POSITION TITLE: Market Systems Lead, Liberia Agriculture Markets Activity
GROUP: Agriculture & Volunteer Programs
REPORTS TO: Chief of Party
Winrock International works with people around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock is seeking a Chief of Party to lead a dynamic team in implementing an anticipated USAID project that will facilitate resilient, agriculture-led economic growth and increase agricultural productivity. The project is expected to use a market systems approach to promote access to and adoption of improved inputs, market information, extension and advisory services, market access, and post-harvest services. The anticipated project will facilitate innovative partnerships that incentivize private sector investment in modernizing Liberia’s agriculture sector, specifically agri-input suppliers, while increasing production capacity and building resilience for smallholder farmers.
The Market Systems Lead will be responsible for the technical design, implementation, and partnership strategy for the anticipated USAID-funded Liberia Agriculture Markets Activity. S/he will lead a team toward facilitated approaches to engage private sector firms in investing in upgrades to the agriculture sector, including but not limited to improved inputs, private sector advisory services, post-harvest services, and provision of market information.
QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:
Education: Degree in business administration or related field required.
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