Senior Technical Director, Enterprise DevelopmentAPPLY ONLINE
- Washington, D.C., DC
- Non Profit
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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 to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil societies. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 90 projects in 40 countries and total revenues of approximately $168 million.
We are seeking a D.C.-based Senior Technical Director to manage projects and prepare proposals in the areas of market systems and value chain development as well as other types of enterprise development. Essential responsibilities include: participation in project design efforts; leading proposal plans and writing teams; conducting field-based and desk research; drafting concept papers; identifying and negotiating with potential collaborators on new business initiatives; conducting value chain analyses of agricultural and non-agricultural products; training project implementation teams and partner organizations; providing management oversight to projects; and responding to requests from the field for technical assistance.
A master’s degree in business, international development, agriculture, finance, economics or another related field is required. A minimum of 10 years of project experience in international development, including overseas experience, is also required. Knowledge of the rules, regulations and policies of USAID is required, and familiarity with at least one other donor is highly desirable. Candidates must also possess strong oral, written, analytical and organizational skills, and a working knowledge of MS Excel, Word and use of the internet as a research tool. Fluency in at least one other language is preferred.
- Tatiana Tompkins
Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org, or respond with résumé, cover letter, and salary history to Attn: HR/STD-ED, 50 F Street NW, Suite 1075, Washington, DC 20001 or fax (202) 469-6255. No phone calls please. Only finalists will be contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.