ACDI / VOCA Ghana Recruits Agriculture Specialist

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7 May, 2012

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Agricultural Jobs in Ghana

Since 1963, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in 145 developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, DC., 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 o f $140 million.

Job Description

  • Will serve as the principal technical advisor for activities and interventions to meet livelihood and agricultural development component objectives
  • Participate in needs assessments at the community level, analyze available resources to meet the needs of vulnerable households, and design approaches to meet the community livelihoods needs
  • Propose innovative approaches and integrate livelihoods and agricultural activities with comprehensive program objectives

Position are subject to ACDI/VOCA being awarded the program


Required Skills or Experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five years of significant professional experience in implementing and managing agriculture and livelihood development programs at the community and household level targeting vulnerable populations
  • Technical expertise in livelihoods and agricultural development
  • Experience in capacity building and transfer of skills
  • Demonstrated familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in agriculture
  • Strong written and spoken English skills

How To Apply

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume to: [email protected] with the title of desired position in the subject line.

No phone calls please. Only finalist contacted.
Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.
Offer valid till: 15 May, 2012

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