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Since 1963 and in 148 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 designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Chief of Party, Egypt

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Chief of Party for an upcoming Climate Resilient Agricultural Market Systems Activity in Egypt funded by USAID. The anticipated program will transform the agriculture and food system toward sustainable production, economic growth, and efficient climate resilient practices. The activity will aim to strengthen Egypt’s agricultural market systems including the capacity of farmers, enterprises, and organizations to expand their operations sustainably.

The Chief of Party will provide overall management oversight and technical direction with a clear, consistent, and committed vision. They will monitor progress to ensure program goals and reporting requirements are met on time, within budget, and in compliance with USAID and ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures. The program is anticipated to start in 2024 and this position will be based in Egypt.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the overall strategic planning, implementation, and management of the program
  • Develop an effective integrated approach of program components, participants, government actors, private sector partners, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables
  • Serve as principal liaison with USAID staff, institutions, and client country partners to exchange information and develop professional relationships
  • Monitor program indicators, evaluate program results, and guide program implementation to achieve maximum impact
  • Spearhead strategy development and utilize managerial tools and frameworks to improve the ability of the team to achieve project goals successfully and sustainably
  • Facilitate the development of the program’s evolving theory of change, overseeing the implementation of the work plan and tracking progress towards core indicators and learning objectives
  • Develop systems that support collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) approach, including establishing a culture of adaptive management
  • Administer the program’s financial oversight and procedures, ensuring compliance with established ACDI/VOCA’s accounting principles and USAID regulations
  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments
  • Represent ACDI/VOCA and the program to the public and donor community

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agricultural economics, international development, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing complex, multi stakeholder agricultural development projects.
  • Previous experience as a Chief of Party for projects with similar magnitude and complexity is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID rules and regulations is required.
  • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with host-country government officials, international donors, and private sector stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in program designs, policy dialogue, strategic planning and implementation of workforce development, education, and systems improvement.
  • Experience working in Egypt preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required.

The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

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ACDI/VOCA is a private, international development nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C, United States. Incorporated in 1965,ACDI/VOCA’s mission is "to promote economic opportunities for cooperatives, enterprises and communities through the innovative application of sound business practice

Since 1963 and in 146 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 in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 50 projects in 30 countries and total revenues of $174 million. Visit acdivoca.org to learn more.

Specialties

economic development, international development, poverty reduction, value chains, food security, agribusiness, enterprise development, community development, financial services, cooperatives, agricultural development, fragile states, commodity management

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0 USD Egypt CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week ACDI/VOCA

Since 1963 and in 148 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 designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.

Chief of Party, Egypt

ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Chief of Party for an upcoming Climate Resilient Agricultural Market Systems Activity in Egypt funded by USAID. The anticipated program will transform the agriculture and food system toward sustainable production, economic growth, and efficient climate resilient practices. The activity will aim to strengthen Egypt’s agricultural market systems including the capacity of farmers, enterprises, and organizations to expand their operations sustainably.

The Chief of Party will provide overall management oversight and technical direction with a clear, consistent, and committed vision. They will monitor progress to ensure program goals and reporting requirements are met on time, within budget, and in compliance with USAID and ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures. The program is anticipated to start in 2024 and this position will be based in Egypt.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the overall strategic planning, implementation, and management of the program
  • Develop an effective integrated approach of program components, participants, government actors, private sector partners, and other stakeholders
  • Ensure quality control and timeliness of all deliverables
  • Serve as principal liaison with USAID staff, institutions, and client country partners to exchange information and develop professional relationships
  • Monitor program indicators, evaluate program results, and guide program implementation to achieve maximum impact
  • Spearhead strategy development and utilize managerial tools and frameworks to improve the ability of the team to achieve project goals successfully and sustainably
  • Facilitate the development of the program’s evolving theory of change, overseeing the implementation of the work plan and tracking progress towards core indicators and learning objectives
  • Develop systems that support collaborating, learning and adapting (CLA) approach, including establishing a culture of adaptive management
  • Administer the program’s financial oversight and procedures, ensuring compliance with established ACDI/VOCA's accounting principles and USAID regulations
  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments
  • Represent ACDI/VOCA and the program to the public and donor community

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agricultural economics, international development, or relevant field is required; master’s degree is desired.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing complex, multi stakeholder agricultural development projects.
  • Previous experience as a Chief of Party for projects with similar magnitude and complexity is highly desired.
  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID rules and regulations is required.
  • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with host-country government officials, international donors, and private sector stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in program designs, policy dialogue, strategic planning and implementation of workforce development, education, and systems improvement.
  • Experience working in Egypt preferred.
  • Fluency in English is required.

The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. ACDI/VOCA will never request payment or charge a fee to apply for any position.

2024-07-21

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