Since 1963 and in 148 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 solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.
Private Sector Engagement Lead, Rwanda
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Private Sector Engagement Leader for an upcoming The Feed the Future Facilitate Investment Required for the Sustainable ExporT (FTF FIRST) funded by USAID in Rwanda. The new FTF FIRST Activity will support the acceleration of Rwanda’s progress toward self-reliance through increased agricultural productivity, sales, and exports, facilitate inclusive and sustainable private sector-driven growth, and promote increased employment and entrepreneurship opportunities in Rwanda.
The Private Sector Engagement Leader will be responsible for providing thought leadership and managerial oversight for economic development and private sector engagement (PSE) activities, including identifying and building the capacity of SME’s and anchor firms to increase the volume and value of exports, coordinating and linking SME’s with other market actors to increase their competitiveness, and creating incentives for leveraging private capital towards export activities. S/he will work closely with project staff, government, civil society, private sector counterparts, and beneficiaries to successfully implement activities and achieve desired results. This position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Rwandan 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. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.