ACDI/VOCA

  • Project Management and Subject Matter Experts, Agriculture Growing Rural Opportunities (AGRO), Ukraine

    Job Location
    UA-Kiev
    Type
    Long-term
  • Overview

    Project Management and Subject Matter Experts, Agriculture Growing Rural Opportunities (AGRO), Ukraine

     

    ACDI/VOCA is promptly seeking management and technical experts for the Agriculture Growing Rural Opportunities (AGRO) Project funded by USAID in Ukraine. The project will improve agriculture sector competitiveness by supporting agribusinesses to meet international quality and safety standards and will enhance rural development through viable economic strategies that stimulate economic growth and employment. The 5-year activity is envisioned to start in 2019. Career opportunities include the following positions:

    • Deputy Chief of Party
    • Finance and Administration Director
    • Monitoring and Evaluation Director
    • Grants and Subcontract Manager
    • Communications Manager
    • Technical experts with essential experience in:
      • Value chain development (dairy, livestock, fruits and vegetables)
      • Cold storage and food processing
      • Food safety and EU standards
      • Extension and advisory services
      • Agricultural applications of information and communication Technologies (ICT).
      • Agricultural business enabling environment
      • Policy reform and policy advocacy
      • Organizational capacity development
      • Rural and agricultural finance.
      • Local economic development
      • Land use planning
      • Rural development

    Qualifications

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

    • Advanced degree in agriculture, agricultural economics, agronomy, business administration, economics, public policy, finance or related field
    • Substantial experience in related technical area, including in private sector
    • Experience with USAID and/or any other international donor funded project preferred
    • Professional proficiency in English and Ukrainian or Russian required

    Ukraine nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail your resume to AgroExperts@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.

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