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Team Leader, Zimbabwe
Last Date: September 25, 2011
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.
Team Leader, Zimbabwe
We are currently seeking a Team Leader to lead research and analysis for a USAID-funded market mechanisms study in Zimbabwe. Specifically, the team leader will oversee a small team collecting, analyzing and presenting information on the current agricultural sector, including effective demand and supply of agricultural commodities, and how the current situation affects food insecurity. The Team Leader will complete an estimated six weeks starting October 2011. The assignment will include short-term travel to Zimbabwe as well as work completed remotely. The position is contingent upon ACDI/VOCA being awarded the task order.
Lead small team of approximately four experts to design, research and write an assessment that provides findings and recommendations on market mechanisms
Provide technical and research input
Oversee report preparation
Outline policy recommendations
Present key findings and recommendations to the USAID/Zimbabwe Mission and key offices at USAID/Washington
Bachelors degree in agriculture economics, business administration or a related field required
At least 10 years of experience leading economic research teams
Demonstrated proficiency in value chain assessment, market mechanism, policy and food security strategies
Demonstrated experience writing technical assessments
Proven understanding of USAID value chain development techniques
Experience working in southern Africa required
Strong writing and communication skills required
Fluency in English, written and spoken
Please apply online at http://acdivoca.maxhire.net/cp/?E5546A361D43515B7E59192F77561E6C01627A48. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.
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