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 designs and 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.
Chief of Party, Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services, Nigeria
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Chief of Party (COP) for Feed the Future Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services funded by USAID in Nigeria. The anticipated project will accomplish sustainable delivery of extension services to smallholder farms which will result in increased sales of inputs and quality services across 7 states. The 5-year activity is envisioned to start in 2019.
ACDI/VOCA seeks a dynamic and progressive professional who brings technical expertise in large scale quality extension services, agribusiness or value chain development as well as proven experience engaging diverse stakeholders such as academic institutions, government agencies, communities, financial institutions and agricultural service providers for sustainability of the project interventions. The position will provide overall strategic direction in the design, management, implementation and overall quality assurance of the project. The COP will oversee a team of experts and support staff, prepare reports and annual operating plans, align project initiatives with in-country priorities and ensure the program is compliant with USAID and ACDI/VOCA regulations.
Please e-mail your resume to AgextensionExperts@acdivoca.org or apply directly 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.