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 currently has approximately 49 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $151 million.
Capacity Building Specialist, Guinea
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Capacity Building Specialist for an anticipated Siguiri Value Chain Development Activity in Guinea funded by a private donor. The program will address the ongoing illegal mining activities in the Siguiri region of Guinea. The immediate interventions are rooted in the program objectives to reducing unemployment through the creation of new jobs in paddy and cashew processing, especially for women and youth, which will reduce incentives to enter artisanal mining activities by creating a more profitable option for the local population. The program is anticipated to start in August, 2017 with the term of 36 months.
The Capacity Building Specialist will provide support to the project in the areas of strategic planning, capacity building, policy formulation and implementation. He / she will lead efforts to develop innovative and effective capacity-building capacities within municipal government staff, producer associations and partner organizations. The specialist will lead the program training efforts for producer capacity building, education modules for organizational capacity building of partner organizations. The Capacity Building Specialist will oversee strengthening activities and respond directly to the Chief of Party. The position is based in Siguiri, Guinea.
Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.