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Team Leader – Matching grant agriculture

Position: Team Leader – Matching grant agriculture

Location: Ghana, Wa, Upper West Region

Duration: 80 working days over 5 months

Expected start date: End-August/2018

Project: Feasibility study on the Matching Grant component of the "Productive investments for sustainable agriculture development in Northern Savannah Ecological Zone of Ghana"

Qualifications and skills:

  • Master's degree in fields related to the assignment.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
  • Excellent communicator with good facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent skills in drafting papers/proposals, reports, training materials and guidelines.

General professional experience:

  • 12 years of professional experience related to project implementation, out of which a minimum of 5 years must be at management level.
  • Experience in management, as a TL, of at least two donor-funded technical assistance projects and/or studies (including one agricultural development project).
  • Working experience in agriculture sector in developing countries.

Specific professional experience: 

  • 8 years of relevant professional experience in agriculture related projects including agriculture policies' formulation and implementation.

Experience considered as an asset:

  • Working experience in Africa, in particular in West Africa.
  • Working experience in financing agriculture sector in developing countries.
  • Expertise in finance, financial institutions and micro-finance.
  • Expertise in private sector and SMEs, in particular agro-businesses.

The deadline for receiving applications is the 10th of July. All suitable candidates are invited to apply as soon as possible and send their updated CV to Ms. Carmen Mesa: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject: PR- 1432 Team Leader – Matching grant agriculture