Project Operations Expertise at Chemonics International

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Project Overview

Nigeria Agribusiness Investment activity is an anticipated five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Its objective will be to strengthen the business enabling environment to promote private sector investment in agriculture in four broad but inter­related areas.

The project is expected to have four objectives:

Promote smart and efficient regulation in agriculture.

Expand access to finance by mitigating credit risks of agribusinesses and supporting the growth of innovative financing schemes.

Provide firm level assistance to agribusinesses to strengthen their readiness to expand and scale.

Integrate various cross-cutting themes into all Agribusiness activities.

Chemonics is presently accepting expressions of interest for this anticipated project. Experience working with private sector, market driven, and results oriented activities in and around either Abuja, Kano, or Lagos is preferred.

Areas of expertise:

Position: Project Operations Expertise

In the following Areas:

Subcontracts

Finance

Logistics

Procurement

Human Resources

Administration

Qualifications for Operational Experts:

Technical team leaders: minimum 10 years professional experience in a relevant field

Operational specialists: minimum 5 years professional experience in a relevant field

Bachelor’s Degree required; advanced education degree preferred for technical experts

Experience working in entrepreneurship, agribusiness, agriculture, finance, or policy reform preferred

Experience and ability to work in a complex environment

Demonstrated ability to collaborate and develop partnerships with private and public sector

Experience working with USAID- or other donor-funded projects preferred for some positions

Submission instructions:

Please email your CV, cover letter, and position you are applying for, with reference to Agribusiness Investment in the subject line, to NigeriaAGR@gmail.com by 17th March, 2017.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Chemonics is an employer that promotes equal opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, nationality, religion, age, equality of pay, disability or genetic information. For more information on Chemonics International, visit www.chemonics.com .