YEP Agrofood and Water: positions and vacancies
YEP Agrofood and Water offer young experts the opportunity to acquire professional experience abroad during minimum 1 and maximum 2 years.
Organizations can apply three times a year for young expert positions and the next application deadline is February 1, 2016.
At the moment, YEP is still looking for three Agrofood young experts to fill interesting vacancies in Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Mali. You can apply until December 19, 2015!
Apply for YEP Positions in your organization
Are you an organization or company with roots in the Netherlands working in Water and/or Agrofood Sectors? Are you interested in growing your team abroad with a Young Expert(s)? But are you not sure if you can fully support a Young Expert or provide him/her the professional necessary guidance or training needed? Then maybe Young Expert Programmes (YEP Water & YEP Agrofood) can help out! YEP Programmes is founded as a public-private programme within the sectors of Water and Agri & Food. YEP Programmes was developed as a joint venture between the water sector represented by the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP), the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP).
YEP Water & YEP Agrofood offer Dutch young professionals an opportunity to acquire professional experience abroad and young local professionals an opportunity to take their first steps in an international work environment via Dutch organisations. YEP Programmes contributes to the dynamic international network of experts in the Water and Agrofood sectors and opens it up to a new generation of professionals, incentivising the sectors to invest in young Dutch and local talent.
Organizations can apply for YEP positions three times a year and the application deadlines for next year are: February 1, June 1 and October 3, 2016.
Still looking for three YEP Agrofood candidates
At this moment we are still looking for three YEP Agrofood candidates (Dutch nationals). Are you a young professional or do you know any young professionals looking for professional work experience abroad, and supported by a unique coaching and training programme, these positions might be of interest to you :
- Young Expert at Akvo Burkina Faso – project Value chain transparency in the food and agriculture sector West Africa (2yrs)
- Young Expert at social enterprise DADTCO, responsible for quality assurance and training for their laboratory/activities in Nigeria (2yrs)
- Young Expert for AgriProFocus Netword Programme in Mali – project Youth in Agribusiness (2yrs)
More information on the positions as well as criteria for Young Experts are available on our website www.yepprogrammes.nl/vacatures (only available in Dutch). You can also contact Herma Mulder (), project manager YEP Agrofood, phone number 06-22590105. Apply before December 19, 2015!
New vacancies will be published on February 18, 2015.