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 41 active projects in 28 countries and total revenues of approximately $143 million.
ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Technical Team Leader, Agriculture Market Systems for the USAID-funded Feed the Future Bangladesh Rice and Diversified Crops Activity (RDC). The activity is a five-year primary mechanism to support productivity and market systems development under USAID/Bangladesh’s FTF strategy, with the objective of improved food security through systemic changes that increase rural incomes and – via increased incomes, including women’s income, and incentivized crop diversification – to improve nutrition. USAID/Bangladesh’s new RDC activity will foster growth and reduce poverty through improving the competitiveness, inclusiveness, and resilience of rice and other selected crops in the FTF Zone of Influence (ZOI) to the benefit of large numbers of men and women and their families in rural households, farms, and market systems.
Leads, motivates, and manages the project agricultural market systems team. Oversees continual analysis of end markets and market systems dynamics across selected target value chains. Coordinates efforts to ensure market system strategies and interventions are integrated and complementary. Instills a culture of adaptive management. Establishes processes that contribute to effective collaboration, learning, and adaptation systems. Serves as technical representative to the donor, other development partners, and at external events.
The key responsibilities of the Technical Team Leader will include:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Education and Experience:
No phone calls please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified women and minorities candidates. ACDI/VOCA will never solicit a payment from any applicant.