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Chief of Party, Francophone West Africa
Job Title: Chief of Party, Francophone West Africa
Location: East Africa
Company: ACDI/VOCA
Job Summary: For upcoming opportunities in Francophone West Africa to reduce poverty by raising farmer incomes.
Job Description: We are currently seeking Chief of Party candidates for upcoming opportunities in Francophone West Africa aimed at reducing poverty by raising farmer incomes through private sector-led agribusiness development. RESPONSIBILITIES Provide overall leadership management and general technical direction for the entire project Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments Monitor and approve overall project allocations and expenditures Ensure achievement of monitoring and evaluation plan targets Maintain strong relationships with home office, donor personnel, partners and collaborators, and any other associated stakeholder Represent ACDI/VOCA and the project to the public and donor community
Requirements: Master’s degree in agribusiness, agronomy, agricultural economics or another related field is required Minimum of 10 years of overseas experience in international development, with at least 3 years’ COP experience managing a multidisciplinary team in developing country is required Technical field work in program design/implementation OR extension, farmer training, irrigated agriculture is required Experience in West Africa highly preferred Fluency in French required Demonstrated proficiency in people and project management, strategic planning, and monitoring and evaluation is required
How to apply: Please apply online at: http://www.acdivoca.org/
Closing Date:
Additional information: No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.
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