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  • Posted on: 12 September, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

    For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

    Director of Finance and Investments, Agricultural Competitiveness - Nigeria

     

    Duration: 5 years

    Project Overview and Role

    • Palladium is recruiting for the anticipated USAID-funded Nigeria Agriculture Competitiveness project.
    • The goal of the project is to create a catalytic investment mechanism which links smallholder farmers to the private sector and to create a positive business enabling environments for thriving agribusiness sector.

    Purpose of Position

    • Palladium seeks a Director of Finance and Investments for the USAID-funded Nigeria opportunity in Agriculture Competitiveness.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensures that innovation funds identify and catalyze new investment in Nigeria agribusiness and agriculture value chain development.
    • Liaises with the value chain development team to identify companies/enterprises with potential to contribute to a stronger Nigerian food system through provision of agriculture inputs, expanded processing and trade, linkages to post-harvest handling and storage; and promotion of domestic consumption of key value chains.
    • Develops a systems to track social impact of the agriculture fund on key target populations;
    • Oversees a grants management team, ensuring that grants are in compliance with USAID and Palladium policies and procedures, and ensuring that grants manual and related program documents are compliant with USAID regulations.
    • Oversees development of a grant tracking system to ensure the timely and correct execution of all grant agreements
    • Maintains communication with recipients to ensure smooth administration of sub instruments;
    • Reviews recipient reports and documentation for compliance with agreement/sub-agreement terms and conditions

    Requirements

    • Ensures that innovation funds identify and catalyze new investment in Nigeria agribusiness and agriculture value chain development.
    • Liaises with the value chain development team to identify companies/enterprises with potential to contribute to a stronger Nigerian food system through provision of agriculture inputs, expanded processing and trade, linkages to post-harvest handling and storage; and promotion of domestic consumption of key value chains.
    • Develops a systems to track social impact of the agriculture fund on key target populations;
    • Oversees a grants management team, ensuring that grants are in compliance with USAID and Palladium policies and procedures, and ensuring that grants manual and related program documents are compliant with USAID regulations.
    • Oversees development of a grant tracking system to ensure the timely and correct execution of all grant agreements
    • Maintains communication with recipients to ensure smooth administration of sub instruments;
    • Reviews recipient reports and documentation for compliance with agreement/sub-agreement terms and conditions
    • Nigerian Nationals Strongly Encouraged to Apply

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    Director of Trade Policy and Promotion, Agricultural Competitiveness - Nigeria

     

    Duration: 5 years

    Project Overview and Role

    • Palladium is recruiting for the anticipated USAID-funded Nigeria Agriculture Competitiveness project.
    • The goal of the project is to create a catalytic investment mechanism which links smallholder farmers to the private sector and to create a positive business enabling environments for thriving agribusiness sector.

    Purpose of Position

    • Palladium seeks a Director of Trade Policy and Promotion for the USAID-funded Nigeria opportunity in Agriculture Competitiveness.

    Responsibilities

    • Support the project with agriculture and food systems policy leadership.
    • Provides mentoring and capacity building to the government and civil society to inform issues around seed policy, trade policy, food safety, phytosanitary standards are more.
    • Provide leadership for advocacy initiatives around key policy triggers to promote enhanced competitiveness for Nigerian agriculture commodities.
    • This position may require technical leadership in agribusiness, agriculture policy, finance, marketing, enterprise development.
    • Legal and policy reform experience is preferred.

    Requirements

    • Prior USAID Deputy, Chief of Party experience required.
    • A Master's degree in Agriculture Economics, Policy, Business, Agricultural Science, Economics, Marketing, Trade or other relevant graduate degree
    • 5-7 years' experience for the agriculture policy specialist is required.
    • Prior experience in Nigeria is required.
    • Fluency in English is required.
    • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: agriculture, enterprise and agribusiness, food safety, public private partnerships, market linkages, agriculture/rural finance.
    • A demonstrated ability to lead multi-faceted teams and solve problems when needed.
    • Excellent communications skills.
    • Nigerian Nationals Strongly Encouraged to Apply

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    Agronomist, Agricultural Competitiveness and Agribusiness

     

    Duration: 5 years

    Project Overview and Role

    • Palladium is recruiting for the anticipated USAID-funded Nigeria Agriculture Competitiveness and Agribusiness projects.
    • The goal of the project is to create a catalytic investment mechanism which links smallholder farmers to the private sector and to create a positive business enabling environments for thriving agribusiness sector.

    Purpose of Position

    • Palladium seeks seeks experienced Agronomists to support activities in areas associated with Agriculture Competitiveness and Agribusiness

    Requirements

    • Degree in Agronomy (crops/livestock) and post graduate training/experiences in market driven farming systems development/management
    • At least 10 years? experience of market driven farming/production system development in an international setting; preferably with USAID;
    • Strong knowledge of sustainable livelihoods approaches
    • Experience working with farmers organizations and/or agricultural cooperatives
    • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
    • Nigerian Nationals Strongly Encouraged to Apply

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    Director of Finance and Administration, Agricultural Competitiveness

     

    Duration: 5 years

    Project Overview and Role

    • Palladium is recruiting for the anticipated USAID-funded Nigeria Agriculture Competitiveness project. The goal of the project is to create a catalytic investment mechanism which links smallholder farmers to the private sector and to create a positive business enabling environments for thriving agribusiness sector.

    Purpose of Position

    • Palladium seeks a Director of Finance and Administration for the USAID-funded Nigeria opportunity in Agriculture Competitiveness.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership, management, and direct supervision for the project?s finance/accounting staff.
    • Oversees the implementation of systems and processes required to support project implementation, ensuring compliance USAID contracts, rules and regulations.
    • Ensures the accurate tracking and recording of project expenditures and financial reports
    • Guides and assists accountants and other program staff in preparing, revising and monitoring budgets for ongoing activities
    • Manages the financial operations and financial reporting of the project, providing guidance and technical assistance to financial management personnel.
    • Manages project advances to staff and maintaining a strong internal control environment to safeguard assets
    • Ensures integrity of accounting information by reviewing account balances for compliance and establishing quality control over accounting transactions and financial reporting.
    • Oversees maintenance of supporting documentation for a reliable and easy to follow audit trail.
    • Develops and implements accounting and reporting systems for project expenditures, and provide guidance and training to project staff and partners on financial procedures
    • Manages the timely submission of the monthly field expenses to the headquarters office.
    • Supervises accounting staff in effective performance within agreed standards of conduct and reporting
    • Provides additional support to the COP/DCOP as required

    Requirements

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field. Master's Degree in business or finance preferred.
    • 8-10 years' experience in accounting and finance functions including 3-5 working on USAID contracts.
    • 2-5 years' experience overseeing or administering grants under contract
    • Demonstrated experience managing staff
    • Knowledge of local labor and tax laws and reporting procedures
    • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Advanced knowledge of computers and MS Excel
    • Nigerian Nationals Strongly Encouraged to Apply.

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    Value Chain Development Specialist, Agricultural Competitiveness - Nigeria

     

    Duration: 5 years

    Project Overview and Role

    • Palladium is recruiting for the anticipated USAID-funded Nigeria Agriculture Competitiveness project.
    • The goal of the project is to create a catalytic investment mechanism which develops enterprises and links smallholder farmers to the private sector.
    • The project will develop value chains for domestic food security while also enhancing export promotion.

    Purpose of Position

    • Palladium seeks seeks experienced Value Chain Development Specialists to support activities in areas associated with Agriculture Competitiveness and Agribusiness.

    Requirements

    • Master's Degree in Agronomy, Business Administration, Marketing.
    • At least 10 years experience of value chain development preferably with a donor-funded project;
    • A Bachelor?s Degree and 15 years of experience in value chain development will also be considered
    • Strong knowledge of value-addition, processing, aggregation, quality improvement, market linkages, marketing of agriculture commodities
    • Experience working with enterprises and/or cooperatives and producer groups
    • Excellent communication, training and facilitation skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge in any of the following key areas: establishing/training agro-dealer networks, linking value chain actors to finance, linking value chain actors to markets, improving crop quality, post-harvest handling, promoting processing, packaging, marketing of staple crops for domestic and export markets.

    Method of Application

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