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, Entrepreneurship and Business Development Program, Senegal
ACDI/VOCA is currently seeking a Chief of Party for the anticipated USAID Entrepreneurship Promotion and Business Development Program in Senegal. The program will increase sustainable economic opportunities for entrepreneurs and companies to increase investment and create employment that results in positive social impact. The Entrepreneurship Promotion and Business Development Program is a forward-thinking activity which will empower business owners and investors to participate in the markets across value chains 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 2019.
The Chief of Party will oversee all technical activities and staff with an adaptive management approach to project implementation. The Chief of Party will lead engagement efforts to attract financial institutions and private sector actors to the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The position is based in Dakar, Senegal.