Application Open

July 12 2019

Application Deadline

July 26 2019

Experience Level

7-10 Years

Experience Years

7 - 10 years

Industry

NGO/Volunteer/Freelancing

Related Courses

Agricultural Economics Business Administration Economics

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Deputy Chief of Party

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Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

POSITION: Deputy Chief of Party

JOB TYPE: Full-time

LOCATION: FCT Abuja Lagos

SALARY: Competitive

MIN QUALIFICATION: BSC, Second Class Upper

AGE LIMIT: No age restrictions

JOB DETAILS

Description

Position Summary

  • CNFA is currently seeking a Deputy Chief of Party on the Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity. The position will be based in Nigeria.
  • The Deputy Chief of Party will work closely with the Chief of Party to provide technical oversight and management, including the development and implementation of the project’s vision, strategy, and technical direction.
  • She/He will ensure that project activities are high-quality, adhere to USAID technical guidance, and align with global best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Activity will address the constrains that hinder the overall agricultural business environment in Nigeria and improve the levels of agriculture-related investments.
  • The Deputy Chief of Party will be responsible for supporting the following anticipated objectives:
    • Promotion of smart and efficient policy and regulations within the agricultural finance sector,
    • Mitigation of credit risks of agribusinesses and improvement in the services provided by financial institutions to agribusinesses, and
    • Strengthen the readiness of agribusinesses to access and manage investments.

Key Qualification

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant, progressively responsible management experience is required;
  • Master's degree, or higher, in economics, business administration, public administration, agriculture, or a related field is required,
  • Demonstrated experience and a proven track record of implementing activities focused on agricultural development is required;
  • Technical familiarity in agricultural finance regulations, agricultural finance services, and capacity building for agribusinesses, including technical expertise in at least one of these areas, is required;
  • Experience effectively backstopping and reinforcing long- and short-term specialists, ensuring efficiency in project and grantee activities, maintaining rigorous focus on project indicators, results, and the management of monitoring and reporting is required; and;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required, knowledge of local languages is an advantage.

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