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 designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.
The Food Security Technical Coordinator will assume responsibility for overall technical quality, results and implementation of the ACDI/VOCA Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Burkina Faso. The Food Security Specialist will provide leadership and technical guidance to the technical teams to ensure the quality of interventions to address the immediate food security needs of target beneficiaries. He/She will oversee intervention planning, development and ensure skill building for team members and local implementing partners in emergency response, social protection and skills to implement food security programming in a challenging environment. The Food Security Specialist will promote a strong one-team approach, ensuring integration of all program elements, partners and stakeholders. The position is based in Kaya, Burkina Faso, with regular travel between the field office in Kaya, and the intervention zone on 11 communes across Bam, Sanmatenga and Namentenga, as needed.