Cluster Coordinator

Posted on December 23, 2021
Overview

The Cluster Coordinator is responsible to provide operational and administrative assistance to QOOT Cluster, ensuring follow-up with QOOT Cluster members and successful coordination and implementation of the various activities.

QOOT Lebanon Agri-Food Innovation Cluster is targeted at strengthening the capabilities of its members by integrating innovative tools, solutions, and products and promoting the Lebanese Agri-food sector abroad.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop, analyze and provide insights into economic/market reports related to sub-sectors in the Agri-food field.
  • Develops surveys and analyzes reports and provides recommendations.
  • Prepares assessment and follow-up reports following trade missions, exhibitions, events, …
  • Communicates well and coordinates communication between cluster members and other partners in addition to assisting in the content development.
  • Handles a portfolio of members, provides support to them and continuously visits them, call them in order to increase their engagement in the cluster.
  • Conduct the Monitoring and Evaluation Tasks to ensure projects are on target and aligned with expectations.
  • Track and report along with the Comms team all success stories to be highlighted.
  • Review documents including reports, minutes of meetings, PowerPoint presentations related to the Cluster.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s or higher in Agriculture, Food Technology, Business, Economics, or related field.
  • At least 5 – 7 years of experience preferably in the agri-food space.
  • Fluent in Arabic and English, French is a plus.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Coordination experience of projects.
  • Good interpersonal skills, keen to work in a team environment, and customer-oriented Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, basic software applications, and familiarity with the internet and email communications.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, Initiative taker.
  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced professional environment with multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Critical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes.

Application Process

Interested applicants meeting all the above requirements are to submit a cover letter and a CV by email to jobs@berytech.org, adding the job title in the subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Berytech

Championed by Berytech and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and supported by FoodValley Company, QOOT Agri-Food Innovation Cluster brings together SMEs and existing companies in Lebanon’s agri-food sector, creating a synergistic environment that fosters innovation, collaboration, prosperity, and growth. The core objective is to bring Lebanese agri-food industries on par with the most innovative economies globally, thus reclaiming Lebanon’s place on the world food innovation map. Our goal is to have a positive impact on the economic performance.