Chemonics Ghana Exciting Opportunities 2018

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31 Jan, 2018

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Construction Jobs in Ghana

Chemonics International, a U.S.-based international development consulting firm, is seeking technical specialists and professional support staff for an anticipated USAID-funded cross-border trade and resilience project in the East African Community (EAC) countries. The Strengthening Agriculture and Regional Resilience (STARR) project will assist the Governments of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi as well as other neighboring nations to improve regional integration by identifying and mitigating policy constraints to agricultural trade and value chains, scaling up best practices, and strengthening the resilience and cooperation of regional networks.

Job Description

Job Title: Technical Experts – USAID Kenya and East Africa STARR Project


We are seeking technical specialists in the following areas:

  • Trade and Policy Reform
  • Enabling Environment for Private Sector Competitiveness
  • ICT for Agriculture
  • Value Chain Development – livestock, agriculture, horticulture
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Regional association and Organization Development
  • Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Production and Marketing
  • Climate Change Resilient Agriculture
  • Gender
  • Youth engagement

Qualifications for technical specialists:

  • Master’s degree required in agriculture, economics, trade policy, international development, or a related field
  • Minimum of seven years of experience designing, implementing, and managing agriculture programs in one or more EAC countries
  • Experience with USAID–funded donor projects
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with the private sector, government entities, and international donors
  • Fluency in English required, proficiency in regional languages desired

Please submit your application by February 28, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and finalists will be contacted for interviews.

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