ACDI/VOCA

  • Subject Matter Experts, Agri-food Systems Activity

    Job Location
    MM-Yangon
    Type
    Long-term
  • Overview

    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.

     

    Subject Matter Experts, Agri-food Systems Activity

     

    ACDI/VOCA is currently preparing for a Agri-food Systems Activity in Myanmar funded by USAID. The anticipated project will facilitate transformation of agriculture and food systems through increasing the productivity, inclusiveness and completeness of key value chains.  This 5-year activity is envisioned to start in 2019.

    Responsibilities

    For long- and short-term technical roles, ACDI/VOCA is promptly seeking national experts with experience in the following technical areas:

    • Agricultural market development
    • Horticulture and livestock production
    • Post-Harvest Handling and Cold Chain
    • Agribusiness enterprise development
    • Access to finance
    • Value chain financing, agricultural SME lending
    • Gender and Youth empowerment
    • Community development and livelihoods

    Qualifications

    While each position will have its own technical scope under the project, overall qualifications will meet the below:

    • Degree in business administration, economics, public policy, finance, law, international development, human resources or related field; Master’s degree or other advanced degree strongly preferred
    • Substantial experience in related technical area, including in private sector
    • Experience with USAID and/or any other international donor funded project preferred
    • Proven ability to facilitate high-value partnerships with communities, private and public-sector stakeholders
    • Ability to work effectively within tight deadlines, excellent analytical and report writing skills
    • Fluency in English required, professional proficiency in any of the local ethnic languages is highly preferred

    Myanmar nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

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