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Friday, May 27, 2016

Private Sector Development and Investment Specialist, Zambia



For over 50 years 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 currently has approximately 34 projects in 26 countries and revenues of approximately $174 million.
Private Sector Development and Investment Specialist, Zambia
ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Private Sector Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Project in Zambia. The project’s expected primary focus is to improve nutrition and food security through enhanced agricultural development and rational management of natural resources The Private Sector Advisor will provide leadership and technical inputs for all project objectives. Possible start date is early 2017 and this key position is subject to ACDI/VOCA being awarded the program.
Responsibilities:
  • Serves as the principal advisor to the COP on private sector and small enterprise development.
  • Works closely with farming communities, entrepreneurs, relevant partners, and ministries to enhance and engage private sector development and investment in activity field sites.
  • Supports the Chief of Party in attaining project goals and objectives by providing technical advice and direction.
  • Leads development and implementation of strategies to strengthen private sector investment in the targeted value chains
  • Ensures integration and synergies across project components.
Qualifications:
  • Strongly preferred Master’s degree or equivalent in agriculture, economics, marketing, business administration, or related area or equivalent.
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience, one of which should be in Zambia.
  • At least five years of experience managing and coordinating market development activities strongly preferred.
  • Specific experience in commodity trading, input distribution systems or both.
  • Ability to show progressive advancement in a career with established private sector entities. Responsibilities for high-level transactions must be shown.
  • Some experience with USAID programs desired, but not required.
  • Proven understanding of local financial systems and programs to development agricultural development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with institutional and private sector partners and stakeholders in Zambia.
  • Strong knowledge of local agribusiness sector
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to use the latest ICT technology and computer software programs.
  • Professional fluency in English required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply online at http://acdivoca.bosmaxhire.net/cp/?E5556E361D43515B7E59192F77501C6803627B4D. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.

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