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Project Coordinator, Community Development

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ACDI/VOCA
Location: Washington, DC
Last Date: August 28, 2011
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Since 1963 and in 145 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 to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 90 projects in 40 countries and revenues of $124 million.

We seek a D.C.-based Project Coordinator to provide technical, administrative, logistical, financial and programmatic supervision and backstopping to a portfolio of projects, largely in West Africa. Responsibilities include supporting regional business initiatives and departmental projects/activities, ensuring that all projects are carried out in accordance with the terms and conditions of their respective contractual agreements, and assisting in the preparation of proposals for new business and in the marketing of ACDI/VOCA’s core competencies. Bachelor’s degree in international development, agriculture, business, economics, political science, finance, sociology, anthropology or other related field plus a minimum of two years of professional experience in international development required; master’s degree is strongly preferred. Candidates must possess strong statistical/analytical, written and verbal communications skills; proficiency in using Excel, Word, PowerPoint and the internet as a research tool. Knowledge in international development, natural resources management, sustainability and climate change is preferred. Experience in African countries and fluency in a foreign language are required; French is highly desirable. Knowledge of USAID and other donor programs is strongly preferred.

Please apply online at http://www.acdivoca.org/jobs or respond with résumé, cover letter and salary history to Attn: HR/CD-PC, 50 F Street NW, Suite 1075, Washington, DC 20001 or fax +1 202 469 6255. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE/AA.

 


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