Subject Matter Experts, EAC

Nairobi, Kenya
Apply by 16 June 2018
Posted on 17 May 2018

Job Description

ACDI/VOCA is an 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 currently seeking Subject Matter Experts for the anticipated 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. ACDI/VOCA is promptly seeking technical experts for the following positions:

  • Seed Specialist
  • Animal Health/Veterinary Specialist
  • Fertilizer and Crop Protection Specialist

Qualifications

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

  • Advanced degree required in agriculture, international development, or related field
  • Substantial experience in related technical area
  • Advanced knowledge of agricultural practices and methods in EAC countries
  • Experience with USAID and/or any other international donor-funded projects required
  • Willingness to travel required
  • Fluency in English required, proficiency in regional languages desired

Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women, minorities, and local nationals encouraged to apply. EOE.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/qnwnd4vy3mrnx7yt


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About the Organization

ACDI/VOCA is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes broad-based economic growth and the development of civil society in emerging democracies and developing countries. Offering a comprehensive range of technical assistance services, ACDI/VOCA addresses the most pressing and intractable development problems. Driven by the goal of adding value to local enterprise, which underlies prosperity and stability, ACDI/VOCA works in five main practice areas: * Agribusiness * Enterprise Development * Financial Services * Community Development * Food Security The ACDI/VOCA Difference ACDI/VOCA has a proven record of development success dating back more than 45 years. This experience coupled with operational integrity, technical expertise and the ability to operate at scale means that clients and partners can always expect positive results from ACDI/VOCA. ACDI/VOCA is also distinguished by its: * identity as a nonprofit that means business * proficiency at grassroots, self-help organizing * private sector and market orientation * dedication to beneficiary gains in income, jobs and savings * leadership in value chain approaches to enterprise development * legacy of lasting institutions and organizations * vast talent bank * experience working on a regional/global scale * network of U.S. and international partners * systems approach to technical solutions and operations * grants-management capacity * cutting-edge approaches to fragile/failing states, trade capacity building, public-private partnership, information and communications technology and integrated HIV/AIDS programming * experience with large indefinite quantity contracts (IQCs)

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