NGO Jobs in Kenya – ACDI / VOCA 2019
Career Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Kenya – ACDI / VOCA 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Overview: Since 1963 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.


Livestock
Resilience Specialist, East Africa

ACDI/VOCA is recruiting for a
Livestock Systems Resilience Specialist for a USAID-funded cross-border trade
and resilience project in the East African Community (EAC) countries.

This project will assist the
Governments of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi as well as other
neighboring nations to improve regional resilience through (among other
objectives), increasing shock recovery, reducing humanitarian needs in the Horn
of Africa, and improving food security in arid and sem-arid lands.
The Livestock Systems Resilience
Specialist responsibilities and qualifications for this program include but are
not limited to the following:
·        
Provide technical expertise,
coordination, capacity building, and support to regional resilience initiatives
for livestock systems.
·        
Represent the Activity in
coordination, capacity building, and partnership meetings with regional policy,
transboundary disease surveillance agencies, private sector companies, research
organizations, and government/ministry staff.
·        
Quality control and timeliness of all
deliverables
·        
Other tasks as needed
·        
Degree required in Business,
Agriculture, International Development, Livestock, or related field
·        
Minimum of five years combined
experience in:
·        
Resilience for arid and semi-arid
lands, pastoralist communities, or related technical areas.
·        
Experience with regional or
government level transboundary disease surveillance or other related regional
resilience issues.
·        
USAID-funded livestock, agricultural,
enterprise development, and/or cross-border trade projects.
·        
Ability to collaborate effectively
with the private sector, government entities, and international donors.
·        
Experience with market systems/M4P
approaches preferred.

·        
Fluency in English required,
proficiency in regional languages desired
Regional Agricultural Systems Advisor,
East Africa
ACDI/VOCA is recruiting for a Regional Agricultural Input
Systems Advisor for a USAID-funded cross-border trade and resilience project in
the East African Community (EAC) countries.
This project will assist the Governments of Kenya, Uganda,
Tanzania, and Burundi as well as other neighboring nations to improve regional
integration by identifying and mitigating policy constraints to agricultural
trade and value chains, scaling up best practices, and strengthening the
resilience and cooperation of regional networks.
The Regional Agricultural Systems Advisor responsibilities
and qualifications for this program include but are not limited to the
following:
·        
Assume responsibility for overall technical
management of Component 2: Accessing and Scaling Technologies under the
supervision of the Chief of Party
·        
Represent the Activity in
coordination, capacity building, and partnership meetings with regional
agro-input supply companies, research organizations, and government/ministry
staff.
·        
Quality control and timeliness of all
deliverables
·        
Other tasks as needed
·        
Master’s degree required in Business,
Agriculture, International Development, or related field
·        
Minimum of five years combined experience
in:
1.   the agro-input private sector, preferably in multiple
countries in the region.
2.   USAID-funded agricultural, enterprise development, and/or
cross-border trade projects
·        
Ability to collaborate effectively
with the private sector, government entities, and international donors.
·        
Experience with market systems/M4P
approaches to development preferred.
·        
Fluency in English required,
proficiency in regional languages desired
Only finalists contacted.

Women, minorities, and local nationals encouraged to
apply.

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