Palladium Call For Resumes, USAID/Rwanda Feed The Future Activity Jobs

Palladium Call For Resumes, USAID/Rwanda Feed The Future Activity Jobs

About Palladium:

  • Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

  • For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

    This Opportunity:

  • Palladium seeks technical experts for an anticipated USAID-funded agriculture project in Rwanda. The program is expected to foster private sector-led agricultural modernization to sustainably increase productivity, farmers’ income, and the resilience of Rwandan agriculture and food systems. Working with actors across the market, the Activity will take a market systems approach to promote the development of inclusive business models; improve farmer access to inputs, investment, and technical expertise; and foster sustainable private sector partnerships.

  • The Rwanda Feed the Future Activity is an anticipated project, and the positions are contingent upon award from USAID.
    This is a call for resumes and not an application for a specific position. You will be contacted should your skills/experience match the requirements of the upcoming USAID opportunity. If you are not contacted, we will keep your information for future opportunities.

  • Palladium is seeking long-term candidates to serve as technical experts and operational staff for this opportunity in the following areas:

  • Market systems development

  • Agronomy

  • Agribusiness

  • Value Chain Development

  • Gender and Youth

  • Access to Finance

  • Finance and Administration

  • Operations

  • Communications

  • Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Please designate which of the above area(s) you are interested in being considered for in your application/cover letter.

    Reporting and Supervision:

  • Technical Experts will report the corresponding Technical Objective Lead. Other positions will report directly and indirectly to the Chief of Party.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical experts will provide overall technical contributions in their respective Technical Area of focus.

  • Ensure program objectives are achieved.

  • Ensure compliance in line with Palladium and USAID reporting and requirements.

  • Assist project programmatic and financial reporting.

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Key Competencies Required:

    All positions require the following competencies:

  • At least 5 years of demonstrable experience in one or more of the technical and operational areas outlined above

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Proven experience developing and finalizing high quality deliverables

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders in the public and private sector, other donors, and
    other key stakeholders.

  • Written and oral proficiency in English required; proficiency in Kinyarwanda and French preferred.

    Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in business, agriculture, economics, finance, or other closely related field as relevant to position.

  • At least 8 years of experience working with the private sector and agribusiness in Rwanda preferred.

  • At least 5 years of experience working for large donor organizations such as USAID.

  • Rwandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Call For Resumes, USAID/Rwanda Feed The Future Activity Jobs

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