ACDI / VOCA Institutional Development Lead Jobs in Kenya

ACDI / VOCA Institutional Development Lead Jobs in Kenya

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy.

Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

Institutional Development Lead, Kenya DFSA

ACDI/VOCA is seeking an experienced institutional development and capacity building expert for the upcoming USAID Title II Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Kenya.

The DFSA in Kenya is anticipated to be a multi-year project to address the underlying causes of chronic food insecurity.

The activity will aim to sustainably reduce levels of acute malnutrition and increase food security in the most vulnerable households in northern Kenya.

To achieve this, the ACDI/VOCA team will ensure the implementation of interventions designed to increase incomes, ensure access to nutritious food year-round, improve household nutrition and hygiene practices, and strengthen governance in communities affected by shocks and stresses.

The Institutional Development Lead, a member of senior management team, will play a critical role in accomplishing effective and productive working relationship with government ministries, county-level organizations and officials, and local institutions in Kenya.


  • Provide technical leadership and management in the analyses, development and execution of systems strengthening and capacity building efforts
  • Liaise with a wide range of
    government ministries, organizations, and local institutions
  • Ensure close consultation and incorporation of ongoing feedback from relevant officials over the life of the program


  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 7 years relevant work experience or a master’s degree and minimum of 5 years relevant experience required
  • Demonstrated successful record of providing technical assistance to government ministries in Kenya relevant to the objectives of food security, food assistance, health or nutrition activities required
  • Proven record of identifying and delivering capacity building initiatives required
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience collaborating with diverse stakeholders including country level institutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English required

    How to Apply

  • Apply online
  • The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted.
  • ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. Apply by 4th February, 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; ACDI / VOCA Institutional Development Lead Jobs in Kenya

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