Proposal Development Consultant – Senegal

Proposal Development Consultant – Senegal

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Position Summary:

CNFA is currently seeking an Proposal Development Consultant – Senegal tosupport CNFA on the USAID/Senegal Value Chains Service Activity. The position will be based in Senegal.   The Consultant will support the capture effort and technical design for proposal development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and facilitate the development of the overall design approach and concept for the proposal
  • Writing programmatic sections of the document in close collaboration with the Lead Technical Writer and Lead Technical Program Developer
  • Participation in Focus Group discussions, design workshops, and strategy sessions
  • Facilitating meetings with Senegalese government agencies, international and local NGOs, and other relevant points of contacts

Key Qualification:

  • 10+ years of experience in agribusiness development with a focus on agribusiness investment is required;
  • Experience in the engagement and coordination of stakeholders throughout an agricultural value chain is required;
  • Experience designing and/or managing agribusiness development projects is required;
  • Regional experience is required, Senegal experience is strongly preferred;
  • International donor experience is required, USAID program experience is preferred;
  • Master’s Degree in related field is required, PhD is preferred;
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills is required.

Local Technical Consultant for Agriculture Value Chain in Senegal

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Project Background:

CNFA is currently seeking applications from qualified candidates for the upcoming USAID/Senegal Value Chain Services Activity. This activity is expected to be agriculturally-oriented.

Role:

The Local Technical Consultant will support the capture effort and technical design for proposal development, including leading and facilitating the development of the overall design approach and concept for the proposal; writing programmatic sections of the document in close collaboration with the Lead Technical Writer; leading technical design from capture to the final submission, including research, partnering, and supporting writers of all proposal sections; and collaborating closely with the Budget/Contracts Manager to ensure that the technical program comports with the budgetary and contractual requirements.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in Senegalese agriculture and agribusiness development is required;
  • Experience in the development and adaption of value chains, including working with private and public sector actors to foster greater inclusiveness and collaboration, is required;
  • Experience designing and/or managing agribusiness development projects is preferred;
  • Experience in proposal writing is preferred;
  • International donor experience required, USAID program experience preferred;
  • Master’s Degree in related field required, PhD preferred;
  • English is preferred, but not required.