IESC ‘ the International Executive Service Corps ‘ is a US based not-for-profit with a focus on supporting private enterprise in developing countries. We have worked in 130 countries ‘ mainly with the generous support of USAID ‘ designing, implementing, managing and evaluating a wide range of market-driven solutions.
IESC is seeking technical directors in the areas of agriculture inputs, postharvest handling, private sector development, and agriculture finance for the anticipated USAID-funded Building Liberia’s Value Chains (BLiV) Project in Liberia. BLiV aims to expand access and use of agricultural inputs, and post-harvest handling, processing, packaging and marketing services, broadly applicable to raising incomes for Liberian smallholder farmers (SHF). BLiV is expected to provide broad support to agriculture development and food security initiatives at the community and national levels, forging innovative partnerships with the private sector and other non-traditional partners. These positions are full-time and based in Monrovia.
Advanced degree in business administration, finance, international development, agribusiness, public policy, agricultural economics, or other relevant field required;
Minimum 10 years of experience in providing technical leadership in areas relating to production and postharvest technology transfers to smallholder farmers;
Experience in analyzing and building the capacity of agribusinesses in West Africa, particularly Liberia, to increase involvement of local markets and foster public private partnerships highly preferred;
Minimum seven years of experience in private sector agriculture in West Africa;
USAID or other donor experience preferred;
English fluency required;
Liberian nationals strongly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
Please submit a letter of interest and current resume to email@example.com with ‘BLiV Technical Director’ in the subject line. Please indicate which director position you are interested in applying to in the email. IESC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.