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  • Posted on: 10 February, 2017 Deadline: 8 March, 2017
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  • ACDI/VOCA - For over 50 years 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. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 34 projects in 26 countries and revenues of approximately $174 million.

    Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

     

    Id : 4406

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist candidates for an upcoming USAID funded, multi-year agricultural competitiveness program in Nigeria.
    • The purpose of this activity is to strengthen agriculture productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the program and the M&E staff.
    • Responsible for the collection, input, analysis, and dissemination of accurate data in order to monitor and evaluate the impact of the project’s activities on its beneficiaries.
    • Guides the technical direction of the M&E approach and strategy.
    • Responsible for all communication and reporting needs for the program.

    Qualifications

    • A Master's Degree in Evaluation, Social Sciences, or related field is required.
    • At least 10 years of professional work experience in M&E with emphasis on developing, implementing, and managing M&E systems for large-scale development projects.
    • At least 5 years of professional work experience in M&E systems for rural/agriculture and market systems development.
    • Specialized Knowledge/Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Incumbent should have demonstrated advanced Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills. Experience with gender mainstreaming in agriculture projects.

    Chief of Party

     

    Id: 4408

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking Chief of Party candidates for an upcoming USAID funded, multi-year agricultural competitiveness program in Nigeria. The purpose of this activity is to strengthen agriculture productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide overall leadership management and general technical direction of the entire program.
    • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments.

    Qualifications

    • A Master's degree in Agricultural science, Economics, Marketing, Trade or other relevant graduate degree.
    • 10 years or more of progressively responsible work experience in managing and implementing rural development programs with demonstrated strong management and coordinating skills.
    • Substantial management experience and knowledge of project management, private sector development, gender mainstreaming and working in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Prior USAID Chief of Party experience is preferred.
    • Fluency in English is required.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Incumbent should demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills as pertain to applications for agriculture and enterprise development. Proven ability to identify and develop innovative public-private partnerships.

    Technical Experts

     

    Job Description

    • ACDI/VOCA is currently looking for qualified candidates for both international and local positions for an upcoming 5-year USAID/Nigeria Feed the Future funded project in the following technical areas:
      • SME/Agribusiness Development
      • Access to Finance
      • Financial Services
      • Business Enabling Environment, Legal and Regulatory Frameworks
      • Trade Facilitation
      • Employment/Job Creation
      • Public/Private Partnerships
      • Finance, Grants, Loans and Sub-Contract Management

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years' experience in specific technical area
    • 5+ years of experience working in international donor funded project
    • Strong managerial, analytical and communication skills
    • Fluency in English required. Fluency in Russian is preferred
    • Experience in working in relevant sectors in Nigeria is highly preferred

    Application Closing Date

    9 March 2017

    Finance and Administration Manager

     

    Id : 4407

    Job Description

    • We are currently seeking Finance and Administration Manager candidates for an upcoming USAID funded, multi-year agricultural competitiveness program in Nigeria. The purpose of this activity is to strengthen agriculture productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers.

    Responsibilities

    • The incumbent is responsible for activities related to the financial and administrative management of the project.
    • S/he oversees all financial operations of the project, including financial oversight of the grant fund and prepares monthly financial statements.

    Qualifications

    • A Master's degree in a relevant field such as an MBA, Accounting, Financial Management, or specialized accounting certification such as ACA, ACCA or CPA, or other recognized accounting or business management degrees or certifications.
    • 10 years of professional work experience in accounting or business management including experience related to cost control, resource development, strategic planning and financial aid.
    • Previous experience in financial management of USAID projects or development projects with other international organizations is highly desirable.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Incumbent should have demonstrated experience in working with industry standard accounting software and Excel spreadsheets.

    Method of Application

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