SME Policy Advisor, Agribusiness Investment – NigeriaCompany OverviewPalladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.Project Overview and RolePalladium is recruiting for the anticipated USAID-funded Nigeria Agribusiness project. The goal of the project is to create a catalytic investment mechanism which links smallholder farmers to the private sector and to create a positive business enabling environments for thriving agribusiness sector.Purpose of PositionPalladium seeks a SME Policy Advisor that will be responsible for providing policy analysis support services: expert consultants, logistical support to policy forums, coordinate policy information and related data important to the value chains. In addition the Agriculture Policy Advisor will identify value chain policy needs in line with the demands of the commodity suppliers? network/organizations .Duration: 5 yearsLocation: Abuja, NigeriaResponsibilitiesProvide logistical support to value chain policy forums in order to strengthen the private sector voice in advocating for policy reform.Responsible for providing technical assistance to national commodity supplier/service organizations designated to participate in advocacy, formulation, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of policies relevant to value chains.