ACDI/VOCA Institutional Development Lead, Kenya Development Food Security Activity Jobs in Kenya

ACDI/VOCA Institutional Development Lead, Kenya Development Food Security Activity 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.

    Responsibilities
  • 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

    Qualifications
  • 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:
  • Please apply directly online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs.
  • 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.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; ACDI/VOCA Institutional Development Lead, Kenya Development Food Security Activity Jobs in Kenya

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