Location : Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region
Position : Technical Advisor Business and Livelihood
Deadline for applications : August 31st 2019
Program Description :
We seek qualified candidates for the position of Technical Advisor Business and Livelihood based in the Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region, Morocco supporting an anticipated USAID-funded project aimed to promote socio-economic inclusion within marginalized areas of Morocco through the improvement and institutionalization of participatory governance, and enhancement of business and livelihood opportunities, in Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region.
Position Description :
The Technical Advisor Business and Livelihood will be responsible for providing technical leadership to design activities aimed at enhancement of business and livelihood opportunities in the Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region.
The Technical Advisor Business and Livelihood will provide technical leadership and programmatic management of programs focused on economic development including : agriculture and rural development, ecotourism development, and enterprise development to support the enhancement of business and livelihood opportunities.
The Technical Advisor Local Governance will :
Provide technical leadership in economic development and livelihoods with expertise including but not limited to one or more of the following : livelihoods support, household economics, social safety nets, asset protection;
household food access; household and community resilience; poverty reduction; skills training and access to credit for vulnerable populations, rural economic development, ecotourism development, agricultural development, agribusiness, or value chain development;
Provide technical guidance in design, development, planning, implementation, and capacity-building of activities to enhance of business and livelihood opportunities; and
Ensure FHI 360 programs with economic development and livelihoods components utilize evidence driven industry best practices.
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree required in rural development, economics, agriculture, finance or another related field;
Minimum of 8 years of experience in agribusiness development, ecotourism, economic strengthening and livelihoods development or related field as outlined above, 10+ years desired;
Experience in program design, program quality and performance assessment;
Experience with ICT4D desirable (mobile technology, market information, etc.);
Youth entrepreneurship and value chain development experience highly desired;
Experience with participatory techniques and adult learning methods and training facilitation;
Experience with capacity strengthening for staff and partners;
Familiarity with USAID programming, including rules and regulations required; and
Professional proficiency in French and Arabic required.
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