Deadline: 30 April, 2020

Location: Accra, Ghana

ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organisation that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion. ACDI/VOCA is seeking an experienced Resilience and Inclusion Team Leader for upcoming USAID-funded agriculture and agribusiness activities in Ghana.

Responsibilities

  • Strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities through improved livelihoods, climate change adaptation, health and nutrition behaviours and social capital through an integrated approach
  •  Community mobilisation, consensus building and grassroots advocacy regarding local issues such as land use, natural resource management, economic development and disaster risk reduction
  • Integration of women, youth, ethnic minorities and other disadvantaged populations into agriculture and economic growth programmes
  • Provision of technical assistance and advisory services to a range of financial service providers

 

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Agriculture, Economics or Business Administration from an accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated success strengthening the resilience of vulnerable communities through improved livelihoods, climate change adaptation, health and nutrition behaviours and social capital, preferably through an integrated approach
  • Eight years of experience in community mobilisation, consensus building and grassroots advocacy regarding local issues such as land use, natural resource management, economic development and disaster risk reduction
  • Knowledge of proven approaches and best practices for integrating women, youth, ethnic minorities and other disadvantaged populations into agriculture and economic growth programmes
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical assistance and advisory services to a range of financial service providers
  • Excellent writing and oral presentation skills in English

 

To apply and for more information, click here.

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