ACDI/VOCA

  • Food Security Technical Deputy Chief of Party, Burkina Faso

    Job Location
    BF-Ougadougou
    Type
    Long-term
  • Overview

    Food Security Technical Deputy Chief of Party, Burkina Faso

     

    We are currently seeking a Food Security Technical Deputy Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Development Food Security Activity. The activity will aim to increase food security in the most vulnerable households in 11 Communes of Centre-Nord, Burkina Faso.  To achieve this, the ACDI/VOCA team will ensure the implementation of interventions designed to increase incomes, ensure access to nutritious food year round, improve household nutrition and hygiene practices, and strengthen governance in communities affected by shocks and stresses.  The Food Security Technical Deputy Chief of Party will be highly experienced in a broad spectrum of food security technical focus areas with responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:

    Responsibilities

    • Establish and manage systems to ensure cohesion across all technical sectors of the activity.
    • Ensure technical interventions are integrated, layered and sequenced appropriately at all levels of implementation within the activity, and USAID and RISE 2 investments.
    • Ensure the achievement of activity goals and objectives in line with annual plans by providing technical advice and direction to the activity team.
    • Oversee day-to-day planning, design and operations of project and technical teams to ensure effective project implementation.
    • Ensure achievement of learning objectives and use results to adapt program design as needed.
    • Prepare and/or assist in the preparation of reports and documents to USAID, national governments, ACDI/VOCA headquarters and other partner organizations.
    • Oversee and provide technical guidance to the directors for agriculture productivity, enterprise development, finance and investment, and nutrition.
    • Preparation or supervision of work plans, financial, logistical and other documents.
    • Supervision and evaluation of technical team.

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in Agriculture, Business, International Development, Public Health, or other relevant sectors
    • At least five years minimum relevant experience required
    • A record of successful performance on USAID-funded activities
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with activity stakeholders: donors, partners, local government institutions, private sector, etc.
    • Excellent writing and communication skills.
    • Fluent English and French required

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

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