Deputy Chief of Party - ACDI/VOCA | Ethiopia

Closing date: 30 Oct 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 in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 90 projects in 40 countries and revenues of over $124 million.
Deputy Chief of Party, Ethiopia
We are currently seeking a long-term Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated multiyear program in Ethiopia. The project aims to increase incomes and improve the resiliency and adaptive capacity of pastoral communities to climate change through market expansion. The Deputy Chief of Party will assist the Chief of Party in project oversight, administration logistics, operations implementation. S/he will also be work to improve the productivity and competitiveness of the livestock and livestock products.
Qualifications: • Advanced degree in management, international development or related field from an accredited university is required. • Minimum five years of international work experience in managing and implementing pastoral or livestock programs in the Horn of Africa. • Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in pastoralist livestock production, natural resource management or animal health services. • Demonstrated experience in value chain development, facilitation and agribusiness. • Prior USAID project management experience preferred. • Strong oral and written communications skills required. • Demonstrated experience in Monitoring and Evaluation and using results frameworks as a project management tool.
Apply online at Click No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.