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Based in Washington, D.C., ACDIIVOCA 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.

We are currently seeking technical specialists for on an upcoming five-year, multi-million dollar USAID program in Indonesia, This is an agricultural marketing and productivity program focusing oil upgrading and modernizing priority agricultural value chains for the purpose of generating economic growth and reducing poverty.

Chief of Party
: Responsibilities: Provide overall leadership management and general technical direction for the entire program. Qualifications: Minimum 10 years experience working on donor-agricultural development projects. Minimum of Master’s degree in agricultural economics, or other relevant field is required; Strong record of successes in leading agricultural programs of similar size and complexity is required: USAID experience preferred; Fluency in English is required, working level skills in Bahasa are preferred.

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager: Qualifications: Minimum of 7 years’ experience developing, implementing and managing M&E systems in agricultural development program. Minimum of master’s degree in agricultural development, sociology, statistics, international relations or other relevant field preferred. Experience with USAID-funded projects is preferred. Fluency in Bahasa and English is required.

Value Chain Experts in Coffee, Cocoa, Vegetable and Fruits/Flower Sectors: Responsibilities: Work with upstream and downstream producer organizations in selected value chains such as coffee, cocoa, vegetables and fruits/flowers; Develop and deliver training materials/ modules on various aspects or functions of a value chain: assessing market opportunities, evaluating investment needs to upgrade production (arid processing), developing a bankable business plan, accessing finance, improving production practices, upgrading post-harvest handling and storage, adding value through processing, shipping and packing, and establishing strong working relationship with buyers, Qualifications: Minimum 8 years experience working on donor-funded rural development and agricultural projects. Minimum of master’s degree in agriculture, agricultural economics, economics, or closely related field is required. Experience working to increase production and trade of agricultural products through the formation and strengthening of farmer group enterprises, as well as value chain or agribusiness associations; Experience strengthening agricultural value chains by introducing new technology, participatory planning of production and marketing activities, improved market information, and targeted business development services; Experience with USAID-funded projects is strongly preferred. Fluency in Bahasa and English is required.

Agricultural Marketing: Responsibilities: Provide overall technical direction for project activities directed at increasing market and processing opportunities and market efficiency. Qualifications: Minimum of 7 years’ experience in agribusiness marketing, specifically in working with smallholder farmers and the private sector. Minimum of master’s degree in a subject related to agricultural marketing or related field is required. Experience with USAID-funded projects is strongly preferred. Fluency in Bahasa and English is required.

Finance/Accounting Manager: Qualifications: Minimum 10 years’ experience in accounting on complex development projects; Minimum of master’s degree in accounting, business, or finance is required. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in accounting, financial management and procurement systems is required. Demonstrated knowledge and extensive experience with USAID regulations and management and control system is required. Fluency in English is required; working level skills in Bahasa is preferred;

Agricultural Lending Specialist: Qualifications: Minimum 10 years experience in agricultural lending. Minimum of master’s degree in agricultural economics, finance, economics or another related field is required. Fluency in English is required, working level skills in Bahasa is preferred;

Agricultural Policy Specialist
: Responsibilities. Analyze and develop project activities to address regulatory reform constraints. Qualifications: Minimum 10 years’ experience, with at least 7 years, in agricultural policy reform, Minimum of master’s degree in agricultural economics or other relevant field is required; Fluency in English is required, working level skills in Bahasa is preferred.

To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a resume to southeastasia@joinay.org and include Position Title in the Subject Line. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE

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