Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated USAID-funded Tajikistan Agribusiness Competitiveness Activity project.
Winrock is seeking senior-level agriculture marketing, supply chain, and finance experts for a USAID funded project that will support the growth of a competitive agriculture industry in Tajikistan. The experts will design and provided technical leadership to activities that will support agribusinesses in accessing and competing in domestic, region, and international markets. Through its market-driven interventions the project will spur on and off-farm employment opportunities and incentivize investment in business service provision and market infrastructure. For all positions, preference is given to those with previous private sector experience and advanced degrees.
Market Systems Director/DCOP will provide technical direction to the project's market systems approach. He/she will implement a market-led strategy that incentivizes private sector investment in upgrading agriculture market infrastructure and supporting services.
He/she will work with private sector to develop market-led solutions to business enabling barriers. Work with financial institutions, end-markets, and service providers to increase access to markets, inputs and services.
Minimum Experience Required:
- 10 years' experience in facilitating investment and partnerships in market systems
- Experience with private sector
- Track record of working with financial service providers, investors, and private sector in agricultural value chains.
- Fluency in English, Russian and Tajik.
National candidates are highly encouraged to apply.