: Agricultural Trust & Statutory Measures

National Agricultural Marketing Council - Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng

Full-Time | Agriculture

Closing date yi 18 ka May 2022

National Agricultural Marketing Council Economist: Agricultural Trust & Statutory Measures Arcadia, Pretoria


  • Reporting to Senior Manager: Agricultural Trust / Statutory Measures


  • A BSc Agricultural Economics or related qualification.
  • Three (3) years’ working experience in agricultural environment, enterprise development.
  • A Driver’s License.
  • Post graduate degree will be an added advantage.

Skills & Competencies

  • Advanced Communication, Presentation, Computer, Advanced writing, Analytical, Advanced Interpersonal, Coordination, Events Management, and Facilitation.
  • Innovative, Analytical, Confidentiality, Customer Focused, Team Work, Deadline Driven, Diversity Management, Cultural Sensitivity, and Dynamic.


Management Assistance & Stakeholder Engagements:

  • Assist with the development of divisional strategic plans.
  • Assist in preparation of divisional presentations.
  • Attend monthly extended MANCOM meetings.
  • Assist SM with Risk Register and attending Risk management committee meeting
  • Provide supervision to the junior employees under the division.
  • Assist the SM in mentoring and evaluation of the Trustees’ participations during meetings.
  • Assist in the engagements with DALRRD, Provincial departments and related stakeholders.
  • This includes the coordination of the Agriculture and Agro-Processing Master Plan.
  • Assist in preparations of quarterly, annual and CEO reports.
  • Monitor the end terms of Ministerial trustees.

Viability of the agricultural Sector

  • Monitor and Evaluate Trusts through:
    • Attending trust meetings;
    • Develop Status of Trust report (share – Minister);
    • Host Trust workshop – and publish a report;
    • Monitoring the Trusts performance against the requirements of the Trust Deeds and advise NAMC with identified issues; and
    • Monitor the implementation of transformation. This means ensuring that the trust do real transformation to its beneficiaries.
    • Capacity building of ministerial trustees as and when required; and
    • Ensure that the Agri-Trust Digest is developed and published bi-monthly

Export earnings from agricultural products:

  • Assist in arrangements Annual Conference;
  • Assist in Steering Committee meetings and minutes;
  • Assist in convening of the Steering Committee meetings;
  • Assist in Implementation of AFRICAP; and
  • Assist in the development of the FANRPAN Digest and ensure that it is published bi-monthly.

Market Access to All Participants:

  • Assist to coordinate the TRC meetings and minutes (internal or with external);
  • Assist in ensuring attendance of industry transformation meetings and workshops;
  • Assist in reviewing of the transformation business plans;
  • Assist draft letters responding to industry proposals;
  • Assist in M&E of transformation projects;
  • Assist in the development of the Transformation Digest and ensure that it published bi-monthly;
  • Assist in the attendance of industry transformation committees, congresses, symposiums and conferences

Additional Information

  • If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date, please note that your application was unsuccessful.

Ref No

  • HRREC005/2022

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