ACDI/VOCA Regional Agricultural Systems Advisor Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

ACDI/VOCA Regional Agricultural Systems Advisor Jobs in Nairobi Kenya


Overview

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.

ACDI/VOCA is recruiting for a Regional Agricultural Input Systems Advisor for a USAID-funded cross-border trade and resilience project in the East African Community (EAC) countries.

This project will assist the Governments of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi as well as other neighboring nations to improve regional integration by identifying and mitigating policy constraints to agricultural trade and value chains, scaling up best practices, and strengthening the resilience and cooperation of regional networks.

The Regional Agricultural Systems Advisor responsibilities and qualifications for this program include but are not limited to the following:

Responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for overall technical management of Component
  • Accessing and Scaling Technologies under the supervision of the Chief of Party
    Represent the Activity in coordination, capacity building, and partnership meetings with
    regional agro-input supply companies, research organizations, and government/ministry staff.
  • Quality control and timeliness of all deliverables
  • Other tasks as needed

    Qualifications
  • Master’s degree required in Business, Agriculture, International Development, or related field
  • Minimum of five years combined experience in:the agro-input private sector, preferably in multiple countries in the region.
    USAID-funded agricultural, enterprise development, and/or cross-border trade projects
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with the private sector, government entities, and international donors.
  • Experience with market systems/M4P approaches to development preferred.
  • Fluency in English required, proficiency in regional languages desired

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 22nd June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; ACDI/VOCA Regional Agricultural Systems Advisor Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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