Since 1963 and in 148 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, Developing Export-led Growth Activity, Kosovo
ACDI/VOCA is seeking an experienced Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID-funded Developing Export-led Growth Activity in Kosovo. The program will facilitate Kosovo’s firms becoming more competitive in local, regional, and international markets and will promote export-led growth. The new activity will enhance Small and Medium Enterprises’ development, market knowledge and linkages, will develop a skilled workforce that better meets private sector needs, and will expand access to finance leading to firms’ growth and productivity. The 5-year activity is funded by USAID and envisioned to start in 2020.
The Chief of Party for this program will ensure an integrated vision among different components and actors, and is responsible achieving the program results. The Chief of Party will identify program implementation issues and risks in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments. H/She will act as the key liaison between USAID/Kosovo and all other counterparts, implementing partners involved with the program. The position requires significant coordination skills, broad general and technical knowledge, experience in developing countries and skills to ensure coherence and consistency in spite of urgent deadlines.