NGO Jobs in Kenya – ACDI/ VOCA 2019
Job Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Kenya – ACDI/ VOCA 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya
ACDI/VOCA affiliate, is an international nonprofit organization that brings
people together at the table, on the ground, and across supply chains to
co-create economic and social opportunities that change lives.
Based in Washington, D.C., Tanager
works with partners and ACDI/VOCA family of companies to expand market access
and unlock the full potential of shared market opportunities that result in
reliable supply chains, stable incomes, healthy families, and resilient
Tanager, an ACDI/VOCA affiliate, is
promptly seeking a Team Leader for the anticipated AgResults Foot and Mouth
Disease Advance Market Commitment Project. The purpose of this project is to
encourage the development and uptake of improved foot and mouth disease (FMD)
countries in the East Africa region – Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda,
Tanzania and Uganda. This is a unique project that uses market incentives to
promote advances in livestock vaccines. Project Management will be responsible
for engaging with vaccine manufacturers to participate in the AMC by
developing, registering and then marketing FMD vaccines.
Assume overall responsibility for
facilitating the implementation of project, including the management of project
budget and finances.
Engage in policy-enabling activities
for improved government policies that support the private sector purchases of
FMD vaccines through policy landscaping, stakeholder meetings, and evidence
review for facilitating policy improvement.
Manage manufacturer sourcing and
Meet with buyers to coordinate
purchase and help develop a timeline with manufacturers and buyers. Support
potential buyers in fostering demand by providing information on the
Liaise effectively with private
sector stakeholders, government officials, and the donor.
Develop, implement, and monitor
annual work plans to ensure project meets stated goals.
Draft, write, and submit all program
reports and deliverables in a timely manner.
Oversee proper administrative,
financial, and programmatic compliance with Tanager and donor regulations,
policies, and procedures.
A minimum of five to seven years of
experience managing international donor funded projects, with experience in
managing regional projects in East Africa preferred, and experience managing a
small team with a high level of crosscutting responsibilities.
A Bachelor’s degree in agriculture,
economics, business, international development, or a related field; advanced
Demonstrated experience facilitating
programs or projects that include public and private sector involvement.
Proven ability to work independently;
effectively manage time, competing priorities, and complex tasks; and identify
opportunities and challenges and propose appropriate responses or solutions.
Experience with positive stakeholder
engagement, including the agribusiness private sector, international donors,
and government officials.
Experience overseeing monitoring and
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and
written communication skills in English.
Applicants from African countries
strongly encouraged to apply
an ACDI/VOCA affiliate, is promptly seeking an FMD Industry Expert to provide
technical expertise of FMD vaccines to the project management team for the
anticipated AgResults Foot and Mouth Disease Advance Market Commitment Project
purpose of this project is to encourage the development and uptake of improved
foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccines. The project will focus on six countries
in the East Africa region – Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and
is a unique project that uses market incentives to promote advances in
livestock vaccines. Project Management will be responsible for engaging with
vaccine manufacturers to participate in the AMC by developing, registering and
then marketing FMD vaccines.
is anticipated to be a part-time role.
Monitor progress with vaccine
development and monitor the vaccine registration process.
Commission and develop communications
materials for use with potential buyers and vaccine users on the potential
benefits of participation in the AMC.
Meet with buyers to validate and
coordinate purchases and help develop a timeline with manufacturers and buyers
Provide research, academic, and
industry information to the project regarding the present state of FMD vaccine
Manage interactions with
manufacturers regarding vaccine development.
Assist the Team Leader in developing
annual work plans and deliverables.
Minimum of seven years of experience
preferably in the field of livestock disease management specifically in foot
and mouth disease.
Bachelor’s degree required in a
related field; advanced degree preferred.
Understanding of and previous
experience with navigating the complex actors and systems of FMD vaccination in
Experience working with or for
R&D units of animal health companies focused at least in part on Africa.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and
written communication skills.
from African countries strongly encouraged to apply
applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be
is an equal opportunity employer.
minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.