Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.
Chief of Party, Agriculture and Rural Empowerment, Lebanon
ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID Agriculture and Rural Empowerment Activity in Lebanon. The program will expand sustainable economic opportunities for rural communities to increase investment and create employment that results in positive social impact. Agriculture and Rural Empowerment is a forward-thinking activity which will empower rural communities and investors to participate in productive employment and enhance business development services with the emphasis on promotion of economic independence of women and youth. The activity is funded by USAID and is envisioned to start in 2020.
The Chief of Party will oversee all technical activities and staff with an adaptive management approach to project implementation and will lead engagement efforts with actors in the Agribusiness Ecosystem. The position is based in Beirut, Lebanon with anticipated travel to field offices.