Junior Consultant – Value Chain and Market Development

Vacancy Junior Consultant Value Chain and Market Development

Fresh Studio, the leading agriculture consulting and R&D firm of Southeast Asia is looking for a Junior Consultant – Value Chain and Market Development

We are a consultancy firm that cares about agriculture - from the farmers that depend upon it for their livelihoods to the consumers that appreciate its sustenance and quality. At Fresh Studio, sustainable development and impact are not just jargon, but are the driving force behind our efforts. Our mission is to make our clients successful in the sustainable production and marketing of food. Since 2006, we have worked closely with our clients to achieve this mission and assist our clients to improve practices across the value chain, from farm to fork.

Over the past ten years we have built a multicultural team of experienced and talented professionals that share our mission, vision and values. As a growing business, we continue to look for dynamic and self-motivated individuals that can contribute to our team and add value for our projects and clients.

To further increase our positive impact on the agribusiness sector of Southeast Asia, we are looking for a Junior Consultant – Value Chain and Market Development to be based in our HCMC office.

I. Job identification

Position : Junior Consultant – Value Chain and Market Development
Department: Business Development & Marketing Department
Location : Ho Chi Minh City
Report to : Business Development & Marketing Director

II. Summary position:

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with high potential to discover novel insights in all socio- economic and financial aspects of agriculture production, processing and trade. As a member of the Fresh Studio Business Development & Marketing team you will work with colleagues to gather and analyze information on a wide-range of agricultural chains, working to identify opportunities to improve and strengthen the way that the chain, and the actors within that chain, operate.

The scope of work covers all agricultural sectors and all stages of food chains: from input supply and primary production to processing, trade, and consumption. As part of the multi-disciplinary Fresh Studio team, you will play a key role to use these insights to change product chains into value chains.

III. Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Preparing and managing written materials in Microsoft Word and Power Point
  • Supporting the Business Development & Marketing team with project implementation. This includes identifying problems, making a proposal to solve the problem or improve efficiency, and implementing the proposed solution
  • Assisting the team to organize workshops, presentations, and field work
  • Joining the team for visits to clients and businesses
  • Assisting with interviewing actors in the food value chain, including farmers, traders, processors and retailers
  • Conducting desk research on the agri-food sector, including data research as well as research of written sources in both Vietnamese and English
  • Managing data collected from secondary and primary sources
  • Conducting basic data analysis, including profitability and cost-benefit analyses
  • Participating in other projects as assigned by the Business Development & Marketing Director

IV. Desired qualifications


  • Fresh graduate or having professional work experience, through a paid position or internship
  • Experience in qualitative and/or quantitative research methodologies
  • Experience in project management

Special Skills required:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good communication & presentation skills
  • Excellent both in oral and written Vietnamese and English.
  • Excellent organizing and planning skills and attention to details
  • Able to work independently while being a team player with a hands-on mentality
  • Fluency in office software
  • Advantage if fluent in other research software (ie : SPSS, R etc)

Other Essentials:

  • Professional attitude
  • Result driven
  • Passion for sustainable food
  • Proactive and a positive thinker
  • Eager to learn and discover
  • Available to travel to field work sites across Vietnam and/or the region


  • Minimum requirements: At least a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Agriculture, Management or an analytical related field of study

Please send applications to [email protected] before 27 December 2018.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Fresh Studio
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Thu, 2018-12-27