ACDI/VOCA

  • Subject Matter Experts, EAC

    Job Location
    KE-Nairobi
    Type
    Long-term
  • Overview

    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.

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