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  • Full Time
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Salary: GHC 700 - GHC 15, 000
  • Ghanaian nationals are highly encouraged

Website ACDI/VOCA

Deputy Chief of PartyGhana

ACDI/VOCA is seeking experienced Deputy Chief of Party for upcoming USAID funded agriculture and agribusiness activities in Ghana.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the principal point of contact in Ghana for procedural and substantive matters in the absence of the COP.
  • Support the development of strategic plans, annual and quarterly work plans, and other deliverables in line with USAID guidelines to achieve objectives.
  • Support the development of strong M&E mechanisms, program monitoring tools and efficient systems to ensure high-quality implementation.
  • Represent ACDI/VOCA with partners and key stakeholders, maintain positive relationships with USAID, local authorities, and the country office team.
  • Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the program, including compliance with donor transparency and due diligence requirements.
  • Ensure that synergies among Activity elements and grantees are capitalized upon.
  • Ensure that the Activity focus remains on achieving results.
  • Manage an effective monitoring and reporting system.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in agriculture, economics, or business administration from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience of relevant, progressively responsible management experience, and a proven track record of implementing and/or managing agricultural and/or agribusiness development activities.
  • Possess a combination of technical familiarity and management skills that spans the subject areas covered by the activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical assistance and advisory services to a range of financial service providers.
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English.

Ghanaian nationals are highly encouraged to apply.

Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted.

ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.

About the Organization

ACDI/VOCA is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes broad-based economic growth and the development of civil society in emerging democracies and developing countries. Offering a comprehensive range of technical assistance services, ACDI/VOCA addresses the most pressing and intractable development problems.

Driven by the goal of adding value to local enterprise, which underlies prosperity and stability, ACDI/VOCA works in five main practice areas: * Agribusiness * Enterprise Development * Financial Services * Community Development * Food Security The ACDI/VOCA Difference ACDI/VOCA has a proven record of development success dating back more than 45 years.
This experience coupled with operational integrity, technical expertise and the ability to operate at scale mean that clients and partners can always expect positive results from ACDI/VOCA. ACDI/VOCA is also distinguished by its:
* identity as a nonprofit that means business
* proficiency at grassroots, self-help organizing
* private sector and market orientation * dedication to beneficiary gains in income, jobs, and savings
* leadership in value chain approaches to enterprise development
* legacy of lasting institutions and organizations
* vast talent bank * experience working on a regional/global scale
* network of U.S. and international partners
* systems approach to technical solutions and operations * grants-management capacity
* cutting-edge approaches to fragile/failing states, trade capacity building, public-private partnership, information, and communications technology and integrated HIV/AIDS programming
* experience with large indefinite quantity contracts (IQCs)

To apply for this job please visit internationaljobs-acdivoca.icims.com.

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