Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Partnership and Investment Funds Manager for an anticipated USAID funded Tajikistan Agribusiness Competitiveness Activities 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 provide technical leadership to activities that will support agribusinesses in accessing and competing in domestic, regional, and international markets. Through its market-driven interventions, the project will spur on and off-farm employment opportunities, and incentivize investment in business service provisions and market infrastructure. For all positions, preference is given to those with previous private sector experience and advanced degrees.
Partnership and Investment Funds Manager
The Partnership and Investment Funds Manager will be responsible for managing the Partnerships and Investment Fund ensuring that subcontracting and grants procedures are efficient and effective to meeting program needs. The Manager is also responsible for ensuring the program adheres to all USAID regulations and Winrock policies and procedures. Will design project challenge fund/grants program to incentivize private sector actors to invest in supply chain upgrading. This includes marketing the fund to private sector groups, designing grant schemes that meet the shared value goals of the project, foster partnerships with investors, financial institutions and foundations that will buy into the fund.