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Partnership and Investment Director 

About the Organization Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.

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Partnership and Investment Director

Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Partnership and Investment Director 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.

Position Description:

The Partnership and Investment Director will build relationships with private sector actors and donor projects to leverage resources and investments to increase market system actors' competitiveness within the domestic, regional and international markets. S/he will work closely with the Market Systems Director to identify opportunities for private sector investment, oversee the access to finance activities, create co-investment and/or tripartite arrangements to implement market driven activities and enhance entrepreneurship. The Partnerships and Investment Director will provide the technical direction to the Partnerships and Investment fund.

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 agriculture value chains.

  • Fluency in English, Russian and Tajik.

National candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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