Abt Associates, a major American research, technical assistance, and international development company, seeks highly qualified candidates for a potential USAID agriculture competitiveness project. This 5-year project is designed to strengthen agriculture productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers through private sector partnerships. Minimum qualifications for candidates include a university degree in a relevant field; five years of professional experience; and fluency in English.
Specialties of particular interest include:
Financial management of grant programs
Technical assistance to agribusiness firms and smallholder farmers to promote commercialization
Direct work experience with the Nigerian private sector agribusiness sector
Experience in providing finance and business services for agricultural businesses and smallholder farmers
Demonstrated experience in engaging women and youth in development projects
Experience implementing USAID programs.
Data reporting, including the collection and analysis of data
To be considered for any position, an applicant must submit his/her CV and a cover letter that describes how the candidate meets the minimum qualifications and experience in the particular areas of interest. Please send these documents to:
Please indicate your specialty in the subject line of the email. All positions are contingent on project award.