Call for Experts – Kyrgyzstan Agriculture Activity

Call for Experts – Kyrgyzstan Agriculture Activity

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Project Background:

CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded agriculture activity in Kyrgyzstan. The project is anticipated to improve productivity, processing, and profitability in the country’s agriculture sector through collaboration with the private sector.

 

CNFA is currently seeking applications for the following types of experts. Please indicate the area(s) of expertise for which you would like to apply in your application.

·         Agribusiness Development Specialist

·         Agriculture Value Chain Development Specialist

·         Policy Specialist

·         Public-Private Partnerships Specialist

·         Agriculture Production Specialist

·         Capacity Building Specialist

·         Access to Finance Specialist

·         Product Development Specialist

·         Communications Specialist

·         Gender Specialist

·         Youth Specialist

·         Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

·         Grants Specialist

·         Finance and Operations Specialist

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in agricultural development including working with agribusinesses or similar is required;
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is required, master’s degree is preferred;
  • Experience working in Kyrgyzstan is highly preferred; experience working in the region is desirable;
  • Fluency in English is required; Fluency in Kyrgyz and/or Russian is preferred.

Women and Kyrgyz nationals are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Deputy Chief of Party – Kyrgyzstan agriculture activity

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Project Background:

CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for Deputy Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded agriculture activity in Kyrgyzstan. The project is anticipated to improve productivity, processing, and profitability in the country’s agriculture sector through collaboration with the private sector. 

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible management experience in international development projects, including USAID projects, is required;
  • Demonstrated professional success in managing development assistance projects of a comparable size and scope in developing countries is required;
  • Working experience in agriculture development projects is required;
  • Working experience in projects engaging women, youth, poor, ethnic minorities and other vulnerable groups is highly desirable;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules and regulations is required, experience with other large donor programs is desirable;
  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field is required;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required; Kyrgyz and/or Russian language is preferred;
  • Experience in Kyrgyzstan or in Central Asia is strongly is preferred.

Women and Kyrgyz nationals are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

Chief of Party – Kyrgyzstan Agriculture Activity

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Project Background:

CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for Chief of Party for an anticipated USAID-funded agriculture activity in Kyrgyzstan. The project is anticipated to improve productivity, processing, and profitability in the country’s agriculture sector. 

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible management experience in international development projects, including USAID projects, is required;
  • Experience managing development assistance projects of a comparable size and scope in developing countries is required;
  • Experience managing projects in the agriculture sector;
  • Experience in engaging women, youth, poor, ethnic minorities, and other vulnerable groups in project activities is desirable;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID rules and regulations is required, experience with other large donor programs is desired;
  • Demonstrated experience in financial resource and operations management, monitoring and evaluation is required; demonstrated experience managing, supervising, developing, and recruiting staff is required;
  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field is required;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required; Russian and/or Kyrgyz language is preferred;
  • Experience in Kyrgyzstan or in Central Asia is strongly preferred.

Women and Kyrgyz nationals are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.