Fruit and Coffee Product Development Specialist
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The support of a PCRV is necessary to improve the supply chain of products in the regions of Pasco and Junín. CITE Agroindustrial Oxapampa’s goal is to build the capacity of their teams to improve competitiveness by way of new lines of production,to increase earnings and lower costs, and better utilize existing resources. The PCRV will work in collaboration with CITE professionals, and design modules and training guides on the development of fruit products; generate technical and scientific reports; Present proposals for technological solutions to mitigate damage to the environment generated by the productive chain of agro-industry; and deliver technical trainings and presentations.
• 3 years minimum of experience in at least one of the following: Design and development of products derived from fruit or coffee; sustainable environmental techniques
• Advanced level in spoken and written Spanish in order to coordinate with and train CITE professionals and business representatives
• 2 or more years of experience in training, elaboration of informative materials in pamphlets, workshops, presentations and training guides
• 2 or more years of experience in creating and carrying out scientific research for the academic or commercial sectors
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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