Chief of Party, Agriculture, Lilongwe
Tetra Tech ARD is currently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Chief of Party candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded project in Malawi focusing on a nutrition and agricultural value chain development project. The project will improve household-level food security and nutrition, and enhance agribusiness development by improving agricultural productivity , increasing competitiveness, linking producers to markets and improving gender-equitable access to agricultural inputs and finance.
Successful candidates will provide technical support and oversee all aspects of project management: technical, administrative and financial. He/she will represent the project before Government of Malawi officials, USAID and other donors and collaborating partners. Local nationals and women are encouraged to apply.
At least 5 years of USAID COP experience (or equivalent).
At least 15 years of technically-relevant experience.
A minimum of Masters Degree in a relevant field: Agriculture, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics , Rural Development, Business Administration, etc.
Demonstrated history of providing highly effective technical and managerial leadership on sizable projects/programs (>$20 Million US).
Experience in at least three of the following technical areas:
1. Agricultural production (improving productivity)
2. Agricultural market identification/market information systems
3. Private sector, commercial agribusiness and related SME development
4. Facilitating farmers' and agribusiness' access to finance.
5. Holistic agricultural value chain development
6. Household food security and livelihood enhancement
7. Food utilization and nutrition
Experience in Malawi highly preferred, experience in the region essential.
Familiarity with USAID regulations, procedures, protocols, and reporting requirements.
Familiarity with USAID grants programming and management.
Demonstrated history of providing deliverables on time and within budget.
How to apply:
Applicants are requested to email full, current CV in reverse chronological format. Please refer to 'Malawi Technical' in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted.
Tetra Tech ARD is committed to diversity and gender equality in all of its operations – in the U.S. and overseas. We strive to reflect these goals in our global mission and in our workforce. We encourage applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups. Tetra Tech ARD is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date: Open
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