Effective with the release of this position announcement, Winrock International is recruiting applicants for the position of Market Systems Director for an upcoming USAID funded project supporting small and medium enterprises in Vietnam.
Winrock is seeking experts to design and provide technical leadership to activities that will support small and medium size enterprises (SME) 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 provision and market infrastructure. For all positions, preference is given to those with previous private sector experience and advanced degrees. All positions require fluency in English and local and/or regional experience. All positions are contingent upon Winrock International winning the award.
The Market Systems Director 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 market systems and supporting services. He/she will work with private sector to develop market-led solutions to business enabling barriers. Work with financial institutions, industry associations, 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 USAID funded market systems projects
- Experience with private sector
- Track record of working with financial service providers, investors, and private sector in agricultural value chains
- Vietnam or regional experience required.