Berytech is looking to hire a Strategy & Operations Consultant to develop a 5-year Strategy and Operations Plan (S&OP) for QOOT – Lebanon Agri Food Innovation Cluster. Duration: 3 months
Berytech seeks an external consultant to develop a long-term strategic plan for QOOT Cluster to understand what the current strategy is, what has been achieved in the past year and also what will be the strategic directions in the upcoming 5 years. The consultant will also design creative action plans to clarify the operational phase covering the different strategic business units (communication and visibility, outreach and mapping, membership and adherence, expansion and growth, funding and sustainability, risk and contingency, monitoring and evaluation…)
The consultant will work closely with QOOT Cluster’s team, board, members and various stakeholders to deliver the below specific tasks:
Key deliverables are as follows:
The timeline for submission of the above deliverables will be discussed and agreed upon between the consultant and the management team.
The strategic plan will consist of three sections to be consolidated into one document. The final outline of the S&OP will be agreed upon by the Cluster Manager and Berytech’s senior management.
Section I: Strategic directions
Section II: Operational plans/tactics
Section III: Lessons learned and recommendations
This section will include the lessons learned captured from QOOT Cluster previous experience and suggest recommendations for future improvement.
For further information or to submit curriculum vitae with a letter of interest explaining a previous experience in a similar assignment, and a full proposal with a detailed budget and expected timeline, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org before December 5, 2019.
Background & Context
The Smart Agri-Food Innovation is a new initiative launched by Berytech in November 2016, with funds from the Dutch Embassy. The main objective of the project is to accelerate job creation and stimulate competitiveness from Lebanon. This will be achieved through:
About QOOT Cluster
QOOT Cluster is the first Lebanese agri-food consortium that brings together Lebanese enterprises, rising SMEs, multinational companies, knowledge providers, support institutions, and investment entities to collaboratively catalyze and innovate the agri-food sector in Lebanon.
Initiated by Berytech and the Kingdom of the Netherlands with the active guidance of FoodValley, Netherland’s leading agri-food cluster, QOOT Cluster was born out of a resolve to equip Lebanon with the resources and processes that have made the Netherlands one of the leading agricultural innovators and food exporters worldwide.
Currently, QOOT Cluster includes more than 30 members of innovative companies. Members consist of small, medium and large enterprises dealing in food production, input supplies, processing, distribution, marketing, technology, and retail, among other verticals.
QOOT Cluster has received the European Cluster Excellence Label in Bronze from the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis. Also, QOOT Cluster is a registered member on the European Cluster Collaboration Platform.
For more information: www.qoot.org
Initiated by Berytech and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, QOOT Cluster is the first Lebanese agri-food consortium.