ACDI/VOCA Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Ghana

ACDI/VOCA Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Ghana

  • ACDI/VOCA is seeking experienced Deputy Chiefs of Party for upcoming USAID funded agriculture and agribusiness activities in Ghana.


    • Serve as principal point of contact in Ghana for procedural and substantive matters in the absence of the COP.

    • Support the development of strategic plans, annual and quarterly work plans, and other deliverables in line with USAID guidelines to achieve objectives.

    • Support the development of strong M&E mechanisms, program monitoring tools and efficient systems to ensure high quality implementation.

    • Represent ACDI/VOCA with partners and key stakeholders, maintain positive relationships with USAID, local authorities, and the country office team.

    • Provide leadership in identifying inclusive market development opportunities, understanding evolving market and food system trends, conducting targeted research on new/potential market channels, business models, or partnerships.

    • Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the program, including compliance with donor transparency and due diligence requirements.

    • Ensure approaches that promote gender equality, youth engagement, and social inclusion are integrated into programming and effectively implemented; regularly identify and apply learning, refining approaches as needed to close gender gaps and promote social inclusion across project activities and within the market system.

    • Ensure that synergies among Activity elements
    and grantees are capitalized upon.

    • Ensure that the Activity focus remains on achieving results.

    • Manage an effective monitoring and reporting system.


    • Master’s degree in agriculture, economics, or business administration from an accredited college or university.

    • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience of relevant, progressively responsible management experience, and a proven track record of implementing and/or managing agricultural and/or agribusiness development activities.

    • Possess a combination of technical familiarity and management skills that spans the subject areas covered by the activities.

    • Understanding of market systems frameworks and facilitation strategies and experience designing inclusive market system intervention strategies.

    • Proven ability to work with and motivate private- and public-sector actors.

    • Analytical skills, including ability to gather and analyze a variety of information pertaining to issues and to develop appropriate recommendations for action.

    • Experience effectively supporting the integration of gender equality, youth engagement, and social inclusion in development projects, particularly with a focus on agriculture and market systems

    • Demonstrated ability to provide technical assistance and advisory services to a range of financial service providers.

    • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; ACDI/VOCA Deputy Chief of Party Jobs in Ghana

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