Project Management and Subject Matter Experts, Entrepreneurship and Business Investment Program, Senegal

  • Posted on 5 July 2019

Job Description

Overview

Since 1963 and in 148 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 designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Project Management and Subject Matter Experts, Entrepreneurship and Business Investment Program, Senegal

ACDI/VOCA is promptly seeking management and technical experts for the anticipated USAID-funded Entrepreneurship Promotion and Business Investment Program in Senegal. The program will increase sustainable economic opportunities for entrepreneurs and companies to increase investment and create employment that results in positive social impact. The Entrepreneurship Promotion and Business Investment Program is a forward-thinking activity which will empower business owners and investors to participate in the markets across value chains and enhance business development services with the emphasis on promotion of economic independence of women and youth.The 5-year activity is envisioned to start in 2019. Career opportunities include the following positions:

  • Deputy Chief of Party
  • Finance and Administration Director
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Director
  • Grants and Subcontract Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • Technical experts with essential experience in:
    • Business Development Services
    • Investment Promotion
    • Private Sector engagement across agriculture and non-farm industries
    • Access to Finance
    • Women and Youth Entrepreneurship
    • Organizational Capacity Development
Qualifications

While each position will have its own operational and technical scope under the project, overall qualifications will meet the below:

  • Advanced degree in economics, business administration, finance, public policy, social studies or related field
  • Substantial experience in the related technical area, including in the private sector
  • Experience with USAID and/or any other international donor-funded project preferred
  • Professional proficiency in French and English required

Senegal nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail your resume to BizDevExperts@acdivoca.org or apply directly online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted.

About the Organization

Since 1963 and in 147 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 designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

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